Mornings can be rushed but don’t let that make you grab an unhealthy breakfast. Pre-prepare your breakfasts on the weekend, so you have something to eat quickly in the mornings. These low-carb breakfast ideas will help you stay full and avoid that scone or muffin at the coffee shop.
- Eggs: boil 20-30 eggs on the weekend and refrigerate them. In the mornings, just grab 2-3 eggs, add mayo or sour cream, and enjoy. Feel free to add salt and pepper. Or combine eggs with bacon-strips or avocado.
- Omelet: (see recipe) On the days that you have some more time, beat up 2-3 eggs. Add fresh or warmed frozen, chopped vegetables, heavy cream and make your omelet in butter. Pair this with avocado.
- Omelet paleo (coconut) wrap: Line a coconut wrap (e.g. Nuco, Julian, Pure Wraps) with lettuce leaf. Apply home made or Primal Kitchen mayo. Place omelet in wrap and top it with sliced onions, avocado, tomato, herbs.
- Chicken soup: Can be prepared in advance and stored in fridge for 3-5 days.
- Cold fish: Cook extra the previous night, whenever you have fish for dinner, and store it in the fridge for the next morning.
- Cooked shrimp: Can be bought frozen and placed to thaw in the fridge the night before.
- Uncured sausage: Slice and saute in avocado oil with diced onion.
- Bacon strips: Can be prepared in the microwave. Place on paper towel on microwave-safe plate and microwave 2 strips on high for about 60-90 seconds (or see times listed on package).
- Whipped cream: have it with a small amount of fruits and nuts. Add dark chocolate if you like.
- Double cream: eat it with a small amount of fruits and dark chocolate.
- Chia pudding: See recipe.
- Flavored nuts: Warm some coconut oil or butter in a pan on low-medium flame. Add spices of your choice (examples: pumpkin spice, cinnamon, ginger, curry powder, chili, lime juice, black pepper). Add nuts and cook for 2-4 minutes on low heat. Cool for 30-40 minutes
- Curried vegetables (cauliflower, squash) with avocado (see recipe) and coconut chutney (see recipe)
- Tea with heavy cream. Cream makes the tea more filling, so you do not feel hungry for a long time.
- Coffee with cream (use heavy cream, NOT half-n-half, and NOT milk)
- Hot chocolate: Add one 100% dark chocolate square, 1/3rd cup water, and 1/2 cup heavy cream to a cup. Warm in a microwave for 30-40 seconds. Repeat 3-4 times or until chocolate has completely melted, with stopping to stir the chocolate. Add 1/2 tsp of honey and enjoy.
NOTE: Product brands mentioned are only examples, feel free to use other brands with equivalent ingredients (make sure to check the label to avoid accidental carbs).