42 vegan breakfast recipes

I'm a huge fan of a long and extensive breakfast: from a stack of pancakes, fresh fruits, scrambled tofu to oven-fresh bread rolls. If I had the time, I would have breakfast all day long! But it was a long way to go until I was able to prepare all my favorite dishes from "the past" (when I wasn't vegan) as plant-based ones that would taste the same, or even better.

Especially at the beginning, when you start with a different and new diet, it can be difficult and confusing how to replace certain ingredients or how to prepare your favorite dish now. Luckily, we have a recipe for almost every breakfast classic to show you how it's done! Whether you crave something hearty, sweet, simple or more fancy: we hope you find some inspiration to take your Sunday breakfast to the next level.

1. Vegan Pancakes

2. Vegan Waffles

Waffles are something like the little sister of pancakes. Although they are often associated with children's birthdays, they are actually an incredibly versatile breakfast option. You don't even need flour for all of these – some are prepared with rolled oats or potatoes. Our wish for the future: eat more waffles.

Vegan waffle recipes:

Get the recipe (Vegan Oat Waffles with Apple Pear Compote)
Get the recipe (Vegan Crispy Potato Waffles)
Get the recipe (Vegan Basic Waffles)
Get the recipe (Vegan Cinnamon Roll Waffles)
Get the recipe (Vegan Vanilla Waffles)
Get the recipe (Vegan French Toast Waffles)
Get the recipe (Vegan French Toast)

3. Oats

Rolled oats are not only incredibly healthy, but also quite versatile. Whether you use them crispy in granola, buttery soft in porridge, or as a topping for soy yoghurt – it's always worth having a well-filled jar of rolled oats at home. You can differantiate between softe and crunchy rolled oats. The former is ideal for porridge and oatmeal. The crunchy ones are your best option for homemade granola. 

Vegan breakfast with rolled oats:

Get the recipe (Vegan Chocolate Granola)
Get the recipe (Vegan Overnight Oats wirh homemade applesauce)
Get the recipe (Vegan Blueberry Granola)
Get the recipe (Vegan Granola Cups)
Get the recipe (Vegan Chai Porridge)
Get the recipe (Vegan Tahin Granola)
Get the recipe (Vegan Oatmeal with Apples & Hazelnuts)

4. classic “egg“ recipes

When going vegan, many people miss their hard-boiled egg, scrambled eggs, or omelette for breakfast. Whatever it is, with kala namak at your side, there is nothing stopping you from getting closer to the taste of egg again. Kala namak is an Indian sulphur salt that tastes and smells like egg by nature. You can use it to turn a simple pan-fried tofu into an omelette - it's like magic!

Vegan egg-like breakfast ideas:

Get the recipe (Vegan Breakfast Bagel with Avocado Vegg Salad)
Get the recipe (Vegan Tofu Omelet)
Get the recipe (Vegan Scrambled Tofu)
Get the recipe (Vegan “Strammer Max“)
Get the recipe (Vegan Eggs Florentine)
Get the recipe (Vegan Egg Salad)
Get the recipe (Vegan Breakfast Burger with Scrambled Tofu)
Get the recipe (Vegan Breakfast Taco with Scrambled Tofu)

5. Sandwiches, Bagels & Bread

Bread is one of Julia's great culinary loves. We would love to treat ourselves to fresh, soft bread with a perfectly crisp crust every morning. You can top it with homemade cashew cream cheese or other spreads, salad, and vegetables. If you're more into bread rolls, we also have a German classic turbepe you can enjoy vegan mince.

Vegan sandwiches, bagels and bread:

Get the recipe (Vegan Cream Cheese Bagel)
Get the recipe (Vegan Breakfast Sandwich)
Get the recipe (Vegan English Muffins with Lemon Curd)
Get the recipe (Homemade Pretzel Rolls)
Get the recipe (Vegan Cashew Cream Cheese)
Get the recipe (Vegan BLT Sandwich)
Get the recipe (Vegan “Mett“)
Get the recipe (Vegan Smørrebrød)
Get the recipe (German sausage salad with pretzels)

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