Healthy Vegan Breakfast Recipes and Ideas
Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies
These cookies are made from carrots, whole grains, and just a touch of natural sweetener, so they'll be the perfect accompaniment to your morning coffee. Better yet, it's a super simple recipe that's perfect for any baker, novice or pro. (Here are even more cookies you can eat for breakfast.)
Nutty Strawberry Banana Breakfast Quinoa
Quinoa for breakfast? Yep, you read that right. Quinoa is a fantastic source of protein and a strong way to kick off your day. This recipe combines fresh strawberries and bananas, plus a little cinnamon and some nuts for crunch. It's the perfect filling vegan breakfast to fuel you up for a busy day. (After this, try these other quinoa breakfast bowl recipes.)
Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Toast
Are you guilty of skipping breakfast? Bet you'll never skip again with an easy vegan breakfast recipe like this in your arsenal. (Just make sure the dark chocolate chips you're using doesn't have any dairy.) For some extra antioxidants, try topping it with a few blueberries or sprinkle on some Chia seeds.
Eggnog Gluten-Free Vegan Waffles
Crispy, crunchy, eggnog-cream-covered waffles that are both gluten free and vegan? Yes, please! This filling vegan breakfast is a home run that is sure to please your friends and family alike (and totally dairy-free, thanks to almond milk eggnog). They're healthy with just a touch of decadence. Heck, you can even serve these for dessert!
Strawberry Banana Pop-Tarts
This recipe is a fun way to turn your favorite childhood treat into a healthy vegan breakfast. Using gluten-free flour, fresh bananas, and homemade strawberry jam (ok, or store bought is fine!), these pop-tarts incorporate all of our favorite parts of the old classic with the comfort of knowing that you made it all at home.
Easy Vegan Breakfast Tacos
Finding savory vegan breakfast options that don't contain eggs can certainly be a challenge; however, these vegan breakfast tacos are made with tofu, potatoes, and tomatoes, so they're an easy option for a vegan breakfast that isn't sweet. They're hearty, filling and super versatile, so you can throw in whatever veggies you like—peppers, kale, broccoli—the options are endless.
Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Grain Bowl
You've had grain bowls for lunch, but it's time to start incorporating them into your breakfast routine. Grain bowls are a super easy, nutritious and versatile option for a healthy vegan breakfast, since you can include any of your favorite flavors, sweet or savory. This one combines warming cinnamon with fresh apples and pomegranates. (Check out these other breakfast bowl recipe ideas for more inspo.)
Vegan Breakfast Sausage
At last, your prayers for a vegan sausage recipe have been answered! This recipe combines mushroom, oats, seeds, and a ton of delicious spices to make a hearty, filling and fragrant vegan sausage that you can enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Vegan Bagel Bombs
A weekend breakfast wouldn't be complete without bagels (which are vegan, BTW)—but now you can have them without even leaving the house. These bagel bombs, little ball-shaped bagels filled with seasoned vegan cream cheese, are a unique and fun vegan breakfast idea. They're delicious on their own, and even better with a side of fruit and vegan sausage.
Vegan Carrot Cake Smoothie
Smoothies are by far one of the easiest options for a vegan breakfast on the go. This one incorporates sweet and tropical flavors like carrot, coconut, and pineapple, with some warming flavors of cinnamon and the nuttiness of pecans. (Add some vegan protein powder if you want to make it perfect for post-morning workout.)