Are your mornings so hectic you forget to eat breakfast? That’s a habit you’ll have to learn to break. Breakfast kicks off your day and helps you power through your morning. Don’t skip breakfast or else you’ll wind up hangry. And we all know what hangry means…you’ll be more likely to sin at lunchtime with foods that aren’t good for your healthy lifestyle. Now you won’t have any excuses left to use when you make these 21 grab-and-go low carb breakfast recipes.
Make them ahead of time and grab them as you dash out the door. They’re portable and perfect for your busy day!
Strawberry Chia Pudding
Nothing beats fresh strawberries! They’re naturally sweet and delicious. Mixed with chia seeds and almond milk, when you combine them, something phenomenal happens.
The almond milk renders the chia seeds into a pudding-like texture. So, if you’re a lover of sweet breakfast items, this one will do you right. Plus, you’re getting the omega-3 fatty acids your body needs.
Easy Egg Muffin Cups
Who needs drive-thru egg sandwiches when you can have the low carb goodness of egg muffin cups? In just 30 minutes and with only 5 ingredients including sausage, eggs, and zucchini, you’ll have a bounty of egg muffin cups to see you through every morning of the week.
They look pretty too so bring this one to the office and watch how jealous everyone gets. Maybe you’ll even be inclined to share!
Miss those scones from that big-brand coffee shop you used to stop at before going low carb? You can make enough mini scones for your work week to kick off your mornings.
These use almond flour, coconut flour, sugar-free sweetener, heavy cream, and fresh blueberries. And they’re ready in just 35 minutes total.
If you’re making them on the weekend to prep for your week, a word to the wise…double the recipe. You’ll likely want to taste-test a few of them first. Hey, it’s a good excuse!
Low Carb Granola
No need to buy bags of granola with preservatives and carbs. Instead, make a low carb version you can stash in a bag.
Portion it out and you can munch all the way to the office. Why not top off your yogurt with some too? It keeps well in a mason jar so you can bring a week’s worth and nibble away!
Homemade McGriddle Sandwich
Craving something that’s both sweet and savory for your morning? Don’t stop at those golden arches and blow your hard work.
You can make your own low-carb pancake bun using gelatin, cream cheese, eggs, almond flour, and a few other ingredients for breakfast. With syrup, bacon, eggs, and cheese to finish it all off, you’ll never miss that fast food place when you can have this wholesome version that satisfies your desires.
Hatch Chile Cheddar Egg Bites
Sometimes, only spice can give you the kick you need to kick off your day. Egg bites with cheddar cheese and hatch chiles are the way to go. Bake them up on the weekend, then stow them in the fridge.
You can heat them up in the microwave in just one minute and get out the door. You’ll have about 12 to 15 bites with this recipe, perfect for sharing with your household or hoarding all to yourself.
Low Carb Crustless Quiche
Bring brunch with you anywhere you go. By making a quiche without a crust, you’ve got a low carb breakfast option that satisfies.
It’s brimming with ham, cheese, and broccoli. Once you make it, you can simply heat it up when you’re ready to dig in. Pack it in your bento box and microwave it once you arrive at work if you run short on time. The lovely aroma will bring everyone to the break room to see what smells so good.
Instant Pot Egg Bites
If you have Instant Pot, there’s no excuse not to make a grab and go low carb breakfast! These egg bites done in the Instant Pot are a prime example for meal prep.
They come out light and fluffy and simple melt in your mouth. Made with cottage cheese, cheddar, red bell pepper, and spinach, it takes only 25 minutes from start to finish to make them. These prove that healthy and low carb can be absolutely delicious! Find the recipe below.
Coconut Macadamia Bars
How about a grab and go low carb breakfast that takes just 5 minutes to make? And it only requires 5 ingredients!
These coconut macadamia bars are the sweet and tasty power breakfast you need to take with you for those hectic morning carpools to school or when you somehow managed to catch the early train on time at the station. Your day will be off to an awesome start for sure.
Healthy Egg Muffins and Turkey Bacon
If you like your breakfasts to look pretty, these healthy egg muffins wrapped in turkey bacon are the answer. You can make them on a Sunday morning and serve the family farm-fresh-tasting goodness.
They look so cute with their crispy bacon borders! And then, pack up the leftovers so you can heat and eat on your way out the door for work Monday morning.
Radish Hash Browns
Potatoes are off the menu for your low carb lifestyle. But what if you could fake it and make it all at once using radishes instead?
All you need is shredded radishes, eggs, parmesan cheese, and a few seasonings from your spice rack and you’ll have a new breakfast side for weekends and one that easily transports for an on-the-go meal.
Savory Breakfast Cookies
Are they cookies? Are they biscuits? Perhaps this mashup is a little of both. Call them whatever you want, but you’ll find them delicious no matter the name.
Made with eggs, sausage, onion, green peppers, and cheddar cheese, you’ll want to devour them all on the spot. Best of all, they only take 20 minutes to make. That’s a tiny amount of time for a breakfast that will hit the spot all week long!
Raspberry Avocado Smoothie
Calling all smoothie lovers! Do you prefer to sip breakfast instead? This raspberry avocado smoothie is just what you’ll want to blend up and pour in your to-go cup.
The avocados give you a dose of healthy fats while the raspberries add sweetness and antioxidants. There’s no dairy either so if you’re dairy-free, this creamy and delightful breakfast is sure to be your new favorite.
Instant Pot Egg Bites
Looking for a more exotic flavor for your grab and go low carb breakfast? These Instant Pot egg bites are similar to the ones at Starbucks.
They have feta, red pepper, and oregano to add flavor. The texture is light and smooth yet creamy too. And guess what? Making a batch of these only takes you a grand total of 12 minutes. You’ve got no excuse not to have a healthy low carb breakfast now!
Southwestern Keto Bacon and Egg Cups
Ride off into the sunrise with these bacon and egg cups with a southwestern flair. They only require pre-cooked slices of bacon, organic eggs, chives, cheese, dried onion, and a bit of salt and pepper to taste.
Then comes the topping that’s sure to make you a breakfast believer. Made with sour cream, crushed chipotle, taco seasoning, and a few other spices, you’ll get your spurs jingling and jangling as you dash out the door.
Microwave Pumpkin Muffin
It doesn’t have to be fall to get a little pumpkin spice in your life. Start your mornings off on a sweet note with a pumpkin muffin you can make in a mug in your microwave.
You get loads of fiber and protein to keep you feeling sustained. And everyone will wonder why you’re all smiles during that boring morning meeting. From My Life Cookbook.
Low Carb Breakfast Burritos
All those pre-packaged breakfast burritos are loaded with carbs and preservatives. But if you make them yourself, you can grab and go with a fiesta lingering on your lips.
Made with breakfast sausage, low carb tortillas, eggs, milk, cheese, and salsa, you’ll have a fresh-made breakfast burrito that travels well. Feel free to top it off with fresh avocado after you microwave it before bolting out the door.
Keto Low Carb Cinnamon Blueberry Muffins
If you’re a muffin person that doesn’t want a muffin top, making low carb muffins is the way to go. While these will take about 40 minutes, they’re the perfect thing to bake up on your weekend and have ready for your workweek.
The recipe uses cinnamon and fresh blueberries though variations for blueberry lemon, blueberry raspberry, and triple berry are all included so why not try them all?
Keto Overnight Oats
Now here’s a recipe you’ll never get tired of for those low carb grab and go breakfasts. That’s because it’s super-simple and you can choose your own toppings.
You basically combine unsweetened almond milk, hemp hearts, chia seeds, vanilla essence, and erythritol, then let it sit overnight in the fridge. In the morning, divvy it up into your mason jars and add your favorite toppings.
Fresh blueberries or strawberries, nut butter with sugar-free chocolate chips, keto granola…the options are endlessly delicious as you can see!
Low Carb Ricotta Muffins
We love a recipe that lets you choose your own ending, just like those books we had as kids. This low carb ricotta muffin recipe centers around the delight that is ricotta cheese.
The basic recipe is lightly sweet with vanilla and the option to add orange zest which makes it taste like something you’d find at a 5-star resort’s breakfast buffet. Omit the zest and add cocoa powder and they become chocolatey. Or go the opposite direction for a savory Italian-style flavor with bacon, sundried tomatoes, mushrooms, onions, and basil.
There’s even a country maple sausage flavor to make! With these tasty! options, you’ll actually look forward to waking up for work in the morning if you get to take one along for the ride!
Low Carb Breakfast Sausage Egg Muffins
And finally, if you’re a breakfast sausage person, you don’t want to miss prepping these tasty delights to take along for your morning commute. Made with sausage, eggs, and cheese, you’ll only spend 35 minutes in the kitchen making them.
They reheat beautifully so make an extra batch to fuel every morning of your workweek. The option to use the Mexican-style shredded cheese is highly recommended for a unique taste you’ll fall head over heals for!
With 21 reasons not to skip breakfast, you’ve run out of excuses. Start every day off the way you deserve – with a proper breakfast. You don’t need to sit down to eat these, though with each bite you’ll probably learn to savor the moment!