From granola+fruit and cooked grain bowls to “egg” and veggie combos, we’ve got you covered. And if those don’t tickle your taste buds, how about breakfast tacos, a hearty bean/potato dish or french toast?
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With flaxseeds, oats, and buckwheat flour these delicious gluten-free pancakes are packed with goodness. They freeze well—you could make a batch for the week. And they’re great for dessert too! GET THE RECIPE.
3) Banana Almond Granola
This is such a simple and tasty breakfast. As one reader says, “I am shocked and amazed and delighted that an oil-free (and still crunchy!) granola is possible.” GET THE RECIPE.
What better way to start the day than with this egg-free omelet, made with chickpea flour, nutritional yeast and other flavorings. To serve, add tomatoes, spinach, salsa, hot sauce, or whatever plant-delicious toppings you like. GET THE RECIPE.
This is another one of those breakfasts that doubles as a scrumptious desert. The cooked fruit on top of the buttery-like polenta is such a winning combination. GET THE RECIPE.
6) Fruit and Nut Oatmeal
This basic oatmeal recipe is such a good one to have up your sleeve. It’s so versatile! Add whatever nuts and fresh and dried fruits you have on hand. GET THE RECIPE.
7) Egyptian Breakfast Beans (Full Medames)
Not used to eating beans for breakfast? It can take some getting used to—but before you know it you’ll be wondering how you ate anything else. This traditional Egyptian breakfast recipe is super simple and incredibly satisfying. You do need to soak and cook the beans, but to save time it’s easy enough to cook bulk beans ahead of time and freeze so they’re on hand and ready to go. GET THE RECIPE.
Such a simple but delicious scramble. The recipe uses nutritional yeast, turmeric and cayenne pepper for flavor. And where most vegan scrambles use tofu, this scrummy mix uses cauliflower instead. GET THE RECIPE.
10) Brown Rice Breakfast Pudding
Rice pudding is always such a hit because it’s so darn comforting. And the cinnamon stick, dates and raisins in this recipe make it extra divine! Works well as a dessert too. GET THE RECIPE.
11) Chocolate Buttermilk Pancakes
These healthy, gluten-free, chocolate pancakes are perfect for a weekend morning when you feel like a treat! We agree with author Somer McCowan, they’re great served with strawberries, raspberries, or bananas—or any of your favorite fruit! GET THE RECIPE.
Preparing breakfast in the morning doesn’t get any easier than this. Soak the ingredients overnight, and in the morning just add the fruit and/or nut toppings you desire. And there you have it—a delicious, healthy, breakfast on the run! GET THE RECIPE.
14) Whole-Wheat Blueberry Muffins
What better grab-and-go breakfast, or mid morning snack than these light and tasty blueberry muffins. Not too sweet and berry-licious! GET THE RECIPE.
Plus a bonus recipe …
Apple-Walnut Breakfast Bread
This oil-free, vegan loaf makes a great treat, perfect for a lazy weekend or afternoon snack. The classic apple-cinnamon-walnut combination is as fabulous as ever. GET THE RECIPE.
Dea is passionate about pursuing gentle, pure living in all its forms. She’s a veg and fruit foodie, who loves to explore the healing properties of plant-based foods and then fully indulge in their sun-filled taste. She believes that “In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.”