Easy Keto Breakfast Recipes With 10 Carbs or Less
By: Amanda Suazo
A hearty breakfast satisfies the soul — that is unless your syrupy plate of pancakes sends you into a sugar rush and carb coma. If you’re following a ketogenic diet, you still have options for delicious, satisfying keto breakfast recipes.
Even if you enjoy a frothy cup of Bulletproof Coffee most days, these low-carb breakfast ideas are the perfect way to kick off your weekend or change up your morning routine.
They can also be easily fit into your meal prep plan for the week, giving you the right kind of easy breakfast for your low-carb diet.
The best list of keto breakfast recipes
Look no further for keto breakfast recipes: This may be the only list you’ll ever need. There’s something for everyone here, including paleo, egg-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, vegan, and Whole30 options.
Best of all? These recipes are all under 10 net carbs per serving — and most are much lower than that. From bagels to bacon, pancakes to protein shakes, these keto breakfast recipes will keep you (and your macros) satisfied all morning long.
Keto bagels, bread, & donuts
Keto Breakfast Pizza (Paleo, Whole30, vegetarian, dairy-free)
Step aside, quiche! This perfect keto breakfast recipe uses a cauliflower base and is loaded with avocado, smoked salmon, and runny eggs to create the perfect keto breakfast pizza.
With 7 net carbs, it makes for a balanced breakfast with coffee or tea.
Collagen Keto Bread (Paleo, dairy-free)
You’ll believe in miracles after enjoying this collagen-packed zero-carb bread. Smother it in butter and low-carb strawberry jam, or use it as a gluten-free, low-carb base for breakfast sandwiches with avocado, bacon, or eggs.
Rosemary Keto Bagels (Vegetarian)
Another perfect delivery system for schmearing grass-fed butter or stacking meat and eggs. These herby bagels get their spongy texture from a combination of almond flour, xanthan gum, and psyllium husk.
All you have to do is combine the ingredients, shape the bagels, and bake at 250F for 45 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes, and you have savory, chewy bagel goodness, ready for a smear of cream cheese or your bagel condiment of choice.
Best of all, you can enjoy this keto breakfast recipe at only 4.5 net carbs per bagel.
Cinnamon Sugar Donuts With Almond Flour (Paleo, vegetarian)
Image via Wholesome Yum
These cake-like donuts have the perfect crumb and light crunch from a dusting of cinnamon “sugar.” Plus, with only 3 net carbs per donut, you can sneak an extra one to dunk in your coffee without the guilt.
Swap in coconut milk for almond milk, and make sure you use grass-fed butter and non-GMO erythritol to keep this keto breakfast recipe Bulletproof.
Cauliflower Bread With Crispy Bacon, Poached Eggs & Avocado (Paleo, Whole30)
Although most keto cauliflower breads use shredded cheese or heavy cream to bind them, this keto breakfast recipe is 100% dairy-free.
With a little bit of cauliflower rice and psyllium husk, you can create the perfect hash brown-style base for runny eggs and crispy bacon.
If dairy is an option for you, you can also add a sprinkle of cheddar cheese for a smoky flavor boost. Just 5.5 net carbs
Keto Chocolate Cake Donuts (Vegetarian)
Image via All Day I Dream About Food
While tender, chocolatey donuts are perfect on their own, this keto breakfast recipe amps them up with a rich and sweet glaze.
Pair with coffee and tea, or enjoy as dessert (if you can wait that long). At just over 2 net carbs per donut, they’re basically guilt-free.
Fluffy Almond Flour Paleo Pancakes (Whole30, vegetarian, dairy-free)
With notes of vanilla and cinnamon, this keto pancake recipe the whole family can love. Plus, they’re a snap to prepare.
First, throw your ingredients into a blender to combine. Then, simply spoon the batter onto a greased griddle pan.
While the recipe says paleo, at 4.5 net carbs per serving, these pancakes are perfect for satisfying your carb cravings and staying in ketosis.
Meat and egg breakfast recipes
Keto Breakfast Tacos With Bacon and Guacamole (Paleo, Whole30)
We found the perfect tortilla substitute without the carbohydrates: A gently cooked pastured egg. These keto tacos are jam-packed with flavor, and won’t leave you missing high carb breakfast burritos.
Top it with crisp bacon and a generous layer of guacamole for an ultra-satisfying breakfast taco with only 4 net carbs.
Keto Eggs Benedict (Paleo)
Love this tasty brunch staple? Enjoy the low-carb version, complete with creamy hollandaise, and coconut flour muffins to hold all the eggy goodness.
Uplevel with smoked salmon, crunchy bacon, veggies and any other toppings that fit your meal plan for the day.
Bacon & Egg Fat Bombs (Paleo, Whole30)
Image via KetoDiet Blog
Fat bombs don’t need to stay sweet. This savory keto breakfast recipe uses an egg salad-like mixture and surrounds it with bits of crisp bacon for a fun take on traditional egg cups.
With just .2 grams of net carbs per fat bomb, they are perfectly poppable and keto-friendly.
Bacon & Egg Breakfast Muffins (Paleo, Whole30, dairy-free)
Image via Real Balanced
Egg muffins are the perfect make-ahead keto breakfast recipe to keep you on track. They can be made in the oven, instant pot or even your slow cooker. Plus, they’re easy to customize.
With only 0.4 net carbs per cup, you can enjoy these muffins morning or night.
Bulletproof Breakfast Buddha Bowl (Paleo, Whole30)
This keto breakfast recipe is chock full of fiber-filled veggies, savory breakfast meats, and buttery eggs. The best part? You’ll be ultra-full by the time you’re done with this meal, and it only costs you 5 net carbs.
To keep it Bulletproof, use bacon or sausage from pastured pigs with no fillers.
Keto Zucchini Breakfast Hash (Paleo, Whole30, dairy-free)
Image via KetoDiet Blog
This keto breakfast recipe makes zucchini’s flavor shine. With crisp bacon and pan-fried onions, this savory take on breakfast hash is filling and keto-friendly at 6.6 net carbs per serving.
Use pastured bacon and grass-fed ghee for a more Bulletproof dish.
Breakfast Fried Cauliflower Rice (Paleo, Whole30, dairy-free)
Image via Paleo Running Momma
This keto breakfast recipe serves up perfectly seasoned flavor at 9 net carbs.
First, cauliflower rice gets tossed with broccoli, onions, and chunks of bell pepper. Then, it hosts a runny egg on top.
Muffins, scones, and cereal recipes
Lemon Blueberry Keto Muffins (Vegetarian)
A moist and hearty vanilla collagen cake gets studded with fresh and sweet blueberries. What more could you want in a keto breakfast recipe?
With 6 grams of net carbs per muffin, these glazed bites make a delicious part of your breakfast.
Keto Chocolate Muffins (dairy-free)
Looking for a chocolatey keto breakfast idea? These little cakes stay moist with fiber-filled pumpkin, making them a delicious option for silencing chocolate cravings.
With added collagen peptides, these muffins can provide the building blocks for healthy skin, hair and nails—all at 3g net carbs per muffin.
Keto Pancake Cereal (Whole30, vegetarian, dairy-free)
It takes some time to put together and flip a bunch of tiny low-carb pancakes, but the reward is huge: You get a bowl of PANCAKE CEREAL.
Plus, while eating it, you’ll feel like a giant. At 8g net carbs per serving, it’s a win-win.
Extra Crisp Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal (Vegetarian, dairy-free and paleo options)
Image via Gnom-Gnom
Sound the alarm: Low-carb cereal has arrived. This keto breakfast recipe is totally sweet and munchable, thanks to a crispy dough made from almond flour, warm cinnamon, and grass-fed butter.
And with 2 net carbs per serving, it’s a big upgrade from the boxed stuff.
Keto smoothie and shake recipes
Chocolate Coconut Keto Smoothie Bowl (Paleo, dairy-free)
This creamy, dreamy keto breakfast smoothie recipe basically tastes like dessert and packs your bowl with healthy fat and protein from coconut milk and collagen peptides.
With 8 net carbs, it will make you feel as good as it looks.
Keto Green Smoothie (Paleo, Whole30, dairy-free, vegetarian)
Recipe via Green Healthy Cooking
Start your day with a whopping 6 grams of fiber (and only 8 net carbs) using this keto breakfast recipe. Frozen avocado chunks and spicy ginger blend together with green veggies for a filling, frosty meal substitute.
Chocolate Mint Avocado Smoothie (dairy-free)
Just like a peppermint patty, only better: This keto breakfast recipe combines fresh mint with rich cacao butter and coconut milk for a morning smoothie that packs a nutritional punch.
Sip on this frosty smoothie guilt-free: The whole thing is 1 net carb.
Turmeric Keto Smoothie (Paleo, vegetarian, dairy-free)
Recipe via I Eat Keto
At 6 net carbs, this keto breakfast recipe packs anti-inflammatory benefits and loads of healthy fat into one glass. With added MCT oil, it will also suppress your hunger all morning long.
Iced Coffee Protein Shake (dairy-free)
Can’t decide between coffee or a smoothie in the morning? This keto breakfast recipe is for you. Cold-brewed coffee gets zapped in a blender with collagen protein, Brain Octane, and cacao for a clean-eating breakfast at only 5.5 net carbs
Cinnamon Chocolate Breakfast Smoothie (Paleo, dairy-free, vegetarian)
Recipe via Paleo Flourish
Here’s a delicious spin on chocolate milk that makes a satisfying keto breakfast. This recipe uses avocado and coconut milk for creaminess, while cinnamon, vanilla, and cacao add a sweet flavor.
Simply blend and serve at just 4 net carbs.
Keto breakfast drink recipes: Coffee & tea
Classic Bulletproof Coffee (Paleo, Whole30)
This magical latte is the reason we get up in the morning. This low-carb recipe shows the official way to make Bulletproof Coffee, plus the science-backed reasons why it works to suppress your hunger and switch on your brain.
Plus, 0 net carbs!
Keto Iced Matcha Latte (Paleo, dairy-free)
This cool and creamy keto breakfast recipe still delivers a dose of caffeine while supplying healthy fats from coconut milk and Brain Octane.
With 4.8 net carbs in a mug, it pairs well with a plate full of bacon.
Raw eggs… in coffee? Give it a try: Egg yolk adds satisfying creaminess and healthy fats to this keto coffee recipe.
While it tastes amazing in the morning, it also makes a beneficial post-workout refuel drink — all with only 1 net carb in your mug.
Egg-free keto breakfast recipes
It tastes like sweet hot cereal, but there’s no grains or nuts in sight. Instead, this keto breakfast recipe uses riced cauliflower and fresh raspberries for a tart and creamy spin on oatmeal.
At 6 net carbs, it’s both filling and keto-friendly. (Recipe video included!)
Spaghetti Squash Hash Browns (Paleo, Whole30, vegetarian, dairy-free)
Recipe via Forest & Fauna
This keto breakfast recipe doesn’t need any binders from eggs. Plus, each patty only has 4.4 net carbs. Simply form cooked squash into patties, season, and pan-fry until golden.
For a totally vegan breakfast, top with guacamole or sugar-free coconut yogurt. To give these keto hashbrowns more flavor and fat, fry with ghee instead of avocado oil.
Very-Veggie Cauliflower Hash Brown Breakfast Bowl (Paleo, Whole30, vegetarian, dairy-free)
Image via Iowa Girl Eats
This easy breakfast recipe keeps it simple with sauteed veggies, avocado, and a sprinkle of salt, pepper, and garlic for a filling vegetarian breakfast option.
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