17 Keto / Low Carb Breakfast Ideas

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Even though many typical breakfast items are off the table, figuring out what to eat for breakfast doesn’t have to be difficult. These keto and low-carb breakfast ideas will save you from blankly staring into the refrigerator in the mornings.

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11 Keto / Low Carb Breakfast Recipes

I never put much thought into how carb-heavy breakfast is until I cut out carbs and had to find something keto-friendly to eat. The morning meal brings with it pastries, cereals, and oatmeals that you can’t eat. But don’t fear – there are many alternative breakfasts to try.

See below for our favorite low-carb breakfasts. Each of these breakfast ideas can be eaten on a low-carb or keto diet, so dig in.

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Keto Biscuits & Gravy
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Keto English Muffins
These keto English Muffins are the perfect way to enjoy a breakfast sandwich. The batter is microwaved for just 90 seconds and makes 2 muffins very similar to an English muffin.
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Bacon Cheddar Broccoli Breakfast Casserole
This low-carb Bacon Cheddar Breakfast Casserole is super tasty and quick to put together, so it makes a great addition to your family breakfast or brunch spread.
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Keto Frittata for Breakfast
This Keto Frittata makes a delicious and versatile breakfast with high protein and low carbs.
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The Best Keto Blueberry Muffins
These Keto Blueberry Muffins are so fluffy and moist. They make the perfect on-the-go breakfast or snack for anyone watching their carb intake.
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Keto Breakfast Bowls
These keto breakfast bowls are packed with protein, healthy fat, and veggies so you'll get a great start to the day without the carbs.
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Keto Breakfast Egg Muffins
These keto egg muffins will make your morning prep so much faster. Just make ahead and reheat.
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Keto Eggs Benedict Cups
If you're craving eggs benedict on a keto diet, don't worry it's still possible to eat this delicious breakfast favorite. With these baked keto eggs benedict cups, you won't even miss the bread.
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Keto Pumpkin Muffins
These keto pumpkin muffins are fluffy, moist, and full of delicious fall spices.
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Keto Biscuits & Gravy Casserole
This Keto Biscuits and Gravy Casserole is a perfect solution for a family breakfast or as a make-ahead breakfast for the week. The crust and the gravy are made with almond flour so it's a low-carb treat – add the eggs and sausage and you have a complete breakfast.
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Keto Stuffed Breakfast Peppers
These Egg Stuffed Breakfast Peppers are baked with egg, sausage and cheese.
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Keto Coconut Flour Pancakes
These low-carb coconut flour pancakes make the perfect breakfast.
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Baked Avocado Eggs
These baked avocado eggs are a quick and easy keto or low-carb breakfast.
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Avocado Scrambled Eggs
Adding avocado to scrambled eggs gives them some variety and adds great healthy fats.
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Low-Carb Berry Smoothie
This low-carb berry smoothie makes a quick and easy breakfast or snack with any berries you have on hand.
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Basic Keto Chaffle Recipe
Keto Chaffles are an internet sensation for a reason. They make sandwiches possible on a keto diet and they're super easy to make.
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Keto Pumpkin Pancakes
Add a little fall flavor back to your life with these Keto Pumpkin Pancakes that are made with almond flour and turn out fluffy and light.
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When you see how many great options there are for a low-carb breakfast, you realize it’s not so bad after all. Those croissants, muffins, and bagels can find someone else’s table to haunt.

Which keto breakfast is your favorite? Share your thoughts in the comments.


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11 Keto / Low Carb Breakfast Recipes

These are easy ingredients to find online, if you don’t have them in your regular grocery store. I usually buy them directly from the brand website, but you can also get them on Amazon. I just stock them in the kitchen regularly because I know I’ll want them to make low-carb and keto foods.

17 Keto / Low Carb Breakfast Ideas

8 thoughts on “17 Keto / Low Carb Breakfast Ideas

  1. Erika says:

    I’m loving all these keto ideas! I can’t wait to try the pumpkin muffins with the crumbles on top!

  2. Chrissie Baker says:

    What a great idea for a recipe collection. The Pumpkin Pancakes has my name all over it. Yum! Pinning!

  3. rika says:

    Everything looks so good! I know my husband will enjoy all of these ideas, especially the pancakes!

  4. Danielle Wolter says:

    What a great collection of recipes! I especially liked the stuffed breakfast pepper – what a fun idea!

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