It’s the most important meal of the day, after all
At Planted Meals, we believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Besides the scientific proof that eating breakfast won’t only ensure that your energy levels are regulated that your body gets all of its essential nutrients but also helps your metabolism, breakfast is simply delicious. A pot of coffee, some scrambled tofu, a few slices of avocado, and toast are the makings of a perfect morning.
Many wonder what vegans eat for breakfast since one’s mind may conjure up images of bacon and eggs, but the possibilities are endless. From something quick and easy for those busy weekday mornings, to those slow weekend mornings, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite recipes to start your day right.
Crispy Hashbrown Haystacks
From Minimalist Baker
There is no breakfast without crispy, fluffy, golden-brown hashbrowns. This recipe from Minimalist Baker amps up a breakfast staple with shallots, parsley, and corn, and also saves you a lot of time from standing at your stove by cleverly utilizing muffin tins.
Vegan Biscuits with Miso and Green Onions
From The First Mess
Is there anything better than a freshly baked biscuit? The First Mess adds umami to vegan biscuits, incorporating miso and green onions. Now, all we need is to whip up some vegan gravy for a truly decadent morning.
Vegan Breakfast Skillet
From Running on Real Food
For those who have a ravenous appetite in the morning, this breakfast skillet will be your go-to. Running on Real Food arms you with a great recipe that provides you with the flexibility to substitute any of the ingredients with your favourite foods.
From BBC Good Food
Have you ever had a full English breakfast? BBC Good Food’s vegan take on the classic English breakfast features vegan sausages, hash browns, mushrooms, tomatoes, scrambled tofu, and baked beans. It’s not for the faint of heart, but perfect for those with time for a long nap!
Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
From Love and Lemons
Quinoa, though often associated with savory dishes, is actually neutral in flavour. This means, just like oats, you can make something delightfully sweet and start your day with dessert. Love and Lemons’ cinnamon quinoa breakfast bowl features toasted nuts, fruit, and warm spices for a healthy start to your day.
Homemade Acai Bowl
A Couple Cooks
Vegan or not, acai bowls are undeniably delicious. Tart and refreshing, acai bowls are also jam-packed with nutrients and easy to make. The best part? You can just about add any topping you like to them!
Scrambled Tofu Breakfast Burrito
From Minimalist Baker
For those on the go, Minimalist Baker’s scrambled tofu breakfast burrito only takes 30 minutes to make, and is the perfect hand-held breakfast so you can get to where you need to go without sacrificing a nutritious breakfast.
Shamrock Breakfast Sandwich with Kale
From Healthy Happy Life
Green is such a lovely, vibrant colour. Why not start your day with some? This breakfast sandwich from Healthy Happy Life features avocado, kale, a zesty chipotle jalapeno sauce, and vegan sausage patty sandwich between an English muffin. You’ll forget all about fast-food breakfast sandwiches after this one.
With so many vibrant, fun, and quick options for breakfast, vegan food is so much more than just tofu and salad. You can forego animal products and not have to sacrifice flavour, satiety, and the satisfaction that comes with a delicious breakfast.
What do you like to start your day with? Share your favourite vegan breakfast recipe with us in the comments below!