|December 21, 2021

Keto Brunch Recipes to Rock Your Weekends Right

By Amanda Suazo
Reviewed for Scientific Accuracy

Keto Brunch Recipes to Rock Your Weekends Right

Brunch is a weekend institution, filled with savory egg dishes, bagels and other carb-heavy delights. But if you’re on the keto diet or just watching your carb intake, brunch seems like another thing you have to give up. Keto brunch recipes to the rescue.

How do these brunch-worthy low-carb recipes stay low-carb? With simple swaps like gluten-free flours, fiber-filled veggies, and low-glycemic sweeteners. You’ll still get all the flavor of a conventional brunch and skip the usual carb coma that comes afterward.

From basic eggs to wow-worthy pastries and yummy drinks, these keto-friendly breakfast ideas will set you up for a well-nourished day.

Keto brunch egg recipes

Keto eggs Benedict on plate

Keto Eggs Benedict

Stick with a classic: This keto recipe tops a coconut flour English muffin with a perfectly runny egg, gooey hollandaise sauce, and salty smoked salmon.

Have it ready in under 30 minutes for just 6 net carbs.

Pasture-Raised Egg Bites

Fluffy and flavorful, these luscious egg muffins are a great way to use leftover veggies or herbs.

This easy keto recipe whips together in a little over a half-hour, at 1.9 net carbs per egg cup.

This versatile recipe is great with the usual omelet ingredients, such as cheddar cheese, mozzarella or feta if you tolerate dairy. Bell peppers are also a nice addition if you tolerate night shades.

Instant Pot Soft-Boiled Eggs

This egg recipe from All The Nourishing Things is one to top all others.

Using your quick-cooking Instant Pot, eggs get perfectly set whites and silky, runny yolks — all with just minutes of hands-off cook time.

Partner with toasted keto bread, or greens for a delicious keto brunch dish. This recipe is also great as a partner to breakfast meal prep recipes. Add fresh eggs to pre-made sides if you’re crunched for time.

Keto Breakfast Tacos With Bacon and Guacamole

Turn your egg game inside out with this simple brunch recipe. Stuff savory breakfast fillings like chewy bacon and avocado into a gently cooked egg “shell” for a low-carb spin on soft tacos.

Top with sour cream or tangy goat cheese if you tolerate dairy and want to add some additional flavor to this low carb keto dish.

Just 4 net carbs apiece.

Low-Carb “Tortilla Española”

The typical Spanish tortilla loads an egg omelette with thin slices of potato — this version from Gnom-Gnom swaps in soft sliced radishes to capture the same flavor and texture without the starch.

Bake it up in a castiron skillet for a savory brunch recipe with 3 net carbs per serving. Want more buttery flavor in this savory low carb breakfast? Try using grass-fed ghee.

Low-Carb Egg Strata With Blueberries and Cinnamon

Yes, eggs can taste sweet! This brunch recipe from 730 Sage Street makes a satisfying alternative to your usual frittata: With blueberries, vanilla, and butter, this egg dish bakes up into a sweet surprise you can serve hot or cold.

This dish is only 3 grams of carbohydrates per serving, making it a fun sweet and savory choice for anyone on a ketogenic diet.

Keto pastries, pancakes and waffles

These paleo keto cinnamon rolls deliver mind-blowing breakfast satisfaction -- all with no fat head dough, sugar, gluten, grains, or yeast. 5 net carbs!

Paleo Keto Cinnamon Rolls

This brunch recipe makes pillow-soft rolls with no sugar, gluten, grains, or cream cheese.

Instead, the dough uses high-fat ingredients like macadamia nuts, coconut flour, and ghee to make a buttery treat complete with a coconut cream glaze. Ideal for a variety of diet types!

Each perfectly sweet roll runs you 5 net carbs.

Keto Coconut Flour Pancakes

Basic, but better: This easy keto pancake recipe uses keto pantry staples like coconut flour and coconut cream to make bubbly, golden cakes ready for all the fixings. Plus, each serving is just 2.2 net carbs.

Top with sugar-free syrup, keto jammatcha coconut butter and more.

Coconut Keto French Toast

Skip the syrup and make this berrylicious take on French toast.

A simple coconut flour bread makes the perfect base for fresh berries and coconut yogurt, but you can also play with savory toppings like poached eggs and fresh herbs.

Each satisfying plateful runs you just under 9 net carbs.

Cinnamon Butter Pecan Pop-Tarts

This brunch recipe from Inspector Gorgeous is nothing like the boxed tarts you’ll find in the cereal aisle — it’s even better.

A buttery almond flour crust surrounds a sweet cinnamon and nut filling for a recipe that will please any kid (or kid at heart) at just 5 net carbs per serving.

Coconut Flour Waffles

Customize to your heart’s content! While this recipe from Wellness Mama uses only a few basic ingredients like coconut flour and eggs, it makes light and fluffy waffles perfect for topping with butter or berries.

Each waffle is only 5 net carbs.

Chocolate Cinnamon Keto Donuts

Get jaw-dropping results with about 15 minutes of work with the help of this brunch recipe.

Make a batter with green banana flour, coconut milk, cacao powder, and cinnamon before baking in a donut pan and topping with a coconut butter frosting.

Each delicious donut runs about 6.5 net carbs.

Gluten-Free Strawberry Scones

Make the most of summer fruit with this sweet and simple brunch recipe from MamaShire.

Fresh berry pieces infuse an almond and coconut flour base for a moist and tender scone with just the right hint of sweetness.

A perfect pairing for a Bulletproof rooibos tea latte.

Keto Coffee Cake

Pair with coffee, or enjoy all on its own: This sweet brunch recipe from Real Balanced keeps it real with a coconut flour base and a sweet cinnamon crumble.

Each slice is less than 2 net carbs, making it a perfect partner for a cup of Bulletproof coffee.

Paleo Chocolate Almond Butter Crepes

You won’t believe this brunch recipe from I Heart Umami is keto-friendly.

Paper-thin crepes surround a silky chocolate and almond butter sauce for a rich and flavorful recipe that needs no other toppings — and it only runs you 3 net carbs.

Keto Chocolate Muffins

These sweet little muffins get a double dose of chocolate from cacao butter and cacao powder, plus a flavorless protein boost from pastured collagen peptides.

Take 10 minutes of prep work, and bake away for a perfectly sweet brunch addition with just 3 net carbs per serving.

Keto Dutch Baby

Like the OG Dutch baby, this classic brunch recipe from Cast Iron Keto cooks away in a cast iron skillet to create a puffy pancake.

This one stays low-carb with an almond flour batter and gets topped with sweet blackberries and crunchy macadamia nuts for a 5-carb recipe.

Keto brunch meats and veggies

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Cauliflower Bread With Crispy Bacon, Poached Eggs & Avocado

Take avocado toast to a whole new level with this surprisingly simple brunch recipe.

Whip up a toasty base out of cauliflower, coconut flour, and psyllium husk, then top with fixings like spring onion and sliced avocado.

Each mouthwatering slice runs you about 5.5 net carbs.

Dairy-Free Keto Breakfast Pizza

Like cauliflower bread? You’ll love this pizza-fied version: With savory toppings like smoked salmon and herbs, you can feed a crowd and get your veggie fix at the same time.

Each serving tallies up to 7 net carbs.

Spaghetti Squash Hash Browns

This brunch recipe from The Honour System makes the most of precooked or leftover spaghetti squash and turns it into a crispy, dippable side dish.

Simply form squash into patties and sizzle in coconut oil — it takes just minutes, and only sets you back 3 net carbs.

Chilled Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus Antipasto

Make yourself the star guest of any brunch with this simple, make-ahead recipe.

Salty prosciutto blankets tender cooked asparagus and then gets topped with an herby olive oil dressing for under 1 net carb per serving.

Just make sure you take precautions when enjoying cured meats (even if they’re labeled nitrate-free).

Keto Bacon & Zucchini Muffins

Savory muffins belong at brunch! This recipe keeps them paleo and gluten-free with a coconut flour base, plus rich additions from fiber-packed zucchini and salty bacon.

Smear with butter, and enjoy your best morning ever.

Homemade Paleo Breakfast Sausage Patties

Steer clear of store-bought sausages that stuff your links with corn syrup and fillers. Instead, make this easy recipe from Tastes Lovely for keto sausage patties.

Meat and simple spices blend together in your mixing bowl, then sizzle in a skillet for a cleaner take on breakfast meat for almost 0 net carbs per serving.

Low-Carb Thyme and Zucchini Fritters

These little veggie patties make the perfect addition to any brunch: Top with runny eggs, guacamole, or your favorite savory spreads.

With simple ingredients like grated zucchini and almond flour, they create fresh flavor with only 2 net carbs per fritter.


Keto brunch recipes: Coffee & drinks

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Layered Keto Coffee Jelly

Get a sweet new take on coffee (and dessert) with this brunch recipe.

Sweet coffee gelatin layers with coconutty coffee and dairy-free whipped cream for a slurpable morning treat that will impress all your guests.

This recipe adds only 2.5 net carbs to your glass.

Keto Iced Matcha Latte

Cool, creamy, and lightly caffeinated: This brunch beverage blends earthy matcha with coconut milk and stevia for a refreshing tea with just a hint of sweetness.

Plus, each glass is under 5 net carbs.

Minty Iced Bulletproof Coffee

This brunch-worthy coffee recipe mixes rich brewed coffee with a keto-friendly sweetener and fresh muddled mint.

A refreshing way to wash your brunch down with a protein boost.

Sugar-Free Keto Lemonade

Perfect for creating lemonade mimosas without the sugar crash, this sugar-free lemonade recipe gives three tasty options for you to choose from.

Tart, sweet, and ready for some serious brunching.