If you’re on the Whole30 diet and realize that even naturally sweetened Paleo versions of pancakes, muffins, and other breakfast favorites are off the table, you might have a moment of panic.
1. Eggs in Hash Brown Nests
It doesn’t get more classic than eggs and hash browns, but when you combine them into a single dish and bake them in a muffin pan? It also doesn’t get more convenient.
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Recipe from PaleoHacks | Eggs in Hash Brown Nests
2. Paleo Breakfast Casserole
Not only does this dish include breakfast classics like eggs and bacon, but it also works in some sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts for that added fiber and veggie power. The nutritional yeast in this dish will give it a cheesy flavor that will almost feel like cheating!
Recipe from Paleo Running Momma | Paleo Breakfast Casserole
3. Easy Cauliflower Soufflé Bake
Want the delish texture of a fluffy baked dish without breaking the Whole30 flour rule? This dish is all cauliflower, which perfectly subs in for any grains or grain-free flours.
Recipe from PaleoHacks | Easy Cauliflower Soufflé Bake
4. Blackberry Sage Breakfast Sausage
Fruit in a sausage? While apple is more common, these delightful breakfast meats bring in the slightly sour taste of blackberry for an amazingly sweet and savory result that will have you going back for seconds (and thirds).
Recipe from The Real Food RDs | Blackberry Sage Breakfast Sausage
5. AIP Breakfast Stir Fry
Chicken for breakfast? While not the most common morning protein, this dish will prove that chicken works for all meals of the day. Bonus: use whatever seasonal veggies you have on hand to customize this dish for all times of the year.
Recipe from Heal Your Kitchen | AIP Breakfast Stir Fry
6. Zucchini Noodle Breakfast Bowl
Zoodles for breakfast will become your new favorite thing. Not only is it fun to spiralize them, their versatility will allow for easy batch prep for use in multiple meals throughout the week.
Recipe from The Almond Eater | Zucchini Noodle Breakfast Bowl
7. Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus Dipped in Soft-Boiled Eggs
For a more gourmet-feeling breakfast, this dish uses bacon’s cousin (but bacon can be subbed in when in a pinch) and elegant, soft-boiled eggs.
Recipe from PaleoHacks | Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus Dipped in Soft-Boiled Eggs
8. Sweet Potato Apple Breakfast Bake
Missing muffins or pancakes on your Whole30? This dish gives the illusion of an actual baked good, but is entirely vegetable based. With no added sweeteners, but plenty of warming flavors, it’ll be on your menu long after your 30 days are up.
Recipe from Paleo Running Momma | Sweet Potato Apple Breakfast Bake
9. Spaghetti Squash Breakfast Bake
For the convenience of a one-dish muffin, this breakfast is five-star. Pairing pork sausage with versatile spaghetti squash, this dish is perfect for breakfast on the go or something easy to feed the kids.
Recipe from PaleOMG | Spaghetti Squash Breakfast Bake
10. Keto Breakfast Burger with Avocado Buns
Want to really change things up? This breakfast burger gives you an appetite-quenching dose of healthy fat by enclosing bacon and egg with avocado as the bun (messy, but delicious!).
Recipe from PaleoHacks | Keto Breakfast Burger with Avocado Buns
11. Shrimp and Avocado Omelet
While most omelets are going to use bacon or veggies, this one changes things up by throwing in some shrimp and using chopped avocado for a topping. Try subbing in salmon if you want another option for an omega-3 rich breakfast.
Recipe from PaleoPlan | Shrimp and Avocado Omelet
12. Eggplant Toast
Sweet potatoes, step aside: there’s a new toast in town. For three twists on a unique version of this grain-free toast, this eggplant base swaps out different flavors like tomato and basil, egg and bacon, or prosciutto and fig.
Recipe from PaleoHacks | Eggplant Toast
13. BLT Breakfast Salad with Soft-Boiled Eggs and Avocado
Salads are an excellent way to start the day off with a nice heap of vegetables, and they’re actually more filling than pastries or sugary breakfasts. This salad brings in classic breakfast flavors by pairing eggs and bacon with tons of fresh lettuce and juicy tomatoes.
Recipe from Australian Avocados | BLT Breakfast Salad with Soft-Boiled Eggs and Avocado
14. Paleo Chorizo Cauliflower Fried Rice
This dish pairs spicy chorizo with cauliflower “rice” in a breakfast skillet that’s part take-out and part comfort food. The fried egg can be swapped with avocado if you need an egg-free option.
Recipe from Worthy Pause | Paleo Chorizo Cauliflower Fried Rice
15. Breakfast Meatloaf
Think meatloaf is only for Grandma’s dinner table? This version includes an egg tucked in the center and provides every expected ounce of comfort from such savory ingredients as bacon and pork. Of course, nothing’s stopping you from adding this to the dinner menu, too.
Recipe from Comfort Bites | Breakfast Meatloaf
16. Salmon Eggs Benedict with Sweet Potato “Muffins”
This antioxidant-rich breakfast pairs a hefty dose of omega-3’s with anti-inflammatory turmeric. The combo of sweet potatoes and salmon will satisfy sweet and salty palates, and will keep you full right up until lunch.
Recipe from PaleoHacks | Salmon Eggs Benedict with Sweet Potato “Muffins”
17. Sausage and Broccolini Frittata
Not sure how to use broccolini? It’s a cousin of broccoli, and in a dish like this it offers a depth of flavor that will have you running back for more. Can’t find broccolini? Broccoli swaps out here just fine.
Recipe from Popular Paleo | Sausage and Broccolini Frittata
18. Asparagus Benedict
The Hollandaise sauce in this recipe alone is enough to make this become your go-to meal of the day. Asparagus and eggs are a classic pairing that work well prepped in many ways, and this creamy dish is no exception.
Recipe from Against All Grain | Asparagus Benedict
19. Mango Bacon Butternut Squash Hash
If you’re someone who needs more starch for breakfast, this is the perfect way to boost your energy. With no added sweeteners, this dish has a sweet and tangy flavor that’s perfectly offset by the hint of bacony goodness.
Recipe from PaleoHacks | Mango Bacon Butternut Squash Hash
20. Egg in a Hole with Basil Pesto
As easy on the eyes as they are tasty, these eggs in a hole transform the classic childhood favorite into a gourmet, veggie-full breakfast for health-conscious adults. The basil pesto takes them to the next level. Spoiler: you’ll want to use it on everything else, too.
Recipe from Joyful Healthy Eats | Egg in a Hole with Basil Pesto
21. Kale and Mushroom Sausage Patties
Fennel and ginger make these sausage patties anything but boring, and the mushrooms and kale add a surprising amount of richness to the pork that provides an anything-but-dry sausage. Make these in big batches and freeze for quick and convenient breakfasts or snacks.
Recipe from PaleoHacks | Kale and Mushroom Sausage Patties
22. Berry Coconut Chia Smoothie
While most smoothies may not feel rich enough to replace a meal, the coconut and chia come together nicely in this one to provide a high fiber, filling result. Change up the berries for different flavor combinations and experiment with adding extra boosts, like matcha or maca.
Recipe from PaleoPlan | Berry Coconut Chia Smoothie
This one-pan meal has the prevailing flavor of stewed tomatoes with the warm and spicy aroma of cumin and paprika. While it’s a perfect breakfast skillet, it also works well for any meal of the day.
Recipe from Downshiftology | Shakshuka
24. Chia Pudding Breakfast Bowl
Not only is this the most Instagrammable breakfast you’ll find, it’s also quick and preps in as little as five minutes. Chia seeds are rich in fiber that will keep you full for hours, and your preferred fruit toppings will add just the right amount of natural sweetness.
Recipe from Savory Lotus | Chia Pudding Breakfast Bowl
25. Breakfast Sausage Quiche
Pop this breakfast in the oven while you hop in the shower and enjoy the fluffy, bubbly goodness of baked eggs with savory pork sausage in less than half an hour. Not a fan of pork? Sub in chicken or turkey sausage for an equally satisfying meal.
Recipe from PaleoHacks | Breakfast Sausage Quiche
26. Berries with Coconut and Lime
Need a vegan-friendly Whole30 breakfast? The fat in the coconut milk will keep you feeling full, while the berries give a nice carb boost without disrupting blood sugar (thanks to their low-glycemic impact).
Recipe from PaleoPlan | Berries with Coconut and Lime
27. Apricot Fig Breakfast Salad
The toasty cashews are the surprising star of this dish, but the earthy sweetness of figs is a nice way to brighten your morning. Bonus: this salad packs well the night before in case of an early morning.
Recipe from Anya’s Eats | Apricot Fig Breakfast Salad
28. Shrimp and Bacon Breakfast Wrap
Who says you need grains for a satisfying wrap? These adorably compact breakfast wraps are rolled up in collard leaves, the perfect way to get more of these highly nutritious greens in your diet. While the sauce is optional if you’re really in a hurry, you won’t want to miss out on the garlicky goodness that you’ll soon want to dip everything in.
Recipe from The Castaway Kitchen | Shrimp and Bacon Breakfast Wrap
29. Chicken Apple Sausage Patties
These patties will be anything but dry thanks to the juicy goodness of apples. Pair these with hardboiled eggs or avocado slices for a fast and fresh breakfast on the go.
Recipe from PaleoHacks | Chicken Apple Sausage Patties
30. Green Veggie Eggs
The ultra-greenness of these eggs will have you searching for some ham to pair them with, but in all reality, this is a brilliant way to sneak in some veggies for picky eaters or just kids who love a good side of green eggs with their ham.
Recipe from The Natural Nurturer | Green Veggie Eggs
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