Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes

Find healthy, delicious low-carb breakfast recipes including low-carb pancakes, waffles and breakfast casserole. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Muffin-Tin Spinach & Mushroom Mini Quiches

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
Switch up your morning routine with these easy vegetarian mini quiches. Earthy mushrooms and spinach pair nicely with rich and creamy Gruyère cheese. Serve them on a platter with a fresh fruit salad for a simple weekend brunch.
By Liz Mervosh

Easy Loaded Baked Omelet Muffins

Rating: 4.5 stars 18
Protein-packed omelet muffins, or baked mini omelets, are a perfect breakfast for busy mornings. Make a batch ahead and freeze for the days when you don't have time for your typical bowl of oatmeal. You can also serve these fresh with fruit salad for a simple weekend brunch.
By Carolyn Casner

Tomato-Parmesan Mini Quiches

Rating: 4 stars 6
These individual mini quiches are a fun take on a traditional quiche. Leftovers can be refrigerated or frozen for an easy breakfast later in the week.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Muffin-Tin Omelets with Feta & Peppers

Rating: 4.5 stars 16
These Greek-inspired baked mini omelets are the perfect breakfasts on the go. Mix the batter the night before, and they'll be ready to bake in the morning. Once they're baked, you can keep these tasty omelet muffins in your fridge or freezer for future meals. Double score!

3-Ingredient Bell Pepper & Cheese Egg Cups

Rating: 5 stars 4
Requiring just three main ingredients—bell peppers, eggs and shredded cheese—these portable baked eggs are simple to assemble and perfect for meal prep. Store them in the fridge for up to 4 days to reheat on demand.
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By Carolyn Hodges, M.S., RDN

Bacon & Kale Sheet-Pan Eggs

Our trick for making a big batch of eggs? Get out your sheet pan. With this simple recipe, you can easily meal-prep breakfast for the week. Serve them as is or in a sandwich. A sprinkling of za'atar—a Middle Eastern spice blend that's a mix of thyme, sumac, salt, sesame seeds and sometimes other herbs—adds big, bold flavor to these frittata-like squares.
By Devon O'Brien

10-Minute Spinach Omelet

This delicious spinach omelet recipe is ready in just 10 minutes for a nutritious breakfast. Eggs and cheese help pack it with protein, while fresh dill boosts its flavor. 
By Breana Lai Killeen, M.P.H., RD

Zucchini, Corn & Egg Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
This healthy casserole is essentially a crustless quiche, brimming with fresh summer vegetables. Bake it up for an elegant summer brunch or a casual backyard barbecue.
Hilary Meyer
By Hilary Meyer

Flourless Banana Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

Rating: 5 stars 15
Pulsing rolled oats with eggs, banana, brown sugar and oil creates the moist dough of these chocolaty muffins without a bit of all-purpose flour. These are two-bite muffins with a dense and gooey texture. They're delicately sweet and rich, too, so baking them as mini muffins makes them a perfect snack or quick morning bite.
By Carolyn Casner

Mozzarella, Basil & Zucchini Frittata

Rating: 5 stars 20
This vegetable-studded frittata recipe is one of the quickest meals you can make. Make it for breakfast, or serve for lunch or dinner with a tossed salad and a slice of olive oil-drizzled crusty baguette.
A portrait of Breana Killeen, M.P.H., RD
By Breana Lai Killeen, M.P.H., RD

Muffin-Tin Quiches with Smoked Cheddar & Potato

Rating: 4.5 stars 34
Potatoes, cheese and greens make this mini quiche recipe delicious and satisfying. Bake up a batch over the weekend and you'll have breakfast available in a hurry for the rest of the week.
By Carolyn Casner

Banana Energy Bites

Perfect for an on-the-go breakfast or snack, these energy bites will keep you fueled.
By Diabetic Living Magazine
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Inspiration and Ideas

21 Low-Carb, High-Protein Recipes for Winter
From filling dinners to comforting breakfasts, these cozy and nourishing recipes will warm you up this winter.
18 Low-Carb, High-Protein Breakfast Recipes for Winter
Recipes like our Bacon & Kale Sheet-Pan Eggs and Tomato-Parmesan Mini Quiches are delicious options for a cozy breakfast that can help you meet your nutrition goals.
Parmesan Cloud Eggs
Rating: 5 stars 10

These light and fluffy eggs are loaded with Parmesan and scallions for tons of flavor, plus there's a luscious runny yolk on top. And don't worry, this impressive brunch recipe is easy enough for anyone to master.