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15 Plant-Based Breakfast and Brunch Ideas

15 Plant-Based Recipe Ideas for Breakfast and Brunch

Bored with the same old breakfast foods or need inspiration for brunch? Look no further, we’ve got you covered. The possibilities for scrumptious plant-based dishes to start your day are endless. From fluffy tofu scramble and jazzy avocado toast, to 3-ingredient pancakes and strawberry chia seed bowls, we have something for everyone. These recipe ideas will be sure to refresh your morning routine.

Vegan Pumpkin French Toast

Vegan Pumpkin French Toast

With a touch of sweetness, cinnamon, and clove this decadent breakfast is golden perfection. Top with your choice of maple syrup, jam, fruit, or whipped topping.
Green Pepper Tofu Scramble

Green Pepper Tofu Scramble

The turmeric in this scramble gives the tofu that egg-yellow look, while the peppers and onions add texture and a punch of flavor. It’s a quick and easy breakfast that goes nicely with a fruit salad, whole-grain bread, or grits.
3 Ingredient Pancakes

3 Ingredient Pancakes

This easy and simple homemade pancake recipe is made with ingredients you probably already have on hand. You will go bananas over these flapjacks thanks to their sweet secret ingredient.
Smoked Tempeh Bacon

Smoked Tempeh Bacon

This savory plant-based bacon recipe makes the perfect breakfast side dish. The chewy smokey strips have a hint of yummy maple sweetness.
Blueberry Overnight Oats

Blueberry Overnight Oats

This simple oatmeal recipe is great for quick mornings. High-fiber oats are sweetened with a touch of maple plus fresh blueberries and bananas. Try adding edible flowers for a colorful and beautiful start to you day.
Rainbow Chard & Tofu Vegan Muffins

Rainbow Chard & Tofu Vegan Muffins

Who says you can’t eat veggies for breakfast? These vegan muffins pack a powerful nutritional punch and can be eaten on the go. Similar to a mini quiche these savory muffins are filled with sweet potato, rainbow chard, spinach, garlic, and tofu.
Jazzy Avocado Toast

Jazzy Avocado Toast

Who doesn’t love avocado toast? I like this savory and slightly spicy version because it’s filled with a range of textures thanks to creamy avocado, crispy toast, and crunchy pumpkin seeds.
Chickpea Cauliflower Quiche

Chickpea Cauliflower Quiche

Looking for ways to get more vegetables into your day? Cauliflower, zucchini, and onion make this hearty, frittata-like recipe a nutritional powerhouse. This ‘quiche’ is perfect for breakfast or brunch and it tastes just as delicious cold as it does hot.
Vegan Breakfast Sausages With Apples & Shiitakes

Vegan Breakfast Sausages With Apples & Shiitakes

The addition of soy curls to this meat-free sausage recipe helps to form the chewy links. Maple syrup helps to round out the savory flavor of this scrumptious breakfast staple.
Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Eating this filling oatmeal is like having carrot cake for breakfast, but it’s full of ingredients that will get your day started off right. Top with chopped walnuts, maple syrup, and shredded coconut.
Vegan Blueberry Loaded Muffins

Vegan Blueberry Loaded Muffins

These adorable muffins are so moist, soft, and stuffed full of fresh sweet blueberries. This mouthwatering recipe makes a dozen so it is perfect for batch cooking or brunch.
Mushroom & Onion Tart With Brown Rice Crust

Mushroom & Onion Tart With Brown Rice Crust

A layer of a mushrooms, covered with tender, sweet, caramelized onions and baked with a creamy filling in a whole grain crust. Enjoy this rich and savory tart that is both nutrient-dense and healthier than the high-fat, traditional version.
Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins

Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins

These hardy, moist muffins are like eating a bowl of oatmeal topped with bananas and raisins. They are great for breakfast on the go!
Strawberry Chia Seed Bowl

Strawberry Chia Seed Bowl

Looking for the perfect smoothie bowl that is full of flavor? This colorful, satisfying, and nutrient-dense chia bowl is sweetened with strawberries. It is extra delicious when made with homemade nut milk (recipe included).
Buckwheat Waffles With Dark Cherry Syrup

Buckwheat Waffles With Dark Cherry Syrup

The frozen cherries in this recipe melt into a delicious syrup. These waffles make a great weekend breakfast or brunch dish.

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