5 Paleo Breakfast Ideas

Paleo breakfast burrito from Spoonful of Sugar Free.

Paleo breakfast burrito from Spoonful of Sugar Free.

One of my dear friends recently requested that I post some paleo breakfast ideas. This week, she needs to make all of her breakfasts perfect paleo. She’s already been dabbling in paleo since summertime, so paleo is not foreign to her. Right now, things are just slowly being dialed in for her. This friend is also the one Jason Seib and I are working with for our little project. Anyway, she specifically needs recipes that are not sweetened or as stated in the book, It Starts With Food by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig, of the “sex with your pants on” nature.

I realize, I really don’t do breakfast posts very often, even though breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. I’m such a classic eggs, sausage, veggies and avocado girl that I rarely concoct an actual breakfast dish or recipe. This is a good reminder for me to work on some breakfast ideas. Regardless, there are a lot of awesome paleo breakfast ideas out there. Here are some I found that look delicious and don’t fall into the sweetened or “sex with your pants on” category. Most of these recipes can be made ahead of time and reheated or even eaten cold, so if you don’t have a lot of time in the morning, plan ahead!

If you get sick of eggs or cannot tolerate eggs, try dinner leftovers as an easy breakfast. If you usually don’t have leftovers, try making a larger quantity at dinner, so you do have leftovers. It’s not uncommon for me to eat leftover chicken soup, stew, etc. in the morning for breakfast, and it makes busy mornings really easy. Remember, breakfast doesn’t have to look like traditional breakfast.

I’ve done recipe roundups before, so maybe you already know the drill. If not, click on each photo to get to the recipe. Enjoy, and let me know if you try any of these recipes out!

Speckled egg wraps from The Cavery.

Speckled egg wraps from The Cavery.

Quick paleo breakfast muffins from PaleoMunch.

Quick paleo breakfast muffins from PaleoMunch.

Paleo breakfast casserole from Paleo Effect.

Paleo breakfast casserole from Paleo Effect. Use squash instead of sweet potato for SCD.

Banana bacon scramble from katie did.

Banana bacon scramble from katie did.

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About paleoinpdx

Born and raised in Alpena, Michigan, I moved to Portland (PDX) in 2008 after graduating from Michigan State University. I currently work as a personal trainer and instructor, and reside with my husband, Jesse and our cats, Dutch and Frankie in inner NE Portland. I am a health and wellness enthusiast that enjoys eating, cooking, moving and living well.

23 responses to “5 Paleo Breakfast Ideas”

  1. emilyrosemclaughlin says :

    These all look so delicious — thanks for gathering them up!

  2. siochanaw says :

    thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!! I can’t wait to try these out! ;-)

    • paleoinpdx says :

      Thank you for inspiring my post idea today ;)

      • siochanaw says :

        Ok…I tried the paleo breakfast muffins this morning (pre-made last night). I used tomato and swiss chard as the veggies….oh my goodness they were AMAZING!!! Totally made for an awesome part of my breakfast! Especially topped with avocado! ;-) They were a breeze to whip up, and re-heat beautifully!

        Now to try the others! ;-)

      • paleoinpdx says :

        Good to know! I for sure need to try it. I’m glad it was a good start to your day. Hopefully it held you over until lunch, since your other snack is out of the equation now ;) Remember, you can eat more at breakfast if need be though!

      • siochanaw says :

        Tried the banana bacon scramble one this morning….oh sweet heaven!!! It was an absolutely dreamy combination! ;-)

      • paleoinpdx says :

        Good to know! I haven’t tried it yet, but it sounds like such a tasty and unique combo. It’s not something I would have thought of combining on my own. Thanks for being a tester ;) Hope your workouts have been going well so far for this week!

  3. Megan says :

    I eat the same thing with out fail every morning but these all look fun to try out on the weekend, plus I now know of more paleo blogs! Thanks lady!

  4. Angela Stevens says :

    Geeze, here I was thinking I had ran out of paleo breakfast items and now realize I can eat breakfast today!

  5. Tara says :

    Oh wow, yum! I can’t wait to try these. I normally have same thing every morning, but it would be good to mix it up a little! Thanks for these!

  6. Vantha says :

    Love these! I can’t wait to start on these!

  7. flippenblog says :

    I also following Paleo in the week and sometimes take a break over weekends. Love the breakfast ideas. Thanks for the visit and the follow.

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