Looking for easy keto breakfast ideas? Here are 20 delicious and easy keto breakfast recipes to jumpstart your day. Breakfast is important, so start the day out right with a filling, high-protein, low carb breakfast recipe.
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day because it gives you the energy to conquer all the tasks on your plate. Enjoying one of these low-carb keto breakfast ideas will ensure your day begins with nourishment.
When you’re looking for keto breakfast ideas, eggs are often the easy, default option. Of course, eggs are delicious and nutritious (and many of these recipes feature eggs) but it’s nice to mix up your routine with new, exciting options.
Enjoy a delicious bowl of paleo and keto-friendly oatmeal, an avocado with bacon and balsamic, or a low-carb pancake made with almond flour. Hardboiled eggs are an easy, portable option, but you could also consider a quick slice of quiche or a portion of sheet-pan eggs.
Many of these healthy, low-carb, gluten and dairy-free breakfast options are easily prepared ahead. Do chopping and baking ahead of time or over the weekend so you can simply heat and eat breakfast on your way out the door. Pair with a cup of coffee and your day will be off to a terrific, easy start.
So, if you’re wondering what to fix for breakfast, try these unique and delicious paleo-friendly, keto breakfast recipes today. They’re all simple, nourishing and delicious. No additives or chemicals—just real, whole foods to fill you up and give you fuel to face the day.
20 Easy Keto Breakfast Ideas
Keto Breakfast Basics
1. Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs
Eggs are quite possibly the perfect food. They’re full of protein, easy to cook, simple to work with and they’re even easy to carry with you, thanks to their shell. A hardboiled egg might not be the most exciting breakfast, but if you’re on the go, it’s certainly a fast and filling way to get your protein. I like to cook a big batch of hardboiled eggs in my Instant Pot to use for snacks, fast breakfasts and meals all week long.
2. How to Cook Bacon in the Oven
It’s hard to imagine breakfast without eggs and bacon, of course. For most of us, they’re a standard part of our morning repertoire. But frying bacon is messy and a challenge. The smell often lingers for hours, even days. Instead, try this easy, step-by-step method to show you how to cook bacon in the oven. Bake a big batch to crumble over vegetables enjoy in salads and of course, go alongside eggs in the morning.
3. Paleo Breakfast Sausage
Are you looking for a good, go-to recipe for breakfast sausage? The problem with sausage in the store is all the additives, preservatives, sweeteners and other ingredients you can’t pronounce. Instead, I like to buy ground pork and create my own sausage using a blend of herbs and spices. The flavor is amazing, and you’ll feel much better about what you’re eating when you use natural, whole and healthy ingredients.
4. Paleo Oatmeal
Nothing is quite as comforting as a warm, hearty bowl of “cereal.” These mock oats are made using flax, for a similar texture and alternative option to traditional hot cereals. These paleo oats are keto, dairy-free, and vegan-friendly and can be finished with various toppings and spices to suit your taste.
5. Steak and Eggs
It doesn’t get much more classic than steak and eggs. You’ll feel full of delicious protein and ready to tackle the world after this breakfast. Including avocado as a side is a great idea too. Use ghee to fry the egg, keeping this meal a paleo-friendly breakfast.
6. Fluffy Low-Carb Keto Zucchini Bread Pancakes
These fluffy, low-carb keto and paleo friendly pancakes are made using a blend of almond and coconut flour to achieve a lofty texture. The addition of zucchini adds a nice portion of veggies to the pancakes as well as delicious zucchini bread-like flavor. Just be sure to use a keto sweetener and sugar-free chocolate chips.
7. Low Carb Pancakes with Almond Flour
This keto low carb pancake recipe uses the almond flour and coconut flour combination to get fluffy, diner-style pancakes. This recipe uses dairy-free almond milk and eggs to get the desired consistency and baking powder to add lift. If you’re looking for a basic keto pancake recipe, this is where to start.
Keto Breakfast On-the-Go
8. Healthy Egg McMuffin
Believe it or not, these healthy egg “McMuffins” are made using cauliflower and egg to create the muffin itself! Adding avocado is a brilliant idea as well. Not only are these egg “McMuffins” pretty, they’re also an easy keto breakfast idea you can eat on the run. A guilt-free, delicious and healthy fast food option!
9. 3-Ingredient Bacon and Egg Breakfast Muffins
These egg bites are perfect grab-and-go keto breakfast option. Using only three ingredients: green onion, egg and bacon, and bake in a muffin pan. Cook these little bites ahead. You can store them in the fridge, heat and eat for several days. So easy and delicious!
10. Sheet Pan Eggs
Sheet pan eggs are a great option for those who like to prep meals ahead. These easy-to-make baked eggs are similar to a frittata but easy to slice, store and transport thanks to the use of a big sheet pan. In this easy keto breakfast recipe, they use peppers, but you could really mix it up with almost any vegetable of your choice.
11. Avocado with Bacon and Balsamic
I’ll admit I’m much more of a savory breakfast person. I love getting the day off to a great start with a delicious, filling recipe. This avocado is one of my absolute favorites. I’ll eat it practically any time of day and for any meal or snack. It’s got a great combination of tanginess from the balsamic, savory smoky, salty bacon flavor and the rich, smooth and satisfying avocado. Give this combination a taste and I promise you’ll love it too!
12. Paleo Avocado Egg Bake
This simple keto-friendly breakfast recipe calls for only two main ingredients and it comes with its very own serving “bowl.” It’s no secret I love avocados, so this recipe is a perfect way to enjoy them without much fuss or adornment. The egg is a delicious pairing and warm avocado is a different but yummy way to enjoy this meal.
13. Low Carb Keto Breakfast Burrito Bowl
This breakfast burrito bowl is a great way to use up leftover taco filling. Simply scramble the meat with eggs and stir it into a bowl of cauliflower rice. If you’re new to the idea of cauliflower rice, it’s simple to make. You could top this keto breakfast bowl with a sliced avocado to enjoy all the delicious Tex-Mex flavors.
Keto Brunch Ideas
14. Keto Paleo Quiche
This bacon and olive quiche is one of my favorite savory breakfast recipes out there. I love how meaty and satisfying this quiche is. The olives add great texture and flavor, and of course…bacon, need I say more? This quiche is so delicious and fast. Try it and it will likely become your default quiche recipe too!
15. Sausage Mushroom Frittata
I love this frittata for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. It’s quite perfect for every meal. Frittatas are so versatile—toss in any greens or vegetables you might want to use up and bake them in with the egg. The sausage in this recipe gives tons of flavor to this hearty and satisfying dish.
16. Sausage and Butternut Squash Frittata
This sausage and butternut squash frittata may sound a little different, but once you taste it, you’ll see why it works so well. The flavors of the sausage go seamlessly with the slightly sweet butternut squash. This is a perfect autumn breakfast to really cozy up to and enjoy!
17. Paleo Breakfast Pizza
Pizza for breakfast? Yes, it’s possible to enjoy a yummy, delicious, healthy breakfast pizza that’s both paleo and keto friendly! This breakfast pizza crust is made with eggs and coconut flour. With the sunny-side-up eggs on top, fresh basil and pizza spices, this will become a favorite keto breakfast recipe for the whole family!
18. Baked Eggs with Bacon, Greens and Hollandaise
These beautiful baked eggs are a lovely addition to a brunch table or for a special breakfast. They look amazing and topped with paleo-friendly coconut oil hollandaise, they’re even better! This recipe is dairy-free, grain-free and keto-friendly of course, so it’s perfect for everyone at the table.
19. Breakfast BLT Salad
It’s a wonder more people don’t think of salad as a breakfast food. It’s a great choice—and this breakfast BLT salad of kale topped with bacon and eggs is a wonderful keto and paleo recipe to try. If you’re new to the idea of salad for breakfast, this one will convince you.
20. Cauliflower Bacon Hash
This low-carb breakfast hash contains cauliflower, eggs, and bacon. It’s a perfectly satisfying combination that’s excellent on a brunch table or made ahead and reheated for a quick, hearty breakfast. Spices and a little lemon brighten up the flavors and help this dish come together for a yummy morning meal.
There are plenty of keto breakfast ideas out there. Don’t feel afraid to try other keto foods for breakfast too. Enjoy a simple leftover grilled chicken breast or asparagus. Top off your leftovers with an egg or enjoy them heated up from the night before. Any way you cut it, breakfast is one of the best meals of the day!
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