12 Gluten-Free Breakfast Recipes That Will Be Morning Staples

Gluten-free breakfast recipes might seem hard to come by, but we've got plenty of options—check out our recipes for gluten-free pancakes and more.

bacon potato and kale frittata
Photo: Blaine Moats

Gluten-free breakfast recipes might seem hard to come by, but thanks to our Test Kitchen, we have plenty of delicious options. Here, you'll find fabulous recipes for gluten-free pancakes, frittatas, and even donuts. So start the day right by planning your menu with one of these gluten-free breakfast ideas.

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French Omelet

French Omelet
Carson Downing

Eggs are a great gluten-free breakfast option when you need a quick meal. Feel like a pro chef with our easy French omelet recipe for one ready in 10 minutes flat. Have multiple mouths to feed? Try our family-style omelet.

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Gluten-Free Peanut Butter and Fruit Quinoa

Gluten Free Peanut Butter and Fruit Quinoa
Andy Lyons

Unless the package is marked "certified gluten-free," oats may contain gluten. Avoid any risk of cross-contamination by swapping in quinoa for a delicious, naturally gluten-free breakfast. The hearty whole-grain quinoa combined with peanut butter and fruit packs 10 grams of plant-based protein in every bowl.

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Bacon, Potato, and Kale Frittata

bacon potato and kale frittata
Blaine Moats

Frittatas are basically quiches without the crust, meaning they're gluten-free and take less time to cook. Enjoy this quick and easy 5-ingredient gluten-free breakfast whenever you crave bacon and eggs.

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Gluten-Free Banana Bread

Gluten Free Banana Bread
Andy Lyons

Yes, you can make delicious gluten-free banana bread. Use your ripe bananas for baking a gluten-free breakfast the whole family cannot resist. It'll pair perfectly with your morning cup of coffee.

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Gluten-Free Buttermilk Biscuits with Sausage Gravy

Gluten-Free Buttermilk Biscuits with Sausage Gravy
Andy Lyons

Biscuits and gravy might be one of the best comfort foods on the breakfast menu. Now you can enjoy the classic meal as a gluten-free breakfast, too. Use our gluten-free flour mix to whip up a batch of flaky buttermilk biscuits and add to the rich sausage gravy.

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Cassava Pancakes

Cassava Pancakes
Brie Passano

These gluten-free pancakes are made with cassava flour, which is made from a starchy tuberous root vegetable called a yuca. Smother with butter and warm maple syrup for a sweet morning treat. Prefer waffles? We've got a gluten-free recipe for those, too.

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Protein-Packed Smoothies

Protein-Packed strawberry Smoothies with straws
Peter Krumhardt

For a tasty gluten-free breakfast on the go, blend together a quick and healthy smoothie. With peanut butter, Greek yogurt, and plenty of fruit, this protein-packed breakfast will definitely keep you energized until lunchtime.

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Gluten-Free Cake Donuts

overhead view of Gluten-Free Cake Donuts
Blaine Moats

Gluten-free donuts? Absolutely! Treat the family to a full-on bakery experience right at home with a gluten-free breakfast featuring these irresistible donuts. Coat with a cinnamon-sugar mix or powdered sugar for a truly sweet finish. Spice things up by adding cinnamon, cloves, and ginger to the dough.

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Coffee Shop Copycat Egg Bites

Copycat Egg Bites
Matthew Clark

Enjoy this gluten-free breakfast recipe for your favorite coffee shop egg bites at home. These adorable egg cups can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days, making them an easy breakfast option for hectic mornings.

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Gluten-Free Zucchini Muffins with Greek Yogurt Frosting

Gluten Free Zucchini Muffins with Greek Yogurt Frosting
Karla Conrad

Whether you're following a gluten-free eating plan or not, these zucchini muffins are going to be a hit for everyone from the first bite. Zucchini and unsweetened applesauce add nutrients and moisture to these warm-spiced muffins. The Greek yogurt frosting makes a delicious tangy-sweet topper.

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Farmer's Casserole

Farmer's Casserole
Blaine Moats

Look no further if you need a gluten-free breakfast casserole to serve a crowd. This top-rated egg casserole is packed with potatoes, cheese, veggies, and your meat of choice (use leftover ham if you have it). Put the recipe together up to 24 hours before for an easy make-ahead breakfast.

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Breakfast Salad with Avocado and Eggs

Breakfast Salad with Avocado and Eggs
Jason Donnelly

Salad for breakfast? Stick with us here. A poached egg and a parsley-infused green dressing make the perfect topper for a bed of greens, carrots, and radishes. The creamy avocado adds richness and extra protein. Keep it vegetarian, or add bacon for a crunchy finish.

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