Vegan Breakfast and Brunch Classics
Lighten up your weekend routine by going vegan for breakfast or brunch. These healthy vegan breakfast ideas are twists on time-honored dishes. So satisfying you won't miss the meat, cheese, or eggs!
These vegan crepes are dead ringers for the traditional egg-y preparation. Reviewers say be patient and don't flip the crepe too soon!
Tempeh Breakfast Sausage Patties
Enjoy the taste of breakfast sausages, but with zero cholesterol! Tempeh is the base for these hearty patties.
Vegan Lemon Poppy Scones
Reviewers say double down on the citrus. Using the zest in addition to fresh lemon juice makes these pastries extra brilliant.
Vegan French Toast
Nutritional yeast, otherwise known as brewer's yeast, stands in for the eggs in this recipe. That distinctive ingredient gives the preparation a slightly nutty taste.
Ultimate Tofu Breakfast Burrito Bowls
Replace the eggs with extra-firm tofu for this satisfying dish. "Tofu scrambles up just like eggs," says isachandra. "And with some clever spices, even non-vegans will barely notice the difference." It's a complete savory vegan breakfast! You'll spoon hash browns into each bowl, along with scoops of beans and tofu scramble. "Try setting out toppings to let family or guests assemble their own vegan breakfast burritos in a bowl."
Vegan Banana Muffins
"You can't tell at all that these vegan muffins don't have any dairy or eggs," says MIEKO1. Make them in advance for quick vegan breakfasts on the go during the busy workweek.
Fans describe these flapjacks as light and fluffy, with a hint of sweetness. They've been made more than 600 times and get rave reviews.
Chickpea flour makes a surprisingly similar texture to eggs when cooked into an "omelette" or "frittata." In this recipe its served open-faced with loads of veggies on top.
Muesli is a lot like granola in the raw, which makes it super versatile. Serve it on top of soy yogurt or pour warm almond milk over the top for an easy vegan breakfast and a satisfying start to the day. This version has more than 100 5-star reviews.
Tofu Quiche with Broccoli
This low carb vegan breakfast has a custard-like quality that makes the dish so beloved. But this vegan quiche is tons lighter than the traditional egg pie. Dijon mustard ups its French accent.
Dairy-Free Keto and Vegan Chocolate Fat Bombs
Get a quick-and-easy energy boost with almond butter, cocoa powder, and coconut oil. Perfect for a quick snack or vegan keto breakfast.
Authentic Potato Pancakes
While most potato pancakes rely on eggs to bind the ingredients into that easy-to-fry shape, this preparation comes straight from an Eastern European grandmother. And you can't argue with that, or with the interesting addition of shredded carrots and garlic. Serve these golden goodies with some soy chorizo.
Whole Wheat Vegan Drop Biscuits
"Great, quick and easy biscuits!" says user Christy Payne.
Overnight Chai Oatmeal
Almost like dessert for breakfast! This overnight vegan oatmeal is loaded with good stuff: almond-coconut milk, chia seeds, shredded coconut, ground cardamom, cinnamon, vanilla extract, ground ginger, and nutmeg.
Rice Paper Fake Bacon
"I was skeptical about how it would taste but was very pleasantly surprised," says user RonGoings. "It is crispy and even smells like bacon."
These waffles go deep on good-for-you ingredients like flax seed meal and rolled oats, but they don't taste "healthy," especially with some jam on top.
An easy breakfast to whip up, this avocado toast is infused with bright flavor thanks to the inclusion of parsley and lemon.
Vegan Breakfast Hash with Smashed Potatoes and Tofu
Get your day started with a hefty dose of veggies in this delicious breakfast bowl. Crispy smashed potatoes pairs with kale, red bell pepper, and tofu.