Our Top Five Healthy Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but sometimes it feels like there are only a few options for your morning meal. Whether you’re looking for some creative meal ideas or just plain bored of what you’ve been eating, these five plant-based breakfast recipes are sure to help you start your day off on the right foot.

Chocolate Chip Coconut Pancakes

© Forks Over Knives

Here’s a new twist on a breakfast staple!

Made with flaxseeds, oats, buckwheat flour, and vegan mini chocolate chips, these pancakes take a classic breakfast food and give it loads of sweetness. We recommend serving them with bananas for a little fruity flair, but you won’t go wrong adding a little maple syrup.

These pancakes also freeze and hold very well, meaning you can cook several and have breakfast all week!

For the full recipe, click here.

Oil-Free (and Guilt-Free) Home Fries

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Everyone loves potatoes, but many people think they’re unhealthy just because they’re a large source of carbs. Furthermore, most potato dishes are soaked in oil, butter, and other not-so-nutritious condiments.

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Home fries are an iconic part of any breakfast, so we found a healthy way for you to enjoy them with yours. Made without any oil and only a few seasonings, these potatoes are as good for you as they are delicious!

You can find the full recipe here.

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

© Project Meal Plan

Here’s one for the meal planner and preppers!

Made with rolled oats, flaxseed, coconut, cinnamon, and, of course, carrots, this easy-to-prep, and easier-to-eat recipe is sure to sweeten up your morning. All you have to do is prep the oats the night before you plan on eating them, then heat them up in the morning!

This recipe tastes just like the dessert it’s named after, and it’s so flavorful and delicious that you can’t help but have a good day!

Check out the full recipe (with some pictures) here!

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Sweet ‘n Tart Green Apple Smoothie

 Toni Cuenca | Pexels

Who here likes to drink their breakfast more than eating it? *raises hands*

This smoothie has a great balance of sweetness and tart flavor, thanks to a yummy combination of green apples, lemon juice, dates, and spinach. It’s also super easy to make, and will have you filled with energy in minutes.

Get blending with this easy recipe, which you can find here.

Chickpea Omelet

Alicia Cortés | Pixabay 

Whoever said, “You can’t make an omelet without cracking a few eggs,” obviously never tried this delicious breakfast!

Made with chickpea flour in the place of eggs and leaving plenty of room for you to put your own twist on it, this omelet is the perfect go-to for a great breakfast. Try it with salsa, avocado, or other plant-based toppings!

You can get cracking on this recipe here.

Let us know in the comments which breakfast dish is your favorite, or if you have any other delicious morning meals you recommend!


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