Keto or ketogenic diet is a trendy weight loss plan that promotes cutting down carbs and increasing fat intake. This kind of diet has lots of health benefits. It can help you lose weight and improve your health. It may also have benefits against diabetes, epilepsy, and Alzheimer’s disease. However, if you’re on a Keto diet, it means that you can’t eat foods such as pastries and pasta. Instead, you will go for meat, eggs, and heart-healthy oils.
One of the challenging things, when you’re on a Keto diet, is thinking of what breakfast you can eat. It’s because most people usually eat toast, bagels, and oatmeal during breakfast. These foods are carb-heavy and may ruin your diet if you eat them in the morning. You also cannot have a syrupy plate of pancakes for breakfast because sugar is also a big no on Keto diet.
Lots of people on a Keto diet might be wondering what foods they can eat for breakfast. If you’re one of them, then you’re in the right place. Today, we are going to give you some Keto-friendly breakfast ideas we found that may help you start your day right.
If you love eating a bagel in the morning, you can still do so even if you’re on a Keto diet thanks to this Meat Bagel recipe we got from Ditch the Wheat. Well, this isn’t really the bagel you have in mind because it’s basically made of ground pork that is cooked into the shape of a bagel. After cooking, you can cut it in half and fill it with tomato, lettuce, onions, and avocado for a great Keto-breakfast sandwich. This is a wonderful recipe, especially for meat lovers out there.
As mentioned earlier, pancakes are a no for Keto diet. But if you really want to have some for breakfast, you can by following The Big Man’s World’s recipe. With this recipe, you will be able to make some fluffy low carb Keto blueberry pancakes. These Keto-friendly pancakes are made with a combination of coconut flour, almond flour, and eggs. Their fluffiness is just like those of regular pancakes. In fact, you won’t be able to tell that they are low in carbs. You can add some blueberries on top to make it a bit sweeter. But don’t put too much because blueberries contain sugar as well.
Berry Chia Pudding
If you don’t like to eat meat for breakfast, or you’re not into a heavy breakfast meal, then this berry chia pudding by Julie’s Lifestyle is perfect for you. This pudding is made with coconut milk which gives its creamy texture and decadent flavor. This Keto-breakfast is also incredibly satisfying. Since chia seeds are rich in fiber, and it is mixed with protein powder, fresh strawberries, and coconut milk, it will surely keep you full and satisfied all morning.
Broccoli Cheese Breakfast Casserole
Broccoli and cheese are perfect together, and it is a delicious and Keto-friendly breakfast as well. We found a delightful broccoli cheese breakfast casserole recipe from Kalyn’s Kitchen. If you want to get started on eating vegetables early in the morning, then this breakfast casserole is the best for you. You can actually prepare it for breakfast on a Sunday morning, then enjoy it the whole week.
Buttery Coconut Flour Waffles
You can also have some waffles for breakfast even when you’re on a Keto diet with this recipe from 5 Minute Life. It is made of coconut flour, eggs, and non-dairy milk. Each waffle only has 4 net carbs, making them the perfect addition to a plate of bacon and eggs. This breakfast is very easy to make, and it is ideal for your Keto diet as well.
Sausage and Egg Breakfast Bowl
This is a simple Keto-breakfast recipe we found from Keto Connect. It only includes four ingredients which are radishes, sausage, cheddar cheese, and eggs. Radishes are perfect alternatives for breakfast potatoes. And since you will be cooking the egg separately on this recipe, you can fry it up the way you want. You can also add a bit of salt and pepper for flavor. It is a sumptuous breakfast, and you won’t even feel you’re on a diet when you have this.
Breakfast Egg Muffin
Egg muffins are also wonderful to eat at breakfast. Three muffins can provide you with 20 grams of protein, and it is under 300 calories. There are many ways to make breakfast egg muffins because you can mix in different ingredients such as cheese, vegetables, and seasonings. You can check out this breakfast egg muffin recipe from The Kitchn for more ideas.
Steak and Eggs
Steak and eggs are one of the classic breakfast options. It is delicious and is rich in protein that will keep you fueled up until lunchtime. If you have grilled some steak at dinner, you might want to cook some extra for a good Keto-breakfast the next day. You can also check out Tasteaholic’s recipe, which uses sirloin. If you are a heavy-eater in the morning, then steak and eggs are perfect for you.
Classic Bulletproof Coffee
Breakfast wouldn’t be complete without a nice and warm cup of coffee. However, coffee is also not advisable for people who are on a Keto diet. But don’t fret because you can still enjoy it with your favorite Keto-breakfast meal in the morning through this bulletproof coffee recipe we found from Keto Connect. This coffee does not contain sugar and caffeine, and it can also help suppress your hunger until lunchtime. It also has 0 net carbs.
Keto Iced Matcha Latte
If you are into green tea or matcha, you can also add it to your Keto-breakfast by following this iced matcha latte recipe we got from Bullet Proof. It is very easy to make and healthy as well. It is a refreshing and creamy breakfast drink that will still deliver a dose of caffeine. It will also supply you with healthy fats from coconut milk. A mug of this drink has 4.8 net carbs. You can pair it with a plate of bacon for a delicious breakfast.
These are some of the foods and meals you can eat for breakfast if you’re on a Keto diet.