35 Memorable and Paleo-Friendly Egg Recipes

While my go-to breakfast through the week is a smoothie, my favourite breakfast creation over the weekend typically involves eggs.  I also love eggs immediately following a workout (as they are an awesome source of protein and good fats), and I love hosting brunch in-home with any of the following favourites — they are all approved on the Maximized Living Advanced Nutrition Plan (except for a few which use sweet potato and quinoa … which would be my version of “cheating” while hosting guests for brunch!).

Remember that, unfortunately, free-range chickens are not all they are cracked up to be.  As long as these chickens have “access” to the outdoors (even if a door is open only 5 minutes per day), they can be classified as free-range.  Cage-free chickens aren’t necessarily roaming the farm, either — they are often packed in coops with hundreds of other chickens — just no individual cages.  In both cases, these animals may be fed poorly, given antibiotics, be vaccinated, and inhumanely debeaked.  My best recommendation for you is to KNOW your farmer.  Thoroughly understand the source of your eggs and how the chickens are cared for.  This shouldn’t be difficult to learn when you source your eggs at a local farmer’s market, health food store, or even better, on the farm itself!

Once you do identify those ideal organic eggs, they’ll fill you up with tons of selenium, vitamin B2, choline for your brain, and incredible antioxidants like zeaxanthin and lutein which benefit the eyes.  Eat those yolks, preferably uncooked, as they contain great healthy fats that your body needs.

Olive Oil–Fried Egg and Smashed Avocado

Olive Oil–Fried Egg and Smashed Avocado

Photo credit to PopSugar

This protein-packed, gluten-free crepe makes a great go-to wrap for everything from breakfast to dinner to dessert.

Ingredients: garbanzo bean flour (aka chickpea flour), kosher salt, plain yogurt or whey or water, olive oil or gluten-free cooking spray, eggs, avocado

Click here for the Olive Oil–Fried Egg and Smashed Avocado recipe.


Paleo Sweet Potato Hash with Sunny Side Up Egg

Sweet Potato Hash and Sunny Side Up Egg

Photo credit to Amazing Paleo

Prepare your ingredients ahead of time, so you’ll have this healthy option quickly made in 6-7 minutes.

Ingredients: sweet potato, egg, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, sea salt, black pepper, coconut oil spray

Click here for the Paleo Sweet Potato Hash with Sunny Side Up Egg recipe.


Scrambled Eggs Malasa

Scrambled Eggs Malasa

Eating the same old eggs everyday can get dull. If you are a fan of spice, this Indian-style scrambled eggs masala recipe is worth a try.

Ingredients: butter, onion, cumin seed, tomato, eggs, salt, pepper

Click here for the Scrambled Eggs Malasa recipe.


Paleo Scrambled Eggs with Herbs

Paleo Scrambled Eggs with herbs

Photo credit to Glamorous Bite

Add a little burst of Spring with this fortifying breakfast recipe, so you maintain a low-carb, high-protein, healthy and clean diet.

Ingredients: organic eggs, Himalayan salt, white pepper, curry powder, organic grass-fed butter, baby spinach, oregano leaves, fresh dill, Italian parsley, mushrooms (optional)

Click here for the Paleo Scrambled Eggs with Herbs recipe.


Breakfast Salad with Eggs Over Easy

Paleo Breakfast Salad with Eggs Over Easy

Photo credit to Paleo Porn

Toss your favourite greens together in a salad and top them off with the easiest protein source – eggs.

Ingredients: grass-fed butter, organic eggs, organic spinach, organic arugula, onion, avocado, fresh dill weed, celery, persian cucumbers, lemon, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, dried oregano, black pepper

Click here for the Breakfast Salad with Eggs Over Easy recipe.


Pesto + Roasted Tomato Omelet

Pesto + Roasted Tomato Omelet

Photo credit to Edible Perspective

Savour your morning with the creamy texture of pesto and tasty pan-roasted grape tomatoes in this spectacular omelet.

Ingredients: ghee or olive oil, grape or cherry tomatoes, eggs, pistachio pesto, salt, pepper

Click here for the Pesto + Roasted Tomato Omelette recipe.


Smoked Salmon Omelette

Smoked Salmon Omelette

Photo credit to BBC

This recipe is quick to make for lunch or dinner, so you don’t have to spend hours over the stove.

Ingredients: free-range eggs, salt, black pepper, unsalted butter, smoked salmon, olive oil

Click here for the Smoked Salmon Omelette recipe.


Sweet Blueberry Lemon Puffed Omelette

Sweet Blueberry Lemon Puffed Omelette

Photo credit to Gourmande in the Kitchen

Juicy blueberries add sweetness and lemon adds a zing to this classic dish without turning it into a dessert.

Ingredients: eggs, sea salt, raw honey, lemon juice and zest, whole milk yogurt (goat’s milk) or coconut milk, butter or coconut oil, fresh or frozen blueberries, yogurt

Click here for the Sweet Blueberry Lemon Puffed Omelette recipe.


Egg, Salmon and Apple Sandwich

Egg, Smoked Salmon and Apple Sandwich

Photo credit to Paleo Leap

Forgo bread with a crisp slice of Granny Smith apple that will contrast with the flavours of salty smoked salmon and fluffy eggs. Makes a creative main course for a garden party too.

Ingredients: eggs, smoked salmon, fresh chives, fresh tarragon, granny smith apples, cooking fat, sea salt, black pepper

Click here for the Egg, Salmon and Apple Sandwich recipe.


Chinese Tea Eggs

Chinese Tea Eggs

Photo credit to Table for Two

Marinating eggs in this tea mixture creates a savoury taste and marbling/spider web effect that looks like art.

Ingredients: eggs, black tea leaves, Chinese five spice powder, salt

Click here for the Chinese Tea Eggs recipe.


Avocado and Egg Breakfast

Avocado and Egg Breakfast

Photo credit to PopSugar

You’ll stay satisfied from breakfast until lunch with this simple dish full of protein and fiber.

Ingredients: eggs, avocado, fresh herbs (optional), hot sauce (optional)

Click here for the Avocado and Egg Breakfast recipe.


Pumpkin Eggs Benedict with Homemade Pumpkin Hollandaise Sauce

Pumpkin Eggs Benedict with Pumpkin Hollandaise Sauce

Photo credit to Purely Twins

Try this healthy twist on the classic eggs benedict with sunny side up eggs and a hollandaise sauce that is not your standard recipe.

Ingredients: pumpkin protein english muffins, egg, spinach, turkey bacon or omit, lemon juice, pumpkin puree, coconut butter, sea salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper

Click here for the Pumpkin Eggs Benedict with Homemade Pumpkin Hollandaise Sauce recipe.


Simple Shakshuka

Simple Shakshuka

Photo credit to Sugar Free Fairy

This healthy and versatile dish pronounced as Shock-SHOE-kuh could be made for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Ingredients: onion, garlic, tomato sauce, eggs, extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, chili pepper (optional), raw goat milk cheese (optional)

Click here for the Simple Shakshuka recipe.


Deviled Eggs (Nests)

Deviled Eggs Nests

Photo credit to Low Carb So Simple

Take this beautiful, delicious and easy to make appetizer to your next spring party. Put your own twist on the recipe by varying additions, spices and seasonings.

Ingredients: organic free-range eggs, sea salt, organic lemon pepper, full fat cream cheese without food additives, fresh organic parsley

Click here for the Deviled Eggs (Nests) recipe.


Classic 5-Ingredient Egg Salad {Paleo}

Classic 5 Ingredient Egg Salad Paleo

Photo credit to Merit and Fork

Make a classic sandwich with this simple egg salad and your favourite, healthy bread option – try Maximized Grainless Rolls, Dark Rye Bread or Coconut Flour Bread.

Ingredients: eggs, sugar-free mayonnaise, scallions, dijon mustard, sea salt, cracked black pepper

Click here for the Classic 5-Ingredient Egg Salad recipe.


Simple Egg Drop Soup

Simple Egg Drop Soup

Photo credit to Paleo Magazine

This recipe takes a bit of patience to get the perfect effect with the eggs, but worth the effort.

Ingredients: bone broth or other broth, swiss chard or other green leafy vegetable e.g. spinach (or use scallions for a more traditional soup), eggs, coconut aminos, ginger, oregano (optional), salt, pepper

Click here for the Simple Egg Drop Soup recipe.


Korean-Style Steamed Eggs

Korean Style Steamed Eggs

Photo credit to The Kitchn

Gyeran jjim meaning “steamed eggs” set into a custard with the texture of silken tofu that compliments steamed rice very well. Simply change the fillings and toppings as desired like you would with an omelette.

Ingredients: eggs, salt, water, scallion, sesame seeds

Click here for Korean-Style Steamed Eggs recipe.


Paleo Pickled Eggs with Fresh Beets

Paleo Pickled Eggs with Fresh Beets

Photo credit to Tasty Ever After

This recipe is as clean eating as you can get, loaded with nutritious benefits and colourful too.

Ingredients: organic red beets, water, organic unfiltered raw apple cider vinegar, organic raw honey, kosher salt, white pepper, cinnamon, cloves, eggs, onion

Click here for the Paleo Pickled Eggs with Fresh Beets recipe.


Paleo Chicken Scotch Eggs

Paleo Chicken Scotch Eggs

Photo credit to The Healthy Foodie

What could better than a recipe of protein wrapped in protein? Only mixing up this warm or cold recipe with a bunch of different flavours and combinations.

Ingredients: chicken breasts, eggs, garlic, red bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, fresh ginger, fresh coriander, tomato paste, paprika, Dijon mustard, chipotle powder, Himalayan or fine sea salt, black pepper, fivespice, anise seeds, fennel seeds, onion powder, garlic powder

Click here for the Paleo Chicken Scotch Eggs recipe.


Easy Egg Nests

Easy Egg Nests

Photo credit to Civilized Caveman Cooking

This dairy-free, nut-free and Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) will help you stick to your eating right goals.

Ingredients: eggs, shredded coconut or grated goat cheese or grass-fed cheddar cheese, salt

Click here for the Easy Egg Nests recipe.


Baked Eggs with Haloumi & Tomato Sofrito

Paleo Eggs baked with Haloumi Tomato Sofrito

Photo credit to Eat Drink Paleo

This fun recipe can be made ahead of time as it will keep in your fridge for a couple of days.

Ingredients: eggs, Spanish onion, tomatoes, garlic, red wine vinegar, olive oil, Haloumi cheese, sweet paprika, sea salt, pepper, fresh parsley, fresh basil, cherry tomatoes

Click here for the Baked Eggs with Haloumi & Tomato Sofrito recipe.


Mexican Baked Avocado Eggs

Mexican Baked Avocado Eggs

Photo credit to Get Inspired Every Day

Fresh salsa is a perfect contrast to the richness of a baked avocado egg, so mix up the flavours with Fire Roasted Salsa, Best-Ever Salsa or Award Winning Salsa.

Ingredients: avocado, eggs, cherry tomatoes, cilantro, green onion, fresh lime juice, sea salt, feta cheese

Click here for the Mexican Baked Avocado Eggs recipe.


Acorn Squash Egg-in-the-Hole

Acorn Squash Egg-in-the-hole

Photo credit to The Roasted Root

Instead of a classic egg-in-a-hole breakfast using bread, try this healthier version with squash and top it with your favourite salsa, guacamole, hot sauce, and/or cheese.

Ingredients: acorn squash, olive oil, sea salt, eggs, bacon (replace with Turkey bacon or omit), Sriracha or hot sauce

Click here for the Acorn Squash Egg-in-the-Hole recipe.


Egg and Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes

Egg and Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes

Photo credit to Paleo Leap

Tomatoes become richer in the antioxidant lycopene when they are cooked, and their flavour blends well with eggs and this no-nut pesto.

Ingredients: tomatoes, eggs, extra-virgin olive oil, romaine or boston lettuce leaves, garlic, fresh parsley, sea salt, black pepper

Click here for the Egg and Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes recipe.


Breakfast Stuffed Peppers

Baked Eggs in Bell Peppers

Photo credit to Eat Well 101

Make the most important meal of the day more colourful, delicious and nutritious with this quick and easy side dish.

Ingredients: sweet bell peppers (red, orange or yellow), tuna, tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, onion, dried thyme leaves, eggs, salt, black pepper

Click here for the Breakfast Stuffed Peppers recipe.


Crustless Quiche

Crustless Quiche

Quiches are a breakfast/brunch classic that you can switch up with different vegetable and organic meat proteins.

Ingredients: free range organic eggs, organic coconut milk, shredded raw cheese, garlic, coconut oil or butter, veggies of choice

Click here for the Crustless Quiche recipe.


Mini Broccoli and Cheddar Quiches with Cauliflower Crusts

Mini Quiche with Cauliflower Crusts

Photo credit to KH Nutrition

Start your day in a perfect way with extra veggies in this on-the-go breakfast or snack!

Ingredients: cauliflower, eggs, parmesan cheese, garlic, salt, black pepper, broccoli florets, cheddar cheese

Click here for the Mini Broccoli and Cheddar Quiches with Cauliflower Crusts recipe.


Broccoli, Kale & Sun Dried Tomato Quinoa Breakfast Casserole

Broccoli Kale Breakfast Casserole

Photo credit to Wendy Polisi

You won’t skip breakfast again with this recipe by making this nutrient dense breakfast ahead of time.

Ingredients: coconut oil, onion, broccoli, kale, french bread cubes (gluten free), cooked quinoa, cheddar or Daiya, goat cheese, sun dried tomatoes, eggs, milk of choice, sea salt, black pepper.

Click here for the Broccoli, Kale & Sun Dried Tomato Quinoa Breakfast Casserole recipe.


Easy Pesto, Turkey, Roast Beef & Smoked Salmon Egg Muffins

Easy Pesto Turkey Roast Beef Smoked Salmon Egg Muffins

Photo credit to Paleo Catwon

These egg muffins taste a little like a bun-less Egg McMuffins, and make a great snack for the work week.

Ingredients: coconut cooking oil spray, eggs, turkey, roast beef, smoked salmon, sweet potatoes, pesto, black pepper

Click here for the Easy Pesto, Turkey, Roast Beef & Smoked Salmon Egg Muffins recipe.


Asparagus Frittata

Asparagus Frittata

Everyone will enjoy the beauty of this frittata as your brunch centrepiece, and its delectable savory taste.

Ingredients: olive oil, yellow onion or shallots, salt, asparagus, organic, free range eggs, raw organic Gruyere or Swiss cheese

Click here for the Asparagus Frittata recipe.


Hearty Spinach Beef Frittata

Hearty Spinach Beef Frittata

Photo credit to Stupid Easy Paleo

Jazz up the classic one-skillet meal with high quality, ground meat and experiment with different types of veggies too.

Ingredients: eggs, smoked paprika, sea salt, black pepper, grass-fed ground beef, onion, shiitake mushrooms, spinach, tomato

Click here for the Hearty Spinach Beef Frittata recipe.


Coconut Milk And Curry Frittata

Coconut Milk and Curry Frittata

This protein packed dish is a delicious and easy way to mix up your daily egg routine.

Ingredients: eggs, red onion, fresh spinach, coconut milk, tomato paste, curry powder, coconut oil, sea salt

Click here for the Coconut Milk And Curry Frittata recipe.


Ricotta, Tomato & Basil Torte

Ricotta, Tomato and Basil Torte

Photo credit to Taste.com.au

This tasty, pastry-free torte will make a great addition to your next picnic or potluck.

Ingredients: olive oil, ricotta, Lemnos Smooth Fetta, eggs, garlic, fresh basil leaves, grape tomatoes

Click here for the Ricotta, Tomato & Basil Torte recipe.


Simple Egg Souffle

Simple Egg Souffle

Photo credit to Paleo Leap

Customize this versatile base with any kind of spice such as chili powder, meat such as turkey bacon, or vegetables such as spinach, sweet potato or tomatoes.

Ingredients: eggs, coconut milk, onion powder, baking powder, almond flour, cooking fat, sea salt, black pepper

Click here for the Simple Egg Souffle recipe.


Creamy Coconut Milk Paleo Custard

Creamy Coconut Milk Paleo Custard

Photo credit to The Paleo Fix

Fix your sweet tooth with this paleo custard recipe, and modify it to your taste for spicy or sweet, or make it sugar-free when you replace the honey with stevia.

Ingredients: eggs, vanilla extract or powder, coconut milk, raw honey, stevia drops, cinnamon (optional), nutmeg (optional), cloves (optional), cayenne pepper(optional), sea salt (optional), vanilla berry jam (optional), cocoa powder (optional), almond butter (optional)

Click here for the Creamy Coconut Milk Paleo Custard recipe.

How do you like your eggs?

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Dr. B.J. Hardick

About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is an organic food fanatic, green living aficionado, and has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he wrote his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans, which has now been used professionally in over 500 health clinics. Dr. Hardick regularly blogs healthy recipes and holistic health articles on his own website, DrHardick.com, and speaks to numerous professional and public audiences every year. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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