In the past weeks, I have already shared ideas for dinners and lunches for the low FODMAP diet, but we didn’t talk about breakfast yet. Probably my most favourite meal of the day! During the week my breakfast is often the same because it is easy and quick before work. My favourite is lactose-free yoghurt with 1/2 banana or some strawberries and some granola or some low FODMAP oats. If I have some extra time on the weekend, I love to go all out with my breakfast. In this blog, I share 10 healthy low FODMAP breakfast ideas and lots of variations and options!
1. Yoghurt with fruit and optionally cereal
The easiest breakfast ever if you ask me. Lactose-free yoghurt with fruit and some healthier cereals. In the supermarket, you might find some low FODMAP cereals, such as oats or gluten-free cornflakes, but you can also make your own cereals. On my blog, you find 3 tasty granola recipes. A basic granola, chocolate granola, pumpkin granola and also a recipe for yummy granola bars that are perfect to take with you on the go.
2. Low FODMAP sandwiches
Of course, you can also eat bread for breakfast. In the blog where I share different lunch ideas, I talk about which kinds of bread are low FODMAP and in this blog you can find many ideas for low FODMAP sandwich toppings. Other yummy low FODMAP bread recipes are: spelt sourdough bagels, yoghurt bread rolls, Turkish simit breads and if you really like yourself a savoury breakfast, the grilled cheese sandwich you see below!
3. Breakfasts with oats
Oatmeal is a delicious and simple breakfast to make. If you don’t have a lot of time in the morning, you can prepare a larger portion at the beginning of the week. In the morning you only need to heat the oats up (or eat them cold) and top them with some fresh fruit. What do you think about snickers oatmeal, banana oat cookies, pumpkin oatmeal, peanut butter baked oats, blueberry baked oatmeal, oatmeal cookies with chocolate chips or chocolate baked oatmeal? Enough to choose from!
4. Other kinds of porridge
You cannot only make porridge with oats but also with lots of other low FODMAP grains and it is super fun to do for variation. You can make teff porridge or buckwheat porridge and on my blog, you can find recipes for quinoa porridge, rice porridge and polenta porridge.
This might be one of my all time breakfast favourites! Eating healthy pancakes for breakfast always feels like a treat. I love simple banana egg pancakes (I think most of you know how to make this, but if you don’t: simply mash a banana and mix in two eggs. Bake pancakes from the mixture), but there are so many possibilities with pancakes. Such as pumpkin pancakes, fruit pancakes, buckwheat pancakes and these festive pancakes that you can eat either savoury with bacon and cheese or sweet with peanut butter and banana!
6. Healthy fruit crumble
A warm crumble is probably something that sounds more like a dessert to you, but a healthy crumble makes a perfect breakfast too. Especially on a cold autumn or winter day! On my blog, you can find three recipes for healthy crumbles: a strawberry crumble, a pumpkin spice crumble and a rhubarb crumble!
7. Cake for breakfast
If you thought at the beginning of this blog post that low FODMAP breakfasts can only be boring, I hope that I have changed your mind by now. Oatmeal, pancakes, crumble and cake. Why not!
I believe that every day, you can have a reason to eat cake, so why not eat cake for breakfast! My favourite breakfast cake recipes on the blog are: healthy cheesecake, healthy cheesecake with strawberries, healthy pumpkin cake, the breakfast brownie and the healthy cheesecake with lemon and kiwi.
This is a breakfast that I save for the weekends because it costs a little more time to make. But if you have some extra time, it is a real treat. On my blog, you can find two recipes for healthy waffles: oat waffles with red fruits and chocolate waffles. And also a perfect Sunday morning waffle recipe: “oreo” waffles!
Speaking of Sunday breakfasts.. if you really have something to celebrate, I would definitely suggest you to try the low FODMAP cinnamon rolls, gluten-free sweet or savoury soft pretzels and low FODMAP scones for breakfast some time too!
9. Savoury low FODMAP breakfasts
As you might have noticed in this blogpost, I love myself something sweet for breakfast. But if you are more the a savoury breakfast kind of person there are still plenty of delicious low FODMAP breakfasts to make! What do you think of shakshuka, a very tasty middle eastern dish with eggs in tomato sauce. Or other breakfasts with eggs, such as: scrambled eggs, egg muffins or egg wraps. Other great savoury breakfast options on the blog are these sweet potato muffins or savoury oatmeal!
10. Smoothies and smoothie bowls
I am not a huge fan of smoothies for breakfast. I prefer chewing on my breakfast instead of drinking it, but I do have one delicious recipe for a chocolate coffee smoothie on my blog. Through Pinterest, you can find many more low FODMAP smoothie recipes for a quick and easy breakfast. Something I also like is smoothie bowls, for example this banana smoothie bowl.
I hope that I have given you some inspiration for delicious low FODMAP breakfasts! What is your favourite breakfast on the low FODMAP diet?
Are you looking for inspiration for lunch, dinner and snacks too? Then check out these other round-up posts on my blog:
- 8 healthy low FODMAP lunches to take with you on the go
- 33 healthy low FODMAP dinner recipes
- 80+ low FODMAP snacks for every day
- 26 healthy low FODMAP snacks
- 10 freezer friendly snacks to bake yourself
- Low FODMAP snacks to buy in the supermarket
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