Bountiful Vegan Brunches

Cool Season Fruit Bowl

Winter fruits - grapes, oranges, pears

If it’s not quite the time for summery fruits, this medley makes the most of winter and early spring fruits for a luscious and refreshing finale to a meal. It makes a nice breakfast or brunch offering as well. more→


Tofu Rancheros

A veganized version of huevos (eggs) rancheros, this dish of tofu prepared with Southwestern flavors, and nestled on corn tortillas, makes a nice brunch or light dinner dish. Serve with a simple potato dish and salad for a complete meal. Adapted from Vegan Express. more→


Cinnamon-Apple Pancakes

Apples and cinnamon

Apples and cinnamon folded into pancakes; what can you say but “Yum”? This is a lovely leisurely weekend breakfast or brunch, especially in the fall, when apples are abundant.



Skillet Potato and Tempeh Hash

A hearty vegetarian spin on a “meaty” classic, this is as good served as a quick dinner as it is an offbeat and hearty breakfast. For breakfast or brunch, serve with fruit and whole-grain bread, For a quick dinner, serve with an abundant, colorful tossed salad, whole grain bread, and orange slices. In warmer months, if desired, add fresh corn on the cob. more→


Tofu Shakshouka (Middle-Eastern inspired scramble)

Common to many regional Middle Eastern cuisines, this is one of those super simple dishes that, with the right ingredients, is amazingly tasty. Especially welcome as a fast summer dish, this is a good showcase for the abundance of delicious tomatoes in season. Shakshouka, in its original version, is made with eggs; in this vegan rendition, only one change needs to be made—silken tofu replaces the eggs. Serve with hummus, tabouleh, and fresh pita for an easy brunch. Adapted from Vegan Express. more→


Southwestern Tofu Scramble

This tasty dish, brimming with lively southwestern flavors, is a vegan version of  a traditional southwestern egg dish. It’s known as migas, a word that literally means “crumbs” in Spanish, in this case referring to bits of tortilla. In the original recipe, the tortilla pieces are scrambled with eggs; this version replaces eggs with tofu. more→


Leek and Red Pepper Hash-Browned Potatoes

If you like leeks, you’re sure to enjoy this dressed-up version of hash browns. Use firm-textured potatoes, such as red-skinned or Yukon Gold, rather than mealy ones, for best results. more→


Strawberry Pancakes

Fresh strawberries

Make these strawberry-filled vegan pancakes in late spring and early summer, when strawberries are at their best. Perfect for a relaxing Sunday brunch with some vegan sausages on the side! more→