Breakfasts

One of the most common questions we hear from people new to a plant-based diet is “What do I eat for breakfast?” Many of us grew up eating eggs, bacon, dairy, and other animal products every morning, and it can be hard at first to imagine what breakfast might look like without them. As it turns out, it looks fantastic. These vibrant vegan breakfasts and brunch recipes burst with color and flavor. They’ll reinvigorate your mornings and leave you energized and ready to meet the day.

Sweet Potato, Pear, and Blueberry Flatbreads

A smear of mashed sweet potato gives a sweet-and-savory base for a flatbread that’s perfect to start the day or enjoy as…

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Roasted Vegetable Breakfast Hash

Enjoy this colorful mustard-infused hash on its own or, for extra heartiness, serve over cooked farro or wheat berries. Spread leftover hash…

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Tortilla Española with Potatoes and Red Peppers

The Spanish tortilla is quite different from the Mexican tortilla. More similar to a frittata, it’s traditionally served as an appetizer but…

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I-Heart Cherries Breakfast Bowls with Cherry Compote

A sweet and nourishing breakfast is as easy as 1-2-3 with this simple recipe. Kasha, or toasted buckwheat groats, have a texture…

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Savory Tamale Breakfast Bowls

Instant polenta or grits stand in for masa harina in these bowls that get their Southwest flavors from prepared salsa and a…

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Chocolate Lover’s Quinoa Breakfast Bowls with Pears

Chocolate and pears are a match made in heaven. Here, quinoa helps meld the two together in decadent-tasting breakfast bowls, which also…

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Quick Brown Rice Congee

Congee is a hot rice porridge eaten all over Asia, usually for breakfast. The meltingly tender rice makes a luscious base for…

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Blueberry Bliss Breakfast Bowls with Freekeh

Get a nourishing start to your day with this simple, satisfying breakfast bowl. Freekeh has a chewy-tender texture like steel-cut oats, which…

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Zecret Vegan Zucchini Bread

This sweet loaf of zucchini bread gets its tender crumb from a secret ingredient: avocado. Enjoy a slice at room temperature or…

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Deliciously Healthy Vegan Brunch Recipes

During the week, breakfast is often a brisk affair. But on the weekend, brunch can emerge as the highlight of the day—especially…

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Freezer-Friendly Oatmeal Cups with Berries and Toasted Almonds

Don’t worry: Though these fruity oatmeal cups take six hours to set in the freezer, they require just 15 minutes of active…

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Yuca Coffee Cake with Walnuts and Orange Zest

Made with naturally gluten-free yuca flour (aka cassava flour), this lightly sweet coffee cake can be served plain or dressed up with…

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