Looking for creative vegan breakfast ideas? Whether you’re looking for sweet or savory, quick or elaborate, healthy or decadent – I’ve rounded up all the best vegan breakfast recipes. All of these recipes are vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free and totally delicious.
One of the questions I get asked most often is “What can I eat for breakfast on a vegan diet?” So I’m here to answer – so many things. Some of my favorite easy vegan breakfast ideas (no recipe needed) are:
- Toast with chocolate nut butter or flavored jams.
- Scrambled tofu with fresh veggies like bell peppers and mushrooms.
- Fruit (fresh or dried fruits) – my favorite is this dried mango!
- Vegan Breakfast burritos – roll up black beans, fresh veggies, and scrambled tofu in a warm tortilla
See – just because you’re vegan doesn’t mean your breakfast options are limited. So to give you some inspiration, I’ve rounded up the best vegan breakfast recipes from Best Food & Cooking and my favorite blogger friends.
I’m talking hearty breakfasts here – vegan pancakes, breakfast burritos, breakfast sandwiches, vegan waffles, tofu scrambles, vegan french toast, plant-based muffins,meat-free bacon, protein bars, smoothies, and overnight oats.
Everything you’ve ever dreamed of for the ultimate vegan breakfast!
Vegan Breakfast Recipes
These mouthwatering banana pancakes are my personal favorite vegan breakfast. They’re light and fluffy, and topped with sticky sweet syrup, powdered sugar, and fresh bananas. Oh, and they cook up in 20 minutes!
This gluten-free vegan muesli recipe is the perfect way to start the day. For a creative vegan breakfast idea, top with apple matchsticks, coconut yogurt or toasted nuts.
These vegan chickpea pancakes are a really creative vegan breakfast. Top them with avocado and tomatoes for a healthy plant-based breakfast. Plus, they’re gluten-free too.
Yum – granola. This maple cinnamon granola is packed with oats, nuts, seeds and the fragrant sweetness of maple syrup.
This Vegan White Bean Scramble with Almond Bacon is the perfect way to veganize the traditional scrambled eggs and bacon breakfast that so many love.
These vegan blueberry muffins are moist and fluffy, packed full of sweet, juicy blueberries. They taste like dessert but are healthy enough for a vegan breakfast!
If you’re tired of the same avocado toast, this Vegan Smashed Eggplant Toast is a creative vegan breakfast idea.
Crepes are one of my favorite indulgences. These vegan crepes are stuffed with a berry compote and topped with chocolate sauce. Perfect for a fancy Sunday brunch!
Τhis vegan Greek rice pudding is creamy, aromatic and totally delicious. I’m not really sure if this is meant to be a breakfast or a dessert, but we just won’t tell anyone, okay?
This Blueberry-Watermelon Breakfast Cocktail is the perfect morning treat. It’s packed with flavor from watermelon juice, blueberries, and fresh lime. Perfect to follow an early morning workout!
This vibrant beetroot smoothie is a healthy and delicious vegan breakfast idea. And it’s super fast. Simply pop all the ingredients into a blender and go.
This vegan breakfast quesadilla recipe puts a delicious plant-based spin on an old favorite.
Need a really creative vegan breakfast recipe? This fruit pizza is totally unique and gorgeous too. Perfect for serving guests.
Another vegan breakfast smoothie! Pomegranate molasses & tahini give a Middle Eastern vibe to this healthy kale packed smoothie.
I have to admit I’ve never really cooked with cactus! So I had to give this one a try. It’s so unique and completely vegan friendly.
These Vegan Breakfast Tacos are filled with a tofu scramble and crispy potatoes, then topped with salsa, avocado slices, and fresh green onions. Yummy.
If sweet breakfasts are your thing, you’ll fall in love with this blueberry banana buckle.
This Chickpea Frittata Breakfast Sandwich is another gourmet vegan breakfast idea. Made with a dairy-free zucchini Frittata, Hummus, and vegenaise – what’s not to love?
If you need an easy healthy vegan breakfast, then this Vegan Breakfast Bowl is sure to hit the spot.
Chocolate Banana Split Muffins are a great way to use up over-ripe bananas. They’re gluten-free and vegan – plus they’re kid-friendly and freeze well too!
Green Chia Pudding is perfect for a nutritious vegan breakfast, a satisfying snack, or even a healthy dessert. It’s easy to make with only a few ingredients. And this recipe is naturally vegan and gluten-free.
Vegan bacon? Yes, please. Baked Crispy Carrot Bacon develops nice smoky flavors from marinating the carrot strips with smoked paprika & coconut aminos.
This chia pudding is an easy make-ahead, overnight vegan breakfast that tastes like dessert.
I’m a big fan of banana muffins, and this vegan version is a sure winner.
These Moroccan pancakes are topped with maple and nutmeg roasted plantains Anything with plantains is a winner in my book.
Puff Puffs are a traditional African snack. They’re sweet, fluffy golden brown and vegan-friendly too.
Everyone loves a good breakfast sandwich. This Sunrise Stack Veggie Breakfast Sandwich is packed with protein and full of flavor. Vegan breakfast doesn’t get much better than this.
This blue smoothie bowl is one of the prettiest vegan breakfast recipes I’ve seen! Who wouldn’t want to eat this?
If you’ve been dying to try out that new air fryer, this vegan french toast is a great way to do it!
This vegan french toast is the thing brunch dreams are made of. And you only need a few simple ingredients and 15 minutes to make it.
These gingerbread pancakes are especially perfect for a holiday vegan breakfast.
These vegan waffles are crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside – and so much easier than you’d think.
This vegan tofu scramble is loaded with fresh, seasonal vegetables like kale, red bell pepper, and onions. It’s topped with avocado for a hearty vegan breakfast recipe.
For all the choco-holics out there, this chocolate cherry smoothie bowl is a dream come true.
These overnight vegagn oats are loaded with flavor from carrots, apples, sultanas, nuts and seeds. It tastes just like carrot cake!
Overnight oats are a great way to get creative with your vegan breakfast! Experiment with different combinations like this black currant and chia version.
This mango chia pudding makes for a healthy dessert or a sweet vegan breakfast that you don’t need to feel guilty about!
Mix up your vegan breakfast routine with this delicious, and ridiculously simple Avocado Toast topped with Coconut Bacon!
This chickpea avocado toast is a quick and delicious vegan breakfast recipes – and it’s healthy too!
I’m a sucked for muesli, and I love this recipe with almonds, coconuts, and raspberries. Be sure to check out my apple cinnamon muesli too!
Coffee cake is a big favorite in our house. This gluten-free, vegan coffee cake makes a fantastic vegan breakfast. And the coolest part – you make it in your blender!
Cookies for breakfast! Yes, please. This Protein Packed Monster Breakfast Cookies are packed with plant-based protein and healthy fats.
I’m a bit of a coffee addict. But coffee granola was a new one, even for me. It’s perfect for a vegan breakfast or a healthy snack.
These pumpkin seed bars are a totally awesome healthy snack, and they double as an on-the-go vegan breakfast.