101 Healthy Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas (that taste delicious!)

Just because you went low-carb doesn’t mean your breakfast needs to suffer! Here’s over 100 (yes, it still counts) low-carb breakfast ideas that will get your healthy day started in the right direction.

Let’s begin with some low-carb breakfast ideas from the world famous category of morning starters:

The Omelets!

Low-Carb Breakfast Omelets
Click Here for Recipes (5 recipes)

Buffalo Blue Cheese Omelet
Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons blue cheese
  • 3 teaspoons hot sauce

Greek Feta Cheese Omelet
Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • zest of 1/2 lemon

Mexican Green Chile Omelet
Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon diced green chiles
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

Cheddar Chive Omelet
Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped chives
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Italian Ricotta Cheese Omelet
Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of ricotta (whole milk)
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of mozzarella, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons of sun dried tomatoes, chopped

All of these omelet options would pair well with some low carb pumpernickel toast. Click here to try some! 
Now obviously, Eggs and meat make for delicious low-carb breakfast ideas…
But I know what you’re thinking: Once you went low-carb, you gave up breakfast sandwiches. (So long, Mcmuffin). And yes, that’s a sad goodbye, but I hope that the following list helps fill that McMuffin-sized hole in your heart (and stomach).

Low-Carb Breakfast Sandwiches

Replace the McMuffin and forget about the carbs!

Keto McMuffin Sausage and Egg Breakfast Sandwich
Low-Carb Breakfast Sandwich

These recipes are pretty straight-forward:
Fried egg (used as the bun)
Cheddar cheese
Sausage/bacon
Delicious right? It’s truly amazing what people can do these days with creative, healthy food ideas.
And if you’re REALLY craving that bready-bun feeling…

Check out these low-carb breakfast breads that can help take your breakfast sandwiches to another level!

But what if you don’t have time for a breakfast sandwich?
Try these ultimate on-the-go low-carb breakfast ideas…

Low-Carb Breakfast Smoothies

Chocolate and Peanut Butter

Ingredients:

Green Smoothie Bowl (it’s green so it’s got to be good for you, right?)

Ingredients:

  • Collagen Protein Powder
  • MCT oil powder
  • Spinach
  • Avocado
  • Coconut milk
  • Erythritol 
  • ice cubes
  • lemon juice

Some great low-carb coconut milk, or other milk options, that can be used in this recipe are available here!

Strawberry

Ingredients!

  • Avocado
  • Milk
  • Strawberries
  • Low-carb sweetener (Obviously this makes every low-carb treat better…order it now!)

And if you’re going for a smoothie, you might also need a snack to go with it, or a few hours later. Keep it nutritious, keep it delicious! (I promise, even a low-carb breakfast can be both!)

Low-Carb Breakfast Snacks

Low-Carb Breakfast Nutella

Ingredients:

  • 2 cup Hazelnuts (preferably raw)
  • 2/3 cup Powdered Erythritol (can use more or less to taste)
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa powder (unsweetened)
  • 1-2 tbsp Avocado oil (or any mild liquid oil of choice)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract

*can also be made with delicious low-carb inulin sweetener

Low-Carb Breakfast Cauliflower Rice

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3-4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 cups riced cauliflower cooked
  • 3 eggs beaten with a fork (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk
  • 3 slices deli ham or bacon chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos or tamari
  • onion chopped (optional)

*made even better with Low Carb Chili Ginger Sauce!

Low-Carb Breakfast Donuts (are you kidding me???) (No, no we’re not)

These delicious low-carb breakfast delights require the following:

Low-Carb Breakfast Cinnamon Rolls

Ingredients:

Low-Carb Breakfast Porridge (Didn’t see that one coming, did you, Goldilocks?)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 2/3 cups water
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup whole psyllium husks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 30 drops stevia liquid
  • 20 drops monk fruit liquid

Low-Carb Breakfast Bagels

*Use the link for a great recipe, or use THIS link for some delicious low carb bagels that you don’t even have to make yourself!

Low-Carb Breakfast Yogurt

Ingredients:

  • ½ gallon whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk yogurt

*Pro-tip: amazing with some sugar-free dark chocolate chips!

Low-Carb Breakfast Macadamia Bars (Warning: VERY addictive)

Ingredients:

  • 60 grams macadamia nuts
  • ½ cup almond butter
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 20 drops sweet leaf stevia drops

Low-Carb Breakfast Quiche

Ingredients:
Crust

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • ¼ cup mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

Filling

  • 8 slices no sugar bacon
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup water
  • 6 eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Low-Carb Breakfast Pumpkin Mug Cake

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon sweet leaf stevia drops
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Low-Carb Breakfast Pancakes

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 1 packet stevia
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon
  • water

Now, when you jumped aboard the low-carb train, you probably thought you were leaving certain breakfast foods behind, like oatmeal…
Try again.

Low-Carb Breakfast Oatmeal (4 recipes)

Common Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup hemp hearts
  • 1 tbsp golden flax seed meal
  • 1 tbsp vital proteins collagen peptides
  • ½ chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp Erythritol

And that’s not all!

Low-Carb Breakfast Muffins (18 recipes) (Yes…muffins!)

Whether you’re a blueberry or chocolate-chip lover (or you just like eating the tops), try these low-carb breakfast muffin options out to make the most of your mornings!

Look, I don’t want to bore you with the details, or spoil the surprise, but…

Nearly all of these recipes call for a variety of Erythritol.

Feel free to order some for your low-carb breakfast cooking ease using the following links!

Low Carb White Sugar Sweetener – Erythritol
Low Carb Erythritol Granular Sweetener
Low Carb Erythritol Powder Sweetener
Low Carb Brown Sugar Sweetener

From banana nut to pecan-cranberry, nothing beats a delicious morning muffin, especially one that can fit into your healthy lifestyle and a low-carb breakfast! Go gluten free, go carb free, but never go FLAVOR free!
Speaking of flavor, the next category of low-carb breakfast ideas is sure to make your mouth water!

Low-Carb Breakfast Casseroles

Ham and Cheese Strata

Ingredients:

  • low carb bread slices
  • cooked ham (leftovers are perfect)
  • cheddar cheese (it’s best to buy a block and shred it yourself)
  • eggs
  • heavy cream and water
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Spices (ground mustard, salt, onion powder, ground black pepper, and cayenne pepper)

Low-Carb Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound no sugar bacon
  • ½ medium onion
  • 4 cups radishes
  • 12 large effs
  • 1 pound cheddar cheese
  • 15 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 1 pound Swiss cheese

Gluten Free Low Carb Breakfast Casserole with Sausage and Cheese

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb breakfast sausage
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 12 large egg
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 3 cup broccoli

Low-Carb Bacon, Egg, and Spinach Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups egg whites
  • 2-3 cups frozen spinach
  • 6 slices butcher box bacon
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • ½ cup red onion
  • ½ green pepper
  • ½ red pepper
  • 1 ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese

Great match for Inulin fiber!

Low-Carb Breakfast Casserole (For a spicy kick start to your morning, try this recipe on for a low-carb breakfast!)

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound sausage
  • 1 pound bacon
  • 1 dozen eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups grated cheddar
  • 1/2 sweet onion diced
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • 1 tablespoon Frank’s red hot
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

 

Low-Carb Breakfast Casserole Sausage

Keto Breakfast Casserole

These remaining two recipes for unique, low-carb breakfast casseroles both call for coconut cream. Snag a delicious variety right here!

These casseroles are great for breakfast fans, and they’re absolutely a great addition to some low-carb breakfast ideas…

But that’s not the only beauty in casseroles.

We all know that dieting is hard. At the very least, it’s inconvenient. The substitution foods, the meal prepping, the bringing your own food to parties and get-togethers because you’re #dedicated…

Well casseroles of all shapes and sizes can help with that because you can make them ahead of time.

So simple, so convenient. Make a casserole on Sunday and enjoy it whenever, wherever you want to

(yes, even for a low-carb breakfast idea if you’re scrambling a bit…no pun intended).

Here’s 20 delicious recipes that you can make ahead of time and enjoy anytime…

So you’re trying out these low-carb breakfast ideas, and everything seems to be going well…

But then there’s the egg problem: I KNOW you’re tired of eggs if you’ve gone to low-carb breakfasts. So how about we try something else in our breakfast casseroles?

Here’s some great low-carb breakfast ideas that let you take a break from eggs…before you crack!

Low-Carb Breakfast: Egg Free (20 recipes)

If you’re going with no eggs, you’re going to need some other staples to help fill your nutritional needs. This useful page has ALL the goodies, from low carb breakfast hot cereal to low carb organic cooked black soybeans or even mashed potatoes!

Now, Low-Carb lovers will always be thankful for our friend the egg, but it’s nice to have other options for low-carb breakfast ideas…

Alright we’ve got to be close now. How many is that?
Oh, just 90 low-carb breakfast recipes so far. I see.

Well we did promise you 101, so don’t worry. We’re not done just yet…

We’re going to hit the number we promised you, and you can hit that number you promised yourself. Your goal weight. If it gets hard sometimes, then change it up! Stick to the important principles of your nutritional plan, but get some variety in your life!

To round out our list, here’s 11 low-carb breakfast ideas that can add some variety to your morning. Try a new one every day for almost two weeks, so you can get yourself out of that diet rut you’re stuck in!

From coffee cake to waffles, pancakes to pie, these low-carb breakfast ideas will add some excitement to your mundane morning routine!

Bacon and Zucchini Eggs in a Nest

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups zucchini noodles or shreds
  • 4 slices raw bacon
  • 1/2 cup grated Asiago cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste

And if you want to add some breakfast potatoes (but keep it healthy), try THIS!

Low-Carb Breakfast Sandwich

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 egg or 2 egg whites for lower fat
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Low-Carb Breakfast Break

Asparagus And Tomato Frittata With Havarti And Dill

Ingredients:

  • 6-8 oz. fresh asparagus, ends trimmed and cut into small pieces
  • 2-3 tsp. olive oil (or maybe a little more, depending on your pan)
  • 2/3 cup diced cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. dried dill weed or (2 tsp. minced fresh dill)
  • 4 oz. Havarti cheese, cut into small cubes (or use any type of mild white cheese that melts well)
  • 6 eggs, beaten well
  • Spike seasoning and Vege-Sal to taste for seasoning eggs (Season with salt and fresh-ground black pepper or all-purpose seasoning of your choice if you don’t have Spike.)
  • sliced green onions for garnish (optional, but good)

Peanut Butter Waffles

Ingredients:

  • 4 large Organic eggs
  • 1 cup Organic unsweetened almond milk
  • 2/3 cup Organic old fashioned creamy peanut butter
  • 6 tbsp Swerve Sweetener or other sugar substitute
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt

For even more peanut butter flavor, add in some delicious low-carb peanut butter powder.

Low-Carb Breakfast Bacon, Egg, And Spinach Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups egg whites
  • 2-3 cups frozen spinach thawed and drained
  • 6 slices Butcher Box bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup red onion chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper chopped
  • 1 1/4 cup shredded cheddar or a combo of cheddar and white cheddar
  • salt and pepper to taste

Almond Cream Cheese Keto Pancakes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tbsp almond flour (60g)
  • 1/2 cup full fat cream cheese (125g)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp granulated sweetener
  • butter for frying

Roasted Hatch Green Chile Egg Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 2 Hatch Green Chile pepper
  • 1 tsp olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 cup Spinach
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 10 –12 eggs (12 eggs is a little denser texture)
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup arrowroot flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • pinch of garlic powder
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 8 ounces (2 cans) chopped green chilies (mild or spicy).
  • 6 ounces sliced artisan white cheese
  • 1 Sliced tomato plum tomato
  • Optional gluten free chicken sausage and extra grated hard cheese for topping
  • Cilantro and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes to garnish

Garlic Jalapeno Chicken Sausage Patties

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp minced fresh jalapenos
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 Tbsp red onion minced
  • 2 Tbsp ghee divided
  • 1 lb ground chicken not too lean
  • pinch red cayenne pepper or more, according to taste
  • 1/2 tsp crushed fennel seeds
  • 1/8 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • pinch nutmeg optional
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • black pepper to taste

Low-Carb Breakfast Pizza

Ingredients:

  • 12 eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 oz sausage
  • 2 cups peppers sliced
  • 1 cup cheese shredded

Low-Carb Breakfast Swiss Chard & Ricotta Pie

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 8 cups Swiss chard, chopped
  • 2 cups whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb mild sausage

Low-Carb Breakfast Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake

Ingredients:

Cinnamon Filling:

Cake:

  • 3 cups almond flour
  • 3/4 cup Sweetener
  • 1/4 cup unflavored whey protein powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 tbsp melted butter

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 3 tbsp cream cheese softened
  • 2 tbsp powdered Sweetener
  • 1 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

We hope you enjoy these!

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And as always, Happy Eating!

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