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17 Paleo Breakfasts That Are Actually Delicious

The cavemen had it right.

The paleo diet involves the removal of dairy, gluten, and processed sugars from your diet, among other things. Seems intimidating—but we came up with some delicious breakfasts that fit a paleo lifestyle.

Original article by Becky O’Neill for Spoon University – Colgate.

1. Baked Egg in an Avocado

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And you thought avocado toast was revolutionary? Here’s how to make it.

2. Mango and Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

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Don’t worry, there’s plenty of paleo food besides eggs. Recipe here.

3. Avocado Mango Smoothie

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Start your day by drinking your fruits and veggies. Recipe here.

4. Banana Nice Cream

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Some people think bananas are paleo, and some think they’re not. We think this dessert for breakfast is a YES. Try it plain or make it chocolate if you’re REALLY stretching things.

5. Shakshuka

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Shakshuka is the dish you’ll wish you’d heard about sooner. Get the recipe.

6. Apple Spice Mug Cake

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Crazy good and crazy easy. How can you say no to this cake? Recipe here, and more mug recipes here.

8. Matcha Chia Seed Pudding

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Because we know you need more matcha in your life. Recipe here.

9. Fried Egg with Chickpea Salad and Sriracha

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Packed with flavor and a kick of spice, these eggs are guaranteed to wake you up. Recipe here.

10. Channa Purgi

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Feeling adventurous? Get the recipe.

11. Banana Pancakes

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Going paleo definitely does not have to mean giving up pancakes. Find the recipe here.

12. Veggie Egg White Bites

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Adorable, portable, delicious. Recipe here.

13. Orange Creamsicle Chia Seed Pudding

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Breakfast meets the ice cream truck. Recipe here.

14. Spanish Style Brussels Sprouts With Egg

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After making these eggs, you’ll never hate on Brussels sprouts again. Recipe here.

15. Green Goddess Smoothie

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Exactly what a goddess deserves. Get the recipe.

16. Chinese Scrambled Eggs with Tomato

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Bring the flavors of another continent into your kitchen in just 10 minutes. Find the recipe here.

17. Egg and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Something to keep you warm on all those winter mornings. Find the recipe here.

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