45 Keto Breakfast Ideas

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Fill your meal plan with these delicious keto breakfast ideas! From staples like omelettes and bread to quick and easy smoothies, make-ahead breakfast casseroles to freezer-friendly pancakes. You’ll have easy-to-make and family-friendly recipes for all occasions!

Best keto breakfast recipes

The Best Keto Breakfast Recipes

Start your day with healthy low-carb keto breakfast recipes! This collection contains easy-to-make keto meal ideas that serve a range from one person to a whole crowd. No matter what kind of day it is, there’s an idea here for you.

All recipes are suitable for a keto diet.

When you browse through the collection here, you’ll see the following sections.

Staples

We all need everyday basics built around protein and fat. So pick your favorite recipe and repeat it a few times a week.

Quick and Easy

Did you sleep in late? Then, make one of these super quick meals before you start your day. These recipes take 15 minutes tops.

Make-Ahead

Strike while the iron is hot. When you feel like cooking food, prep these recipes so you’ll have food in the fridge later when your schedule is more full. Make-ahead meals are great to prepare the day or night before, then cook in the morning. Some options like muffins have multiple servings so you make them before hand and add them to your breakfast throughout the week.

Freezer-Friendly

Keto meal prep is way easier when you have a freezer full of food. Build up your stash with these type of recipes. Remove a portion the night before you want to eat it and thaw in the fridge or on the countertop.

Special Occasion

Do you have a birthday or anniversary coming up? These breakfasts are elegant and delicious! They are great to serve on holidays, for brunch, and anytime you want something fancy.

How to Meal Plan Low Carb Breakfast Ideas

First, decide what you’re going to make. Check out recipes here and review the keto shopping list for more ingredient ideas you can substitute.

Next, fill your keto meal planner with the recipes that sound best to you. Alternatively, or use a keto meal planning app to save your ideas.

Then, stick to the schedule and cook your meals according to your plan!

Easy Breakfast Staples

If you’re looking to add some morning excitement to your routine without the hassle, you’re in the right place! Get ready to boost your breakfast game with these easy staples. I’ve got simple yet satisfying recipes that’ll have you eager to jump out of bed each morning.

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A keto omelette with tomatoes and spinach on a white plate.
How to Make a Keto Omelette (the Easy Way!)
Start the day with a low-carb, high-fat breakfast made in a quick and simple process. From start to finish, the meal only takes a few minutes to make and is perfect for a keto diet.
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Bead on a wooden board with a view of nature at the background.
Best Psyllium Husk Keto Bread
This keto bread with psyllium husk recipe could be the only keto bread substitute you need! With a crispy crust and soft pliable center, this is perfect for all multi-grain or whole wheat bread uses.
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3 pieces of carnivore egg in a hole on a white plate.
Zero Carb Egg-in-a-Hole
This dairy-free ketogenic breakfast idea is a delicious way to eat ground beef and eggs. It’s a quick staple I make during the with and only uses 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time.
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Easy keto frittata served in a dark pot.
Easy Vegetarian Keto Frittata
Whip up this easy keto frittata for breakfast. It’s stuffed with a healthy mix of eggs, spinach, and feta cheese. This is a delicious vegetarian recipe ready in just 20 minutes!
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Mexican omelette on a brown plate on a wooden board.
Mexican Omelette
Get all the essential flavors of Taco Tuesday wrapped up in a Mexican omelette for breakfast! Skip laborious meal prep first thing in the morning and make this low-carb recipe in 10 minutes or less.
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Keto coconut flour bread sliced into six.
Keto Coconut Flour Bread
Coconut flour bread is easy to make and has a light flavor, plus it’s dairy-free too! Serve it fresh or toasted with eggs and sausage.
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Feta cheese omelette.
Easy Greek Omelette
A Greek omelette has to be stuffed full of classic Mediterranean flavor – tomatoes, green pepper, olives and feta cheese. Serve warm and dream of warm sunny days.
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Cheesy keto casserole in a glass dish.
Cheesy Keto Casserole
Make cheesy keto egg casserole stuffed with spinach and mushrooms for breakfast. Be sure to save leftovers for a quick lunch or dinner!
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Baked oatmeal hero in a white dish.
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Baked Keto Oatmeal
Bake this oat-free keto breakfast anytime you want something warm and filling. Each bite is full of a deliciously sweet cinnamon flavor. It’s low-carb and gluten-free.
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Quick and Easy Breakfast Meals

Tired of morning chaos and scrambling for something to eat? Say hello to stress-free mornings with these quick and easy breakfast meals! No more fussing around in the kitchen or skipping breakfast—these recipes are simple, speedy, and guaranteed to make your mornings smoother and more enjoyable.

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Low-carb avocado smoothie recipe on a white wooden surface.
Blueberry Avocado Smoothie Recipe
This keto blueberry avocado smoothie recipe is low-carb, dairy-free, and vegan. It’s easy to make in 5 minutes and only has 5 ingredients!
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Two servings of green smoothie in a glass with two green straws.
Dairy-Free Keto Green Smoothie
Mix up a low-carb, keto green smoothie for breakfast or a quick snack in just a few minutes. It’s a healthy vegan and dairy-free recipe with a refreshing lemon mint flavor.
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A plate of three cheese omelette with garnish on a white surface.
Three Cheese Keto Omelette
A delicious cheese omelette full of healthy fats and protein is the perfect quick keto breakfast any day of the week.
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A bowl of homemade raw milk yogurt on a wooden board.
Homemade Raw Milk Yogurt Recipe
This Homemade Raw Milk Yogurt recipe is a probiotic-rich food you can easily make. No yogurt maker or machine is needed for this budget and family-friendly recipe.
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Hot keto cereal served in a brown bowl with a wooden spoon.
Keto Breakfast Cereal
This fiber rich, coconut keto breakfast cereal is quick to make and gives you a combination of protein and fat in the first meal of the day.
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Strips of bacon on a white surface.
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Air Fryer Bacon Recipe (Crispy, Easy, No Smoke!)
This is the way to cook bacon. Not only is it quick and easy, but there’s no mess!
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Keto pizza eggs on a white plate.
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Keto Pizza Eggs Recipe
Jazz up your eggs with pepperoni, cheese, and marinara sauce. Enjoy classic pizza flavors in this quick 10-minute meal.
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A glass of low carb pumpkin spice frappuccino with whip with a blue straw.
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Low Carb Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino
Just want a coffee in the morning? Spice it up with a seasonal mix of cinnamon, pumpkin, and cream.
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Breakfast Keto Bacon Egg Cheese Chaffles on a blue plate.
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Keto Bacon, Egg, & Cheese Chaffles
Combine traditional breakfast ingredients into a savory waffle that’s entirely keto-friendly! You can’t go wrong with this recipe that’s ready in just 5 minutes.
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Make-Ahead Breakfast Options

Think of waking up to a yummy breakfast all set to go, no morning scramble needed. Get ready because we’re exploring make-ahead breakfast options that’ll make your mornings super easy! These recipes are here to save you time and guarantee you never miss breakfast again.

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Carnivore muffins in a baking tray.
Breakfast Muffins with 5 Keto Variations
This easy dairy-free breakfast idea is great for meal prep. Try any of the FIVE keto options and find your favorite combination!
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Breakfast lasagna being served at the table.
Low-Carb Breakfast Lasagna
With a hearty combination of eggs, sausage, cream and cheese this lasagna has loads of flavor. Plus, it’s entirely low-carb!
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Three tomato zucchini egg cups.
Tomato Zucchini Keto Egg Cups
Keto Egg Cups are a quick solution for meal prepping, snacking, and kid-friendly meals. These egg cups can also be packed in a to-go container and taken on the run.
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Chai latte chia pudding in a glass on a wooden surface.
Chai Latte Chia Pudding
Prep this low-carb breakfast the night before so it has time to thicken. You’ll love this pudding with all the warm and spicy flavors of a chai latte!
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Garlic zucchini scrambled egg muffins on a white plate.
Garlic and Zucchini Scrambled Egg Muffin
Scrambled egg muffins are my lazy version of a crust-less mini quiche. They are a great thing to pop into your oven in the morning while you get ready for the day.
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A jar and a spoonful of to overnight oats on a white surface.
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Keto Overnight Oats
Missing oats on a keto diet? Make this low-carb alternative as a healthier gluten-free option.
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Jalapeno Popper Egg Cups on a white plate.
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Jalapeno Popper Egg Cups
Full of flavor and with a good amount of protein, these egg cups are great to make in advance for busy weekday mornings.
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A meat recipe in a white bowl.
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Keto Sausage Vegetable Breakfast Bowl
Make this once and have breakfast ready for 4 mornings. This is very versatile and easy to double batch for multiple people.
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Freezer-Friendly Keto Breakfasts

If you’re all about that keto life but struggle with hectic mornings, this one’s for you! These freezer-friendly keto breakfasts are your ticket to starting the day right without stress. They’re here to make your mornings easier and keep you on track with your keto goals.

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A stack of pancakes with raspberries on a wooden surface.
Low-Carb Coconut Flour Pancakes
Make easy coconut flour pancakes this weekend and share a delicious keto breakfast with your whole family. This recipe is a dairy-free, vegetarian breakfast idea everyone will love.
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Double batch keto flatbread in stacks on a wooden board.
Keto Flatbread + 33 Ways to Use It
Make a double or triple batch and store these in the freezer to last all month. Serve with keto syrup like pancakes or wrapped around scrambled eggs and hot sauce like a burrito. You can’t go wrong if it’s sweet or savory, however you like best!
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A white dish of keto drop biscuits on a wire cooling rack.
Keto Biscuits with Thyme and Cheese
Do you have 10 minutes to mix some almond flour, cheese, eggs, cream, butter, thyme and salt together in a bowl? That’s all you need to prep these savory low-carb, keto biscuits. Serve with eggs and sausage for a complete keto meal.
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Low Carb Pumpkin Bread in rectangular pan.
Low-Carb Chocolate Pumpkin Bread
Ultra moist and chocolate-infused, this low carb pumpkin bread is a delicious treat for fall! Bake it once and serve it all week with a side of eggs in the morning.
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Keto pumpkin muffins coconut flour in a baking dish.
Dairy-Free Keto Pumpkin Muffins
With only 4-ingredients (plus spices) these muffins are a fun, low-calorie way to celebrate the best of fall baking.
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Pieces of savory muffins on a white surface.
Savory Keto Veggie Muffin
This savory keto veggie muffin recipe with blow you away. A blend of coconut flour, broccoli and herbs may sound unimpressive but I assure you it is anything but!
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Ketogenic gingerbread on wooden cutting board with knife.
Keto Gingerbread Loaf
Cozy up with the family and share a keto sweet bread flavored with warming spices and maple sweetness by the fire. This is a great recipe for fall and winter mornings.
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Low carb bagels served with a cup of coffee.
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Keto Low Carb Bagels Recipe with Fathead Dough
Enjoy bagels and cream cheese even while on a keto diet! This recipe only take five ingredients.
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Bread with a slice of butter on top of it.
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Keto Banana Bread Recipe
Matt & Mega nailed the perfect banana bread. It's dense, nutty, and super flavorful. Plus, 100% low-carb, keto, and gluten-free. What a win!
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Special Occasion Keto Breakfast Ideas

Planning a big day but worried about sticking to your keto diet? Don’t stress! I’ve got you covered with some top-notch special occasion keto breakfast ideas. These recipes will make your celebrations extra special while keeping you on track with your keto lifestyle.

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Close-up of a hand pouring white icing over a freshly baked blueberry scone.
Keto Blueberry Scones Recipe
Make this coffee shop style keto blueberry scones recipe In less than 30 minutes! Use just 10 low carb ingredients you probably already have in your pantry and follow the easy recipe directions or watch along in the video.
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A plate of keto French toast with strawberries and cream.
Keto French Toast
Warn, soft and full of cinnamon flavor – this keto French toast is a great recipe to share with the whole family and 100% kid-friendly. It’s vegetarian and completely gluten and sugar-free too!
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Keto Strawberry Shortcake served with garnish on a wooden surface.
Keto Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes
Nourish yourself and delight the mouth’s senses with a warm and fluffy stack of ketogenic strawberry shortcake pancakes. Enjoy a light and fluffy low-carb breakfast of coconut flour pancakes dressed up with strawberries and whipped cream!
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keto coffee cake featured
Macadamia Nut Keto Coffee Cake
Light and fluffy, this sweet cinnamon cake is a yummy treat to eat with a hot cup of coffee. It's surprisingly easy to make and always a big hit with any crowd.
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A batch of scotch eggs on a white plate.
Keto Carnivore Scotch Eggs
3-Ingredient Scotch Eggs are a delicious option for a special breakfast! There are 12 servings per recipe so you’ll have plenty to serve at brunch and for a crowd.
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Pumpkin bread on a wooden board.
Keto Pumpkin Bread Recipe with Coconut Flour
Enjoy a Keto Pumpkin Bread Recipe this fall! Celebrate the change of season with a macro friendly pumpkin bread that is easy to make and entirely low carb and sugar-free. It’s dairy-free, flavorful, and moist – sure to be a new fall favorite this year.
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portobello egg bake one white plate
Keto Portobello Egg Bake
A keto Portobello Egg Bake is a soft and warming breakfast combination of vegetables, healthy fats and protein. It’s easy to make but fancy enough to celebrate a special day.
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Keto Smoked Salmon Crustless Quiche with a slice being taken out of it.
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Keto Smoked Salmon Crustless Quiche
Loaded with protein and fat, this is a healthy low-carb dish for breakfast or brunch. It’s the perfect combination of salmon, cheese, and chiles.
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Strawberry cheese keto danish on a white plate.
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Strawberry Cheese Keto Danish
Never get tempted by the low-quality, pre-packaged danishes in the grocery store again. Make your own keto version and enjoy, guilt-free.
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More Keto Breakfast Recipes

Love baking? I highly recommend The Ultimate Guide to Low-Carb Baking for all you need to know about sugar-free, family-friendly sweet and savory baked goods.

Originally published September 15, 2019.

2 thoughts on “45 Keto Breakfast Ideas”

  1. Jessica, thanks so much for including my bacon wrapped mushrooms in your post!! This looks like a great list of keto breakfast ideas! I’ll pin it & will have to try a few of these keto breakfasts myself. Thanks again! ?

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