15 Brilliant Low-Calorie Breakfasts

Breakfast is often hailed as the most important meal of the day - a title we firmly believe in. It gives you the opportunity to get your day off to an energy-packed start that will help you stay focused and satisfied until the lunchtime belly rumbles begin. But often you forgo exciting food for something functional, boring and quick to make. Below you can find 14 of our best and most nutritious low-calorie Lo-Dough breakfast recipes; all of which fall under 400 calories and are quick and simple to make.


Mushrooms on French Toast

354 kcals per serving 

Low carb mushroom french toast

Mushrooms are the ultimate breakfast ingredient. They are full of great minerals and vitamins, including healthy B-Vitamins and, as part of this delectable breakfast recipe, provide your diet with a welcomed boost in fibre.

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Brownie Smoothie Bowl

303 kcals per bowl 

Brownie Smoothie Bowl

Quite literally eating the rainbow. Packed full of proteinhealthy fats, all-important fibre and loads of micronutrients, this brownie smoothie bowl is sure to get your morning off to the best possible start. Check out our low calorie brownie mix here

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Banana Waffles

209 kcals per serving 

low calorie Banana Waffles

A breakfast idea we're sure won't split opinion. These Lo-Dough waffles are so easy to make and crisp up deliciously when baked in the oven. Also, who can argue with an indulgent breakfast like this for a little over 200 calories! 

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Low-Calorie Fruit Waffles

201 kcals per serving 

Low Calorie Fruit Waffles

Fancy something a little fruitier? This waffle combo is the sweet start your day needs: loads of vitamins, antioxidants, as well as a whopping 1/3 of your daily recommended fibre

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Bacon and Syrup Waffles

330 kcals per serving 

Bacon and Syrup Waffles low calorie

Not convinced by the mix of bacon and syrup? Trust us, this sweet and salty combination is a match made in heaven. This recipe is ideal for your weekend breakfast or brunch and is indulgence on a plate, without the added calories! 

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High Fibre Banana French Toast

263 kcals per serving 

High Fibre Banana French Toast

Caramelised banana should be part of any sweet French toast plate. We caramelised ours with a kitchen blow torch, but you can recreate this by adding a little icing sugar onto yours and flashing them under the grill. This is a great low calorie breakfast recipe, which also provides you with 1/2 of your daily fibre. 

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Fruity Breakfast Pan Sandwich

250 kcals per sandwich 

low calorie breakfast sandwich Fruity Breakfast Pan

Easily one of the most delicious and messy breakfast sandwiches you can make. A tasty low calorie way to start your day which wouldn't look out of place as a healthy dessert after your dinner too! 

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Boiled Egg & Marmite Soldiers

226 kcals per serving 

Boiled Egg & Marmite Soldiers

We believe this recipe will covert a lot of haters into lovers. Kick this classic breakfast dish up a few notches by adding a hearty helping of Marmite and cheese on your soldiers - you won't be disappointed!

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Scotch Pancakes

157 kcals per serving 

low carb scotch pancakes

A stack of pancakes for just 157 calories? You heard us! And with the calorie saving you make, you can be a little more indulgent with toppings. Top tip: make up extra pancake batter to store in the fridge to make this breakfast even quicker. 

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Fakeaway Breakfast Stack

319 kcals per stack

fakeaway breakfast sandwich

Move over Maccies, there's a new breakfast stack in town. Complete with a sausage patty, bacon, egg, cheese, and savoury onion fritter - this is packed full of all the good stuff while still keeping the calories low. 

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Cinnamon French Toast

141 kcals per serving

low calorie Cinnamon French Toast

Sometimes simplicity is the most delicious. Serve your cinnamon French toast with a dollop of yoghurt, some lemon zest and fresh strawberries for a low-calorie breakfast of champions.  

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Veggie Breakfast Fritters

240 kcals per two fritters

Veggie Breakfast Fritters

We believe that fritters are an unexplored breakfast gem. They are so quick and easy to make, and are great for using up those leftover vegetables sat in your fridge! Serve with some oven roasted tomatoes and wilted greens for a deliciously healthy veggie breakfast.

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Raspberry and Vanilla Pancakes

241 kcals per serving 

low calorie Raspberry and Vanilla Pancakes

Pancakes should be celebrated more than just one day a year. This simple pancake stack is the perfect way to hit your fibre in the morning, while keeping your breakfast indulgent and delicious. At just 241 kcals for the lot, you could have this every morning! 

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Blackberry and Raspberry Mug Cake

158 kcals per cake

low calorie cake Blackberry and Raspberry Mug Cake

Who says you can't have cake for breakfast? Especially one that is just 158 calories for the lot and takes just 3 minutes to make in the microwave. "No time for breakfast" is a thing of the past. 

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Eggs Benedict

391 kcals per serving

Eggs benedict low calorie

Because no breakfast menu is complete without Eggs Benedict. This recipe has been given a low-calorie, low-carb twist. Egg-washed Lo-Dough, streaky bacon, creamy hollandaise, fresh chives, finished off with a perfect poached egg perched on top. This is what breakfast dreams are made of. 

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Our Lo-Dough bases are sold in pouches of 2 from just £3.25. Fancy a fakeaway or maybe something a little sweeter? Our brownie mix makes 9 delicious brownies, each just 65 calories and 4.1g carbs, and our Southern Style Coating makes the perfect non-greasy breaded coating for your meat, cheese and veg. To try it for yourself, simply click the shop here button below to discover the full Lo-Dough collection. 

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