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18 Tasty Vegan Breakfast Ideas

Making a vegan breakfast is easier (and more delicious) than you’d think.

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Fluffy pancakes

Going vegan doesn’t mean you have to forgo a stack of pillowy pancakes. Here, Fat Free Vegan recreates them with a surprising secret ingredient—sparkling water—which gives these vegan pancakes an airy texture.

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Strawberry cream cheese stuffed French toast

Spork Foods folds freshly chopped strawberries and lemon juice into vegan strawberry cream cheese, slathers it on toast, and coats the whole vegan French toast in a batter fragrant with cinnamon, allspice, maple syrup, lemon zest, and vanilla extract.

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Coconut cinna-ring

Everyone will want seconds of these vegan cinnamon rolls from Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes. This brunch treat can be made ahead of time, stashed in the fridge, and then popped in the oven to bake when your friends arrive.

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This vegan gravy and biscuit recipe is a tasty vegan breakfast option.Photo: Shutterstock

Vegan sawmill gravy and biscuits with TVP-shiitake hash

This vegan breakfast recipe from Olives for Dinner wraps southern flair around comfort food with its creamy gravy soaked into flaky biscuits. TVP, or textured vegetable protein, is used to replace meat in vegan cooking, but experiment with tempeh, tofu, seitan, or just extra veg.

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This quinoa recipe is a tasty vegan breakfast idea.Photo: Shutterstock

Breakfast quinoa with toasted coconut and pistachio

So simple: Olives for Dinner takes the superstar quinoa to the breakfast table with toasted coconut, cardamom, and pistachios (or, swap in your favorite dried fruit, nut, and chocolate combination). Serve over coconut or almond milk.

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This vegan banana nut scone recipe is a tasty vegan breakfast option.Photo: Shutterstock

Vegan banana nut scones

Whole wheat flour, coconut oil, and nuts give these vegan scones on Cookie & Katenutrition boost underneath the maple glaze.

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Buckwheat crepes are a tasty vegan breakfast idea.Photo: Shutterstock

Buckwheat crepes with chocolate cream sauce

Sweet Potato Soul pulls off vegan, gluten-free crepes by using arrowroot powder and ground flax seed, both working as an egg replacement. The fast five-ingredient chocolate sauce incorporates tahini (or other nut/seed butter), soy or almond milk, maple syrup, Medjool dates, and cocoa powder. Don’t bank on leftovers.

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Vanilla bean scones are tasty vegan breakfast idea. Photo: Shutterstock

Petite vanilla bean scones

Dainty scones make a sweet dunker for your morning coffee, even on the go. Blog A Whisk and Two Wands swirls a simple batter with vegan butter that’s ready to bake in no time.

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Cherry amaretto break loaf is a tasty vegan breakfast idea.Photo: Shutterstock

Cherry amaretto bread loaf

This loaf from Vegan Richa makes the perfect canvas for a generous smear of almond or peanut butter. Transform it into French toast by dipping slices in almond milk, ground oats, and flaxseed meal before pan frying.

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This eggless French toast recipe is a tasty vegan breakfast solution.Photo: Shutterstock

Pistachio-Crusted Matcha Green Tea and Coconut French Toast

Hungry Vegan creates this easy vegan breakfast by quickly pulsing coconut milk, non-dairy creamer, and matcha green tea powder, then blending in banana, pistachios, flour, and more for a thick batter that’ll cling to whole-wheat bread.

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Scrambled tofu and kale is a tasty vegan breakfast option.Photo: Shutterstock

Scrambled tofu and kale with sweet potato fries

Fat Free Vegan serves up hearty vegan scrambled “eggs” using bell pepper, mushrooms, kale, and tofu that’s seasoned with flavor-boosters like paprika, cumin, and turmeric.

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A faux egg and bacon sandwich is a tasty vegan breakfast option.Photo: Shutterstock

Scrambled egg and bacon breakfast sandwich

For this vegan breakfast sandwich, golden-brown tofu, melted vegan cheese, vegan bacon, and tomato slices are piled high on an English muffin half and topped with a sprinkling of pea shoots. Blogger Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes also suggests adding a green note with arugula and sauteed peppers.

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This all-dressed bagel recipe is a tasty vegan breakfast option.Photo: Shutterstock

Homemade bagels with tofutti, capers and caramelized shallots

Bagels come together with just six pantry ingredients on the blog Olives for Dinner, and get topped with vegan cream cheese, bracingly briny capers, and a spoonful of sweet shallots.

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Celery root hash browns are a tasty vegan breakfast option .Photo: Shutterstock

Celery root hashbrowns with basil cream

Only looks fancy: This vegan recipe on Olives for Dinner takes the humble, knobby root vegetable and turns it into a delicious recipe, its nutty sweetness complemented by crisp Granny Smith apples.

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Chickpea flour eggless omelettes are a tasty vegan breakfast option.Photo: Shutterstock

Chickpea flour omelettes with asparagus

These savory vegan “omelettes” from Fat Free Vegan are flexible enough to be served as part of a savoury breakfast or as a light dinner. Make them your own with your favorite chopped veggies.

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Mango yogurt smoothies are a tasty vegan breakfast option.Photo: Shutterstock

Mango yogurt smoothie

Blogger Vegan Richa creates this vegan smoothie with coconut milk unsweetened yogurt and almond milk, and suggests adding cardamom or vanilla flavours to bring out the mango.

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Ice chai tea is a tasty vegan breakfast idea.Photo: Shutterstock

Iced spiced masala chai tea latte

Blogger Teaspoons and Petals makes a sophisticated vegan latte with black tea, cloves, ground cardamom, and more, swapping in almond milk for dairy milk and maple syrup for honey. For a spicier sip, infuse with thinly sliced ginger and cinnamon sticks.

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Breakfast pizza recipe is a tasty vegan breakfast idea.Photo: Shutterstock

Holiday breakfast pizza with fresh berries

Blogger Shockingly Delicious tops frozen puff pastry with strawberry vegan cream cheese and pretty berries for a special morning meal.

 

Originally Published in Reader's Digest