While most of us have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, we still struggle to find something enjoyable, fast, and paleo friendly. Eggs are a mainstay of paleo morning fare, but after a while, they become uninteresting and even unappealing. Here you will find a weeks’ worth of Paleo breakfast ideas that will make you look forward to waking up!
These are a paleo breakfast favorite. Using coconut flour, coconut milk, coconut oil & just a touch of raw honey gives these pancakes a delightful flavor.
- 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
- 1 Tbsp. raw honey
- 3 eggs
- ¼ C. coconut milk
- ½ tsp. real vanilla extract
- ¼ C. sifted coconut flour
- ¼ tsp. cream of tartar
- 1/8 tsp. baking soda
- 1/8 tsp sea salt
- Organic butter to prepare the pan
- Cream the coconut oil and honey together and add eggs one at a time to honey/oil mixture
- Slowly add coconut milk and vanilla extract
- Add flour then mix until smooth
- Add salt, baking soda, and cream of tartar mix just until blended. Do not over mix
- Prepare and heat a small sauté pan then pour in batter
- Cook until one side is light brown and flip, cook the other side until light brown. Remove from pan and serve immediately.
CRISPY SWEET POTATO HASH BROWNS
These hash browns have great flavor, fiber, and essential vitamins. While potatoes are often considered a breakfast food, sweet potato hash browns are also a great lunch or brunch dish.
- 1 large sweet potato peeled and shredded
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 2 Tbsp. avocado oil
- ½ tsp sea salt
- Preheat skillet
- Melt avocado oil on skillet
- Place shredded sweet potatoes on the skillet and season with garlic powder and salt
- Let it brown, and then flip and repeat
- Top with salsa or enjoy as is
GOOD MORNING BREAKFAST CASSEROLE
This casserole comes together quickly and makes a great brunch dish as well as a tasty breakfast. A word about the sausage. If you want a casserole that is paleo friendly, use only quality sausage (homemade is best) with minimal ingredients.
- ½ white onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed
- 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed
- 3 Tbsp. olive oil
- 8 oz. sliced mushrooms
- 10 oz. Italian sausage
- 10 eggs
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 sliced green onions for garnish
- Organic butter to prepare baking dish
- Preheat oven to 350
- In a large sauté pan, cook onion and garlic in olive oil until tender, add sweet potato and continue cooking until sweet potato is very tender
- Remove from heat and place in a prepared 9×13 baking dish
- Sauté mushrooms in the same pan, adding more oil if necessary, when mushrooms are tender and lightly browned place them in the baking dish
- Crumble and fry sausage until no pink is visible and add to baking dish
- Season eggs with salt and pepper, whisk and pour eggs over all ingredients in the baking dish
- Bake at 350 for 60-60 minutes or until casserole is set and eggs are not runny
- Cool slightly, cut into serving size squares, and enjoy
This is a hearty paleo breakfast similar to pudding. And it’s easy- this breakfast dish comes together in about five minutes.
- 2 cups almond milk or coconut milk
- 1/2 cup chia seeds
- 5 tablespoons raw cacao
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 4 tablespoons almond butter or other nut butter (optional)
- 4 tablespoons raw honey or pure maple syrup
- Shredded coconut for topping
- Put everything together in a mason jar and whisk until combined.
- Leave in the refrigerator overnight.
- Serve with shredded coconut on top!
DELUXE MISSION FIG BARS
These sweet and crunchy bars are raw and come together in a matter of minutes in your food processor. They DO require some setting time, so consider making them in advance.
- 1 C. dried mission figs
- 1 C. dried cranberries
- 1 C. shredded unsweetened coconut
- 1 C. raw, unsalted cashews or almonds
- 2 Tbsp. raw honey
- 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
- ½ tsp. sea salt
- ½ tsp. cinnamon
- Line an 8×8 inch pan with wax paper
- In a food processor combine figs, cranberries, coconut, coconut oil, sea salt, and cinnamon.
- After combining,drizzle honey into the mixture while the food processor is running
- Pulse in nuts
- Spoon fruit and nut mixture into prepared pan and smooth evenly
- Cover mixture with wax paper and press as evenly as possible
- Refrigerate two hours then cut into bars and serve
This delicious on-the-go morning meal also makes a refreshing snack anytime. Makes 3 smoothies.
- 1 beet, chopped
- 2 medium carrots
- 2 stalks of celery
- 1 avocado peeled and chopped
- 1 cup frozen strawberries
- 1 inch ginger
- 2-3 cups cold water
Place all ingredients in a high speed blender and process until smooth.
BREAKFAST VEGGIE SCRAMBLE-
- 2 carrots grated
- 2 zucchinis grated
- 5 eggs
- 1 Tbsp. coconut aminos
- 1tsp. ground ginger
- Sea salt and ground pepper to taste
- 2 Tbsp. sliced scallions for garnish
- 2 Tbsp. coconut oil for cooking
- Heat coconut oil in a large skillet
- Add grated carrots and zucchini cook until tender
- Beat eggs with coconut aminos and ginger then add to skillet
- Cook vegetable and egg mixture until eggs are set
- Sprinkle with scallions, salt, and pepper then serve
Enjoying a paleo friendly breakfast that is fast, healthy, and delicious is no longer a dream. Try these tasty recipes and you will look forward to getting out of bed.
What is your favorite paleo breakfast recipe?
Culinary writer and food enthusiast, D. Scott Caruthers learned his appreciation for food during childhood. Caruthers’ father was a chef. His parents opposed Caruthers’ culinary aspirations, so he earned an English degree. He now focuses his writing talents on food.