10 Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes That Are Packed with Nutrients

low carb breakfast recipes
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April 19, 2021

By Lauren Paige

If you’re trying to avoid a carb coma by 10 am, here are some low carb breakfast recipes that are packed with nutrients to fuel your day.

1. Almond Cream Cheese Pancakes from Sugar Free Londoner

Wait, what? Pancakes for a low-carb breakfast? Yes, dreams really do come true.

Turmeric eggs
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2. Turmeric Scrambled Eggs from Mark’s Daily Apple

No doubt you already how awesome turmeric is for you—and here’s a fast, easy way to get some into your day. Clean Plates Collective member and keto expert Mark Sisson quickly toasts it in a skillet to boost the flavor, then adds beaten eggs.

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3. Low-Carb Breakfast Meal-Prep Bowls from Sweet Peas and Saffron

The best part about these veggie and sausage bowls? You make 4 of them at once, so after one easy cooking session, you’re good for several days’ worth of easy mornings.

chocolate smoothie
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4. Low Carb Chocolate Smoothie from Primavera Kitchen

Coconut milk and avocado make this low carb chocolate smoothie super creamy. The recipe calls for monk fruit sweetener, but you could easily skip it — or add a tiny bit of maple syrup instead.

almond flour waffles
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5. Almond Flour Waffles from The Big Man’s World

Prefer waffles to pancakes? We’ve got you covered. We’d have these slathered with butter or topped with a dollop of vanilla-spiked whipped cream on top, but that’s just us.

Chia seed pudding

6. Matcha-Lime Chia Seed Pudding

Double this recipe, make it ahead and you can check “breakfast” off your list for a couple of days.

veggie egg muffins
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7. Veggie Egg Muffins from Spend with Pennies

So many reasons to love these: They’re make ahead. They’re quick and easy. They have vegetables, eggs and cheese, so they’re low carb, healthy and delicious. They’re cute. Yes, it matters. We like making these in silicone baking cups for easiest clean-up.

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8. Muesli Low-Carb Cereal from Low Carb Yum

If you crave cereal or just want something yummy to sprinkle on your yogurt, this recipe is for you. It’s full of nutrient-dense nuts and seeds and easy to modify for what you have on hand.

breakfast patties
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9. Maple Blueberry Turkey Sausage Breakfast Patties from Ambitious Kitchen

You might not think this combination would work, but it very definitely does. A little bit sweet, a little bit savory, with the occasional burst of blueberries.

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10. Foolproof Shakshuka from Cookie + Kate

Looking for a low-carb weekend breakfast option that’s good enough for brunch guests? Here it is. Spicy, piquant, and fancy-looking, this dish is a crowd pleaser.

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