Keto brunch recipes are the secret to enjoying your weekend without taking a midday nap. You can still make fluffy pancakes, sweet pastries, and even traditional eggs Benedict without running your diet off the rails.
How do these brunch recipes stay low-carb? With simple swaps like gluten-free flours, fiber-filled veggies, and low-glycemic sweeteners, you’ll still get all the flavor of a conventional brunch and skip the usual carb coma that comes afterward.
From basic eggs to wow-worthy coffee jellies, these keto-friendly brunch recipes will keep all your guests happy.
Brunch recipes: Eggs
Stick with a classic: This brunch recipe tops a coconut flour English muffin with a perfectly runny egg, gooey hollandaise sauce, and salty smoked salmon. Have it ready in under 30 minutes for just 6 net carbs.
Have a crowd to feed? This brunch recipe is easy to make ahead and serve cold, plus you can use your favorite leftover veggies. You don’t need any cream or cheese, and the finished result runs you just 3.6 net carbs per slice.
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Here’s the egg recipe to top all others. Using your quick-cooking Instant Pot, eggs get perfectly set whites and silky, runny yolks — all with just minutes of hands-off cook time. Use pastured eggs whenever possible to stay more Bulletproof.
Turn your egg game inside out with this simple brunch recipe. Stuff savory breakfast fillings like chewy bacon and avocado into a gently cooked egg “shell” for a low-carb spin on soft tacos. Just 4 net carbs apiece.
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The typical Spanish tortilla loads an egg omelette with thin slices of potato — this version swaps in soft sliced radishes to capture the same flavor and texture without the starch. Bake it up in a cast iron skillet for a savory brunch recipe with 3 net carbs per serving. To stay more Bulletproof, skip the black pepper, swap olive oil with grass-fed ghee, and avoid eating onion too often.
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Yes, eggs can taste sweet! This brunch recipe makes a satisfying alternative to your usual frittata: With blueberries, vanilla, and butter, this egg dish bakes up into a sweet surprise you can serve hot or cold. Use grass-fed butter and Ceylon cinnamon to stay more Bulletproof, plus avoid eating fully-cooked eggs too often.
Keto brunch recipes: Pastries
This brunch recipe makes pillow-soft rolls with no sugar, gluten, grains, or cheese. Instead, the dough uses high-fat ingredients like macadamia nuts, coconut flour, and ghee to make a buttery treat complete with a coconut cream glaze. Each perfectly sweet roll runs you 5 net carbs.
Sugar-free never tasted so sweet. These brunch-worthy muffins contain no added sugar, yet still taste sweet thanks to ripe blueberries, vanilla-infused collagen protein, and a lemony glaze. Serve up a batch with just 6 carbs per muffin.
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This brunch recipe is nothing like the boxed tarts you’ll find in the cereal aisle — it’s even better. A buttery almond flour crust surrounds a sweet cinnamon and nut filling for a recipe that will please any kid (or kid at heart) at just 5 net carbs per serving. Stay Bulletproof with grass-fed butter, Ceylon cinnamon, raw nuts, and non-GMO erythritol or birch xylitol to sweeten — plus, avoid eating xanthan gum or nuts too often.
Get jaw-dropping results with about 15 minutes of work with the help of this brunch recipe. Make a batter with green banana flour, coconut milk, cacao powder, and cinnamon before baking in a donut pan and topping with a coconut butter frosting. Each delicious donut runs about 6.5 net carbs.
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Make the most of summer fruit with this sweet and simple brunch recipe. Fresh berry pieces infuse a almond and coconut flour base for a moist and tender scone with just the right hint of sweetness. To keep it Bulletproof-friendly, use fresh berries (or buy fresh and freeze them yourself).
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Pair with coffee, or enjoy all on its own: This brunch recipe keeps it real with a coconut flour base and a sweet cinnamon crumble. Each slice is less than 2 net carbs. Make it more Bulletproof with Ceylon cinnamon, plus avoid eating xanthan gum too often.
These sweet little muffins get a double dose of chocolate from cacao butter and cacao powder, plus a flavorless protein boost from pastured collagen peptides. Take 10 minutes of prep work, and bake away for a perfectly sweet brunch addition with just 3 net carbs per serving.
Keto brunch recipes: Savory meat and veggies
Make this fancy-looking brunch recipe with just a few simple ingredients and 20 minutes of prep. Swap toast with a sliced cucumber and top with creamy avocado, smoked salmon, and a creamy aioli infused with Brain Octane Oil. Each one has a miraculous 0 net carbs, so no need to feel guilty when you go back for seconds.
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This brunch recipe makes the most of precooked or leftover spaghetti squash and turns it into a crispy, dippable side dish. Simply form squash into patties and sizzle in coconut oil — it takes just minutes, and only sets you back 3 net carbs.
Make yourself the star guest of any brunch with this simple, make-ahead recipe. Salty prosciutto blankets tender cooked asparagus, then gets topped with an herby olive oil dressing. Just make sure you take precautions when enjoying cured meats (even if they’re labeled nitrate-free).
Savory muffins belong at brunch! This recipe keeps them paleo and gluten-free with a coconut flour base, plus rich additions from fiber-packed zucchini and salty bacon. Smear with butter, and enjoy your best morning ever.
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Steer clear of store-bought sausages that stuff your links with corn syrup and fillers. Instead, make this easy recipe for lunch: Meat and simple spices blend together in your mixing bowl, then sizzle in a skillet for a cleaner take on breakfast meat. Stay more Bulletproof with pastured pork, and swap garlic and pepper with anti-inflammatory herbs and spices. Cook with heat-safe grass-fed ghee, too.
These little veggie patties make the perfect addition to any brunch: Top with runny eggs, guacamole, or your favorite savory spreads. With simple ingredients like grated zucchini and almond flour, they create fresh flavor with only 2 net carbs per fritter.
Keto brunch recipes: Pancakes, waffles, & more
Basic, but better: This easy recipe uses keto pantry staples like coconut flour and coconut cream to make bubbly, golden cakes ready for all the fixings. Plus, each serving is just 2.2 net carbs.
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Customize to your heart’s content! While this recipe uses only a few basic ingredients like coconut flour and eggs, it makes light and fluffy waffles perfect for topping with butter or berries. Stay Bulletproof and use Ceylon cinnamon in this brunch favorite.
Skip the syrup and make this berrylicious take on French toast. A simple coconut flour bread makes the perfect base for fresh berries and coconut yogurt, but you can also play with savory toppings like poached eggs and fresh herbs. Each satisfying plateful runs you just under 9 net carbs.
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You won’t believe this brunch recipe is keto-friendly. Paper-thin crepes surround a silky chocolate and almond butter sauce for a rich and flavorful recipe that needs no other toppings — and it only runs you 3 net carbs. To stay more Bulletproof, use coconut milk as your dairy, raw almond butter, and grass-fed ghee.
Satisfy all your fall cravings with this brunch recipe. With fresh or canned pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice, and real vanilla, you can get fragrant and flavorful cakes with just under 6 net carbs.
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Like the OG Dutch baby, this classic brunch recipe cooks away in a cast iron skillet to create a puffy pancake. This one stays low-carb with an almond flour batter and gets topped with sweet blackberries and crunchy macadamia nuts. Make this 5-carb recipe more Bulletproof with raw nuts, then swap butter with grass-fed ghee and trade almond milk with full-fat canned coconut milk.
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Sneak more veggies into your brunch with this easy, keto-friendly recipe. Simply blend cauliflower rice with an egg and fresh herbs, then cook to a crisp in your waffle maker.
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These sweet, poppable pancake bites make the perfect addition to any brunch, and you can easily whip them up in your blender. Make your batter with simple ingredients like almond flour and vanilla, then add fresh blueberries and bake. Each bite only sets you back 1 net carb. To keep it more Bulletproof, use full-fat canned coconut milk as your dairy.
Keto brunch recipes: Breakfast breads
This brunch recipe stays bubbly, chewy, and low-carb with the help of psyllium husk. Blend it with simple additions like almond flour and egg whites for a dreamy alt-bread made for sandwiches and spreads.
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No nuts here: This brunch-worthy bread recipe uses coconut flour, coconut oil, and eggs to make crumbly, satisfying biscuits with 6 carbs each.
Take avocado toast to a whole new level with this surprisingly simple brunch recipe. Whip up a toasty base out of cauliflower, coconut flour, and psyllium husk, then top with fixings like spring onion and sliced avocado. Each mouthwatering slice runs you about 5.5 net carbs.
Like cauliflower bread? You’ll love this pizza-fied version: With savory toppings like smoked salmon and herbs, you can feed a crowd and get your veggie fix at the same time. Each serving tallies up to 7 net carbs.
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No dairy needed: This sweet brunch recipe uses avocado oil mayonnaise instead of traditional bread additions like sour cream or milk. Blend with almond flour and fresh blueberries for a sweet slice that only costs you 4.9 net carbs. To stay Bulletproof, use an avocado oil-based mayo and get a high-quality lemon extract.
Sauce and spread brunch recipes
With the help of grass-fed gelatin, this brunch-friendly recipe makes a wiggly spread in about 20 minutes. Fresh strawberries, lemon juice, and xylitol create a sweet and tart spread perfect for slathering on keto bread or pancakes — all for 0 net carbs.
Slather this one on cauliflower bread and keto bagels, or simply use it as a veggie dip. You only need fresh avocado, grass-fed butter, and apple cider vinegar to make this silky, creamy spread, and each serving is under 2 net carbs.
Drizzle this naturally sweet spread on pancakes, waffles, and muffins, or enjoy by the spoonful. This recipe needs only three ingredients, and runs you 2 net carbs.
Melt this herby, brunch-worthy butter on meat and veggies, or add a savory upgrade to cauliflower breads and waffles. Each spoonful is loaded with flavor and costs you 0 net carbs.
Whip this easy sauce together for a fluffy topping that pairs perfectly with muffins, pancakes, and panna cottas. Add more or less water to change the consistency — either way, each serving runs just over 2 net carbs.
Keto brunch recipes: Coffee & drinks
Get a sweet new take on coffee (and dessert) with this brunch recipe. Sweet coffee gelatin layers with coconutty coffee and dairy-free whipped cream for a slurpable morning treat that will impress all your guests. This recipe adds only 2.5 net carbs to your glass.
Make a big batch and feed your tribe: This recipe adds more perks to your morning coffee with Brain Octane Oil, collagen, cacao, and cinnamon, all blended into a quick shake with less than 6 net carbs.
Add a savory, nourishing spin to your brunch with this easy recipe. Blend rich bone broth with upgrades like turmeric and grass-fed butter for a warming beverage with under 2 net carbs.
Cool, creamy, and lightly caffeinated: This brunch beverage blends earthy matcha with coconut milk and stevia for a refreshing tea with just a hint of sweetness. Plus, each glass is under 5 net carbs.
This brunch-worthy coffee recipe mixes rich brewed coffee with a keto-friendly sweetener and fresh muddled mint. It takes just minutes to make, and only costs you 1.4 net carbs for the whole glass.
Get fresh and fruity flavor without the sugar rush. With creamy avocado, coconut milk, and lemon juice, you can make a big batch for brunch in about 15 minutes.
Eat dessert for breakfast! This brunch recipe makes it happen with creamy cold brew coffee, grass-fed gelatin, and spices like cacao and cinnamon. Make it the night before and serve in the morning for a creamy treat with just over 5 net carbs.
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