20 Keto Breakfast Recipes & Ideas

Following a ketogenic diet doesn’t mean you should skimp on a delicious breakfast or eat the same thing every day. In fact, Atkins’ take on keto diets emphasize optimal amounts of protein, healthy fats, and low carb foods. Since they don’t require strict monitoring like classic keto diets do, you’ll have more food options to choose from and enjoy.

If you’re looking for some creative low carb breakfast ideas, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up 20 easy, tasty breakfast recipes that can include in your meal planning while following a keto diet the Atkins way.

From sweet to savory, many of these recipes recreate the carb-rich breakfast options you know and love—but with low carb, high-protein, and high-fat ingredients instead. Whether you’re aiming for an easy keto breakfast to whip up in minutes, or you have some extra time on your hands, these Atkins keto recipes are sure to please.

Keto Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

Almond Raspberry Smoothie Recipe

Creamy, delicious, and packed with vitamin C, this raspberry smoothie has everything you want and need in a breakfast smoothie. Just throw everything in a blender for a quick keto breakfast that’s ready in minutes.

Chocolate and Strawberry Smoothie

This dessert-like smoothie recipe is perfect for those who prefer a sweet start to their day. Blended with strawberries and cocoa powder, this keto breakfast smoothie is quick and easy to make.

Vanilla Spinach Shake

Get a serving of vegetables in this delicious, creamy green shake. Made with whey protein and a full cup of spinach, this keto breakfast shake can keep you full all morning.

Antioxidant Berry Smoothie

This nutritious smoothie is packed with antioxidants, protein, and fiber for a well-balanced keto breakfast you’ll enjoy. Just blend and go for a delicious meal you’re bound to make again and again.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

If you’re a fan of the peanut butter and chocolate combo, this recipe is for you. High in protein, low in carbs, and ready in minutes, this creamy smoothie is a recipe for perfection.

Creamy Lemon Smoothie

In need of a little zest in your life? This keto breakfast shake has just what you’re looking for. Lemon, vanilla protein powder, and coconut milk make up this flavorful smoothie that’s ready to enjoy in minutes.

Keto Breakfast Sandwich Ideas

Sausage and Egg Muffin Cups

We call it a muffin, but it’s basically all the savory goodness of a sandwich without the bun. Get your egg, sausage, and cheese fix in 30 minutes with this simple keto breakfast recipe.

Tomato, Mozzarella and Turkey Sausage Stack

Stack your favorite ingredients together for a savory keto breakfast sandwich filled with protein. All you need are three ingredients and 10 minutes to make this delicious meal.

Easy Keto Breakfast Recipes with Eggs

Keto Beef Huevos Rancheros on Canadian Bacon

If you love the flavors of the Southwest, this keto breakfast recipe is for you. Made with four large eggs, shredded cheddar cheese, bacon, and green chili peppers, this meal is bursting with flavor and can be made in just 20 minutes.

Bell Pepper Rings Filled with Eggs and Mozzarella

These baked stuffed peppers are perfect for a healthy, low carb breakfast and only take 10 minutes to make. Just slice a bell pepper into rings and load your eggs and cheese for a delicious start to your day.

Keto Eggs Scrambled with Cheddar and Swiss Chard

Enjoy a delicious plate full of cheesy scrambled eggs is less than 10 minutes. This lazy keto breakfast is packed with protein and will leave you satisfied.

Keto Muffin in a Minute

If you’re looking for a meal that you can prep, cook, and clean up quickly, this is it. Just toss the ingredients into a microwave safe coffee mug for a simple keto breakfast recipe that comes together in a matter of minutes.

Eggs with Avocado, Salsa and Turkey Bacon  

This recipe is packed with protein and only takes 15 minutes to make. Just throw your eggs and bacon on a pan, then top with fresh avocado and salsa.

Keto Breakfast Casserole Recipes  

Low Carb Slow Cooker French Toast Casserole

This keto breakfast casserole will satisfy your sweet cravings. While this recipe takes a bit longer than the others, it’s certainly worth the wait!  

Keto Crustless Spinach Quiche

There’s nothing more heavenly than a quiche, and a crustless one offers all the rich and creamy goodness you crave with less carbs. Bake this amazing keto breakfast recipe in just 30 minutes.

Spinach, Swiss Chard and Cheese Bake

Not sure what to do with Swiss chard? Mix it in a bowl with some cheese and spinach for a delicious keto breakfast you can cook in 40 minutes.

Hatch Green Chile, Cheese and Egg Bake

This easy keto breakfast offers a flavor fusion of green chiles, cheese, and eggs that’ll leave you satisfied. Simply mix all the ingredients together and let them bake for 45 minutes.

Keto Ham and Swiss Cheese Frittata

This hearty keto breakfast recipe will leave you feeling full. It’s packed with protein and only has 2.6g net carbs. Mix the ingredients in a skillet and cook for a few minutes before topping with cheese and broiling.

Keto Breakfast without Eggs

Turkey Sausage Sauté with Green Peppers and Onions

Get your protein and veggies on with this easy to make keto breakfast recipe. All you need is three ingredients and five minutes to complete this delicious recipe. 

Smoked Salmon, Cucumber and Cream Cheese Roll-Ups

This simple keto breakfast recipe comes together in five minutes and doesn’t require any cook time. Just cut thin strips of cucumber and then line them with smoked salmon and cream cheese before rolling them up.

They say breakfast is the most important meals of the day—don’t skip it! Try any of the above 20 keto-friendly breakfast recipes for an easy start to your day. If you’re looking for other low carb meal options, Atkins has you covered with keto recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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