15 Satisfying Low-Carb Breakfasts That Go Beyond Eggs
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15 Satisfying Low-Carb Breakfasts That Go Beyond Eggs

Eggs are great and all, but when it comes to low-carb breakfast choices a little variety is goes a long way. These 15 satisfying selections go beyond the usual scramble to infuse mornings with a little more excitement. You can enjoy knowing that these muffins, pancakes, breads and more won’t spike your blood sugar or leave you hungry in a couple hours. Though when lunchtime does roll around, we have you covered there too.

1. Healthy Pumpkin Pie Muffins: You won’t find any butter or oil in these muffins. Instead, peanut butter and pumpkin take its place. And the nutty-spicy pairing works wonderfully with chocolate chips. (via Baking is a Science)

2. Tropical Almond Pancakes: Bananas are cooked right into our almond meal pancakes topped with a bright mixture of tropical fruit and shredded coconut. (via Brit + Co)

3. Healthy Breakfast Burritos: With a tortilla made out of egg, this breakfast burrito is basically inside out. (via Top With Cinnamon)

4. Paleo Lemon Poppyseed Bread: A slice of this lemon loaf is a terrific way to start the day, and can even be enjoyed for dessert. (via Running to the Kitchen)

5. Flax Waffles: These waffles may be high and fiber and protein, but they deliver a light texture with every bite. And while they are lacking in flour, they are full of flavor (and butter). (via Pure and Simple Recipes)

6. Egg Muffins With Ham: Pop these quick-to-prepare muffins in the oven while you get ready in the morning. They’ll be ready when you’re heading out the door for perfect on-the-go noshing. (via Food Faith Fitness)

7. Big Batch Pancakes: These big batch pancakes make enough to feed a crowd, but they also freeze well to have on hand for busy mornings. (via Mom, Can I Have That?)

8. Cinnamon Raisin Flatbread (Paleo): There’s nothing quite like the smell of cinnamon toast, and this five-minute, from-scratch flatbread delivers… minus all the carbs. (via The Big Man’s World)

9. Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake: The star of this small-batch coffee cake is definitely the crumbly streusel sprinkled on top. (via Briana Thomas)

10. Healthy Cinnamon Rolls (Gluten-Free): These generously frosted buns don’t skimp on any of our favorite parts. (via Desserts With Benefits)

11. No-Bake Muesli (Paleo): Loaded with seeds, nuts and a smattering of dried cranberries, this muesli is terrific sprinkled over yogurt or simply enjoyed by the fistful. (via Nourish + Inspire Me)

12. Hazelnut Mocha Breakfast Cereal (Paleo): A few spoonfuls of cocoa powder make this cereal taste like more of a treat than a healthy breakfast choice. With coffee baked right in, every bowlful will give you a little extra energy boost. (via The Primitive Palate)

13. Apple Cider Donuts (Gluten-Free): Don’t wait until fall to bring the taste of the apple orchard into your home. These cider donuts will be a hit no matter the season. (via I Breathe I’m Hungry)

14. Grain-Free Hemp Heart Porridge (Paleo): You won’t find any grains in this porridge. Made with just nuts, seeds, a few seasonings and non-dairy milk, every serving packs a hearty 24 grams of fiber to keep you full ’til lunch. (via Healthful Pursuit)

15. Polish Pancake Waffles: These savory pancakes-meet-waffles would make for an elegant brunch, especially when paired with a glass of bubbly. (via End of Pain)

Tell us: What’s your favorite way to go low-carb in the morning?