26 Healthy Plant-Based Breakfast Recipes

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Green juice, roasted sweet potatoes, vegan scrambled eggs, and other healthy plant-based breakfast recipes

Does anyone feel like days go better when they start off with a nourishing breakfast? Us too! To help you start off on a good note, we’ve compiled our favorite healthy breakfast recipes including veggie- and fiber-packed mains, antioxidant-rich smoothies, minimal added sugar grab-and-gos, and beverages to kickstart digestion. All recipes are plant-based and 100% delicious!

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Spoon resting in a skillet of Vegan Shakshuka with fresh cilantro
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1-Pot Chickpea Shakshuka
Savory, flavorful shakshuka with chickpeas made in 1 pot in 30 minutes! A hearty yet healthy dish suitable for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
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Topping two slices of toast with British baked beans
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Easy Baked Beans on Toast (British-Inspired)
Flavorful, British-inspired baked beans on toast! An easy, versatile, and delicious plant-based meal. Just 1 pot and 30 minutes required!
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Big plate of our Sweet Potato Kale Breakfast Scramble made with roasted vegetables
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Roasted Sweet Potato & Kale Breakfast Hash
A hearty, 10-ingredient breakfast hash with roasted sweet potatoes, red onion, kale, and tandoori masala-spiced tofu! A protein- and fiber-packed plant-based meal.
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Close up shot of a plate of homemade Vegan Sausages made with quinoa and mushrooms
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Easy Vegan Sausage (Soy- & Gluten-Free!)
Easy vegan sausage made with pinto beans, quinoa, nuts, and spices! Flavorful, comforting, and perfect for breakfast, brunch, and beyond!
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Cooking a Vegan Scrambled Egg in a cast-iron skillet
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Fluffy Vegan Scrambled Eggs
Fluffy vegan eggs made with mung beans! A delicious egg alternative made with 9 real, wholesome ingredients. Perfect for scrambles, omelets, frittatas, and more!
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Perfectly cooked vegan hashbrown bake
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Cheesy Broccoli Hashbrown Bake (Oil-Free)
Incredibly comforting cheesy broccoli hash brown bake with a vegan cheese sauce! The perfect carb-heavy comfort side dish with breakfast or dinner!
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Using a spoon to put salsa onto a Vegan Breakfast Burrito
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Scrambled Tofu Breakfast Burrito (30 minutes!)
Easy, 30-minute vegan breakfast burrito with scrambled tofu, roasted vegetables, avocado, kale, and salsa! Flavorful, healthy, satisfying.
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Plate of roasted sweet potato, avocado, baba ganoush, and Vegan Chickpea Scramble
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Fluffy Chickpea Scramble (30 minutes!)
A hearty chickpea scramble in 30 minutes with a secret ingredient that binds the chickpeas and makes them fluffy! A delicious, nutritious (10-ingredient), plant-based meal.
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Plate of Southwest Tofu Scramble and Vegan Breakfast Potatoes for a delicious meal
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Southwest Tofu Scramble
Savory, Southwest-inspired tofu scramble for 1 with lots of veggies and a simple 5-ingredient sauce. Just 10 ingredients, 30 minutes, and 1 pan required!
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Plate of our vegan Masala-spiced Tofu Scramble for breakfast
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Masala-Spiced Tofu Scramble
A masala-spiced tofu scramble with roasted cauliflower, onion, and kale that takes just 30 minutes from start to finish. Healthy, satisfying, delicious, and perfect for any time of day!
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Plate of our Vegan Breakfast salad made with blueberries, sweet potato, avocado, and hummus
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Savory Breakfast Salad (20 minutes!)
A savory-sweet breakfast salad with tons of super foods and a simple lemon vinaigrette. Just 20 minutes and 10 ingredients required. So healthy and flavorful, and perfect for spring and summer!
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Using a fork to mash avocado on toast
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My Go-To Avocado Toast
My go-to avocado toast (gluten-free and vegan optional)! Just 3 ingredients and SO much nutrition and flavor! The perfect plant-based breakfast or snack.
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Two plates of Baked Sweet Potatoes with one having savory toppings and the other sweet
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Baked Sweet Potatoes 2 Ways!
Easy, healthy baked sweet potatoes two ways — savory and sweet! The perfect 30-minute, plant-based meal or snack when you don't feel like cooking.
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Using a spoon to grab a bite from the Perfect Bowl of Oats
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The Perfect Bowl of Oats
How to make the perfect steel cut oats in 3 easy steps: Soak, boil, simmer. Soaking the oats is the secret to ultra creamy, fluffy, tender oats. Plus, it improves digestibility! Just 4 ingredients required for this staple breakfast recipe.
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Baking sheet of nuts and seeds for making Toasted Pumpkin Muesli
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Toasted Pumpkin Muesli
Healthy, 20-minute toasted muesli with pumpkin seeds and pumpkin pie spice for a fall flavor infusion. A hearty, simple breakfast or snack.
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Go-To Vegan Smoothie Bowl topped with shredded coconut, chia seeds, and fresh strawberries
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My Go-To Smoothie Bowl (5 minutes!)
My go-to 5-minute smoothie bowl with just 3 ingredients! Satisfying, nutrient-rich, and naturally sweet! A healthy, plant-based breakfast or snack.
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Three jars of Peanut Butter and Jelly Chia Pudding topped with fresh blueberries
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Peanut Butter and Jelly Chia Pudding
Easy, 7-ingredient peanut butter chia pudding that’s naturally sweetened and layered on top of blueberry-chia compote! A delicious, healthy, and satisfying snack or breakfast.
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Three small jars of Banana Berry Hempseed Pudding topped with sliced fruit
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Banana & Berry Hemp Seed Pudding
A healthier snack or dessert made with berries, sweetened with bananas, and thickened with hemp seeds and chia seeds! Naturally sweet, creamy, and incredibly nutrient-rich. Plus, just 6 ingredients and 1 bowl required.
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Using a wooden spoon to stir a pan of our easy Applesauce recipe
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3-Ingredient Applesauce (No Sugar Added)
Unbelievably simple applesauce made right on the stovetop with 3 ingredients. Ready in less than 30 minutes, no added sugar, delicious applesauce every time.
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Vibrant Green Smoothie Bowl topped with shredded coconut, sunflower seeds, berries, chia seeds, and hemp seeds
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Super Green Smoothie Bowl
Simple SUPER green smoothie bowls packed with tons of greens and customizable toppings! The healthiest and easiest way to turn a smoothie into a meal.
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Glass of our plant-based Chocolate Protein Shake topped with fresh raspberries and hemp seeds
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Chocolate Protein Shake (Protein Powder-Free!)
Simple 7-ingredient, plant-based shake made with protein-rich whole food ingredients and NO protein powder. Creamy, chocolaty, naturally sweetened, and just 1 blender and 5 minutes to prepare.
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chickpea Shake topped with coconut whipped cream
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Peanut Butter Banana Chickpea Shake (5 Ingredients!)
Creamy Peanut Butter Banana Chickpea Shake with just 5 ingredients, 5 minutes, and 1 blender required. A satisfying, plant-based treat with plenty of fiber and protein!
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Glass of our vegan carrot cake smoothie topped with shredded carrot and coconut
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Creamy Carrot Cake Smoothie
A dreamy, creamy smoothie infused with the flavors of carrot cake! Just 7 wholesome ingredients required, including banana, carrot, plant milk, and spices.
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Cutting board with glasses of green juice and ingredients used to make it
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Easy Green Juice Recipe + Juicing Tips
Our favorite green juice recipe, just 7 ingredients required! Incredibly refreshing, nourishing, and delicious. Plus, juicing tips, go-to methods, and juicer recommendations.
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Glasses of our Lemon Ginger Turmeric Wellness Shots on a cutting board with ingredients to make them
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Lemon Ginger Turmeric Wellness Shots
5-ingredient wellness shots with anti-inflammatory benefits, a mega-dose of vitamin C, and a delicate balance of flavors to create the ultimate juice to boost immunity!
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Two glasses of our detoxifying Ginger Lemon Water recipe beside fresh ginger and ground turmeric used to make them
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3-Ingredient Ginger Lemon Water
Nourishing, 3-ingredient ginger lemon water with fresh ginger, lemon, optional spices, and hot water. The perfect way to start the day to detoxify and refresh the body. A favorite morning ritual in the Minimalist Baker office.
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  1. Sumit Singh says

    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It provides the energy for the rest of the day. However, because of today’s busy schedule, it has become difficult to maintain health.

    These 26 recipes are very nice. Banana & Berry Hemp Seed Pudding is particularly amazing. Thank you very much.

  2. Toni says

    I’m in a breakfast rut and I believe you may have rescued me! This is an amazing list! I think I’ll start with that brocolli-hash brown casserole! Though the PB&J chia pudding might grab me first…THANK YOU!!

  3. Elyse Raupp says

    Breakfast has always been the hardest meal to eat healthy and feel satisfied. These receipts look amazing! Restaurant quality! Thank you!

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