Who says vegan breakfasts have to be bland and boring? If you have a little bit of time to spare in the mornings, you could create some vegan delicious-ness from a few simple vegan breakfast recipes. Make them the night before and savor in the morning!
Just because you’re vegan doesn’t mean you have to miss out on hearty breakfasts that leave you feeling full for the rest of the day, You can really enjoy the benefits of going vegan.
In this blog, we’re going to list some of the most delicious vegan breakfast recipes and healthy vegan recipes for weight loss that you should try out to make an epic vegan breakfast.
Which Vegan Breakfast Recipes do we recommend?
1. Vegan breakfast burrito
If you’re looking for a savory, high-protein vegan breakfast recipe to keep you full and content throughout the day, then this vegan wrap is a great choice. It would be ideal for serving early morning, or even as a brunch if you’re feeling peckish!
- Spiced potatoes (with garlic, herbs, salt, pepper and paprika)
- Tofu scramble (with salt, turmeric, pepper and kala namak)
- Chickpea pancake (chickpea flour batter)
- Salsa, hot sauce or any other dressing
- Steam the potatoes for 12 minutes and start adding as much or as little spice as you like from the garlic, herbs, salt, pepper and paprika.
- Make the tofu scramble by combining all of the ingredients listed in the ingredients above. Cook for a few minutes before adding the kala namak.
- Make the chickpea pancakes with the chickpea flour butter. Fry in a pan for a few minutes, flip over and fry on the other side for an added few minutes.
- Chop the vegetables of greens, onions, peppers, tofu and added the dressing to the burrito. Wrap and eat cold or heat up if you prefer it to be served warm.
Recipe from Vegan Richa.
2. Vegan oatmeal smoothie
If you aren’t a huge breakfast lover but are looking for perfect healthy vegan breakfast recipes to fill the gap, then this smoothie would be perfect. If you have an early start before going out to work, you may not feel like eating, which is why a smoothie would come in useful. It’s packed with all of the nutrients you need to keep you energized for the rest of the day. It is also one of the best vegan recipes for weight loss!
- 1 cup of almond milk
- ½ cup rolled oats
- 14 frozen strawberries
- 1 banana – broken into chunks
- 1 ½ teaspoons agave nectar
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- This recipe is possibly the simplest you can do – simply blend all of the ingredients into a blender until smooth.
- If you have limited time during the week, you can store your smoothie in the fridge in different bottles that you can drink at home or take to work with you.
Recipe from allrecipes.com.
Image source: Brit+Co
3. Vegan Breakfast Sandwich
If you’re on the lookout for the perfect vegan breakfast recipe for a sandwich, then this one will certainly check all the boxes. Everyone needs a go-to sandwich for brunch, so this recipe will be the perfect go-to vegan breakfast sandwich for eating on-the-move!
- 1 Tablespoon olive oil
- 2 tablespoons diced onion
- 1 garlic clove, diced
- 3 ounces tomato paste
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar, divided
- 1 teaspoon dried mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons water, more as needed
- 28 ounces canned jackfruit, drained and rinsed, then shredded
- 6 ounces prepared vegetable slaw
- 2 tablespoons vegan mayonnaise
- 1-2 tablespoons almond milk (or your favorite dairy-free milk)
- 1-2 teaspoons organic, vegan-friendly sugar
- salt and black pepper to taste
- 8 slider-sized bun
- Warm the olive oil in a large pan on medium heat. Once hot enough, add the onion and cook for several more minutes until it softens. Add the garlic and cook for another 30 seconds.
- Stir in the tomato paste, maple syrup, 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar, cayenne, mustard, red pepper flakes, salt, black pepper and water to the pan – it will become a vegetable slaw. Cook between 3-4 minutes. Taste and see if any further seasoning is needed. If the sauce is a little too thick, you can always add a little bit of water for a better consistency.
- Add the jackfruit to the mix and stir. Cook for several minutes until it starts to simmer.
- Add the rest of the apple cider vinegar, mayonnaise, milk, sugar, salt and pepper to the bowl and mix together.
- Pour this mixture over the vegetable slaw and toss.
- Take the jackfruit off the gas and spoon onto a bread bun. Then, add the vegetable slaw on top so it’s ready to serve.
Recipe from Brit+Co.
4. Vegan Waffles
Whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer to eat savory foods, then this vegan breakfast recipe for waffles are a versatile option for the whole family. In fact – it will feel almost sinful to eat them; however, they don’t contain any naughty ingredients (apart from the extra stuff you wash with to throw on top of course!).
- 6 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons flax seed meal
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1 3/4 cups soy milk
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
- 2 tbsp canola oil
- 4 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tbsp agave nectar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Preheat the waffle iron tray.
- Mix the flax seed meal and water together in a bowl and set aside.
- Blend the oats in a blender to create a floury consistency and reach for the flax seed mixture from earlier and pour in. Then, add the soy milk, all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, canola oil, baking powder, vanilla extract, agave nectar, salt and oats and blend until it’s fully mixed.
- Tip the ½ cup of the mixture into the waffle iron tray and cook for around 5 minutes or until golden brown.
Recipe from allrecipes.com
5. Banana Pancakes with Blueberries & Maple Syrup
If you thought your days of eating pancakes were over, you can think again. The dairy-free pancake vegan breakfast recipe below means you can enjoy your favorite breakfast without eggs or milk included.
- 200g self-raising flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 300 ml soya milk
- 1 ripe banana, mashed
- 15 g Flora Freedom, melted
- 150 g pack blueberries
- Sunflower oil
- Maple syrup
- Mix the flour and baking powder in a large bowl, then make a dip in the centre of the ingredients and pour in the milk to make a smooth mixture when stirred.
- Mash the banana and melted Flora and then gently stir in the blueberries.
- Heat a teaspoon oil in the pan and then drop a large dollop of the mixture onto the base.
- Cook for approximately 3 minutes, then turn over and cook for another 3 minutes until golden brown.
- Serve onto a plate and drizzle maple syrup over the top.
Recipe from Veganuary.
We hope this guide has given you some useful vegan breakfast recipes to work from. While there are plenty of other recipes online you can browse through, the above will be ideal for you to get started.
What’s your favorite vegan breakfast recipe?
Let us know in the comments below!