Our Best Low-Carb Breakfasts

Trying to cut back on unhealthy carbs from foods like white bread and sugar? Start your day with one of these satisfying breakfasts, each of which keeps the carbs to a minimum.

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Paleo Steak and Egg Salad

This protein-packed steak and egg salad is paleo-friendly and the perfect way to start your day. Red onion is soaked in cold water to take the edge off — an easy trick you can use over and over again.

Get the Recipe: Paleo Steak and Egg Salad

Keto Mint Chip Breakfast Smoothie

This mint chip ice cream look-alike, in the form of a keto smoothie, is perfect for a quick breakfast on the go.

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Sweet Potato Toast with Ricotta, Berries, Honey and Almonds

Trade bread for a toasty sweet potato alternative, topped with honey-drizzled ricotta, berries and sliced almonds.

Get the Recipe: Sweet Potato Toast with Ricotta, Berries, Honey and Almonds

Whole30 Veggie-Packed Breakfast Frittata

Make this egg dish for an easy on-the-go breakfast. It's packed with veggies and can be stored in the fridge for the week. Eat it hot or cold, depending on how much time you have.

Get the Recipe: Whole30 Veggie-Packed Breakfast Frittata

Whole30 Bacon and Egg Cups

Everything you've ever craved from a diner breakfast is present in this Whole30-friendly recipe, which is easy to prepare for a crowd.

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Sweet Potato Toast with Avocado and Sprouts

This healthy, crunchy take on the ever-popular avocado toast ups the game by swapping in sweet potato slices for bread.

Get the Recipe: Sweet Potato Toast with Avocado and Sprouts

Keto Breakfast Casserole

Everyone will love this colorful, flavor-packed keto breakfast casserole. Luckily, it feeds a crowd!

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Shakshuka

Shakshuka has risen in popularity around the world, and with good reason. Originally from North Africa and the Middle East, this flavorful dish of eggs cooked in a spicy tomato sauce is tasty, healthy and a breeze to make. It's a terrific one-skillet meal you can serve right from the pan.

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Sweet Potato Toast with Bacon, Egg and Cheese

How do you take that bodega classic (the bacon, egg and cheese sandwich) and transform it into a better-for-you breakfast? Nix the roll and top slices of roasted sweet potato with all the fixings instead.

Get the Recipe: Sweet Potato Toast with Bacon, Egg and Cheese

Paleo Prosciutto Egg Cups

Who needs toast when your eggs are paired with savory prosciutto? These low-carb egg cups are made even more delicious by the addition of a simple, garlic-and-basil topping.

Get the Recipe: Paleo Prosciutto Egg Cups

Whole30 Breakfast Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

These twice-baked breakfast potatoes contain all the elements of a brunch feast (eggs, sausage, spuds) contained in one tidy package. It's just an added bonus that they fit a low-carb lifestyle, too.

Get the Recipe: Whole30 Breakfast Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potato Toast with Steak, Roasted Peppers and Arugula

Got leftover steak? Use it to top sweet potato toast! This charred, juicy and satisfying take works just as well for a healthy snack as it does for a lower-carb breakfast.

Get the Recipe: Sweet Potato Toast with Steak, Roasted Peppers and Arugula

Mini Frittatas

Giada’s recipe makes about 40 miniature frittatas, each one with barely any carbs — so you can feel good about starting your day with a full plate.

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