17 Whole30 Breakfast Recipes to Start the Morning Off Right

No Grain, Dairy, Legumes, Sugar, or Soy in Sight

Sweet and Savory Sweet Potato Toasts

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Some of the usual breakfast contenders—cereal, toast, and yogurt—don't fit into a Whole30 meal plan. Luckily, there are still plenty of tasty morning meals that are allowed and will get your day started on the right foot. From savory to sweet, meaty to vegetarian, these recipes will keep you on track.

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    Easy Baked Beef Hash With Potatoes

    Easy Baked Beef Hash With Potatoes

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    This beef breakfast hash is a great way to use up leftover beef from the night before. For an extra filling dish, crack eggs on top of the hash in the last 15 minutes of baking.

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    Perfect Dairy-Free Scrambled Eggs

    Perfect Dairy-Free Scrambled Eggs

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    Dairy is not required to make perfectly fluffy scrambled eggs. Use unsweetened nut milk instead of soy milk or leave it out altogether. Ghee can be used in place of the margarine if you have it.

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    Raw Food Green Kale Smoothie

    Raw Food Green Kale Smoothie

    The Spruce / Cara Cormack

    Packed with nutrients, thanks to fresh kale and herbs, this green smoothie is the perfect way to start the day. It has a wonderful natural sweetness, due to banana—the riper the banana, the sweeter your smoothie.

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    Easy Skillet Fried Potatoes

    Easy Skillet Fried Potatoes

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    A side dish of skillet-fried potatoes is the perfect accompaniment to eggs. The one-pot dish is easy to make with minimal effort and very little cleanup, making it perfect for a busy morning.

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    Paleo Turkey, Bacon, and Egg Skillet

    Paleo Turkey, Bacon, and Egg Skillet

    The Spruce Eats / Ulyana Verbytska 

    With ground turkey, bell pepper, sweet potato, avocado, and an egg on top, this paleo skillet is the only dish you'll need for a filling breakfast. It's packed with protein, so it'll keep you going until lunchtime.

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    Grain-Free Energy Bars

    Grain-Free Energy Bars

    The Spruce / Laurel Randolph 

    If you need your breakfast to-go, try grain-free energy bars. Made with naturally sweet dates, almonds, walnuts, and almond butter, they're high in protein and unsaturated fat. And, unlike other bars, they're free of grains and sweeteners.

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    Homemade Turkey Sausage

    Homemade Turkey Sausage

    The Spruce Eats / Diana Chistruga

    Homemade sausage patties are actually very easy to make, and they let you control the ingredients. Some sausage contains sugar or preservatives, but this recipe is Whole30-friendly.

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    Raw Food Trail Mix With Superfoods

    Raw Food Trail Mix With Superfoods

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    For a light breakfast that is meant to be taken on the go, mix up your own trail mix. Leave out the buckwheat groats and add your favorite nuts, seeds, and dried fruit. Make sure you are using unsweetened fruit to keep it diet-friendly.

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    Chinese Scrambled Eggs With Chives

    Chinese Scrambled Eggs With Chives

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    Chinese scrambled eggs with chives can be served as a lunch or dinner dish, but it makes a mighty fine breakfast. Use salt instead of the soy sauce, and add sliced chicken breast, bacon, or sausage for extra flavor and protein.

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    Homemade Hash Brown Potatoes

    Homemade Hash Brown Potatoes

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    Homemade hash browns are fresh and crispy and a delight for breakfast. Swap the butter for ghee or simply use all oil instead. Serve with poached eggs for a simple but tasty breakfast.

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    Avocado Mango Smoothie

    Avocado Mango Smoothie

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    Creamy avocado, sweet mango, and fruity orange juice combine to make this simply delicious smoothie. It only takes minutes to make but feels like a real treat.

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    Super Simple Açaí Breakfast Bowl

    Super Simple Açaí Breakfast Bowl

    The Spruce / Elaine Lemm

    Açaí powder is combined with nut butter and frozen berries and other fruit to make a creamy superfood breakfast bowl. Top with nuts, seeds, or dried fruit for added texture.

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    Easy Ham and Potato Hash

    Easy Ham and Potato Hash

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    This quick and easy potato hash gets a punch of flavor from chopped ham and bell pepper. Replace the butter with ghee or oil to make this recipe Whole30-friendly. Swap the ham for bacon if you like.

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    Korean Steamed Egg (Gaeran Jim)

    Korean Steamed Egg (Gaeran Jim)

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    Steamed egg can be served as a side dish for breakfast, lunch, and dinner during Korean meals. With a unique silky texture, it makes a nice, simple breakfast main. Use chicken, beef, or vegetable broth instead of water for a savory flavor.

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    Sweet Potato Hash

    Sweet Potato Hash

    The Spruce / Ulyana Verbytska 

    Sweet potatoes are cooked with smoked sausage and bell pepper for a flavorful morning hash. The eggs cook right on top for an easy, one-dish meal. Read the packaging for your sausage carefully, avoiding added sugars and preservatives.

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    Low-Calorie Vegetable Smoothie

    Low-Calorie Vegetable Smoothie

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    For a savory breakfast that you can pack up and have on the go, try a vegetable smoothie. The flavor is similar to V8 or a virgin bloody mary, but with the added bonus of heart-healthy fiber. Add a little hot sauce if you like things spicy.

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    Sweet Potato Toasts

    Sweet Potato Toasts

    The Spruce / Jennifer Perillo 

    Swap traditional toast for slices of cooked sweet potato for an easy and fun breakfast. Top your sweet potato toast with unsweetened nut butter and banana or mashed avocado and tomato. Leftover sweet potato can be rewarmed in the toaster or oven.