They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and whether you believe that or not, you’ll likely still agree that it’s best to have a good one! Paleo breakfasts can be tricky, because we’re brought up on carb, sugar, and dairy packed morning meals, like cereal, yoghurt, and toast.
But these paleo breakfast recipes prove that you don’t need grains or dairy to eat well in the morning. And you don’t need refined sugar to enjoy breakfast either! Below you’ll find plenty of sweet morning treats, as well as savoury, that will set you up well for the day ahead.
Paleo Breakfast Recipes
Those of you who are cereal lovers turned paleo eaters will miss their morning bowl. But you don’t have to. Paleo-friendly granola might be difficult to buy but its super easy to make. And when you make it yourself, you know exactly what goes into it, making it easy to avoid all of that nasty refined sugar!
Yes, you read that right. Chocolate muffins for breakfast. And they’re totally paleo. The recipe is based on coconut flour, almond flour, and tapioca flour, and gets its flavor from, you guessed it, dark chocolate and cocoa powder. There’s even zucchini thrown in for texture and nutrition. Yum.
Another dessert-inspired breakfast. It must be your lucky day! This is the perfect breakfast for a lazy Sunday morning (or any other day you fancy it!). And if apples aren’t your thing, leave them out, and you still have a recipe for kickass, grain-free pancakes to serve with the topping of your choice!
These muffins are not only grain-free, but also flour-free, so they’re really protein rich, making them the perfect start to your day. They’re full of yummy veggies too, and can be eaten cold (or reheated) the day after cooking, so they couldn’t be more convenient!
Do we have any carrot cake fans out there? This is the breakfast for you! The grain-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, additive-free, non-processed, paleo-friendly version. These muffins have all the goodness of the carrot, and are sweetened with more goodness, in the form of bananas (and a little honey). Enjoy!
These are the paleo version of the bacon sandwich. But with some added crunch. And some veggies. Oh and eggs. Okay, so it’s a little different from the classic. But still just as good, if not better! Plenty of protein, healthy veggies, and crunchy biscuit. What more could you ask for?
Another one for the chocoholics! These coconut flour, egg, and banana-based pancakes go perfectly with the added cocoa powder and the side of strawberries. Perfect for a sweet start to the day with some added goodness!
Green Eggs ?!?!?!?!?
These green eggs are fun to look at and are a great way of getting some green goodness into you first thing. They’re ridiculously simple to make too; all you’ll need is a food processor or blender to whizz up the mixture. Eat with some mushrooms and bacon for a fuller meal.
Porridge is an old classic, and for good reason. It’s filling, tasty, and full of goodness. Unless you eat paleo, in which case it’s off the table! Well, not anymore. In this recipe, oats are swapped out for almond meal and flax meal, and the bananas and honey will add all the sweetness you need.
This is less a recipe and more an idea, as there’s not a lot involved. But it’s a good one! Protein-filled eggs, vitamin-packed tomato, and filling avocado make this breakfast super tasty, wonderfully nutritious, and a great start to the day.
What a fantastic idea! It’s so simple, but tasty and nutritious in one. A perfect way to start the day, with protein, veggies, and minimal effort! Eat them alone or pair with some eggs for a bigger breakfast.
These aren’t three ingredients you’d expect to go together…and yet, they do. And for your efforts (which are few), you get protein from the almond butter, the goodness of the coconut milk, and the nutrients of the banana and strawberry. Perfect.
Granola has never sounded yummier! And this one combines delicious dried fruits with coconut flakes and lots of protein-packed nuts and seeds, making it a healthy, filling start to the day. Pour over some coconut milk and you’re good to go.
Now this is a breakfast that you can look forward to each morning! It only has four ingredients, if you don’t include the optional chocolate shavings, so it’s really simple to make. And the berries mean it’s packed with anti-oxidants, too!
Well, this is a breakfast and a half, perfect for setting you up for those high-energy days! Sausage and eggs provide the protein, and your veggies come in the form of sweet potatoes, onions, and your greens of choice. Delicious!
Sweet and filling, it would be hard not to enjoy this in the morning. The avocado provides plenty of goodness and the dates are sweet and delicious. Smoothies and milkshakes are quick and easy to make too, and can be taken with you to drink on the go.
Oh, yum. These are like mini fried breakfasts rolled into one. Flavorsome and filling, and full of goodness, these will set you up well for the day. And for a cooked breakfast, these are pretty low effort in terms of preparation and cooking. Enjoy!