We’ve all heard how breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It sets the tone for your day ahead, and is a great opportunity to put yourself in a good mood! Unfortunately, things can get a little tricky if you’re vegan or just want to cut out meat products from your diet. To make it easier we’ve prepared 30+ vegan breakfasts divided into 3 sections:
- Delicious Vegan Breakfast Recipes
- Quick-to-prepare Vegan Breakfast Ideas
- High Protein Vegan Breakfast Ideas (Egg-less, of course!)
Delicious Vegan Breakfast Recipes
Your morning meal should make you happy, and there is no reason why it can’t be vegan AND delicious.
Jumbo Chickpea Pancake
This is proof that pancakes can be good for you: this recipe has no eggs, no milk, no sugar, and even no gluten! Recipe here.
Best Ever Vegan Pumpkin Spice Muffins
This muffin is a spicy treat that is delicious on its own, no butter required. Don’t forget to top it with nuts! Recipe here.
Veggie-loaded Breakfast Casserole
This hearty casserole has plenty of vegetables to start your day right. You can also swap out any ingredient for your favorites to mix things up. Recipe here.
Southwest Tofu Scramble
A simple tofu recipe with bright flavors to wake you up. Serve with a side of potatoes or toast and you have a balanced vegan breakfast! Recipe here.
Greek Chickpeas on Toast
The classic beans on toast with a Mediterranean twist. Recipe here.
Vegan Detox Green Monster Smoothie
This neon green smoothie is the perfect to-go vegan breakfast for mornings you just don’t want to cook. Recipe here.
Healthy German Chocolate Cake Oatmeal
This oatmeal is just an excuse to have cake for breakfast. And it’s still vegan, of course. Recipe here.
Peanut Butter and Banana Overnight Oats
Another reason why oats don’t have to be boring. Use ripe bananas to make it a sweet treat without feeling guilty. Recipe here.
Mango, Coconut, and Chia Pudding Parfait
A creamy alternative to oats if you prefer your breakfast spoonable. Recipe here.
Vegan Caramel Banana Cream Parfait
This looks like dessert and tastes like dessert. Yes, it’s how good vegan breakfast can be! Recipe here.
Quick-to-prepare Vegan Breakfast Ideas
Just because you’re in a hurry (and vegan) doesn’t mean you should skip breakfast—and you shouldn’t, because you have so many quick and easy options:
Vegan French Toast
This French Toast recipe uses almond milk and nutritional yeast for the batter. Ready in 15 minutes, recipe here.
Gluten Free Vegan Banana Pancakes
This pancake recipe has essentially no fat and is sweetened with ripe banana and coconut sugar. Ready in 20 minutes, recipe here.
Vegan Gluten Free Oatmeal Waffles
This has to be the most exciting way to eat oatmeal for breakfast. Learn the recipe and you can top with any fruit you fancy. Ready in 30 minutes, recipe here.
Strawberry Infused Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
The “Zen” Quinoa Bowl
Once you’ve learned to cook quinoa, why not make it into a savory vegan breakfast bowl? Feel free to customize with your favorite vegetables, but avocado is not optional. Ready in 15 minutes, recipe here.
Seedy Hummus Toast
A lighter alternative to the regular peanut butter on toast. Ready in 8 minutes, recipe here.
Just a quick reminder that avocado toast is vegan (it really is the perfect food). Ready in 5 minutes, recipe here.
Easy Apple Chickpea Hash
This hash will keep you satisfied until lunchtime. Ready in 20 minutes, recipe here.
Amazing Healthy Vegan Breakfast Burritos
This breakfast burrito has tofu in place of the usual sausage, but is flavorful and satisfying all the same. Ready in 15 minutes, recipe here.
Vegan BLT Sandwich with Eggplant Bacon
This sandwich is proof that the BLT is not only for carnivores! (You can swap store-bought vegan bacon for the eggplant bacon.) Ready in 10 minutes, recipe here.
High Protein Vegan Breakfast Ideas (Egg-less, of course!)
When we talk about high protein breakfast we think of eggs. Think again. Or look at the following high-protein vegan recipes without eggs, because we’ve done the thinking for you!
Raw Buckwheat Breakfast Porridge
If you haven’t heard of buckwheat groats, you should try this. It requires no cooking, and is a nice start to a warm morning. Recipe here.
5-Minute Oatmeal Power Bowl
An oatmeal with all the fixings, this one gets its protein from a variety of nuts and seeds. Go crazy on the toppings. Recipe here.
Creamy Vegan Bircher Muesli
This is oatmeal’s cool, fancy, Swiss cousin, Müesli. Top it with the nut milk of your choice and serve cold. Recipe here.
Walnut-Cranberry-Ginger Power Bars
This recipe is perfect for on-the-go breakfast. Oat bran and walnuts in these bars make them a nice protein-rich vegan breakfast. Recipe here.
Crunchy Raw Vegan Protein Balls
Another no-cook on-the-go option. Packed full of seeds and nut butter, you won’t just want them for breakfast! Recipe here.
Almond butter gives this fruity smoothie a creamy texture. Recipe here.
Chocolate Orange Chia Pudding
This chia pudding is so chocolatey that you won’t believe it’s vegan. Recipe here.
Vegan Cinnamon Crumble Coffee Cake Muffins
One more dessert vegan breakfast recipe! This has no eggs, but uses pumpkin puree to make up for the chewy texture. Recipe here.
Simple Tofu Quiche
This eggless quiche uses extra-firm tofu as the protein and has a hash brown for crust. You won’t even miss the egg! Recipe here.
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