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Vegan Breakfast Recipes

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You don’t need to be a vegan to take advantage of these healthy and delicious vegan breakfast recipes that both kids and adults will love.

From pancakes, to waffles, to oatmeal, to savory breakfasts packed with protein, this comprehensive post of vegan breakfast ideas has something for everyone.

Whether you’re a vegetarian, flexitarian, or a bacon lover who’s simply interested in adding some meatless breakfast options to your weekly rotation, start your day off right, with a filling breakfast that will leave you full of energy and ready to take on the day!

Vegan Breakfast Quick Breads

The Ultimate Vegan Lemon Loaf Cake

Vegan Lemon Bread

Homemade vegan quick loaves are a great breakfast if you’re expecting guests, because the loaves can be baked the day or night before so they are ready for you to enjoy in the morning.

The Best Dark Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

Chocolate Banana Bread

There’s no yeast required for this healthy banana loaf, and leftovers are great for meal prep because they can be sliced and refrigerated or frozen for a rainy day.

The Best Almond Flour Banana Bread

Almond Flour Banana Bread

This shockingly moist and fudgy grain free banana bread recipe is naturally gluten free too, with no added sugar or coconut flour.

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Here is a rich and decadent zucchini loaf that packs an entire cup of zucchini into the recipe. You won’t know whether you’re eating breakfast or dessert!

Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

Healthy Banana Bread

Or try this Vegan Banana Bread

I’m normally not a fan of oil free breakfast recipes, but this banana bread is an exception. The naturally sweet mashed banana lowers the amount of required added sugar and fat without sacrificing moisture or taste.

Easy Breakfast Pineapple Bread

Pineapple Bread

Serve this fancy pineapple loaf at your next vegan brunch party, and watch it disappear. It’s a great option for Sunday morning when you want something a little more indulgent than Corn Flakes, Cheerios, or another similar cold cereal.

Vegan Banana Mug Cake Recipe

Banana Bread In A Mug

This single serving breakfast mug cake is perfect for lazy mornings. Just stir the ingredients together, add a few chocolate chips on top if desired, and bake in the oven or microwave until soft and fluffy.

Moist Cinnamon Apple Bread Recipe

Apple Bread

The recipe is adapted from my grandmother’s famous Dutch apple bread, with two cups of chopped apples packed into the batter and sweet apple flavor in each bite.

Fruit and Protein Bars

How To Make Protein Bars Easy Recipe

Protein Bars

These vegan protein bars come in five different flavors and are a great way to use your favorite protein powder. They can be low sugar, no bake, and are much cheaper than buying packaged bars at the store.

Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

Naturally sweet strawberry filling is sandwiched between layers of buttery oatmeal crumble in these healthy strawberry oatmeal breakfast bars.

Healthy breakfast banana pops

Breakfast Banana Pops

As far as vegan breakfast recipes go, this one is great for people who hate to cook. Moreover, kids love rolling the bananas in granola, cinnamon and raisins, or mini chocolate chips.

How To Make Healthy Granola Bars The Easy Way

Healthy Granola Bars

This kid friendly chewy granola bar recipe is packed with wholesome deliciousness and nutrition. My favorite combination is mini chocolate chip oatmeal granola bars.

Peach Breakfast Bake - indulgently sweet and creamy... and so healthy you can have two bowls. For breakfast! @choccoveredkt

Peach Breakfast Bake

Sweet, buttery, and filling, this peach breakfast bake is a healthy vegan breakfast recipe that tastes like homemade peach crumble. Serve it hot from the oven or cold mixed with vanilla yogurt or nondairy creamer.

Pancakes and Waffles

The Best Vegan Pancakes Recipe

Vegan Pancakes

This fluffy vegan pancake recipe tastes just like regular pancakes, because they are regular pancakes! They’re made with just five or six pantry staple ingredients that you might already have on hand for an easy vegan weekday breakfast.

Flourless Pancakes

Flourless Pancakes

Three ingredient pancakes with no flour, no refined sugar, and an option to make protein pancakes included. Talk about an easy vegan breakfast idea!

Homemade Vegan Waffles

Vegan Waffles

Here’s a great homemade vegan waffle recipe that turns out soft, fluffy, and crispy, with no eggs and no dairy. Top them with pure maple syrup and vegan butter or sliced fresh berries and Coconut Whipped Cream.

Vegan Muffins And Donuts

Healthy Peanut Butter Muffins With Peanut Butter Frosting

Peanut Butter Muffins

Quick to prepare and extra peanut buttery, these chocolate chip peanut butter muffins can be completely oil free, dairy free, and vegan.

The Best Soft Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

This frosted vegan cinnamon roll recipe can hold its own against Cinnabon, Pillsbury, or any non-vegan cinnamon bun. People are always asking me for the plant based recipe!

Flourless Banana Blender Muffins

Flourless Blender Muffins

These fudgy flourless blender muffins can be gluten free, grain free, oil free, dairy free, vegan, and refined sugar free. (For a more traditional muffin recipe, you can also try these classic vegan Banana Muffins.)

The Best Easy Healthy Applesauce Muffins

Applesauce Muffins

These healthy vegan muffins will quickly become a regular at your breakfast table, and they can be low fat and oil free for anyone on a whole food plant based diet.

The Best Homemade Pineapple Muffins Recipe

Pineapple Muffins

Packed with a cup of pineapple, this soft and moist muffin recipe is a great way to use up leftover pineapple. Omnivores love the recipe too.

The Best Keto Low Carb Blueberry Muffins

Healthy Blueberry Muffins

Or these flourless Keto Blueberry Muffins

Bursting with ripe blueberries, the vegan blueberry muffins are a heart healthy breakfast option for children and grownups, alike. Try the low carb almond flour version if you’re on a keto diet.

Easy Bran Muffins For Breakfast

Bran Muffins

Homemade bran muffins are simple to make from scratch, so you can save money and skip the boxed mix. Just throw in a handful of raisins for raisin bran muffins. Or top with almond butter, peanut butter, or strawberry jam.

Baked Vegan Donuts Recipe

Vegan Donuts

Move over, Krispy Kreme and Dunkin Donuts. This baked vegan donut recipe is egg free, dairy free, and super customizable for chocolate donuts, glazed donuts, and more.

Oatmeal Vegan Breakfast Recipes

Overnight Oats Recipes

Overnight Oats

How to make overnight oats for a full week of healthy breakfast options. Whether you’re looking for family friendly, high protein, or weight loss breakfasts, this basic vegan overnight oatmeal recipe can be customized to fit many different needs.

Single Serving Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipe

Pumpkin Oatmeal

Classic vegan pumpkin oatmeal is a wonderful Fall breakfast, and it’s packed with a healthy amount of Vitamin A and fiber. The sweet cinnamon, vanilla, and pumpkin spice will remind you of homemade pumpkin pie, but with a breakfast twist.

Chocolate Oatmeal - Ingredients: 1/2 cup rolled oats, 1 cup milk of choice, 2 tbsp cocoa powder, 1 tsp vanilla, 1/4 cup... Full recipe: @choccoveredkt

Chocolate Oatmeal

This is breakfast oatmeal for chocolate lovers. Combine the ingredients, cook on the stove until thick, sweeten as desired, and serve. You can make the recipe the night before if you prefer.

Banana Oatmeal Recipe

If you’re looking for a fast vegan breakfast idea, these banana oats are quick, simple, and cheap to make, with ingredients you can find not just at Whole Foods, but at regular grocery stores too.


Chocolate Overnight Oats

Make yourself some chocolate vegan overnight oats, for a nutritious vegan breakfast recipe that tastes like you’re eating dessert. You can also heat before eating, either in the microwave or in a pot or bowl. But I like eating these chocolate oats cold, especially as the weather gets warm.

cinnamon roll baked oatmeal

Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal

If you think oatmeal recipes are boring, this frosted cinnamon bun inspired baked oatmeal idea will totally change your mind.

TikTok Baked Oats Recipe

Baked Oats

Vegan baked oats are an easy way to add healthy fiber and whole grains to your morning meal. The recipe calls for rolled oats, milk (I use almond milk), applesauce or banana, salt, baking powder, and your favorite sweetener. That’s it!

Breakfast Oatmeal Cupcakes - You cook just ONCE and get a delicious breakfast for the entire month - (recipe has been repinned over 500,000 times!) @choccoveredkt

Breakfast Oatmeal Cupcakes To Go

Cook just once, and you get a wholesome breakfast for the month. If you’re looking for a family friendly breakfast meal prep option, be sure to bookmark these oatmeal cups.

Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies... with NO added sugar! - Sweetened naturally with fruit... Ingredients: 1/2 cup oats, 2 tsp vanilla, 1 tsp... Full recipe: @choccoveredkt

Breakfast Cookies

Have you ever wanted to eat chocolate chip cookies for breakfast? These wholesome oatmeal breakfast cookies are refined sugar free and fruit sweetened. Serve for breakfast or as a healthy snack recipe.

Breakfast Smoothies and Coffee Drinks

Easy Frappuccino Recipe

Frappuccino Recipe

If you have five minutes and a blender, you can make this totally vegan Starbucks coffee Frappuccino without ever setting foot in a coffee shop. Add some chocolate syrup or a spoonful of coconut caramel if you wish!

Green Healthy Avocado Smoothie (Vegan, Keto)

Avocado Smoothie

A healthy breakfast smoothie that tastes like a vanilla milkshake? Yes please! And if you have any leftover avocado, use it up by making avocado toast.

peanut butter banana shake

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

This protein-packed peanut butter and banana smoothie recipe will keep you full until lunch. The plant based, dairy free, and gluten free recipe can be made in minutes.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Acai Bowl Recipes

Acai Bowl Recipes

With antioxidants and nutrition, these healthy smoothies blend acai berries with other fruits such as banana, blueberries, or pineapple, for a super refreshing smoothie bowl.

3 Ingredient Whipped Coffee Recipe (Dalgona Coffee)

Whipped Coffee Recipe

Dalgona coffee took over social media last year, with bloggers and influencers on Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and YouTube posting about their experiments with the fun viral coffee drink.

Strawberry Smoothies

Strawberry Smoothie

How to make strawberry smoothies at home, with no banana required. In addition to the base ingredients, nondairy yogurt, almond butter, or protein powder can be added for a high protein breakfast.

Vegan Green Smoothies (Pineapple Or Banana)

Green Smoothies

This is the ultimate green smoothie recipe guide for beginners, with high fiber, low calorie, and sugar free smoothie recipes. Each option is filled with vitamins and nutrition thanks to the leafy greens, so drink up!

The Best Vegan Hot Chocolate

Vegan Hot Chocolate

The dairy free hot chocolate recipe above is a reader favorite winter breakfast beverage. It’s equally thick and luxurious in the summer months as well.

Chia Pudding Recipe That Uses Homemade Oat Milk

Chia Pudding Recipes

This chia pudding is one of my favorite make ahead vegan breakfasts. You simply stir the ingredients together, refrigerate for a few hours or overnight to let it thicken, and enjoy for breakfast or a mid morning snack the next day.

Savory Vegan Breakfasts

How To Make The Best Tofu Scramble

Tofu Scramble Recipe

Scrambled tofu is a popular vegan alternative to scrambled eggs or omelets, and it’s completely cholesterol free. I have a friend who makes this plant based breakfast recipe at least once a week for her non vegan husband and kids.

Homemade Vegan Cream Cheese Recipe

Vegan Cream Cheese

Skip all the artificial ingredients with this staple homemade cream cheese recipe. Spread it on bagels, crepes, or toast. You can also use it as a filling for vegan pastries.

Tofu High Protein Breakfast Burritos

Vegan Breakfast Burritos

What do vegans eat for breakfast? Well if you’re me, you go for these freezer friendly breakfast burritos, filled with high protein tofu and vegetables such as spinach, red peppers, and mushrooms. There’s a soy free option included as well.

The Best Homemade Vegan Cornbread Recipe

Vegan Cornbread

Try it savory, or top each thick slice of cornbread with pure maple syrup. You can also crumble it into a bowl and cover in plant based milk. Leftovers freeze well too.

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Vegan Breakfast Recipes: Vegan Blueberry Pancakes

These homemade vegan blueberry pancakes are one of our best healthy vegan breakfast recipes!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Yield 15 – 20 pancakes
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  • 1 cup spelt or all purpose flour (or try these keto pancakes)
  • 6 tbsp rolled oats
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup nondairy milk of choice (almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk, oat milk, etc.)
  • 2 tbsp oil, or additional milk of choice
  • 1 tsp white or apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup, or stevia equivalent
  • fresh or frozen blueberries (1-2 cups)


  • Whisk dry ingredients in a bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients except blueberries. I recommend letting this batter sit and thicken 10 minutes for fluffier pancakes. If needed, add a little extra milk of choice to form a pancake batter. Grease a nonstick skillet well, and heat on medium. When the pan is hot (test by adding a drop of water – if it sizzles, it’s ready), drop small ladles of batter. Press down. Press berries onto each pancake. Flip with a spatula when the edges begin to look dry. Let cook an additional minute or so before removing from the pan. To prevent sticking, be sure to re-grease the skillet after each set of pancakes. The batter can be made the night before if desired, or leftover pancakes can also be frozen.
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Leftover blueberries? Make this Blueberry Crisp Recipe.

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More Easy Vegan Breakfast Recipes

Oatmeal Muffins

Coffee Cake In A Mug

Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

Coconut Bread

Vegan French Toast

English Muffin French Toast

Easy Sticky Buns

Flourless Banana Bread

Cranberry Orange Bread

Keto Protein Bars

What are your favorite vegan breakfast recipes?

Please feel free to recommend your own vegan breakfast recipes in the comments if you wish. This way, other readers can look through the comments and discover new recipe blogs and new healthy breakfast inspiration.

Published on January 19, 2022

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  1. Taryn says

    Wow that is a TON of vegan breakfast recipes! This must have taken a long time to put together. My favorite vegan breakfast is a giant banana smoothie bowl with all the toppings.

  2. Gail says

    I just found your blog on Pinterest and I don’t know what to try first! As a new and struggling vegan this entire website is a dream come true!

    Oh and my favorite vegan breakfast is actually what I ate before becoming vegan too- a green monster fruit smoothie with chia seeds and banana and avocado.

  3. Gail says

    Is it really necessary to leave a nasty comment? This is a blog that gives you content for free after all…

    The greediness and entitlement of some internet commenters. Smh

  4. amanda renny says

    Awesome dishes and recipes are so amazing. I was looking for some vegan recipes from a long time but in your blog i found the very helpful results. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful blog and please bring some more vegan dishes recipes.

  5. Jessee says

    Oh wow! THANK YOU!! My husband and I are just starting to go vegan and these recipes are all so exciting! You rock for sharing these!!!

    • Jason Sanford says

      Katie’s entire website, these recipes included, is vegan. Not sure what recipe on here you would think isn’t.

      Jason (media relations)

  6. Angela McMeekin says

    WOW these look amazing. Im just trying began to eat a but healthier. Im starting menopause too do need to watch my weight so calories on recipes nutrition values would be great. Ps could you arrange an easy way to save favourite recipes in a log to make searching easier as I’ve been saving favourite recipes on

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