Vegan Breakfast Recipes

Fantastic French Toast (Gluten Free)

gluten-free vegan French toast recipe

This recipe is great for a family breakfast or a small get together. Recipe from The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Gluten-Free Vegan Cookingby Julieanna Hever, M.S., R.D., CPT, and Beverly Lynn Bennett (Alpha Books, 2011). Shown here using Ener-G Light Brown Rice Bread. Photos by Rachael Braun. more→

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Believable Vegan “Bacon”

This is the only vegetarian “bacon” I have found to be really satisfying—crispy and chewy, with a smoky flavor. With no cholesterol, it’s the perfect complement to any breakfast, or make yourself a great BLT with it. Double the recipe if you wish—this goes very fast! Contributed by Miyoko Schinner, from Now and Zen Epicure.* more→

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Yummy Apple Flax Muffins

Granny smith apple flax muffins

Filled with plenty of fresh apple, these muffins are so moist and good (and they’re good for you, too). They’re great as a weekend snack or as an addition to the school or office lunch box. Recipe from The Double Energy Diet* by Judi and Shari Zucker.

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Hemp-anola (Hemp Granola)

Homemade hemp granola

This recipe uses less oil than many granola recipe, for a lighter breakfast. Plus, hemp seeds add extra protein to this already nutritious cereal. Serve with cold non-dairy milk of choice. Contributed by Dreena Burton, from Eat, Drink & Be Vegan.* more→

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Muesli Cereal

Homemade muesli cereal with fruits

Make a large batch of this muesli cereal to have on hand in your pantry. It’s filled with good-for-you foods to start your day — oats, raisins, nuts, and seeds. Recipe from Raw Food Made Easy for 1 or 2 People* by Jennifer Cornbleet. more→

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Homemade Almond Milk

homemade almond milk

Homemade almond milk is more nutritious than boxed nondairy milks, yet it takes only minutes to make. Recipe from Raw Food Made Easy for 1 or 2 People* ©2012 by Jennifer Cornbleet. Reprinted by permission of The Book Publishing Company.
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Fruit and Granola Parfait

Fresh strawberries

This fresh fruit treat is as pretty to look at as it is delicious to eat. It’s made with generous layers of fresh fruit and berries, granola, and soy yogurt flavored with bananas. It’s presented in a similar fashion to an ice cream sundae. Breakfast treat or dessert, you choose. Recipe from Vegan Bites: Recipes for Singlesby Beverly Lynn Bennett. more→

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Mushroom and Bell Pepper Scrambled Tofu

Mushroom, Pepper, Tofu Scramble recipe

Soft tofu is a good choice for dishes in which it is crumbled, as in this veggie-filled, egg-free scramble. While this would certainly also make a good brunch or lunch dish, it also makes a wonderful light dinner with whole grain toast or sautéed potatoes, and some sliced oranges or other seasonal fresh fruit. Photos by Rachael Braun. more→

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