Looking for quick and easy breakfast ideas that are gluten-free, dairy free and still taste amazing? This collection of healthy recipes from pancakes to muffins and smoothies to frittata has you covered.
This collection of gluten-free and dairy-free breakfast ideas are perfect for those with food allergies or who need options that don't include grains. You'll find easy recipes for savory as well as sweet breakfasts. Muffins, smoothies, breads, casseroles, granola, pancakes and more are all featured in these healthy and nutritious breakfast recipes.
Easy Gluten Free Dairy Free Breakfast Recipes
Many of these recipes can be made in just minutes while others are perfect for meal prepping ahead of time and keeping in the fridge or freezer for quick grab-and-go meals.
You'll find protein-packed ingredients such as nuts, plant-based milks, fruits, veggies, eggs and more that will help make these dairy-free and gluten-free breakfast recipes come together in a delicious way to enjoy as your first meal of the day.
Paleo Instant Oatmeal
This grain-free rendition of oatmeal uses a few key ingredients to mimic the texture of oatmeal while keeping it hearty and satisfying. A little unsweetened shredded coconut, almond flour, cinnamon and sea salt make up the dry mix that's combined with mashed banana and a little plant-based milk. Stir, heat it in the microwave and savor this warm and cozy bowl of oatmeal.
Espresso Protein Shake
What could be easier or more delicious than spiking your morning cup of coffee with protein to fuel you for the first half of the day? Oh, and it's dairy-free and sugar-free, too! Thick, creamy and cold, it's perfect for a summer breakfast. To a high-speed blender add frozen banana, cashew milk, egg white protein powder, ice cubes and a shot of espresso. Blitz it into a frosty breakfast shake and get on with your day.
Easy Banana Pancakes
You'll love this dairy-free and gluten-free pancakes made with coconut flour, mashed banana and eggs. Add a little flavor with vanilla extract. Mix the batter in a blender and fry the pancake batter in a little coconut oil over medium heat.
Drizzle on pure maple syrup or your topping of choice for a healthy and sweet breakfast treat.
Bacon & Olive Quiche
This sumptuous breakfast quiche is a savory and satisfying meal that will keep you full for hours. Eggs are joined with crumbled bacon, onion, garlic and fresh herbs, as well as veggies like bell peppers and spinach in this keto and paleo-friendly quiche.
Coconut milk keeps it dairy free yet still creamy and as it bakes to fluffy perfection in about 30 minutes. It's a great offering for a weekend brunch.
Blender Banana Muffins
Keep it low carb and grain free with this easy banana muffin batter that takes just minutes to prepare. Dump in ripe bananas, eggs, coconut flour, baking soda and coconut oil for a quick mix in your blender. Fill your muffin tin for a 20-minute baking session and enjoy these muffins for breakfast or snack time.
Easy Breakfast Sausage
Sausage is always a hearty breakfast ingredient. Keep it paleo with this savory and sugar-free version that combines ground pork with spices like sage, paprika, sea salt and pepper. Just mix it and form it into patties, ready to be browned in a skillet.
You can use this same recipe and swap out the meat for ground chicken or ground turkey. These are also freezer-friendly, so you can easily meal prep by making an extra batch.
Raspberry Blackberry Coconut Parfait
Whether you make this parfait as a dessert or breakfast item, there's no denying that it's scrumptious, no matter the occasion. And deliciously rich and creamy without yogurt.
A layer of whipped coconut milk combined with mashed berries becomes a sweet fruity layer that's topped with fresh raspberries and blackberries. Add a layer of just the whipped coconut cream and finish it off with more fresh berries and a little paleo granola.
Sausage And Butternut Squash Frittata
Use my homemade breakfast sausage recipe with this frittata that incorporates roasted butternut squash for a delicious seasonal veggie.
You can make this savory breakfast quickly if you've meal prepped the sausage and have leftover roasted butternut. Add these two ingredients, plus onion, peppers and fresh herbs to the eggs for an outrageously flavorful frittata. It's a skillet meal that's satisfying and healthy.
Strawberry Coconut Smoothie
When fresh strawberries are in season, blend this delicious nondairy smoothie full of naturally sweet berries, frozen bananas and full-fat coconut milk. Give it a protein boost with collagen peptides to help fuel you until lunchtime. Swap out the strawberries for other fresh summer berries or combine them for a different fruity smoothie every time.
Naturally sweet and moist, these gluten-free muffins are made with almond flour, eggs, honey, coconut oil, shredded apple and a hint of cinnamon. I love that these muffins double as a breakfast item or a healthy and sweet snack.
You can mix these quickly and have them in the oven, baked and ready to enjoy in about 30 minutes. Keep a batch in your freezer and you'll always have one ready to enjoy!
Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs
Keeping a stash of hard boiled eggs in your fridge is always a great idea. They make for a quick breakfast item or snack, as well as being perfect for adding to salads and other dishes that need a hit of eggy protein.
Make the perfectly textured and easy to peel hard boiled eggs in your pressure cooker. Set them on a trivet over water and use the pre-programmed egg button on your Instant Pot. What could be easier? Oh, and you can cook a dozen at one time, so win-win for easy meal prep!
Cranberry Walnut Paleo Granola
With its crunchy texture and delicious mix of nuts and berries, you'll want to keep a batch of this easy granola on hand for breakfasts and snacks. This vegan version is grain-free, oat free, refined sugar-free, and gluten-free.
Walnuts, dried cranberries, slivered almonds, pumpkin seeds, unsweetened shredded coconut, spices and sea salt are mixed with coconut oil and drizzled with maple syrup and baked in the oven on a baking sheet until lightly browned and crunchy. Perfect as a garnish, snack or in a bowl with your favorite plant-based milk.
Gluten Free Banana Bread
This quick bread recipe uses almond flour to keep it grain-free while still offering a tender crumb when baked. Full of ripe mashed bananas, eggs and a little honey, this recipe is also dairy-free and refined sugar-free.
You can even customize it with chopped nuts, such as walnuts for a little crunchy protein, or add a smattering of sugar-free and dairy-free chocolate chips. Start your day with a slice of this easy to make banana bread.
Lemon Blueberry Scones
For a spring and summer breakfast option, make these almond flour and citrus infused scones. Take them over the top with blueberries for a naturally sweet and fruity touch. The batter also includes eggs, honey, baking soda, lemon zest and juice for an easy dough that you can mix in just minutes.
Use a cookie scoop to add round dollops of the dough to a parchment lined cookie sheet. Flatten them a bit to make them into a larger round shape. They'll bake in just 20 minutes, ready for a warm breakfast along with a cup of coffee.
Dairy Free Cappuccino
Espresso and foamy nut milk with a hint of cinnamon will give you that morning jolt you need for a productive day. Cashew or almond milk are great choices for this easy recipe.
The milk can be frothed in a myriad of ways so you don't need professional equipment to make this warm breakfast beverage. Super easy and always a delight, sip on this cappuccino with your favorite muffin.
Carrot Raisin Muffins
Healthy and naturally sweet, combine shredded carrots, raisins and chopped walnuts with almond flour, eggs, honey, coconut oil and spices for a gluten-free and dairy-free scrumptious muffin. It's a paleo version of a morning glory muffin that practically qualifies as a dessert. They will remind you of carrot cake, especially if you frost them with a little coconut butter.
These easy gluten-free blueberry muffins are so easy and so good with sweet berries and almond flour. Try them with fresh blueberries from the farmer's market and this may become one of your favorite gluten-free breakfasts. They are made completely dairy-free by swapping coconut oil for ghee.
Gluten Free Pecan Raisin Bread
A warm slice of toasted raisin bread studded with pecans and slathered with a little ghee is the perfect breakfast accompaniment to a cup of coffee.
This freezer-friendly quick bread is made with almond flour, baking soda, salt, eggs, chopped pecans, raisins and a little honey for sweetener. It's a delicious loaf perfect to meal prep and to have on hand for busy mornings or as a mid-afternoon snack.
Paleo Breakfast Casserole
This gluten and dairy-free breakfast casserole is loaded with protein from eggs and chicken making it perfect to serve for brunch. It's a savory saute of garlic, onion, bell peppers, diced chicken and spiralized sweet potatoes, all seasoned with salt and cayenne pepper.
Add in fresh spinach and then transfer it all to a baking dish. Top it with whisked eggs and bake until set. It's a hearty breakfast that's sure to please.
Recipe by The Lean Green Bean
Munch on these protein filled cookies that are grain-free, sugar-free and gluten-free. You don't even need a mixer for these one-bowl cookies - just mix the ingredients with a fork. Mashed banana, almond butter, honey, vanilla, and cinnamon make up the "dough" for these cookies.
Add in unsweetened coconut, hemp or sunflower seeds and raisins to add some crunchiness and texture. A teaspoon of sea salt and baking soda will help the cookies bake to deliciousness. They're freezer-friendly, so you can always have a breakfast cookie or snack on hand when you need it.
Recipe by Laura Fuentes
Blueberry Chia Seed Smoothie
With just 4 ingredients, you can blend up this dairy-free and sugar-free smoothie quickly for a power filled breakfast option. Frozen blueberries, frozen banana, and almond milk. If you've made chia pudding, you know chia seeds will help make it a thick, rich and nutritious cold shake to start your day or give you a mid afternoon boost.
Swap out the blueberries for any other berry or fruit and enjoy a variety of flavors every day of the week!
Recipe by Beaming Baker
Grain Free Waffles
These gluten-free waffles are so easy to make - just dump everything in the blender. They're made with cashews and coconut flour, and using almond milk and coconut oil (in the batter and to oil the waffle iron) keeps them dairy-free.
Recipe by Against All Grain
Mexican Breakfast Casserole
This gluten-free breakfast casserole has all the flavors of a traditional Mexican breakfast. Filled with chorizo, roasted tomatillo salsa, sweet peppers and shredded white sweet potato, it's the perfect make-ahead breakfast to take on the go. Nutritional yeast stands in for the cheese to keep it dairy-free.
Recipe by Nom Nom Paleo
Gluten Free French Toast
This paleo french toast is made with gluten-free, grain-free keto bread. As with traditional french toast, it's dipped in an egg custard, but it's made with unsweetened coconut milk to keep it non-dairy and low carb. Serve with fresh berries and sugar-free syrup.
Recipe by Sweet As Honey
Chorizo Huevos Rancheros
Almond flour tortillas take the place of corn tortillas in this paleo version of huevos rancheros. They're filled with chorizo, homemade ranchero sauce, fried eggs, creamy avocado slices, and garnished with fresh cilantro. Perfect for brunch!
Recipe by Mary's Whole Life
So try these gluten-free breakfast ideas that are also free of dairy and taste just as good (if not better than) the traditional versions.
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