Your vegan breakfast – Easy ideas and recipes to start your morning!
Many people new to the vegan diet find it difficult to think of foods that are tasty and easy to prepare. Often, many people simply don’t have the time or energy to search for easy and healthy vegan recipes. And when it comes to breakfast, they are often stuck in the same eating rut! However, for all you vegans out there, keep in mind that there are many tasty, healthy and easy vegan breakfasts you can make.
Easy and healthy vegan breakfast ideas and recipes:
Fresh juice – If you have a blender, keep in mind that making a vegetable and fruit juice for your breakfast is quick, easy and super healthy. You can juice celery, beets, carrots, apples, ginger, parsley, or any other fruit or vegetable you like.
Vegan Smoothie – This is another easy and healthy vegan breakfast drink, however, do you need a blender.
To chocolate Banana Milkshake, mix 1 cup rice/soy milk, 1 tbsp. cocoa powder, 1 very ripe banana, 2-3 tbsp. soy yogurt, a splash of agave nectar and a pinch of sea salt. Add more milk if the shake is too thick for your liking.
To berry Smoothie, mix 1 cup rice/soy milk, 3-4 tbsp. soy yogurt, ½ cup of fresh or frozen berries, a pinch of sea salt, and a few ice cubes.
A create your own vegan smoothie, blend your choice of the following: soy/rice/coconut milk, soy/coconut yogurt, dates, raisins, sultanas, goji berries, crushed walnuts, chia seeds, flax seeds, maple syrup, nectar of agave, sea salt, peanut butter, bananas, grated vegan chocolate, cocoa powder, molasses, berries and some ice cubes.
Fruit in abundance!
You can enjoy your fruit in so many wonderful ways, and if not in a juice or smoothie, then in some other delicious way!
Seasonal Fruit Salad – You can eat a big bowl of fresh single season fruit for a wonderful, fresh and easy vegan breakfast! Or you can spice it up a bit with soy yogurt, chopped walnuts, Brazil nuts, pecans, macadamia nuts, or almonds, and a drizzle of maple syrup or agave nectar! Your taste buds can really be treated to a gourmet fruit salad!
Fried bananas – Heat a couple of tablespoons. of olive oil in a pan and add some chopped bananas (sliced lengthwise), along with a good drizzle of maple syrup or agave syrup. Fry for 1-2 minutes on each side. Serve warm on top of toast, with some crushed walnuts and an extra drizzle of maple syrup!
vegan cereal – Supermarkets and health food stores offer a wide range of vegan cereals nowadays, so you should try as many as you can and find your favourites! Enjoy your cereal with rice or soy milk and a dollop of yogurt. To make your bowl of cereal healthier, heartier, and more delicious, add your choice of pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, chia seeds, walnuts, goji berries, raisins, sultanas, or chopped dates. This will turn an ordinary bowl of cereal into a healthy (and still easy!) vegan breakfast!
Toast- Many vegans find that they are stuck in a rut when it comes to their morning toast. But keep in mind that there are tons of ingredients to enjoy! You are probably frequently eating your toast with vegan jam and cream. Also try the following ingredients:
– Sliced avocado, sea salt and pepper
– Sliced tomato, sea salt, pepper, vegan cheese (put on the grill or in the jaffle maker to melt the cheese)
– Vegan chocolate cream (from the health store)
– Brazil nut cream, almond cream, cashew cream, peanut butter with a drizzle of maple syrup or agave nectar
– Sliced banana, vegan chocolate spread, peanut butter (all three together = to die for! If you want you can put a slice of bread on top to make a sandwich and toast it. The banana will cook and your chocolate spread will melt into a pool of taste buds darling!)
As you can see, if you let your imagination run wild, there is an endless variety of delicious, healthy and easy vegan breakfast recipes and ideas! Your morning will never have to start boring again! If you’re still out of ideas, you can find a wide range of vegan recipes online, be it on professional vegan recipe websites, blogs, YouTube or eBooks that contain tons of delicious recipes.