Low carb diets are becoming increasingly popular amoung people with diabetes – so we’ve put together a list of our favourite low carb breakfasts, it is the most important meal of the day after all!

1. Roasted Tomatoes on Mushroom

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOur first breakfast is seriously low in carbs, weighing in at only 2g! Try it for yourself now.


Cals 12 | Carbs 2g

2. Mushroom Surprise

2 Mushroom Surprise

Our delighful Mushroom Surprise is full of flavour, and is also low in carbs.  Wanna try it?

Cals 184 | Carbs 7.4g

3. Smoked Salmon and Poached Eggs

3 Smoked Salmon and Poached Eggs (2016)Fancy a treat? This breakfast is for you! Our Smoked Salmon and Poached Egg dish has a minescule 1g of carbs, so tuck in! Get the recipe here.

Cals 234 | Carbs 1g

4. Bacon, Eggs & Tomatoes

4 Bacon Eggs and Tomatoes (2024)

Fancy a fry up? This healthy, low carb dish makes for a yummy breakfast, and it’s only 13.5g carbs! Try it for yourself.

Cals 273 | Carbs 13.5g

5. Choc & Nut Granola

5 Choc and Nut Granola (2020)Any breakfast which sneaks in a little bit of Chocolate is okay with us! To try our seriously tasty Choc & Nut Granola check out the recipe here.

Cals 461 | Carbs 17.8g

6. Homemade Waffles with Blueberries


You can’t beat this breakfast – it’s a personal favourite of ours! Check it out.

Cals 305 | Carbs 12g

7. Sausage with Eggs & Spinach

7 Italian Sausage with Eggs and Spinach (Italian)

We’ve put an Italian twist on a traditional fry up – and trust us it’s amazing! We think we are way too used to eating the same thing every day for breakfast, so why not try something new today, you won’t regret it!

Cals 316 | Carbs 3.9g

8. Ham & Cheese Omelette

8 Ham and Cheese Omelette (2016) CORRECT

You can’t beat an omelette – a cheap, easy and of course delicious low carb breakfast. Get the recipe in the 365 Cookbook now.

Cals 178 | Carbs 1.8g

9. Tendestems, Bacon & Eggs

9 Tenderstems, Bacon & Egg

Here’s another breakfast which is a bit different to what you’d normally expect – the hard boiled eggs are so yummy! Download the recipe here.

Cals 402 | Carbs 5.7g

10. Herby Vegetable Frittata

10 Italian Herb and Vegtable Frit-tata (3)The Herby Vegetable Frittata is a great way to get some veg into the most important meal of the day! Wanna try it?

Cals 247 | Carbs 16.7g

11. Scrambled Egg & Sausage

11 scrambled egg and sausageIf you’re on a super low carb diet this breakfast is definitely for you. Only 0.8g of carbs, yes, 0.8g! Try it now.

Cals 430 | Carbs 0.8g

12. Mushroom Omelette

12 Mushroom Omelette (Back to School)Our final recipe is the perfect low carb breakfast, if you’re a fan of mushrooms, look no further! Try it here.

Cals 213 | Carbs 2.9g


Our 365 Cookbook is quite big, so make sure you have enough space on your computer before downloading.

On the go? We also have a Diabetes Recipe App!

We hope you enjoy trying out our favourite low carb breakfasts! If you love them so much that you need to find some more, check out the recipe section of our site.

We think you’ll love it! diabetes.co.uk/recipes

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