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.

Banana-Oat Chocolate Chip Pancakes

The combination of bananas and chocolate chips makes these healthy pancakes taste decadent enough to serve for dessert. Use a large nonstick…

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Orange French Toast

Aquafaba is the not-so-secret ingredient that make this vegan French toast recipe soft, thick, and eggy—without the eggs. Use your favorite bread…

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Brown Rice Breakfast Pudding

My mom used to serve a version of this for breakfast—cooked with milk, sugar, and a hint of cinnamon. It is still…

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Apple-Lemon Breakfast Bowl

Fresh and deliciously filling, this apple-lemon breakfast bowl is beautifully flavored with dates, cinnamon, and walnuts. From A Plant-Based Life: Your Complete…

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Whole-Wheat Berry Muffins

These are a perfectly delicious breakfast muffin with loads of berry goodness and a tasty, wheaty backdrop. If you can find wild…

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Apple-Walnut Breakfast Bread

Slightly sweet, oil-free, and totally satisfying, this makes a great breakfast on the run. I know you want to eat it all…

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Easy Overnight Oats With Chia

To get through those busy weeks, try this easy and healthy breakfast that you can make the night before.

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Chocolate Chip Coconut Pancakes

These pancakes are so simple and delicious, and they’re just as good for dessert as they are for breakfast! Plus, they freeze…

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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Hash

This black bean and sweet potato hash can be an ideal breakfast, a lunch, or a light dinner. It can be served…

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Chocolate Pancakes

Everybody deserves to have a little chocolate for breakfast once in a while. These pancakes got five-star reviews from all of my…

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Egyptian Breakfast Beans (Ful Medames)

This traditional Egyptian breakfast (pronounced fool mudammis) is almost always made with dried fava beans. They need to soak at least 8…

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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,…

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