In today’s society, so many people battle with being obese. As such, it’s important to have a healthy lifestyle, and one of the easiest ways to do this is by eating a low-carb diet.
A low-carb diet will help you lose weight and improve your overall health if done properly. Many are aware of the benefits that come with eating a low-carb diet but don’t know where to start – especially when it comes to breakfast. In order for a low-carb diet to be successful, there are certain guidelines that need to be followed in order for it not to fail. Luckily, there are numerous recipes out there that can help you get started on your journey towards weight loss.
These guidelines include having breakfast every day, limiting your intake of processed foods and sugary drinks like sodas and fruit juices, as well as eliminating fast food from your diet completely (or at least reduce the amount). The following six recipes are all suitable for those on a low carb diet:
Low-Carb Granola Cereal
Ingredients For Low-Carb Granola Cereal
- ½ cup sunflower seeds
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- Chopped fruit (any kind, whatever you prefer)
Instructions For Low-Carb Granola Cereal
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix all dry ingredients in a mixing bowl, then add the wet ones and mix well. Spread mixture on baking pan and bake for about 20 minutes, making sure to mix it around every five minutes or so. Once the granola has turned golden brown, remove it from the oven and allow it to cool before serving with your favorite low-carb milk or adding chopped fruit.
Keto Cinnamon Almond Butter Breakfast Shake
Ingredients For Keto Cinnamon Almond Butter Breakfast Shake
- 1 cup coconut milk (unsweetened)
- 1 scoop protein powder
- 2 Tbsp almond butter, 2 Tbsp grass-fed butter, 1 tsp cinnamon. 1 tsp low carb sweetener of your choice if needed.
Instructions For Keto Cinnamon Almond Butter Breakfast Shake
Combine all ingredients into a blender and mix until smooth. This keto shake can help reduce blood pressure. After blending, you can then serve it the way you’d like.
Low-Carb Everything Bagel Avocado Toast
Ingredients For Low-Carb Everything Bagel Avocado Toast
- 2 slices low carb bread (of your choice) or 1 whole-grain bagel
- 3 Tbsp cream cheese, 3 Tbsp sliced avocado, 2 tsp everything bagel seasoning
Instructions for Low-Carb Everything Bagel Avocado Toast
Toast the bread/bagel to your liking and spread cream cheese over one side of each slice. Then, mash up half an avocado on top of the cream cheese and sprinkle everything bagel seasoning on top. Serve as is, or toast it a little more and enjoy!
Low-Carb Egg Muffins
Ingredients For Low-Carb Egg Muffins
- 8 eggs
- 3 Tbsp low carb cooking cream (or milk)
- Ham, bacon, sausage, or any other meat of your choice
- Any vegetables you may prefer, chopped very small
Instructions For Low-Carb Egg Muffins
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease up a muffin tin (or use muffin cups) and fill each about halfway with chopped vegetables. Add meat to the bottom of the cup, then crack an egg on top of it. If you like, add salt and pepper for added flavor. Place in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until firm throughout.
Low-Carb Keto Pancakes
Ingredients For Low-Carb Keto Pancakes
- 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
- Low-carb syrup, butter, and/or cream cheese. Other toppings of your choice.
Instructions For Low-Carb Keto Pancakes
In a mixing bowl, combine eggs with your favorite low-carb milk. Add in almond meal, coconut flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix until the batter is fairly smooth. Heat up an electric griddle to 350 degrees or medium heat on the stovetop. Spray cooking oil onto the griddle/pan and pour out a ¼ cup of batter. Once bubbles form on top, flip the pancake over and cook for 1-2 minutes more. Serve with your favorite low-carb toppings or syrup!
One-Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Breakfast
Ingredients For One-Sheet Pan Breakfast
- 1 bag frozen cubed hash brown potatoes or a 1lb bag of fresh ones 😉
- 3 Tbsp coconut oil, melted; 3 eggs, whisked; 2 tsp ground cinnamon, ½ tsp fresh grated nutmeg,
- Red cabbage,
- Avocado and Chicken Sausage. Optional: salt and pepper to taste.
Instructions For One-Sheet Pan Breakfast
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a one-sheet baking pan with the coconut oil and spread potatoes out evenly. Drizzle melted coconut oil on top of the potatoes, add salt and pepper if you’d like, then put it in the oven to bake for 30 minutes or until crispy. In a small bowl, whisk together eggs, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
After 30 minutes of baking the potatoes, push them to one side of the pan and add whisked eggs on the empty half. Put it back in the oven for another 10-15 minutes or until eggs are cooked through. Top with fresh chopped red cabbage and avocado slices, and enjoy!
If you’re looking for a healthy, low-carb breakfast that will help with weight loss, then these recipes are for you. Whether it’s something sweet or savory, we’ve got the perfect recipe for your morning meal on this list of 6 low-carb breakfast ideas.
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