Just what can you eat when on an Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Diet? Such a struggle to anyone who are already suffering from an autoimmune disorder. Think about eliminating all grains, nuts and seeds, coffee, chocolates, easy-to-get processed foods, and even eggs! Looking at the bright side, however, there are still quick and easy options to fuel the body as it pushes for daybreak.
To get you started, here is a collection of AIP breakfast recipes that taste real good you’ll forget they’re part of a highly restrictive diet. Use the Table of Content on the right side to jump to the recipe of your choice.
You would not dare to mess around pancakes. Apart from ease of preparation, it also makes the meal more exciting and filling. One can even prepare a huge batch to fire up the whole week to save time.
Banana PancakesSource: thedairyalliance.com
Like avocado is to keto, bananas are widely popular to the AIP diet. If you’re looking to add that slight sweet taste to your pancake, this banana-based idea is definitely a delight. Check out the full recipe here.
Blueberry PancakesSource: flashfictionkitchen.com
This yummy recipe doesn’t call for nutty flours or eggs making it perfect for the AIP diet. Add to that the potent antioxidants in berries and you got a hefty breakfast pancake to fire up your taste buds. See full recipe here.
Cassava PancakesSource: thrivingonpaleo.com
If you’ve never tried cassava flour before, this is a good start. Be reminded though at it cook slower and requires a little more attention than the usual ones. Consistency of the batter will also depend largely on the cassava flour being used. See recipe here.
Egg-Free PancakesSource: thecastawaykitchen.com
You don’t really need eggs to make pancakes fluffy. This pancake recipe’s secrete: apple cider vinegar and baking soda. With a touch of cinnamon, you got one exciting breakfast to look forward without the guilt. See recipe here.
Two-Way Coconut Flour PancakesSource: cottercrunch.com
Not just AIP friendly, this recipe is also gluten-free, dairy-free and oh-so-delicious you’ll forget it’s just an easy-breezy pancake breakfast. Grain-free coconut flour can be a tad bland. This recipe here calls for natural sweetness with the addition of bananas. Awesomeness!
Smoothies or shakes, call them whatever you like, but these blended concoctions come undisputed in terms of taste and nutrients. Not all smoothies are acceptable in the AIP diet protocol though. Here are the ones worth a taste.
Strawberry-Banana SmoothieSource: netdna-ssl.com
Don’t like ‘em green? Try the sweet concoction of strawberry and banana mixed just right. The secret: MCT oil. Here’s a recipe here to give your breakfast a lift.
Avocado – Green SmoothieSource: coeurcorpstete.fr
Green doesn’t necessarily mean bitter and blah, too. This super-filling and delicious smoothie is a great way to add much-needed greens to your diet. Check out full recipe here.
Coco-Berry SmoothieSource: holisticwellness.ca
Concocted by one with autoimmune hashimotos, this coco-berry smoothie is designed for healing– and to satiate sweet cravings without the guilt. Check out the full recipe here.
Collagen – Berry – Green MedleySource: wpengine.netdna-ssl.com
This one calls for that perfect balance in one’s blood sugar. Smoothies are notorious for their sweetness (or lack of it!) and this recipe here calls for the perfect combination of collagen powder and coconut concentrate with berries for sweetness and greens for added kick.
Green Smoothie BowlSource: asquirrelinthekitchen.com
A smoothie that’s more fitting to a bowl. How unique is that! Fresh, appetizing and healthy, this green smoothie bowl comes with all the goodness of fruits and greens to ramp up one’s healing. Here’s how to make this a staple in your breakfast menu.
No need to cheat if you want to eat cake for breakfast. Grab any of these AIP breakfast muffins recipes to start the day with a smile.
Banana AIP MuffinsSource: lichenpaleolovingaip.com
Think you can’t go through the day without eggs, bacon, grains and the usual? Let this Banana Muffins recipe here be your saving grace. Delicious and easy to make, it’s also loaded with energy to fire up your day.
Egg-Free Bacon Herb MuffinsSource: squarespace.com
No eggs for protein? Will this egg-free bacon herb muffins recipe is loaded with that without the guilt. Protein-packed, it can help fuel one’s activities throughout the day. Cook them in a large batch, freeze and reheat. Easy as a breeze for breakfast or even lunch and dinner. See recipe here.
Apple- Cinnamon Breakfast MuffinsSource: eatbeautiful.net
Want something new and delicious while packed with needed vitamins and minerals? This egg-free breakfast muffins recipe is to die for! It’s also dairy-free and super-low in carbs.
English Muffin AIPSource: foodbymars.com
Want something quick and easy without the risk of flare ups? This slightly tweaked English muffins recipe here is concocted with AIP in mind. It’s crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Perfection!
Pumpkin Spice MuffinsSource: fedandfulfilled.com
This one’s perfect for fall and be prepared to get hooked! Instead of the usual Paleo-friendly flour, this tigernut flour is a divine intervention.Perfect baked goodness to jumpstart a busy day. Check full recipe here.
An almost staple breakfast recipe in many Asian households, there’s a reason why the West refers to breakfast porridge as food of the old gods. No oil. No eggs. No sugar or salt. With just a few tweaks, porridge for breakfast may just be your saving grace.
Pumpkin Spice Coconut PorridgeSource: wholefully.b-cdn.net
Let your palate taste the slight sweetness of this fall breakfast favorite. A mashed banana with a drizzle of maple syrup is all it needs to fire up your taste buds. Check it out here.
Healing Insta-Pot PorridgeSource: cottercrunch.com
No bone-breaking mixing or stirring. No long waits. Nothing but delicious goodness– all in an Insta-Pot. Check how to make it here.
Apple Cinnamon Breakfast PorridgeSource: eatbeautiful.net
Nut and seed -free. Dairy-free. Grain-free. Sugar-free. Egg-free. This one may look like a breakfast porridge straight from NASA’s menu, but you’ll be shocked how delicious it is! See the secret to this recipe here.
Warm Porridge + Lemon&BerrySource: wpengine.netdna-ssl.com
Perfect for fall and winter, this warm porridge is totally divine for breakfast. Add a dash of lemon and berry, and you have a generous serving that will keep your body motor running smoothly. See recipe here.
Apple Pie PorridgeSource: gracefulabandon.com
This porridge works both ways. Some days, it can be breakfast for AIP gods. Other days, as dessert to while the cravings away. See how it will work on your end with this recipe here.
AIP casserole recipes give any breakfast menus one advantage – time. Simple prep in batch, freeze, heat and serve. Great for busybodies. Check these recipes out.
Chicken Breakfast CasserolSource: netdna-ssl.com
No chicken restrictions? Then, this AIP chicken breakfast casserole is perfect for those hectic Mondays when you want something filling to fire up your day. Check out this protein-packed recipe here.
Egg-Free Breakfast CasseroleSource: fedandfulfilled.com
Spaghetti squash as egg replacement? Who would have thought it’s going to be a lot tastier! This recipe gets a kick from all those veggies, herbs and spices. This is also a great way to use leftover meat.
Make-Ahead Breakfast CasseroleSource: theunskilledcavewoman.com
Want that perfect balance in your AIP breakfast? This make-ahead recipe here will definitely give you enough reason to jump out of bed and kickstart your day early.
Pumpkin Breakfast BakeSource: wp.com
Another fall-perfect breakfast idea, this one’s a winner for keeping those dreaded coldness at bay. It’s a tad sweeter for a casserole, but definitely healthier. Check out the recipe here.
Cranberry Sausage Breakfast CasseroleSource: aipsisterhood.com
This one is a favorite special occasion breakfast recipe shared by many. It’s particularly popular for post- Christmas and New Year when everyone’s just have had enough with the usual sinful feast. Check it out here.
These AIP breakfast recipes are just ideas to kickstart your search. To prevent any flare-ups, do remember to double check all ingredients listed on each recipe. Have fun!