Whole30 Breakfast

During the Whole30 program, the meal you start the day with is very important. You want to make sure you consume only Whole30 breakfasts that will provide you with all the energy you need to start the day. This program does not allow common breakfasts such as oatmeal, cereal, and toasts. This does not mean that you will get stuck with scrambled eggs every day.

In this article, we will show you how to make some very delicious Whole30 breakfasts that you can eat for the next 30 days. These Whole30 recipes for breakfast are nourishing, hearty, and very delicious. They are also very easy and quick to make. Without further ado, let us head straight to what we have for you.

Whole30 Breakfast Ideas

1- Brussels Sprouts Hash

Brussels Sprouts Hash

During the Whole30 program, veggies are going to be your best buddies. You will eat plenty of veggies, and most of your breakfasts will consist of them. The Brussels sprout hash is a very delicious Whole thirty breakfast that will teach you to love vegetables for breakfast. Here’s how to make this Whole thirty breakfast:

Ingredients

  • Large eggs – 4
  • Minced garlic – 2 cloves
  • Crushed red pepper flakes – ¼ teaspoon
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Kosher salt
  • Trimmed and quartered Brussels sprouts – 1 pound
  • Chopped onion – 1
  • Bacon – 6 slices

Preparation

Add the bacon slices to a large frypan and heat over medium heat. Cook until they become crispy. Take them off the heat and transfer them to a plated lined with a paper towel. Remove the bacon fat from the pan and leave only 1 tablespoon. Turn on the heat and add Brussels sprouts and onions to the pan. Cook until the veggies turn golden and become tender (stir occasionally). Add the red pepper flakes, pepper, and salt to season.

Add two tablespoons of water to the frying pan and cover it. Cook for about five minutes for the water to evaporate and Brussels sprouts become soft. You should add more water if the Brussels sprouts are not tender before the water dries.

Add garlic to the pan and stir for about one more minute. Use your wooden spoon to make four holes in the hash until the bottom of the pan is clear. Break and pour the eggs in the hole you create – one egg for one hole. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cover the pan and cook for about five minutes or until the eggs are cooked to your satisfaction. Drizzle cooked bacon bits over the pan and serve.

2- Fried Potatoes

Fried Potatoes

Potatoes are a common whole30-approved ingredient, and you can use them to make virtually anything. You can use them to make a wide variety of delicacies, and here is how to make a delicious breakfast with them.

Ingredients

  • Baby potatoes – 1 pound
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Vegetable oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Extra-virgin olive oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Freshly chopped rosemary – 1 tablespoon
  • Chili powder – ½ teaspoon (optional)
  • Garlic powder – 1 teaspoon (optional)

Preparation

Slice the baby potatoes into round, thin sizes. Add the oils to a large pan and heat over mid-high heat. Season the potatoes with salt, pepper, and rosemary and add to the pan. Cook for about five minutes or until the potatoes are crusty and golden underneath. Flip them and cook the other side as well.

Drizzle with chili powder and garlic powder while they are cooking. Stir occasionally for about two more minutes or until they are tender and serve warm.

3- Healthy Whole30 Breakfast Casserole

Healthy Whole30 Breakfast Casserole

If you are looking for a great Whole30 breakfast on the go, then you should consider this recipe. It is an easy Whole30 breakfast that is filled with spinach, turkey, and artichoke. This breakfast is also ideal for the entire family. This meal is gluten-free, dairy-free, low-carb, and paleo-friendly.

Ingredients

  • Large eggs – 16
  • Avocado oil – 2 tablespoons
  • Ground turkey – 1.5 pounds
  • Pepper and salt
  • Oregano – ½ teaspoon
  • Cumin – ½ teaspoon
  • Chili powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Fresh baby spinach – 2 cups
  • Chopped artichoke hearts – 1 can
  • Finely sliced green onions – 2
  • Diced bell pepper – 1
  • Diced onion – half
  • Cheese (optional)

Preparation

Preheat your oven to about 370 degrees Fahrenheit. Add the oil to a frying pan and heat over medium heat. Add the bell pepper and onion and stir. Add the turkey to the mix and break it up with a spoon. Season with peppers, salt, and spices and toss to coat. Cook for about 10 minutes or until the turkey is cooked through or the water in the pan runs dry.

Pour the spinach into the pan and stir for two minutes. Take the turkey off the heat and into a casserole dish and cover the bottom evenly. Top with beaten eggs and the artichoke hearts. If you want, you can add cheese as toppings also.

Drizzle a handful of spinach and green onion on top. Allow the casserole to cook in the oven for about 45 minutes or until it is cooked to your satisfaction. Drizzle some pepper and cheese (optional) before serving.

4- Butternut Meatballs

Butternut Meatballs

If you are looking for a Whole30 breakfast with no eggs, then the butternut meatballs are the perfect breakfast for you. This Whole30 recipes breakfast is egg-free, and it is very quick to make.

Ingredients

  • Butternut squash – about 4 cups
  • Mushroom – 1 cup
  • Cinnamon – 1 teaspoon
  • Smoked paprika – 1 teaspoon
  • Finely diced rosemary – 1 sprig
  • Onion – 1 medium

Preparation

Preheat your oven to about 380 degrees Fahrenheit. Use parchment paper to line two medium baking sheets or a large one. Chop the butternut squash into cubes and use a food processor chopping attachment to cut the squash into smaller bits.

Place the chopped squash in a bowl, chop the mushrooms and onion and add to the same bowl. Add cinnamon, paprika, rosemary, and sausage to the bowl. Mix all the ingredients with your hand until everything blends very well.

Mold the mixture in a round shape (the size of a golf ball), put them in the baking sheet, and bake for about 40 minutes. Take them off the oven, allow them to cool for a couple of minutes, and serve.

5- Breakfast Fries with Bacon Chive Crumble

Breakfast Fries with Bacon Chive Crumble

With a preparation time of 15 minutes and a cooking time of 20 minutes, you can get these delicious breakfast fries ready in just 35 minutes. It contains many rich veggies to provide you with more than enough carbs to start your day.

Ingredients

  • Sliced sweet potato – 1 large size
  • Avocado oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon plus a little extra for serving
  • Minced garlic – ½ teaspoon
  • Grated lemon zest – ½
  • Finely chopped chives – 1 tablespoon
  • Thinly sliced curly kale – 2 cups
  • Bacon – 5 slices
  • Chopped zucchini – 2 large sizes
  • Sea salt – ½ teaspoon

Preparation

Preheat your oven to about 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Use parchment paper to line a large baking sheet. Add the avocado oil and sliced potato fries to the baking sheet, season with salt. Bake until the edges of the fries are browned a bit, about 20 minutes.

Put the bacon in a large frypan and cook over medium heat until both sides are crispy. Transfer it to a chopping board, allow it cool, and then crumble or chop finely. Add the zucchini to the remaining bacon fat and sauté for five minutes over medium heat until tender and lightly browned. Add the kale to the skillet and cook for about three minutes or until tender and bright green.

Add the lemon juice, garlic, lemon zest, chives, and chopped or crumbled bacon to a bowl and mix. Divide the potato fries into two plates, share the veggies between both plates, and drizzle the chive crumbled and bacon on them. Drizzle with the remaining lemon juice to taste.

6- Plantain and Chicken Breakfast Bowl

Plantain and Chicken Breakfast Bowl

 Looking for the right Whole30 breakfast ideas? You should try the plantain and chicken breakfast bowl. This is a very tasty combination that will leave you asking for more. It is very easy to make, and you can serve it to the entire family. It provides a great way to spice up your Whole30 breakfasts and not have to repeat your boring set of breakfasts. Here is how to prepare it and what you need to prepare it.

Ingredients

  • Sliced green plantain – 3
  • Coconut oil or avocado oil – ¾ cups
  • Smoked paprika – ¼ teaspoon
  • Sea salt – ½ teaspoon
  • Granulated garlic – ½ teaspoon
  • Chili powder – ¼ teaspoon

Breakfast Bowls

  • Shredded chicken – 1 cup
  • Sliced radish – 2
  • Avocado – 1
  • Fried plantain – 1 cup
  • Spinach – 1 cup

Preparation

Add oil to a large frypan and heat over mid-high heat and add the sliced plantain. Cook for about five minutes and set aside. Add the spices to a small bowl, mix, and set aside. When you remove the plantains from the oil, put them on a paper towel-lined plate and drizzle with some of the seasonings.

Add the radishes, plantain, avocado, spinach, and chicken to a bowl. Top with salsa or any dressing of your choice and serve. You can also eat it without any dressing. If you have leftovers, you can put them in the fridge and microwave or reheat the next day.

7- Sweet Potato Porridge

Sweet Potato Porridge

Are you tired of eating eggs for breakfast? If so, you should try this sweet potato porridge. This simple potato porridge is easy to make, and it does not have egg as any of its ingredients.

Ingredients

  • Sweet potatoes – 4
  • Collagen – 4 tablespoons
  • Almond butter – 3/8 cup
  • Frozen or fresh berries – 1.5 cups
  • Shredded coconut (unsweetened) – ½ cup
  • Coconut milk for topping (optional)
  • Pumpkin seeds (optional)

Preparation

Preheat your oven to about 425 degrees F. Poke holes on the potatoes using a fork. Use a foil to line a baking sheet and put it at the bottom rack of the oven. Place the potatoes on the rack over the baking sheet and bake for 45 to 50 minutes. The work of the baking sheet at the bottom is to trap drips from the potatoes.

Once they are well cooked, take them off the oven. Allow them to cool and cut them in half lengthwise. Add them to a bowl and add shredded coconut and collagen. Use a fork to mix and mash them. To serve, top with almond butter, berries, and other toppings you want.

8- Avocado Egg boats

Avocado Egg boats

Avocado is a nutrient-dense fruit that makes a great part of most Whole30 meals. Here is how to make a classic breakfast with avocado and eggs.

Ingredients

  • Halved and pitted ripe avocados – 2
  • Large eggs – 4
  • Bacon – 3 slices
  • Freshly chopped chives
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Split the avocados in half, and scoop one tbsp. of avocado from each half; you can use it for something else or discard it. Put the avocados in a baking dish. Crack one egg into a bowl and scoop the yolk into the half avocado. Do this for all of them. After putting the yolk, put as much egg white as the avocado can contain without spilling.

Add pepper and salt to season and bake for about 25 minutes or until the yolks are no longer runny and whites are set. Cook the bacon on a large frypan over medium heat for about 8 minutes. Once it is ready, transfer it to a plate lined with a paper towel and chop. Serve the avocado with chives and bacon as a topping.

9- Bell Pepper Eggs

Bell Pepper Eggs

If you are looking for a very simple and quick breakfast, you should try this option.

Ingredients

  • Eggs – 6
  • Bell pepper – 1
  • Chopped parsley – 2 tablespoons
  • Chopped chives – 2 tablespoons
  • Freshly ground black peppers
  • Kosher salt

Preparation

Slice the bell pepper into ¼-inch rings. Heat a frypan on medium heat and grease with cooking spray. Place the bell pepper rings in the pan and sauté for about 2 minutes. Flip them and pour the egg in the middle.

Add pepper and salt to season. Leave it to cook for about 4 minutes or until the eggs are cooked properly. Garnish with parsley and chives.

Can I eat bananas on Whole30?

The Whole 30 program allows for a wide range of fruits and veggies, and banana is one of those approved Whole30 fruits. You can eat bananas on Whole30, including pickles. Nevertheless, if they are a potential trigger for you, then you should learn to do without them during the program. Bananas can set off sugary cravings for some people. The program also encourages you to eat fruits in moderation and never substitute them with any meal.

Can you eat oatmeal on Whole30?

No, you cannot eat oatmeal on Whole30. Unfortunately, oatmeal is on the list of foods you are meant to avoid during the Whole 30 program. Oatmeal contains avenin, which is a problematic protein, and it has similar reactions to gluten in barley, wheat, and rye, which are all not allowed when you are following the Whole 30 program.

Wrapping Up

Breakfast is a very important meal of the day, and being on the Whole30 program does not mean you have to settle for boring breakfasts for the next 30 days. You can spice your Whole30 meal plan with the breakfast options above.

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