21 Whole30 Breakfast Recipes to Boost Your Morning

updated Nov 30, 2023
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A solid Whole30 breakfast is all about getting back to the basics and filling yourself with a balanced, wholesome meal before your day kicks into high gear. While the program does not allow yogurt or cereal and milk, breakfast favorites like eggs, along with fruits and vegetables, are easy foods to lean on.

Here are 21 of our favorite breakfast recipes that fit in the 30 days of Whole30.

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As long as you have a few vegetables and some eggs on hand, you can have a frittata on the table in about 20 minutes.
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Scrambled Eggs with Lazy Salsa

A few spoonfuls of this spicy fresh (and make-ahead) salsa sprinkled over your eggs will wake you up better than a cup of coffee.

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Sheet-Pan "Half English" Breakfast
Here we present to you the hands-down easiest way to make a traditional English breakfast with a sheet pan.
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Sweet Potato Hash with Caramelized Onions, Sausage & Eggs

check that the sausage you’re using is made without added sugars or sweeteners so that it’s Whole30-compliant)

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Slow-Cooked Scrambled Eggs

Use ghee instead of butter and skip the heavy cream.

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Fry an Egg

Use olive oil or ghee to fry the eggs.

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Mushroom-Asparagus Frittata

A cast iron skillet is the perfect pan to make a frittata because of its stovetop-to-oven capabilities.

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Sheet Pan Home Fries
This bag-batch, sheet pan method lets you cook your home fries once and eat them all week long.
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Mango Chicken Breakfast Sausage

Pork breakfast sausages with apples and other fall and winter seasonal fruits and herbs were a family staple, but I had never thought about the possibilities of doing the same with fresh spring flavors.

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Classic Corned Beef Hash

This breakfast is substantial enough on its own and truly makes a stupendous brunch.

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Home Fries

Use ghee in place of the butter

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Smoky Baked Hash Browns

These hash browns are crispy on the outside, and light and creamy inside, with notes of smoke and spice from the smoked paprika — also known as pimentón or Spanish paprika.

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Salmon Hash with Yukon Gold Potatoes and Herbs

Use ghee in place of the butter and skip the hot sauce — try a sprinkling of red pepper flakes instead.

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Gingery Poached Egg Soup
This Asian-inspired quick-cooking soup has poached eggs and greens in a ginger-garlic broth.
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Coconut & Rainbow Chard Baked Potato

Be sure that your coconut chips are unsweetened.

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Warm Potato and Salmon Salad

Check that the Dijon you’re using doesn’t contain white wine.

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Simple Kale & Potato Soup

Finish the soup with a drizzle of olive oil instead of Parmesan cheese or yogurt.

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Soup from Any Vegetable

Use olive oil or ghee when sautéing the veggies and go for coconut milk if you want to make your soup creamy.

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Banana Bread Smoothie

Use unsweetened non-dairy milk, free of the non-approved additive carrageenan.

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Black and Blue Power Smoothie

Use unsweetened almond milk, free of the non-approved additive carrageenan

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Super-Power Morning Smoothie

This is a nourishing and energizing breakfast.

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