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…

Sweet Potato, Pear, and Blueberry Flatbreads see recipe

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…

Blueberry Bliss Breakfast freekeh Bowl wordpress see recipe

Tex-Mex Polenta Bowls

A hint of cumin and sea salt dial up the flavor of a simple polenta porridge. Black beans and avocado add extra…

tex-mex polenta bowls see recipe

Acai-Banana Ice Cream and Oats

You’ve heard of breakfast for dinner, but what about breakfast for dessert? Or dessert for breakfast? These bowls are a creamy, satisfying…

vegan ice cream see recipe

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…

coffee cake recipe see recipe

Summer’s Best Avocado Toast

Dressed up with thinly sliced tomatoes and cucumber, greens, and alfalfa sprouts, this easy, vegan avocado toast recipe features some of summer’s…

Vegan Avocado Toast see recipe

Couscous and Kale Breakfast Salad

Though it makes for a great breakfast salad, this sweet-and-savory medley can be enjoyed any time of day. Serve it at room…

Couscous and Kale Breakfast Salad for Wordpress see recipe

Breakfast Potatoes from Newly-Released Cookbook, “Bravo!”

This is a wholesome alternative to the greasy fried and overly salted potato dishes often served at breakfast time. This dish can…

see recipe

Polenta with Pears and Cranberries

This polenta recipe is one of my favorites! For this recipe use the ripest pears you can find on the market—Bosc, Asian,…

Polenta with Pears and Cranberries see recipe

Sweet Potato Waffles with Apple-Date Slaw

An easy fruit slaw takes these naturally sweet waffles to the next level. On busy mornings, heat leftover waffles in a 350°F…

Sweet Potato Waffles with Apple-Date Slaw see recipe

Berry-Stuffed Breakfast Sweet Potato

With this vegan recipe, you’ll more than satisfy your cravings for a hearty, warm breakfast. And you can make good use of…

see recipe

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…

roasted vegetable breakfast hash see recipe