How to Make a Healthy Low Carb Breakfast

Healthy low carb breakfast idea of chia pudding on a plate with flowers and blue napkin.
Healthy low carb breakfast of chia pudding with a blue napkin and flowers.

Keeping up with fitness and clean, healthy eating can be a challenge. These low-carb, high protein breakfast ideas are perfect. Striving to limit carbs, calories, and boredom with limited options can cause people to get tired of the same old foods and lead them back to unhealthy habits. It is important to incorporate variety and change in our diets to ensure we don’t become stagnant. Our bodies may prefer healthy eating, but they also crave variety and flavor. Replacing ingredients with healthier options is an easy, simple way to do this. These healthy low carb breakfast recipes are easy to prepare, especially on busy mornings, plus they are loaded with protein.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The type of breakfast you consume will have a significant impact on your activities throughout the day. To function at your best, your breakfast should be healthy and rich in protein. 

Healthy breakfast choices do a lot to keep the cravings for carbs and extra calories at bay. Here are some easy healthy breakfast choices:

Low Carb Breakfast Recipes

1. Eggs and Vegetables

Eggs and vegetables cooked in coconut oil are a wonderful breakfast, and it will keep you full for a long time. Fry the eggs to your desired consistency, toss the vegetables in to sauté for just a minute, add some seasoning, and enjoy. 

2. Skillet-Baked Eggs With Spinach and Yogurt

Skillet-baked eggs with spinach and yogurt is an excellent, easy-to-make breakfast that is full of nutrients to kick-start your day. Baking is a fantastic way to cook meals, because you do not introduce any additional oils or fats. Pre-heat the oven to 300 °F. Combine yogurt, garlic and a pinch of salt in a bowl and set aside. Melt a little coconut oil in a skillet over low heat. Add spinach, leek, scallion, lemon juice, and salt, and sauté occasionally stirring. Remove skillet from the heat and crack several eggs into the veggie mixture, keeping yolks intact as much as possible. Bake for 10-15 minutes and top with yogurt mixture before serving. 

3. Creamy Shake

Who doesn’t love a creamy shake? But who loves all those carbs and calories? This avocado green tea shake is your perfect solution. It is rich and creamy, and easy to make. Whisk together 1 teaspoon of matcha powder and 1 tablespoon of hot water, and set to the side. In a blender, combine half of an avocado, a ½ cup of Greek yogurt, 1 ¼ cups of almond milk, protein powder and a sweetener like honey, agave, or stevia. Blend, add the tea mixture and serve! 

Healthy low carb breakfast idea of low carb pancakes and skillet baked eggs on a plate with avocado.

4. Low-Carb Pancakes

We get fed up with eating eggs every time we are on a diet. These low-carb pancakes will be your new favorite breakfast. All you need is 2 oz cream cheese, 2 eggs, 1 tsp granulated sugar substitute and ½ tsp cinnamon, blend this all together, let the mixture rest for the air bubbles to escape, cook the mixture on a pan on medium heat for 2 minutes each side and you are done. Tasty and healthy pancakes every time for a high protein, low carb breakfast.

5. Chia Pudding

Chia pudding is another easy to make breakfast. In a bowl or mason jar, combine ¼ cup chia seeds, 1 cup non-dairy milk, and ½ tablespoon of honey. Mix well and refrigerate overnight, until the seeds have become jelly-like in texture and the pudding has thickened. Top with your choice of fruit.


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Try My Low Carb Breakfast Ideas and Recipes!

If you have ever tried eating low carb, let me know your experience in the comment section below. If you try out any of my healthy low carb breakfast ideas, let me know how much you liked them. I would also love to hear what you think, or take a photo and tag me @Eat_Your_Nutrition on Instagram. I love seeing your photos. #EatYourNutrition #LauraVillanueva


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