Low Carb Breakfast Recipes - 25 Things You Need to Know

By Summer Banks FNS, SPT on May 29, 2019

Breakfast tends to set the tone for the rest of the day. If you eat a well-balanced meal, you have a greater chance of reducing mid-day cravings or even boost weight loss results. Below are quick and easy low carb breakfast recipes for all.

Breakfast Biscuits

Breakfast Biscuits

Biscuits are one of the most commonly eaten breakfast choices in the country. However, biscuits should not be eliminated entirely, especially when they are cooked using low carb ingredients.

  • Calories Per Serving – 69
  • Servings Per Recipe – 12
  • Prep Time – Five minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 17 minutes

Ingredients List

  • One cup of gluten-free baking mix
  • 3 tablespoons of refrigerated butter
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • Half-cup and 2 tablespoons of almond milk, no sugar
  • Half-cup of Mozzarella Cheese, shredded

Cooking Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Then take a relatively large bowl and mix the gluten-free baking mix, baking powder, and salt thoroughly.
  • Take a pastry cutter and work in the butter until left with a crumbly mixture.
  • The pieces should be about the size of beans. Work in the other ingredients and stir well until everything is blended evenly.
  • Now comes the baking. Take a cookie sheet that is lined with parchment.
  • Place the mixture on top of the parchment (using a pan) and bake in the oven for 12 minutes.
  • If your oven bakes fast, you may need only 10. When the top layer of the biscuits begins to brown, they are ready to be served.

Nutritional Information

  • Total Fat – 5 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 3 grams
  • Trans Fat – 0 grams
  • Cholesterol – 27 milligrams
  • Sodium – 915 milligrams
  • Total Carbohydrates – 4 grams
  • Dietary Fiber – 4 grams
  • Sugars – 1 grams
  • Protein – 4 grams
  • Vitamin – A 3 percent
  • Calcium – 5 percent

Bagels with Eggs

Bagels with Eggs

Bagels can often be a tough food product to make when preparing low carbohydrate meals.

  • Calories Per Serving – 320
  • Servings Per Recipe – Six bagels
  • Prep Cooking Time – 10 minutes
  • Ready To Eat- 15 minutes

Ingredients List

  • 1 and 1/4 cups of almond flour
  • 1/4 cups of Mozzarella Cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of whey protein powder (optional)
  • 1/4 cups of cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoons of sesame seeds
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder

Cooking Directions

  • The over should be preheated to 355 degrees.
  • With a bowl that is safe to use in a microwave place the Mozzarella cheese into it.
  • Heat for about two minutes.
  • A broiler can be used if there is no microwave available, but be sure that it does not burn.
  • When melted, add the cream cheese and eggs.
  • Take note, however, that a small portion of egg white is placed to the side.
  • You can do this by punching a hole in the top of the eggs and letting the egg white pour out into another bowl.
  • Take another bowl and add the almond flour, protein powder, and baking powder.
  • Stir thoroughly, then add the cheese mix into the bowl.
  • To avoid the almond flour clumping together, be sure the stir for a few seconds to keep the contents from separating.
  • In a separate bowl, Mix the almond flour, whey protein powder, and baking powder until well mixed together.
  • Once done, make six pieces of half and diagonal shapes.
  • Roll them into a tube shape that is about six inches in length.
  • Using a baking tray, place them on the top in a circular shape and allow the edges to touch each other.
  • Take the egg white that was poured earlier and brush over the bagels, then cover them with sesame seeds.
  • Place in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes and take them out immediately when they begin to brown.
  • Let them cool off for a few seconds before serving.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 320
  • Carbohydrates – 5 grams
  • Fat – 24 grams
  • Protein – 19 grams

Low Carb Cereal

Low Carb Cereal

A low carb breakfast that incorporates handmade cereal will also be enough food for some to think twice about having lunch since it is a natural food suppressant that helps to aid in weight loss.

  • Calories Per Serving – 200
  • Prep Cooking Time – One minute
  • Ready To Eat – 9 minutes

Ingredients List

  • 1 cup of flaked coconut, unsweetened
  • 1 cup of sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup of almonds, sliced
  • 1 cup of pumpkin seeds
  • Half a cup of pecans
  • Half a teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoons of sweet vanilla drops

Cooking Directions

Using a bowl, mix all of the ingredients and stir thoroughly.

Take a baking pan with rims and bake the mixture in the oven at 350 degrees for eight minutes.

Let the mixture cool if being served immediately, or place inside of a plastic container for later consumption.

Serve with almond milk.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories from Fat – 160
  • Total Fat – 17.8 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 3.6 grams
  • Sodium – 3 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates – 6 grams
  • Fiber – 3 grams
  • Sugars – 1 gram
  • Protein – 7 grams

Low Carb Pancakes

Low Carb Pancakes

Pancakes are wholesome, great tasting, and can quickly cure hunger pangs that can be experienced when waking up in the morning. Low carb pancake recipes can be gluten-free, rich in flavor, and pairs great with other low-carb breakfast foods.

  • Calories Per Serving – 267
  • Prep Cooking Time – Five minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 10 minutes

Ingredients List

  • Two eggs, large
  • 2 ounces of cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of milk or heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon of sweetener
  • 3 tablespoons of coconut flour
  • Half a tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • Half a tablespoon of baking powder, gluten-free

Cooking Directions

  • Using a blender, add all the ingredients into the device and blend until dissolved.
  • Allow the air in the mixture to rise to the surface.
  • This will also let the batter become thicker.
  • Using a pan that is lightly glazed with butter over medium heat, add the pancakes and allow them to fry.
  • It should take no less than one or two minutes for each side to cook.
  • If air bubbles form on the side of the pancakes, it is indicative of them needing to be flipped.
  • Repeat the process until everything is cooked.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 267
  • Fat – 21 grams
  • Carbohydrates – 7 grams
  • Fiber – 3 grams
  • Sugar – 2 grams
  • Protein – 9 grams

Egg Pie

Egg Pie

Eggs are a staple in breakfast cuisine throughout many regions of the world. Low carb foods that involve eggs are simple for anyone to cook, so long as care is taken to ensure that the proper amount of additives are placed into the ingredients.

  • Calories Per Serving – 242
  • Serving Per Recipe – 9
  • Prep Time – Five minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 60 minutes

Ingredients List

  • Eggs, one dozen (12)
  • Half a cup of onions, diced or chopped
  • Half a cup of diced or chopped peppers (optional)
  • Half a pound of sausage, drained and pre-cooked (optional)
  • 1 cup of shredded cheese (mozzarella preferred)
  • Half a cup of Cilantro
  • 1 1/2 cups of raw spinach
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic salt

Cooking Directions

  • The oven should be preheated to 375 degrees.
  • Add all of the ingredients in a blender until everything is dissolved.
  • Pour the blended contents into an eight-inch pan.
  • Bake for about one hour, subtracting about 10 minutes off if your oven cooks fast.
  • Once golden brown at the top, take it out of the oven and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 242
  • Total Fat – 18 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 7 grams
  • Trans Fat – 0 grams
  • Cholesterol – 274 milligrams
  • Sodium – 604 milligrams
  • Total Carbohydrates – 3 grams
  • Dietary Fiber – 0 grams
  • Sugars – 1 grams
  • Protein – 17 grams
  • Vitamin A 20 percent
  • Calcium – 14 percent

Sausage with Gravy and Biscuits

Sausage with Gravy and Biscuits

Sausage, gravy, and biscuits. One of the most beloved American dishes. It is hearty, filling, and sometimes unhealthy to eat. Reduced carb meals, such as the recipe below, add less sugar in the blood and also contain a surprising reduction of fat.

  • Calories Per Serving – 667
  • Servings Per Recipe – Eight
  • Prep Cooking Time – 20 minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 45 minutes

Ingredients List

  • Biscuits, low carb
  • 20 ounces of pork sausage, no casing
  • 150 grams of mushrooms, brown
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 400 milliliters of heavy cream
  • 250 milliliters of chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 3/4 of a teaspoon of xanthan gum
  • 1 teaspoon of marjoram

Cooking Directions

  • Preheat the oven to approximately 375 degrees, then slice the mushrooms.
  • Using a cast iron skillet, add in the butter and let it melt over medium heat.
  • Add the sausage and cook it, making sure to chop it up as it browns.
  • Then toss in the mushrooms and cook for about one minute.
  • Pour in the chicken broth and turn up the heat to a high setting.
  • Allow the broth to simmer until it is reduced to about half of the amount that was initially poured.
  • After that, add heavy cream, salt, marjoram, and pepper. Stir thoroughly.
  • Add the xanthan gum slowly, stirring each time that a small amount is placed into the skillet.
  • As the gravy begins to thicken, turn off the stove.
  • Take an oven pan and bake the biscuits until they are finished.
  • Pour the sausage gravy over the biscuits.
  • Place the skillet into the oven and allow it to cook for an additional 20-25 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 667
  • Calories from Fat – 544
  • Total Fat – 60 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 23 grams
  • Polyunsaturated Fat – 2.68 grams
  • Monounsaturated Fat – 15 grams
  • Cholesterol – 224 milligrams
  • Sodium – 750 milligrams
  • Potassium – 370 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates – 9.49 grams
  • Dietary – Fiber 3.4 grams
  • Sugars – 1.5 grams
  • Protein – 24 grams

Cheesy Tomato Omelette

Cheesy Tomato Omelette

Omelettes are another easy to cook breakfast choice that can easily be altered into a low carb breakfast.

  • Calories Per Serving – 155
  • Servings Per Recipe – One
  • Prep Cooking Time – Three minutes
  • Ready To Eat – Eight minutes

Ingredients List

  • 1 beaten egg
  • Seasoning, Italian
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cups of shredded cheese

Cooking Directions

  • Heat up a small eight-inch pan and pour the egg into the bottom. Allow it to cover the pan completely.
  • Once cooked, flip it over and let the other side do the same.
  • Place the unfinished omelet onto a baking sheet and place the other ingredients on the egg, remember to mix the seasoning with the tomato sauce first before adding to the egg.
  • Cover with cheese.
  • Using a pre-heated broiler, let the omelet cook until the cheese is melted, being careful not to overcook the eggs itself.
  • Once slightly brown, take out and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 155
  • Calories from Fat – 90
  • Total Fat – 10 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 5 grams
  • Cholesterol – 185 milligrams
  • Sodium – 395 milligrams
  • Potassium – 160 milligrams
  • Total Carbohydrates – 2 grams
  • Dietary Fiber – 0.01 grams
  • Sugars – 1 grams
  • Protein – 12 grams
  • Vitamin A – 11 percent
  • Vitamin C – 2 percent
  • Calcium – 16 percent
  • Iron – 6 percent

Coconut Meal (Grain Free)

Coconut Meal (Grain Free)

Not everyone may think about coconut being used as a sort of cereal during breakfast, but it can be used to produce a flavorful and fast meal that leaves people feeling full and refreshed for the remainder of the morning.

  • Calories Per Serving – 453
  • Servings Per Recipe – 1-2
  • Prep Cooking Time – Two minutes
  • Ready To Eat – Five minutes

Ingredients List

  • 2 tablespoons of coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons of golden flax meal
  • 3/4 cups of water
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 large beaten egg
  • 2 teaspoons of ghee
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener (optional)

Cooking Directions

  • Place the coconut flour, flax meal, water, and salt into a pot over medium heat, stirring thoroughly.
  • Once simmering, turn the heat down slightly and stir until it thickens.
  • Take the mixture off the stove and add half of the beaten egg, continuing to stir and it is being poured.
  • Then put the pot back on the stove and whisk the mixture as it thickens even more.
  • Take off the stove after four minutes and stir for about 25 seconds.
  • Add butter, sweetener, and cream.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 453
  • Calories from Fat – 351
  • Total Fat – 39g
  • Carbohydrates – 14g
  • Dietary Fiber – 9g
  • Protein – 13g

Hash Brown Radish

Hash Brown Radish

Hash browns are crispy, salty, and a great treat that is notorious for being high in fat and carbohydrates. An excellent trade-off to this is to use radishes to cook “hash browns” instead.

  • Calories Per Serving – 83
  • Servings Per Recipe – About four
  • Prep Cooking Time – 10 minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 14 minutes

Ingredients List

  • 1 teaspoon of granulated onion powder
  • 1 pound of radishes
  • 1 medium-sized onion
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoons of sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoons of paprika
  • 1 tablespoon of virgin coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoons of Black Pepper, ground

Cooking Directions

  • Wash the radishes and cut off their roots.
  • Slice them up with the onions. Add coconut oil and stir thoroughly.
  • Using a deep fryer, add the radish mixture into the oil, letting it cook for about eight minutes at a temperature of 360 degrees.
  • Put the mixture back into the same bowl that it was previously in, adding the other ingredients at the same time.
  • Put the radishes back into the frying bowl and let cook for about five minutes at 400 degrees.
  • Shake the excess oil off once completed and enjoy.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 83
  • Calories from Fat – 41
  • Total Fat – 4.5 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 1.4 grams
  • Cholesterol – 164 milligrams
  • Sodium – 397 milligrams
  • Total Carbohydrates – 4.7 grams
  • Dietary Fiber – 1.7grams
  • Protein – 6 grams

Mini Egg Pot Pie

Mini Egg Pot Pie

Pot pie is synonymous with dinner meals. However, low carbohydrate meals can also be cooked using the same methods that are undertaken by the former.

  • Calories Per Serving – 301
  • Servings Per Recipe – About 12
  • Prep Cooking Time – Five minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 30-40 minutes

Ingredients List

  • 12 slices of Bacon
  • 8 ounces of grated cheddar cheese
  • 12 large eggs

Cooking Directions

  • Place the bacon on a wire rack using a baking pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Make sure to take it out of the oven before it gets crispy.
  • Use cooking spray to coat a muffin tray.
  • Place bacon on each section of the tray. Stir the eggs in a mixing bowl and all the cheese.
  • Portion out the eggs into the individual cups on the tray with the bacon.
  • Allow it to bake in the oven for 25 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Remove the muffins from the cups and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 301
  • Calories from Fat – 208
  • Total Fat – 23.1 grams
  • Saturated – Fat 9.4 grams
  • Cholesterol – 237 milligrams
  • Sodium – 842 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates – 1 gram
  • Protein – 21 grams

Scrambled Eggs with Mushrooms and Spinach

Scrambled Eggs with Mushrooms and Spinach

Low carb breakfast recipes often use minimal ingredients for most dishes so that other small additives can be included with this meal.

  • Calories Per Serving – 162
  • Servings Per Recipe – Two
  • Prep Cooking Time – 5-7 minutes
  • Ready To Eat – Five minutes

Ingredients List

  • 2 eggs, large
  • 2 egg whites, large
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of butter
  • 1/2 cup of mushrooms, fresh and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of shredded provolone cheese
  • 1/2 cup of chopped raw baby spinach

Cooking Directions

  • Using a small bowl, stir the eggs, salt, egg whites, and pepper until everything is evenly blended.
  • Then take a skillet and heat butter over medium-high heat.
  • Add the mushrooms and let it cook for about four minutes.
  • Add the spinach and cook until it is wilted.
  • Lower the heat to medium.
  • Add the egg mixture and cook until the eggs are thick.
  • Add the cheese and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 162
  • Calories From Fat – 11 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 5 grams
  • Cholesterol – 226 milligrams
  • Sodium – 417 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates – 2 grams
  • Sugar – 1 grams
  • Protein – 14 grams

Ham Quiche

Ham Quiche

Ham Quiche is a great meal that does not contain sausage.

It is made using a blend of herbs that are flavorful and can serve up to 12 people.

If pork is not preferred at all, the ham can be replaced with turkey or chicken.

Most of the ingredients are easy to find so those who wish to try this can do so without worry of getting forgetful products at the grocery store.

  • Calories Per Serving – 107
  • Servings Per Recipe – 12
  • Prep Cooking Time – 10 minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 25-30 minutes

Ingredients List

  • 1 cup of salad croutons
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup of chopped fully cooked ham
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups of 2 percent milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons of dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon of mustard, Dijon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • A pinch of pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon of onion powder

Cooking Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Divide the croutons, ham, and cheese among 12 muffin cups that are greased.
  • In a large bowl, stir the remaining ingredients until blended.
  • Divide egg mixture among prepared muffin cups.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Let stand 5 minutes before removing from pan.
  • Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 107
  • Total Fat – 6 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 3 grams
  • Cholesterol – 81 milligrams
  • Sodium – 328 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates – 4 grams
  • Sugars – 2 grams
  • Protein – 8 grams

Low Carb Sausage Muffin Sandwich

Low Carb Sausage Muffin Sandwich

Commonly found at fast food restaurants, sausage muffins can also be made at home.

However, reduced carb meals have begun to find their way into these sorts of dishes recently.

It looks the same, tastes the same, yet has a significant reduction in the number of carbohydrates that are consumed with each serving.

These sandwiches are delicious and easy to digest, great for parents who wish to have their children eat something they like while keeping their blood-sugar levels at appropriate ranges.

  • Calories Per Serving – 880
  • Servings Per Recipe – One
  • Prep Cooking Time – Five minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 10 minutes

Ingredients List

  • 1 teaspoon of butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 sausage patties (must be cooked)
  • 2-3 slices of avocado
  • 2 slices of sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise

Cooking Directions

  • Heat up the butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Then place mason jar rings into the pan that have been lightly oiled.
  • Crack the eggs into the rings and use a fork to break the yolks apart, stirring at the same time.
  • Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes or until eggs are cooked through.
  • Remove the eggs from the rings after.
  • Place one of the eggs on a plate and half of the mayonnaise to the top.
  • Top the egg with one of the sausage patties as well.
  • Add a slice of avocado and cheese to the sausage patty.
  • Put the second sausage patty on top of the avocado and add the rest of the cheese.
  • Spread the rest of the mayonnaise on the second cooked egg and put it on the cheese to finish the sandwich.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 880
  • Fat – 82g
  • Protein – 32g
  • Total Carbs – 8g
  • Fiber – 2g
  • Carbohydrates – 6g

Ham Fillets

Eating low carb can also involve ham.

  • Calories Per Serving – 188
  • Servings Per Recipe – Flour
  • Prep Cooking Time – Seven minutes
  • Ready To Eat – Eight minutes

Ingredients List

  • 1 cooked ham steak (should weight about one pound)
  • 1/4 cup of orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons of water
  • 1 teaspoon of corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of prepared mustard

Cooking Directions

  • Using a large skillet that is lightly coated with cooking spray, brown the ham for about 3 to 4 minutes on each side, then drain.
  • With a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients and allow it to boil.
  • Allow each side of the ham to cook, then cover with a lid until everything is completely heated.
  • This process should take about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 188
  • Total Fat – 8 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 4 grams
  • Cholesterol – 51 milligrams
  • Sodium – 885 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates – 16 grams
  • Sugars – 14 grams
  • Protein – 14 grams

Mixed Fruit with Salad Dressing

Mixed Fruit with Salad Dressing

Low carb foods such as fruits are a wonderful addition to anyone’s breakfast choice, and can be eaten wholly on its own when mornings are hectic and quick meals are a must.

  • Calories Per Serving – 145
  • Servings Per Recipe – Eight
  • Prep Cooking Time – 6-7 minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 10 minutes

Ingredients List

  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoons of sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoons of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoons of onion powder
  • 6 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons of minced basil
  • 1 cup of chopped pineapple
  • 1 cup of sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup of kiwifruit, peeled
  • 1 cup of watermelon pieces, seedless
  • 1 cup of blueberries
  • 1 cup of raspberries
  • Pepper to taste (optional)

Cooking Directions

  • Using a blender, combine the sugar, salt, lemon juice, mustard, onion powder, and pepper.
  • Cover and blend for approximately 5 seconds.
  • While doing this, steadily add oil to the mixture.
  • Work in the basil while stirring. In a large bowl, mix all of the fruit.
  • Add the dressing and toss.
  • Refrigerate at the bottom of a cooler until it is ready to serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 145
  • Total Fat – 11 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 1 gram
  • Cholesterol – 0 grams
  • Sodium – 76 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates – 14 grams
  • Sugars – 9 grams
  • Fiber – 3 grams
  • Protein – 1 gram

Egg Curry

Egg Curry

Curry is an Indian cuisine that blends lots of different herbs but involves mostly curry powder and rice at the staple ingredients.

  • Calories Per Serving – 160
  • Servings Per Recipe – Flour
  • Prep Cooking Time – Five minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 10 minutes

Ingredients List

  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup of milk, fat-free
  • 1/2 teaspoon of curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon of ground cardamom (optional)
  • 2 medium sliced or chopped tomatoes
  • 1/8 teaspoon of pepper

Cooking Directions

  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, curry powder, pepper, salt, and, cardamom (if wanted) until everything is well blended.
  • Place a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat.
  • Pour in the egg mixture, cooking and stirring until the eggs are thick and no liquified egg is in its contents.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 160
  • Total Fat – 10 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 3 grams
  • Cholesterol – 372 milligrams
  • Sodium – 299 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates – 4 grams
  • Sugars – 3 grams
  • Fiber – 1 gram
  • Protein – 14 grams

Basil Omlette

Basil Omelette

The basil omelet is a Mediterranean-style breakfast recipe that incorporates many of the most popular egg seasonings yet uses them differently, mostly to bolster the natural flavor of everything without it tasting too “seasoned.”

  • Calories Per Serving – 235
  • Servings Per Recipe – Two
  • Prep Cooking Time – Two minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 10 minutes

Ingredients List

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 cups of water
  • 1/8 teaspoons of salt
  • 1/4 cups of tomato, chopped
  • 1 chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 1/4 cups of goat or feta cheese, crumbled
  • A small amount of pepper

Cooking Directions

  • In a small bowl, add eggs, water, salt, and pepper until everything is thoroughly blended.
  • In a medium to large skillet, heat the butter over medium to high heat.
  • Pour in the egg mixture.
  • It should set immediately at the edges if done correctly.
  • As the eggs set, push the cooked areas toward the middle, allowing the uncooked parts to flow underneath.
  • When the eggs are thickened, and there is no liquid egg remains in the skillet, add the cheese, tomato and green onion to one side.
  • Fold the omelet in half and cut into two portions.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 236
  • Total Fat – 18 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 8 grams
  • Cholesterol – 395 grams
  • Sodium – 472 grams
  • Carbohydrates – 3 grams
  • Sugars – 1 gram
  • Fiber – 1 gram
  • Protein – 15 grams

Spicy Vegetable Skillet

Spicy Vegetable Skillet

Vegetables are an extremely healthy addition to anyone’s breakfast menu. While it may be harder to get children to eat vegetables in the morning, this spicy vegetable skillet may be the breaker that converts them into healthy eating.

If the pork and cheese are taken out of the ingredients, it can also eliminate even more carbs, but cater to vegans and vegetarians.

  • Calories Per Serving – 399
  • Servings Per Recipe – Four
  • Prep Cooking Time – About 20 minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 15 minutes

Ingredients List

  • 1/2 pound of fresh chorizo or spicy pork sausage
  • 1 yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 zucchini, small size, and chopped
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoons of paprika
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoons of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons of pepper
  • 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese

Cooking Directions

  • Take a skillet and begin to cook chorizo, peppers, and onion over medium heat for 4 to 6 minutes or until chorizo is cooked through inside.
  • After crumbling the chorizo, drain the excess liquid.
  • Stir in tomatoes, zucchini, garlic, and paprika.
  • Cook, covered, for 5 to 7 minutes longer or until the vegetables are soft.
  • With the back of a spoon, make four “bowls” in the vegetable mixture.
  • Break an egg into each bowl.
  • Sprinkle the eggs with salt and pepper.
  • Cook, covered, for six minutes or until egg whites are entirely set, and the yolks begin to solidify slightly.
  • Remove from the heat and sprinkle with cheese. Allow the cheese to melt and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 399
  • Total Fat – 27 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 10 grams
  • Cholesterol – 250 milligrams
  • Sodium – 100 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates – 13 grams
  • Sugars – 6 grams
  • Fiber – 6 grams
  • Protein – 24 grams

Low Carb Mushroom Florentine

Low Carb Mushroom Florentine

Mushrooms can be enjoyed by themselves, or just about any cooked food, or placed in sandwiches for a more robust flavor.

  • Calories Per Serving – 126
  • Servings Per Recipe – Two
  • Prep Cooking Time – 5 minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 20 minutes

Ingredients List

  • Minced basil
  • 2 large portobello mushrooms (remove stems)
  • 1/8 teaspoons of garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoons of pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoons of olive oil
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 1 cup of baby spinach
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 cup of crumbled goat or feta cheese

Cooking Directions

  • Preheat the oven to approximately 425 degrees.
  • Spray the mushrooms with cooking spray and place in a large pan.
  • Add some garlic salt and pepper.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes uncovered.
  • After that, take a non-stick pan and heat the oil over medium-high while sauteing the onions until tender.
  • Stir in the spinach until it becomes noticeably wilted.
  • Stir together the eggs and salt; add to skillet.
  • Cook and stir until eggs are thickened, and no liquid egg remains; spoon onto mushrooms.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and, if desired, basil.
  • Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 126
  • Total Fat – 5 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 2 grams
  • Cholesterol – 18 milligrams
  • Sodium – 472 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates – 10 grams
  • Sugars – 4 grams
  • Fiber – 3 grams
  • Protein – 11 grams

Chicken and Apple Sausages

Chicken and Apple Sausages

Chicken and apple complement each other because of their unique flavors.

  • Calories Per Serving – 92
  • Servings Per Recipe – Eight
  • Prep Time – Five minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 20 minutes

Ingredients List

  • 1 large peeled and diced apple tart
  • 2 teaspoons of poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1 pound of ground chicken

Cooking Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the apple, poultry seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  • Crumble the chicken over the combination and stir well.
  • Shape into eight 3 inch patties.
  • Using a skillet that is coated in cooking spray, cook the patties over medium heat for about five minutes on each of sides.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 92
  • Total Fat – 5 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 1 gram
  • Cholesterol – 38 milligrams
  • Sodium – 328 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates – 4 grams
  • Sugars – 3 grams
  • Fiber – 1 gram
  • Protein – 9 grams

Apple Hashbrowns

Apple Hashbrowns

This recipe is recommended for those who like to keep their foods taste the same, even when certain additions are taken out that would make it unhealthy.

  • Calories Per Serving – 199
  • Servings Per Recipe – Flour
  • Prep Time – Three minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 17 minutes

Ingredients List

  • 1-1/4 cups of frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
  • 1/2 cup of chopped apple
  • 1/4 cup of chopped onion
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tablespoon of minced chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of separated butter
  • 2 tablespoons of separated canola oil
  • 1/2 cup of shredded Swiss cheese

Cooking Directions

  • Except for the canola oil, butter, and cheese, add all of the ingredients into a pan.
  • In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the butter and 1 tablespoon of oil over medium to high heat.
  • Divide the potato mixture evenly in pan, then sprinkle with cheese.
  • Top with the rest of the potato mixture, pressing gently into the skillet.
  • Cook for approximately 5 minutes or until the bottom is golden brown.
  • Carefully invert pancake onto a plate. Heat remaining butter and oil in the same pan.
  • Slide the pancake into skillet, browned side up.
  • Cook for 5 minutes longer or until bottom is slightly brown and the cheese is melted.
  • Slide the pancake onto a plate and cut it into four pieces.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 199
  • Total Fat – 16 grams
  • Saturated Fat – 7 grams
  • Cholesterol – 27 milligrams
  • Sodium – 241 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates – 8 grams
  • Sugars – 3 grams
  • Fiber – 1 gram
  • Protein – 6 grams

Breakfast Burrito

Low Carb Breakfast Burrito

Low carb breakfast burritos are a low-carb option that’ll satisfy your cravings, while keeping your carbs low.

  • Calories Per Serving – 324
  • Prep Time – 20 minutes
  • Ready To Eat – Five minutes

Ingredients List

  • 4 Low Carb Tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon of canola oil
  • 3 large scallions/spring onions
  • 4 ounces of green chili peppers
  • 1 medium whole red tomato
  • 1/2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons of black pepper
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/8 teaspoon of red or cayenne pepper
  • 9 sprigs of cilantro
  • 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 serving of tomatillo salsa

Cooking Directions

  • Heat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Wrap the tortillas in aluminum foil and heat in oven 5 to 10 minutes, depending on the speed of the stove.
  • Chop the tomatoes and diced green onions.
  • In a medium nonstick skillet, heat the canola oil over medium to high heat.
  • Add green onions, chiles, tomato, salt, and pepper.
  • Gently stir for about 3 minutes.
  • Push the mixture to the side of the pan. Add eggs and cayenne to skillet.
  • Cook for two minutes, occasionally stirring with a spatula until soft, creamy curds form.
  • Stir the vegetable mixture into the eggs.
  • Divide mixture among warm tortillas sprinkles with cilantro, one tablespoon of salsa and 2 tablespoons cheese.
  • Roll the tortillas and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 324 grams
  • Fat – 22 grams
  • Protein – 22 grams
  • Fiber – 5 grams
  • Carbohydrates – 7 grams

Low Carb Toast

Low Carb Toast

Preparing toast from scratch is a great and fun way to produce the bread in a way that benefits the individual’s cooking preferences the most.

  • Calories Per Serving – 270
  • Servings Per Recipe – Two
  • Prep Time – Five minutes
  • Ready To Eat – Five minutes

Ingredients List

  • 1/3 cup of almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2.5 tablespoons melted ghee

Cooking Directions

  • Preheat the oven to approximately 400 degrees. Place all the bread ingredients in a mug and mix well.
  • Put the mug in a microwave and cook on high for about 90 seconds.
  • Let the bread cool for five minutes and then remove the mug and slice into 4 pieces.
  • Place the slices on a baking tray and toast in the oven for 4 minutes.
  • Top with ghee.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 270
  • Sugar – 1 gram
  • Total Fat – 27 grams
  • Carbohydrates – 3 grams
  • Fiber – 2 grams
  • Protein – 6 grams

Low Carb Eggs Benedict

Low Carb Eggs Benedict (with Hollandaise Sauce)

Eggs Benedict is one of the more popular breakfast dishes. While others believe that this dish must be made with “heart” in mind, it goes without saying that a quick fix that remains simple is the best choice for low carb breakfast enthusiasts.

  • Calories Per Serving – 617
  • Servings Per Recipe – Four
  • Prep Time – 10 minutes
  • Ready To Eat – Five minutes

Ingredients List

  • 4 slices of bacon, pre-cooked (or sliced ham)
  • 4 halves of English Muffins, low carb and toasted
  • 3 eggs (egg yolks)
  • 7 ounces of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • A dash of salt
  • A dash of pepper
  • A dash of cayenne pepper
  • 4 poached eggs

Cooking Directions

Preparing the Hollandaise Sauce

  • Place egg yolks in a blender. Melt the butter in the microwave until it begins to bubble.
  • With the blender or food processor running, gradually add the hot butter in a steady stream to the egg yolks until the sauce is creamy and thick.
  • Add the lemon juice.
  • If the sauce is too thick, add some warm water for it to thin out.
  • Season to individual taste with salt, pepper, and cayenne.
  • Remove from the blender.

Assembling the Eggs Benedict

  • Place 3 inches of water in a deep skillet or saucepan with a dash of salt. Bring the water to a boil then reduce the heat to just under a boil.
  • Carefully break the eggs into hot water and cook until whites are firm.
  • Remove with a spoon.
  • Place slices of low toasted carb English muffins (or tomato slices) on plates.
  • Top each with a slice of ham or bacon.
  • Place poached eggs on top and pour Hollandaise sauce over eggs.
  • Add a dash paprika.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

  • Total Fat 60 grams
  • Saturated Fat 31 grams
  • Cholesterol 512 milligrams
  • Sodium 656 milligrams
  • Total Carbohydrates 5 grams
  • Dietary Fiber 2 grams
  • Sugars 0.3 grams
  • Protein 13 grams

Low Carb Waffles

Low Carb Waffles

Waffles are so famous; they are a familiar name among several restaurants.

They pair well with pork and other breakfast foods such as grits, cream of wheat, sausage, and toast.

  • Calories Per Serving – 211
  • Servings Per Recipe – One
  • Prep Time – Five minutes
  • Ready To Eat – 10 minutes

Ingredients List

  • 4 ounces of softened cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1 tablespoons of vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons of liquid sweetener (or more to taste)
  • 1 tablespoons of baking powder
  • 4 tablespoons of coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut milk
  • 4 large eggs

Cooking Directions

  • With a bowl and hand mixer, mix the eggs for 30 seconds.
  • Pour the melted butter over the eggs, sweetener, vanilla extract, and cinnamon and mix thoroughly until well blended.
  • Add the baking powder, cream cheese, and coconut flour.
  • Continue to mix well.
  • Allow the waffle batter sit dormant for about five minutes, so it becomes thick.
  • Pour a slightly liberal amount of waffle batter into the waffle maker and let it cook.
  • Repeat this process until the batter is empty. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories – 211
  • Total Fat – 17 grams
  • Carbohydrates – 5 grams
  • Protein – 7 grams
  • Fiber 2 grams
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