What is on the menu for breakfast in your house? I have pulled together some of my most popular gluten-free breakfast ideas to help you have the best breakfast ever. Gluten-free doesn’t have to be hard to make.

A collage of four breakfast food photos from recipes on my blog.

This post is dedicated to all of you who are either new to gluten-free living or looking for some new breakfast ideas to jazz up your mornings! Many also want to make breakfast with their kids and help them learn their way around the kitchen. 

Why I love these gluten-free breakfast recipe ideas:

  1. These recipes are easy to make with simple ingredients. I don’t use hard to find specialty ingredients you have to order online to make my recipes.
  2. I love that kids can get in the kitchen and help make these recipes, too! I love sharing recipes to make with your kids.
  3. Save some time!! You can make many of these recipes and freeze the extras, so you always have a ready-made breakfast on hand.

It is time to break out the mixing bowls, pull the eggs out of the refrigerator, and grab the other ingredients too. These recipe ideas for the perfect gluten-free breakfast will make this day memorable.

All of these gluten-free breakfast recipes have easy-to-follow step-by-step directions so you can easily make the recipe. I include sweet and savory breakfast recipes so everyone can find something they love. These breakfast ideas are perfect for brunch as well!

You will find delicious breakfasts like these:

  • Eggs
  • Pancakes
  • French Toast
  • Muffins
  • Pastries
  • Scones

Gluten-Free Breakfast Pastry:

Photos of the pastries.

1. Gluten-Free Kolache is one of my husband’s favorite breakfast treats. Fill them with jam.

Gluten Free Kolache
Sandi Gaertner
These light and fluffy gluten free kolache make a delicious treat! Easy step by step directions and a video to walk you through every step.
Check out this recipe
A raspberry kolache on a plate.

2. These Gluten-Free Cheese Danish have a sweet cheese filling, and you can add a dollop of jam too!

Gluten Free Cheese Danish
Sandi Gaertner
This Gluten Free Danish recipe is full of good stuff. If you love Cheese Danish, you must give this easy gluten free pastry recipe a try!
Check out this recipe
a gluten free cheese danish on a white plate.

3. Gluten-Free Flaky Pastries are a French treat. They are so incredibly flaky!

Flaky Gluten Free Pastries
Sandi Gaertner
If you love flaky French pastry, you will want to dive right into this gluten free pastries recipe. You can fill gluten free pastry dough with jam, pastry cream, Nutella, or any filling you like.
Check out this recipe
A pastry filled with orange marmalade on a white plate.

4. Gluten-Free Pop Tarts are one of my kids’ favorites. Fill them with your favorite fruit!

The Best Gluten Free Pop Tarts
Sandi Gaertner
Light and flaky gluten free pop tarts that you can fill with your favorite jam, Nutella, or anything you like. Easy step by step directions to walk you through making them!
Check out this recipe
Frosted gluten free pop tarts on parchment paper.

Gluten-Free Muffins:

Photos of the muffins.

1. Gluten-Free Zucchini Muffins – Who said zucchini has to taste bad? It is delicious in these fluffy gluten-free muffins.

The Best Gluten Free Zucchini Muffins
Sandi Gaertner
A quick and easy gluten free and dairy free zucchini muffins recipe.
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Four zucchini muffins on a wire rack.

2. Gluten-Free Strawberry Muffins – You can use strawberries or any fruit you like. These muffins are the fluffiest!

Gluten Free Strawberry Muffins
Sandi Gaertner
You need this light and fluffy gluten free strawberry muffins recipe in your life!! Easy to make and delicious. Watch our recipe video instructions, too.
Check out this recipe
A gluten free strawberry muffin on a plate next to more muffins.

3. Gluten-Free Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins – If you love lemon, this is the muffin recipe to try next!

Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
Sandi Gaertner
The best light and fluffy gluten free lemon poppy seed muffins recipe! They are perfect for breakfast or a snack.
Check out this recipe

4. Gluten-Free Banana Oat Muffins – These tasty muffins are bite-sized and perfect for snacking! It is important that you use gluten-free oats!

Gluten Free Banana Oat Mini Muffins
Sandi Gaertner
Easy gluten free banana oatmeal muffins recipe.
Check out this recipe
3 gluten free banana muffins stacked

5. Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins – You can’t go wrong with this classic muffin. Use fresh or frozen blueberries.

Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins
Sandi Gaertner
Light and fluffy gluten free blueberry muffins. Add a crumb topping or enjoy plain.
Check out this recipe

6. Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Muffins – This vegan option is delicious if you can’t eat eggs!

Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Muffins
Sandi Gaertner
Fluffy gluten free chocolate chip muffins that are also vegan! They make a delicious breakfast or snack!
Check out this recipe
A basket full of vegan chocolate chip muffins.

7. High-Protein Blueberry Muffins—Need a protein boost? These muffins have lots of protein hidden inside!

Fluffy Gluten Free Blueberry Protein Muffins
Sandi Gaertner
Light and fluffy gluten free protein muffins with blueberries and banana. Kids will never know these are healthy protein muffins.
Check out this recipe

Gluten-Free Scones:

Gluten free scones photos.

1. Gluten-Free Cinnamon Apple Scones – By far one of the best scones ever!

Gluten Free Cinnamon Apple Scones
Sandi Gaertner
This easy gluten free cinnamon apple scones recipe is perfect all year long! They are perfect with breakfast or brunch!
Check out this recipe
A gluten free cinnamon apple scone on a white plate.

2. Gluten-Free Blueberry Scones – This classic British-style scone is easy to make.

The Best Gluten Free Blueberry Scones
Sandi Gaertner
These are the best flaky gluten free blueberry scones. You can use any fruit, drizzle with icing or enjoy plain.
Check out this recipe

3. Gluten-Free Strawberries and Cream Scones – These scones are full of juicy strawberries.

Gluten Free Strawberries and Cream Scones
Sandi Gaertner
Delicious flaky scones filled with sweet strawberries and cream.
Check out this recipe
Baked gluten free strawberries and cream scones on a baking sheet.

4. Gluten-Free Date Nut Scones – One of my original scone recipes, these scones are full of delicious flavor!

Gluten Free Date Scones with Coconut and Pecans
Sandi Gaertner
Date scones with coconut and pecans are light and flaky, with a little nutty crunch. Perfect with a cup of coffee. You’ll want to make a double batch of this gluten free scones recipe! 
Check out this recipe
The top view of a date scones on a plate next to a glass mug of coffee.

5. Gluten-Free Cornmeal Cheese Scones – If you are feeling like something savory. These cheese scones are really tasty!

Gluten Free Cornmeal Scones
Sandi Gaertner
Easy gluten free cornmeal delicata squash scones. They are a great side to serve throughout the fall season.
Check out this recipe
Three cornmeal scones stacked on the counter.

Gluten-Free Pancakes:

Gluten free pancakes photos.

1. Gluten-Free Pancakes – These gluten-free and dairy-free pancakes are light and fluffy!

Gluten Free Pancakes Recipe
Sandi Gaertner
Light and fluffy dairy-free gluten free pancakes that are perfect for breakfast. There is an egg-free option too, making this a great choice for vegan eaters too!
Check out this recipe
A stack of gluten free pancakes with blueberries and butter on top.

2. Gluten-Free Oatmeal Banana Pancakes – These pancakes are full of all of the good stuff, but still taste sweet and delicious. Be sure to use gluten-free oats!

Easy Gluten Free Oatmeal Pancakes with Banana
Sandi Gaertner
These delicious gluten free oatmeal pancakes are sweetened with ripe banana and make a great healthy breakfast!
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A stack of four gluten free oatmeal pancakes with sliced bananas and blueberries.

3. Gluten-Free Buckwheat Pear Pancakes – Fresh, juicy pear adds so much sweetness to these buckwheat pancakes.

Banana Cassava Flour Pancakes Recipe
Sandi Gaertner
An easy paleo banana pancake recipe that uses cassava flour.
Check out this recipe
a stack of cassava pancakes with sliced bananas and syrup.

4. Cassava Flour Pancakes (Paleo) – Cassava flour is all of the rage and this easy pancake recipe is so easy to make.

Banana Cassava Flour Pancakes Recipe
Sandi Gaertner
An easy paleo banana pancake recipe that uses cassava flour.
Check out this recipe
a stack of cassava pancakes with sliced bananas and syrup.
Waffles and french toast pictures

Gluten-Free French Toast and Waffles:

1. Gluten-Free Stuffed French Toast – Stuff your French toast with this sweet vanilla bean ricotta and fresh berries.

Gluten Free Vanilla Bean Ricotta Strawberry Stuffed French Toast
Sandi Gaertner
This is an easy strawberry stuffed French toast recipe.
Check out this recipe

2. Gluten Free Chicken and Waffles – Chicken and waffles make the ultimate brunch!

Gluten Free Chicken and Waffles
Sandi Gaertner
Crispy and delicious gluten free chicken and waffles. You can make the chicken in the air fryer or fried in a pan or deep fryer. Easy directions!
Check out this recipe
Pouring syrup over chicken and waffles.

3. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Waffles – If you love pumpkin, these fluffy waffles are the best.

Easy Gluten Free Pumpkin Waffles
Sandi Gaertner
This quick and easy gluten free pumpkin waffles recipe makes the fluffiest waffles! They are easy to make, and freezable so you can have waffles any time.
Check out this recipe
A stack of gluten free pumpkin waffles topped with pecans.

5. Gluten-Free French Toast Muffins – Use bread in a fun new way to make these muffins. They freeze well too!

Gluten Free Blueberry French Toast Muffins
Sandi Gaertner
Delicious, easy gluten free blueberry French Toast muffins. They make an easy grab and go breakfast.
Check out this recipe

Gluten-Free Egg Dishes:

Egg dish photos.

1. Garden Vegetable Shakshuka – This shakshuka is a wonderful breakfast to try. It is hearty enough to serve for dinner, too!

Garden Vegetable Shakshuka Recipe
Sandi Gaertner
A delightful vegetable shakshuka, or eggs poached in tomato. This makes a delicious breakfast and brunch.
Check out this recipe

2. Tex-Mex Migas – Kick it up a notch with this tasty Tex-Mex breakfast.

Easy Tex Mex Migas Recipe
Sandi Gaertner
A hearty traditional Mexican breakfast that includes eggs, corn tortillas, and chorizo.
Check out this recipe
A plate full of Mexican migas.

3. Egg Muffin Cups – Have the kids help make these with their favorite breakfast fillings.

Breakfast Egg Muffin Cups
Sandi Gaertner
Easy meal prep breakfast egg muffins. 
Check out this recipe

4. Gluten-Free Frittata – This easy fluffy frittata is an easy breakfast to make. You can use bell peppers or any meat or vegetable fillings.

Quick and Easy Vegetable Frittata
Sandi Gaertner
This deliciously light and fluffy frittata makes a wholesome breakfast in 20 minutes. Use any vegetables you have on hand. There is also a dairy-free option.
Check out this recipe
A cooked frittata in a cast iron skillet.

5. Gluten-Free Breakfast Sandwich – Grab some English muffins and have some fun with toppings!

Gluten Free Breakfast Sandwich
Sandi Gaertner
Awesomely easy gluten free breakfast sandwiches with lots of flavor variations. Freeze them for an easy grab-and-go breakfast.
Check out this recipe
A gluten free breakfast sandwich on a white plate.

6. Egg and Potato Skillet – This is a staple recipe in our house. Anything bacon is so good!

Easy Egg Potato Breakfast Skillet
Sandi Gaertner
A savory hashbrown breakfast skillet with eggs, bacon, cheese,and spinach.
Check out this recipe
A serving of breakfast skillet on a plate.

Do you prefer a sweet or savory breakfast?

We would love to hear what you love for breakfast. Please leave a comment and tell me if you prefer sweet or savory breakfast recipes. Thank you!

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