19 Gluten Free Breakfast Ideas

If you need some ideas for gluten free breakfast recipes, you’re in luck, my friend! I put together a list of my favorite gluten free breakfasts from the blog, so they’re all in one place.

There are some delicious oatmeal recipes (be sure to get gluten free certified oats to avoid any contamination, if relevant for you), protein-packed egg recipes, tasty muffins made with gluten-free flours like oat flour or almond flour, and more!

gluten free breakfast ideas

Gluten Free Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast is such an important meal because it sets you up for the rest of the day. It’s essential to give your body enough fuel to keep you energized until lunchtime!

Whether you’re eating gluten free because you’re gluten intolerant, or you’re just looking for healthy breakfast ideas to switch up your routine, I’ve got you covered.

These recipes either don’t have any flour, or are made with a gluten-free flour alternatives like oat flour, almond flour, or chickpea flour. Let’s get to the list!

Coconut Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

carrot cake oatmeal in a jar with a golden spoon

This dreamy oatmeal is like having carrot cake in a jar – without any baking required! It’s nutritious and flavorful, and it’s made with coconut milk, so it’s dairy free, too.

With warm spices, grated carrots, chopped walnuts, crushed pineapple, and shredded coconut, you can’t go wrong with these tasty carrot cake overnight oats! Just be sure to use gluten free certified oats (if needed).

Gluten Free Savory Muffins with Cheddar & Eggs

gluten free hard boiled egg muffins cut in half on a plate

These savory cheddar muffins have a fun surprise inside: a hard-boiled egg! Cute, right? They’re protein-packed and will keep you satiated all morning long.

They’re made with a combination of chickpea flour and millet flour for a crave-worthy gluten free breakfast muffin the whole family will love.

Gluten Free Banana Pumpkin Pancakes

gluten free breakfast pumpkin pancakes with banana on a plate

Flourless pumpkin spice pancakes are an easy autumn-inspired breakfast! They’re naturally sweetened with ripe banana, and have ground flaxseed and egg for extra staying power (and to bind them together).

I love them topped with a dollop of Greek yogurt and chopped pecans or walnuts, but they’re tasty with maple syrup too – or simply eat them as is!

Mango chia pudding

Mango chia pudding with coconut milk and strawberries

Say hello to the best hands-off breakfast: mango chia pudding! It’s super creamy (and dairy free) thanks to the coconut milk, and doesn’t require any cooking.

Just blend up the mango, toss everything into a jar, stir it up, and let it sit overnight. In the morning, slice up some mango (plus any other fruit you want) and dig in!

Chocolate Strawberry Overnight Oats

Strawberry chocolate oatmeal in a jar with strawberries and chocolate chips

Chocolate and strawberries make a perfect pair, so why not enjoy them for breakfast together?! These overnight chocolate oats with strawberries and dark chocolate chips are a decadent yet nutritious breakfast.

It comes together with just a few minutes of prep time, then it sits in the fridge overnight and is ready by morning!

Gluten Free Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

gluten free blueberry muffins with banana

These gluten free blueberry muffins are packed with wholesome ingredients like oats, bananas, walnuts, almond butter, and ground flax.

They even have a hidden veggie you won’t notice: cauliflower! They’ll keep you satisfied for hours, plus they’re easy to make ahead and bring on the go.

Goat Cheese Frittata with Spinach

slice of gluten free breakfast frittata with goat cheese on a white place with slices of toast and a coffee cup beside it

This creamy goat cheese frittata (like a crustless quiche) looks fancy, but is simple to make! Packed with veggies like spinach and mushrooms – and protein from lots of eggs – it’s a perfect brunch option.

Plus, it pairs beautifully with sweeter breakfast food like muffins or fruit salad. Obviously just leave out the toast if you’re gluten free – or enjoy a gluten free toast!

Coconut banana chia pudding

Coconut banana chia pudding in a glass with raspberries and banana slices

Banana chia pudding is made ultra creamy with coconut milk! It’s dairy free, easy to make ahead, and sweetened with ripe banana and maple syrup (or honey).

Plus, you can add any toppings you like. I love raspberries, shredded or flaked coconut, and extra banana slices.

Berry Quinoa Bake with Lemon

a square slice of berry lemon quinoa breakfast bake

If you haven’t tried quinoa in a ‘sweet’ dish, you’re missing out! It’s a gluten-free whole grain (well, technically a seed!) that’s delicious when paired with fruit, like in this lemon quinoa bake with mixed summer berries.

It’s a lot like baked oatmeal, with a slightly different texture. And, it takes on the flavors it’s cooked with. Try this coconut breakfast quinoa bowl, too!

Cherry chocolate overnight oats

Cherry oatmeal with chocolate chips and almonds

This decadent-tasting combination of cherry and chocolate is a unique and tasty breakfast! Creamy chocolate overnight oatmeal is elevated even more with chocolate chips, cherries, and sliced ​​almonds.

Just be sure to use gluten-free certified oats if needed!

Apple omelet with white cheddar

Apple white cheddar omelette with a side of toast

Soft sautéed apples with melted white cheddar and fresh sage make up this autumn-inspired omelette. It’s simple to make, but packed with delicious flavor! The sage brings out the fall flavors even more.

Serve it on its own, or with a side of fresh fruit or gluten-free bread.

Yoghurt Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

fruit salad in a blue bowl with lime slices

This zesty fruit salad is tossed in a lightly sweet honey yogurt lime dressing and makes a great make-ahead breakfast/brunch side dish! Any fruit works here – berries, melon, grapes, the list goes on.

You can easily incorporate seasonality here, like using pineapple or mango in the summer, and pomegranate seeds and oranges in the winter.

Gluten free pumpkin muffins

Coconut gluten free pumpkin muffins with almond flour

These adorable fall-inspired pumpkin muffins are made with a combination of almond flour and coconut flour for a lovely soft texture. They’re full of warm spices, pumpkin puree, walnuts, and raisins.

Plus, they’re sweetened with honey (or maple syrup), so they make a great healthy breakfast or afternoon snack!

Gluten Free Breakfast Quinoa Bowl with Coconut

gluten free breakfast coconut quinoa

Quinoa dishes don’t always have to be savory! This quinoa is cooked in coconut milk for a creamy, coconut-flavored breakfast bowl that’s totally satisfying.

This is a fabulous alternative to oatmeal, and you can top it with whatever you want. I love unsweetened flaked coconut, banana slices, and sliced ​​almonds – but you do you!

Crustless Asparagus Quiche with Goat Cheese

Crustless asparagus quiche with crumbled goat cheese

This crustless quiche is packed with creamy goat cheese and spring veggies (like asparagus and peas). You can easily switch this recipe up with your favorite vegetables and cheese based on your preference or what is in season when you make it.

It’s fancy enough for brunch, but easy enough for meal prep breakfasts all week.

Savory Oatmeal with Eggs

Savory oatmeal with eggs and mushrooms

Savory oatmeal might seem a little odd, but it’s definitely a must-try! This recipe features arugula, mushrooms, and sliced ​​avocado over a bed of creamy oatmeal – with a jammy fried egg on top. A sprinkle of parmesan cheese finishes it off.

This is a perfect breakfast bowl for when you’re craving something savory and filling, but still nutritious!

Gluten Free Breakfast Banana Pancakes

gluten free high protein banana pancakes

These fluffy banana pancakes are made with just 3 ingredients (and no flour)! They’re simple enough to make for a quick weekday breakfast.

I love my pancakes topped with a dollop of Greek yogurt, fruit, and nuts, but you can throw on whatever you like!

These are a weekly staple in our house – we make them all the time because the kids love them, too! We usually do the microwave version (detailed in the blog post) on weekdays to keep things extra simple.

Healthy Banana Baked Oatmeal

blueberry banana baked oatmeal in a white bowl next to a gray kitchen towel

Banana baked oatmeal is the perfect mix of comforting and healthy. Dried fruit, chopped nuts, apple sauce, oats, and ripe bananas all come together for a flavorful oatmeal slice that’ll keep you full all morning long.

This recipe is easily customizable, too – you can use pretty much any flavors and/or fillings your heart desires!

Gluten Free Peach Breakfast Muffins

gluten free peach muffins

Juicy peaches are one of my favorite fruits, so it’s no wonder I’m obsessed with these peach muffins! They’re dairy free and gluten free (made with a combination of oat flour and almond flour), but still light and fluffy, with bits of peach in every bite.

So delicious. Try them with a dollop of Greek yogurt for an extra boost of protein!

I hope these gluten free breakfast ideas have you inspired to get creative with your breakfast routine! They’re all super yummy and definitely worth trying. 🙂 Enjoy!

Do you have a favorite gluten free breakfast you make often? Let me know in the comments!

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