62 Easy and Crave-worthy Keto Breakfast Ideas for a Quick, Satisfying Meal
If you are in need of keto breakfast ideas because you are in a rut or are transitioning from something like intermittent fasting to adding in an early morning meal, this is the ideal post for you to read and review. As you may have already learned, when you start the day with carb-crammed foods such as bagels or cereals, you can easily crash within an hour or two and find yourself feeling really hungry very quickly.
From aiding in weight loss to increasing exercise endurance, recent studies have linked low-carb eating to a wide range of health benefits, and breakfast is a sure fire way to get your metabolism off to a good start early in the day. Whether you are a fan of sweet or savory, hearty or light, all of these keto breakfast recipes will meet your needs and have you feeling great as you stay in ketosis and fire up your metabolic rate.
Sausage and Cheese Keto Breakfast Egg Muffins
Forget the McDonalds drive-thru when you are craving an Egg McMuffin and instead check out this healthier option for a delicious, convenient breakfast, that’s also 100% keto-friendly. These sausage and cheese keto breakfast muffins are made with ground turkey sausage along with some tasty low carb veggies, and they’re oh so cheesy too.
Keto Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing
There’s nothing better than having your cake, or in this case cinnamon rolls, and eating it too. These keto cinnamon rolls with cream cheese icing give you the best of both worlds because it’s completely guilt-free but absolutely satisfying due to its high healthy fat macro contribution.
Instant Pot Keto Yogurt
Nearly everything you can think of can be made in an instant pot, even yogurt! If you are skeptical, check out this recipe and you’ll be a believer. Once you’ve made the base recipe, you can have fun experimenting with all kinds of toppings and flavorful additions.
Homemade Chocolate and Peanut Butter Keto Cerea
Some may argue there is nothing better than the combo of peanut butter and chocolate when craving something sweet. This keto cereal recipe uses almond flour and raw cacao powder to load the cereal with high quality, monounsaturated fats, and also provides a nice dose of dietary fiber, vitamins, antioxidants, on top of a bit of protein making it the perfect split for keto dieters.
Chewy Low Carb Keto Everything Bagels
This recipe for chewy low carb keto everything bagels will have you jumping for joy, particularly if you thought bagels were a thing of the past since starting a keto diet. This recipe uses plenty of seasonings to give it that savory flavor that goes well with just about any deli meats, including salami, prosciutto, or even smoked salmon.
Breakfast-worthy Overnight Keto Chocolate Chia Pudding
This overnight keto chocolate chia pudding won’t disappoint given its delicious chocolatey flavor, filling dose of fiber, and the satisfaction that comes from having a hearty serving of healthy fats. Plus what could be better than waking up to a delicious breakfast for those very busy mornings.
5-Ingredient Sausage and Egg Keto Breakfast Casserole
Here’s a recipe for a breakfast casserole that is quick and easy to make while being simultaneously delicious. It requires only five simple ingredients to make but literally gives you everything that you could hope for in a keto meal.
Low Carb Keto Coffee Cake with a Crumble Top
What could be better than a low carb keto coffee cake with a crumble top as you relax and enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon tea. This recipe has a strong coffee flavor throughout in part through the addition of high quality fats and the crumble top alone is delicious.
Extra Crispy Low Carb Keto Granola
This recipe for extra crispy low carb keto granola will teach you how to make a crunchy granola with ease and also without having to worry about burning it as it browns. You’ll also find some great granola flavor combos if you are a fan of variety.
Easy 7-Ingredient Crustless Keto Quiche Lorraine
If you love quiche for a family brunch or late lunch, you’ll want to check out this recipe for crustless keto quiche lorraine. The addition of Gruyère cheese takes it to another level, though you are welcome to sub another one of your favorite cheeses in place of this, too.
Cream Cheese Keto Pancakes
Here’s a recipe with a genius take on cream cheese keto pancakes, so delicious when served with berries and whipped cream. If you’ve never had pancakes made with cream cheese, then you’re in for a real treat; they’re incredibly tasty particularly for being so low carb.
Keto Strawberry Pop Tarts
These keto strawberry pop tarts are delicious buttery, flaky pastries filled with strawberry chia seed jam. Not only is this recipe low-carb, but it is also vegan, gluten-free and paleo-friendly. No worries if you aren’t a fan of strawberries either since you can stuff the pastry with creative fillings of your choice.
Low Carb Cinnamon Crunch Cereal
For those of you who love and miss Cinnamon Toast Crunch, you absolutely have to try this recipe for low carb cinnamon crunch cereal. It is the perfect option for busy mornings, but who doesn’t love a filling bowl of cereal as a light treat before bed, too?
Here’s a recipe for keto breakfast pizza that is also a great option for a light lunch or dinner when you don’t feel like cooking but have leftovers to use. It’s made with a perfectly seasoned gluten free pizza crust, layered with a keto alfredo sauce, sunny side up eggs, crispy chopped bacon, and shredded white cheddar cheese plus other spices.
Blueberry Coconut Porridge
This blueberry coconut porridge is so nourishing, simple, and delicious. In the warmer months, it’s a nice option to heat and eat. Full of protein, healthy fats, and fiber, this porridge should keep you energized and satisfied all morning.
California Eggs Benedict
If you are following Whole30 and are craving eggs benedict, check out this recipe. This keto California eggs benedict recipe is not only healthy, but incredibly tasty, and you won’t even miss the english muffin!
Copycat Keto Mcgriddle
This Keto Breakfast Sandwich recipe may be one of the very best since it mimics the famous McGriddle from McDonald’s. Unlike Mickey D’s this Mcgriddle is low in carbs, free from nitrates and processed ingredients, and a healthy option for keto fans.
Keto French Toast Casserole
If you are in need of a keto-friendly french toast recipe, this keto french toast casserole is made using low carb fathead dough, dggs and cinnamon. It’s perfect for an easy keto breakfast, holiday brunch, or family celebration. We bet your family and friends won’t even realize it is keto.
Soft and Fluffy Keto Donuts (with Chocolate Glaze)
The picture attached to this recipe for soft and fluffy keto donuts, with a chocolate glaze by the way, looks insanely delicious. The chocolate glaze alone is to die for and you’ll find yourself searching for other ways to use the glaze once you give this recipe a try.
Keto Breakfast Salads
If you’ve never tried having a salad for breakfast, head over to this recipe to check out an amazing way to add greens to the start of your day. If you struggle with cravings, this is an ideal way to start your day and set yourself up for healthy eating all day long.
Keto Breakfast Egg Wrap
This keto breakfast egg wrap is stuffed with chicken sausage, avocado, and jalapeno cream cheese. Made with just five simple ingredients, these wraps are easy to whip up in the morning, but also make great leftovers.
Keto Breakfast Hot Pockets
Here’s a recipe for keto breakfast hot pockets that is also easily customizable based on your preferences. The original version includes a sausage and cream cheese mixture along with scrambled eggs providing you with plenty of protein and healthy fats to keep you humming along all morning long.
Keto Blueberry Chaffle
Although this recipe is called a keto blueberry chaffle it is actually quite similar to a blueberry waffle. Perfectly sweet with just the right amount of juicy blueberries, these blueberry keto chaffles taste great given that they are so low carb and super keto friendly.
This recipe for a breakfast burrito, which takes about 2 minutes to prep, is “load em’up” ready for filling with your favourite additions such as bacon, avocado, cheese or some leafy greens. Since the filling is so customizable it is sure to please the whole family.
Cauliflower Hash Browns
Here’s a recipe for cauliflower hash browns that can easily be used as a breakfast addition or side dish any other time of day. Cauliflower is such a versatile veggie, and super keto friendly, but it always tastes better when combined with cheese and turned into a hash.
Bacon and Egg Quesadilla
If you’ve never made a breakfast quesadilla before, you’ll want to try this recipe for a keto-friendly bacon and egg quesadilla. This gluten free breakfast only requires 6 Ingredients to make, and the delicious cheese shell tortilla is seriously addicting.
Cream Cheese Keto Blueberry Muffins
How about a recipe for cream cheese keto blueberry muffins that is 100% low carb but also 100% tasty. These muffins are grain and gluten free but are incredibly moist and make an excellent grab-n-go snack.
Scrambled Quiche Lorraine
Here’s a scrambled quick lorraine recipe that only requires 10 minutes of your time, so it is great to throw together last minute before the kids wake up or even for an easy dinner at the end of a crazy busy day. Promise you won’t miss the crust at all.
Avocado Breakfast Boats
Packed with healthy fats, these delicious breakfast bites combine eggs with full-fat cream to create the ultimate breakfast that is salty and crunchy. Plus the salty crunch of bacon combines perfectly with smooth silkiness of avocado, providing a great way to start your day.
This recipe for stuffed biscuits uses Fathead dough as the base, then adds melty cheese and breakfast sausage for a dreamy combo. It is the perfect for those who are not a fan of eggs, but also is ideal in terms of the ease to freeze and eating all week once prepped.
Strawberry and Banana Keto Breakfast Bars
It’s probably not a surprise that strawberry and banana pair well together, just like peanut butter and jelly, and now you can turn that delicious pairing into keto breakfast bars. These bars are packed full of terrific healthy ingredients, such as real frozen strawberries and ripe bananas, walnuts, and shredded coconut flakes.
OMG-Delicious Keto Waffles (Light and Fluffy)
When you are able to find keto friendly versions of some of your favorite breakfast foods, it makes sticking to the keto diet so much easier. These OMG-delicious keto waffles allow you to do that and it just so happens they are way more of a satiating meal compared to regular waffles. The dietary fat in these waffles will help to slow digestion, keeping you feeling fuller, longer.
Keto Strawberry Donuts
If you love donuts head over to check out this recipe for keto strawberry donuts and taste paradise in the form of a delightful pastry. These donuts have both an amazing flavor and texture, making it hard to believe they’re low carb.
Keto Dominican Breakfast
If you are Dominican or have fallen in love with the flavors of that culture, Mangú is probably one of the things you miss when following a low carb or ketogenic diet. This recipe makes it possible to have it again so now you can fully enjoy a Dominican-style breakfast without any guilt.
Monte Cristo Breakfast Casserole
Your typical recipe for Monte Cristo uses ham and Gruyere (or Swiss) cheese to form a sandwich that is then dipped in french toast batter and fried. While the traditional favorite may not work well on a keto style diet, this recipe has been tweaked to hit all of the salty and sweet while keeping it low carb and keto-friendly.
Easy Full English Keto Breakfast
Here’s a recipe for a healthier version of a popular British all-day breakfast meal. Instead of using baked beans in sweet tomato sauce or hash browns, you’ll find sliced avocado for healthy fat, spinach for magnesium, roasted mushrooms and sweet cherry tomatoes. And it only takes 15 minutes to prepare.
Keto Breakfast Fat Bombs
Many people think of fat bombs as being on the sweeter side, but here is a keto breakfast fat bomb recipe that is on the savory side instead. Fat bombs are such an easy thing to meal prep and have on hand throughout the week, but with the burst of buffalo chicken flavor, they make a great snack any time of day.
Southwestern Keto Breakfast Skillet
Mix up your morning routine and get out of your breakfast rut with this tasty keto breakfast skillet. This dish is packed with veggies and seasoned with your favorite southwestern spices, making it a great low carb breakfast to regularly keep in your rotation.
Fluffy Keto Pancakes
Pancakes are always a great idea for breakfast, particularly when you have little time or at a loss for what to make. These fluffy low carb pancakes make the perfect easy keto breakfast idea that only contain around 3 grams of net carbs in each serving and only take about 3 minutes to get from prep to skillet to plate.
Keto Breakfast Cookies
These gluten-free, grain-free, and Paleo-friendly keto breakfast cookies are soft, chewy and make the perfect healthy breakfast for on the go. Best of all, this delicious sugar free recipe comes together in one bowl with ingredients you probably always have on hand like almond flour, coconut flakes, sesame seeds and chopped nuts.
Oatmeal Breakfast Bowl
If you are missing oatmeal as part of your keto diet, check out this recipe for an oatmeal breakfast bowl, the low carb alternative to traditional oatmeal. It’s made with hemp hearts instead of oats for a hearty, filling, breakfast that is the perfect way to start your day.
Pancake Breakfast Sandwich
Cinnamon Roll Keto Chaffles
If you are a fan of cinnamon roll pancakes then you have to try these cinnamon roll keto waffles. They have the perfect balance of cinnamon and sweet, but then are topped with a keto cream cheese glaze, perfect for a breakfast treat or tasty dessert.
Keto Breakfast Burger with Avocado Buns
You may not think a burger at breakfast sounds all that appealing, but you may change your mind after taking a look at this keto breakfast burger with avocado buns. This recipe is also loaded with omega-3, protein and healthy fats so it’s everything you need to set the healthiest tone for the rest of your day.
Keto Breakfast Pockets
We are pretty sure these keto breakfast pockets will soon become one of your favorite grab-and-go breakfasts. They are freezable so you can just pop one in the microwave when you have little time to prepare breakfast, and you can easily customize them with your favorite breakfast meats and cheeses.
Fat Bomb Keto Breakfast Muffins
Once you start the keto diet, you have to say goodbye to sugary cereals, highly processed breakfast pastries and fast food, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a delicious breakfast daily. These fat bomb breakfast muffins are sure to satisfy, are simple to prepare, and are a savory way to start your morning with a hearty dose of nutrition.
Loaded Avocado Baked Eggs
While these loaded avocado baked eggs are the perfect option for a filling keto breakfast, they also make a great snack, side dish lunch or dinner too. With only 3 grams of net carbs, and 23 grams of healthy fat, you are sure to feel satisfied for hours after eating as your blood sugar hums along.
Easy Keto Breakfast Sandwich
If you love breakfast sandwiches, you must check out this easy keto breakfast sandwich which is low in carbs, high in healthy fats and off the charts in flavor. The sausage on the outside is the perfect touch as a replacement for bread and sets it apart from some of the other breakfast sandwich recipes out there.
Cinnamon “Sugar” Muffins
These cinnamon “sugar” muffins have the internet raving due to their divine flavor that makes you feel like you are fully indulging when you really aren’t. These amazing little donut style muffins are easy peasy to make, so they are the perfect sweet treat in a matter of minutes.
Keto Breakfast Pinwheels
If you need a brunch idea that’s keto-friendly and sure to please even the pickiest eater, these keto breakfast pinwheels with bacon, spinach, and feta are the ideal option. They taste great but also look so pretty on the plate making them pleasing to the eye and the taste buds.
Keto Cinnamon Donut Bites
These keto cinnamon donut bites were created as an alternative to some of the other keto-friendly donut recipes that are a bit too heavy on the sweetness. With a lighter yet still perfectly cinnamony taste, these are a fun finger food to eat any time of day as a tasty treat.
This keto frittata recipe is a classic, well-rounded keto breakfast option, and is a great way to use up eggs in a hurry. Alternatively, it can be cooked, divided into portions and stored in the fridge for the entire week so all you have to do is reheat and eat when hunger strikes.
Broccoli and Three Cheese Breakfast Casserole
Here’s a recipe for a broccoli cheese breakfast casserole that was created by accident though it turned out to be a keeper for sure. You’ll get a nice dose of cheesy goodness with every bite along with a fantastic way to get in some additional green veggies.
Keto French Toast
There are other keto french toast recipes out there, but this recipe is for the individual who has very little time to spend in the kitchen around breakfast time. Besides being quick and easy, you’ll have fun experimenting with different toppings and flavorings according to your preferences.
Keto Scrambled Eggs
These keto scrambled eggs are the ideal way to start your day on a keto diet. If you prefer to practice fasting in the morning, this fulfilling keto breakfast can also be used as a quick meal at lunch or dinner since it is ready in 15 minutes.
Keto Breakfast Roll Ups
If you need a change from egg muffin cups as a breakfast option, check out these keto breakfast roll ups. They are the perfect option for hectic mornings and great for kids that need a hearty breakfast before rushing out the door to head to school.
Keto Breakfast Scramble
This keto breakfast recipe has some unique flavoring pairings between the mini turkey meatballs, crispy cauliflower hash, sauteed veggies, and fried eggs. It is a great option for getting in fiber through your veggies when a salad or soup sounds less than appealing.
Keto Cheese Danishes
These cheese danishes are the perfect melt-in-your mouth pastry made from fathead dough. Perfect with a cup of coffee or hot tea, you can’t go wrong with this deliciously light, keto friendly danish.
If you are missing potatoes as part of your breakfast in the form of hash or home fries, definitely check out this recipe for keto breakfast “”potatoes””. The hash is filled with turnips, smoky bacon, and green onions so we highly doubt you’ll even miss the potatoes.
Breakfast Sausage and Guac Stacks
This recipe for breakfast sausage and guac stacks is far from complicated , proving that you can eat healthy even when you’re busy. Think avocado, eggs and sausage stacked simply but overflowing with flavor.
Keto Silver Dollar Pancakes
Here’s a delightfully low carb keto silver dollar pancake recipe, full of all the fluffy scrumptious-ness you’ve come to expect from a pancake without all those daunting carbs. It is really just a matter of mixing, pouring in a pan, and serving up fresh out of the skillet.
Easy Keto Blueberry Bread
This recipe for easy keto blueberry bread is gluten-free, grain-free, and sugar-free but you wouldn’t know it by the taste and appearance. If you’ve given up fruit at breakfast thinking it will spike your blood sugar, now you can have your blueberries without any negative blood sugar consequences.
Almond Flour Crepes
Crepe lovers will want to check out this almond flour crepe recipe, versatile enough to stuff with your own fillings. The end product is thin, light and crispy and surprisingly only made with 4 ingredients, plus it is completely dairy-free.
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