Breakfast meals often hide a lot of sugar behind the ingredients. Kids, diabetic people, and everyone who wants to stay healthy will benefit from low-sugar breakfast recipes.
Vegetables, peanut butter, grains, legumes, and various protein sources are great ingredients for healthy breakfast meals.
Include these 20 recipes in your menu to enjoy a healthy breakfast every day.
Granola Bars with Coconut and Peanut Butter
Store-bought granola bars often contain hidden sugar. Control the sugar intake by making granola bars at home. The recipe uses rolled oats, natural peanut butter, shredded coconut, seeds, raisins, and honey. You can make the bars in any sizes you like.
Sweet Potato and Turkey Frittata
This frittata is a great low-carb breakfast, without grains, dairy, and gluten. You can use the leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner. Add chopped kale, onions, red pepper, and paprika for a richer flavor. Sage and thyme add a savory tone, almost like cheese.
Breakfast Casserole with Crescent Rolls
Turn a pack of Crescent Rolls into a delicious breakfast casserole. Add your favorite cheese, cream, eggs, and ground sausage for the protein. You can add vegetables such as bell peppers, baby spinach, and tomatoes for extra nutrients.
Vegan Breakfast Tacos
Vegan breakfast tacos are indulgent, fulfilling, but still healthy. The fillings are tofu, black beans, bell peppers, onions, and corns. These tacos are great for healthy breakfast, and delicious even for the nonvegans (you can add breakfast sausage, scrambled eggs, or cheese).
Protein-packed Vegan Burritos
Add protein in your vegan diet by making these vegan burritos. The filling consists of black beans, nopalitos (small green beans), tofu, and avocado. Add any salsa or red chili sauce you like to spice up the burritos.
Breakfast Sandwich from English Muffins
Breakfast sandwich from English muffins is great for reheating. The muffins have firm textures, perfect for reheating, unlike croissants or sliced bread. You can prepare the sandwich in advance and heat it in the microwave. Fried egg and bacon are ideal fillings for a sandwich you can prepare in advance.
Gluten-free Apple Bars
These apple bars are ideal sugar-free breakfast items for busy days. They contain oats, apples, ginger, cinnamon, walnuts, and dates. The bars are dairy-free, gluten-free, and perfect for a pre-exercise snack. Place them in an airtight container and store in the fridge.
Low-carb Cinnamon Rolls
Are you on a keto diet but craving those cinnamon rolls? Try making your own using homemade fathead dough, a staple for keto breakfast recipes. Using cheese, cream cheese, almond flour, and eggs, the dough is chewy enough for the perfect rolls. This recipe also uses sugar-free frosting and filling.
Homemade “McGriddle” Sandwich
Forget buying a breakfast sandwich from a fast-food joint. Make McGriddle Sandwich at home using coconut flour, milk, eggs, cheese, and bacon. Use stevia and sugar-free syrup instead of refined sugar to make the sandwich.
Spinach, Tomatoes, and Bacon Quiche
Quiche is a protein-packed breakfast, and you can make it more delicious with spinach, tomatoes, and cheese. Experiment with any ingredients you like, such as mushrooms, beef, chicken, or bell pepper. Get creative with the cheese combination to create a great breakfast.
Quick Frittata with Herbs and Prosciuttox
Start your day right with this quick, no-sugar breakfast. Mixing eggs with spring herbs, prosciutto, salt, and pepper creates a practical but fulfilling breakfast. This dish is gluten-free and keto-friendly, perfect for the whole family.
Pumpkin Spice Granola Bowl
Love pumpkin spice? Add this unique flavor to a bowl of healthy granola. The mixture of pumpkin spice, puree, and seeds gives this granola bowl an “autumnal” flavor. Add almond meal, chopped pecans, and coconut flakes for a more fulfilling quality.
Simple Breakfast Quesadilla
This breakfast quesadilla is quick, delicious, and fulfilling. The ingredients consist of tortillas, cheddar cheese, scrambled eggs, black beans, avocado, and pepper. Get creative with your ingredients, and use organic, locally sourced eggs for a more delicious flavor.
Cinnamon French Toast with Orange Syrup
This French toast recipe uses brown sugar to sprinkle before cooking, which adds a subtle crunch. This is a better option than crushed nuts if you are allergic. The same sugar is used to make the orange syrup. You can use this recipe to finish old, stale bread.
Quick Skillet Chorizo
This skillet chorizo consists of protein-packed ingredients: sausage, eggs, potatoes, cheese, and green onions. Add the eggs last so you can get runny yolks. Enjoy the chorizo just like that or with whole wheat bread.
Raw Muesli with Fruits and Seeds
Want delicious low-sugar breakfast cereals with rich flavors? Mix cereal groats or grains with dried fruits, seeds, nuts, and fresh fruits. You can mix any ingredients, such as pecans, strawberries, bananas, raisins, flax seeds, cherries, and melons. For the milk, use healthy options such as soymilk, oat milk or Greek yogurt.
Baked Eggs with Cheese
Baked eggs are perfect for light, no-sugar breakfast. They are soft and fluffy, especially with Gruyere cheese on top. Adding heavy cream and chives is enough to improve the flavor without adding sugar content.
Spelt and Apple Granola
This apple granola consists of simple but delicious ingredients. Red apples, oats, Spelt flakes, flaked almonds, chia seeds, cinnamon, and coconut add great flavors to the treat. You can mix the granola with yogurt or milk. Add apple slices for the fresh fruits.
Baked Eggs with Cheese, Sausage, and Veggies
This baked egg recipe adds extra ingredients to increase the nutritional benefits. The eggs consist of breakfast sausages, baby spinach, tomatoes, paprika, and goat cheese as the main ingredients. The eggs are colorful and delicious, perfect for a healthy breakfast.
Mini Frittata Muffins
Like frittata but does not want to eat large slices? Try making frittata muffins. These cute little treats consist of milk, cheese, eggs, bell peppers, and ham cuts. They are bright, colorful, and perfect for a quick but healthy breakfast. Eat immediately because the frittatas deflate when they are let cool.
Low-sugar breakfast recipes provide your nutritional benefits without extra sugar intake. Plan your breakfast plans with these 20 menu ideas to eat healthy every morning.