Paleo Breakfast Recipes

Find healthy, delicious paleo breakfast recipes including eggs, granola and pancakes. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Rainbow Frittata

Rating: 4.5 stars
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This delicious frittata is loaded with heart-healthy, omega-3 enriched eggs and a medley of colorful vegetables. Start cooking the vegetables on the stove and finish them up in the oven with the egg mixture. To serve, top with avocado slices, grape tomatoes and a touch of sriracha.

"Egg in a Hole" Peppers with Avocado Salsa

Rating: 4.4 stars
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Colorful bell pepper rings stand in for bread in this healthy version of egg in a hole. Cook an egg inside the peppers and top with a vibrant avocado salsa for a cheerful breakfast.

Berry-Almond Smoothie Bowl

Rating: 5 stars
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A little frozen banana gives creamy texture to this satisfying smoothie bowl.

Summer Skillet Vegetable & Egg Scramble

Rating: 5 stars
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Don't toss out those almost-past-their-prime vegetables and fresh herbs. Toss them into this skillet egg scramble for a quick vegetarian meal. Nearly any vegetable will work in this easy skillet recipe, so choose your favorites or use what you have on hand.

Good Green Tea Smoothie

Rating: 4.33 stars
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This green smoothie is packed with grapes, spinach, green tea and avocado. A touch of honey adds sweetness.

Jason Mraz's Avocado Green Smoothie

Rating: 3.75 stars
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To make this green smoothie recipe a meal-in-a-glass, musician Mraz adds a tablespoon of coconut oil and some sprouted flax or chia seeds.

Spinach-Apple Juice

Rating: 5 stars
2
This healthy spinach-apple juice is a green nutrient powerhouse loaded with calcium for bone health, and vitamins A and C for antioxidants. No juicer? No problem. See the juicing variation below to make this spinach-apple juice recipe in a blender.

Spinach & Egg Sweet Potato Toast

Rating: 4.67 stars
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Skip the gluten and get some vitamin C with this healthy sweet potato toast recipe. Topped with spinach, egg and a dash of hot sauce, it's a delicious alternative to eggs Benedict.

Pineapple-Grapefruit Detox Smoothie

Rating: 5 stars
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Pineapple, grapefruit and spinach are packed with water and minerals, which can help hydrate you and supply your body with a bounty of fiber too. Electrolyte-rich coconut water is a refreshing dairy-free substitute for yogurt or milk. If you have time, freeze the coconut water into cubes for an extra-frosty smoothie.

Mango-Date Energy Bites

Rating: 4.29 stars
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Sweet, sticky dates act as the glue for these no-cook energy balls. Perfect for hikes or during sports, this healthy snack travels well.

Cauliflower Hash with Sausage & Eggs

Rating: 3 stars
1
This easy and nutritious version of breakfast hash uses cauliflower rice instead of potatoes, and turkey sausage instead of breakfast sausage, for a healthier, low-carb breakfast. Top it off with fried eggs for a satisfying morning meal.

Baby Kale Breakfast Salad with Smoked Trout & Avocado

Rating: 4 stars
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Kale for breakfast? Oh yeah! Start your day off right with a breakfast salad recipe full of good-for-you greens and you'll knock out half of your daily veggie quota with the first meal of the day.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Cherry & Peach Carrot Smoothie
With the sweet, fruity flavors of cherry and peach, you'd never know there were veggies in this dairy-free smoothie recipe.
Triple Melon Smoothie
This healthy fruit smoothie recipe is best in the summer when watermelon, cantaloupe and honeydew are ripe and sweet. Avocado adds creaminess in this vegan smoothie.

Poached Eggs

Rating: 5 stars
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There are lots of ways to poach an egg. We tried 'em all. This was the winning method.