Your vegan breakfast – Ideas and easy 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 times, 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’re often stuck in the same food rut! However, for all you vegans, please note that there are many tasty, healthy and easy vegan breakfasts that you can prepare.
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, make you need a blender.
For 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 smoothie is too thick for your liking.
For berry smoothie, mix 1 cup rice/soy milk, 3-4 tbsp. soy yogurt, ½ cup fresh or frozen berries, a pinch of sea salt, and a few ice cubes.
For 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.
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 seasonal fruit on its own 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. olive oil in a pan and add some chopped bananas (sliced lengthwise), along with a good splash of maple syrup or agave syrup. Fry for 1-2 minutes on each side. Serve hot 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 cereal bowl healthier, more filling, and more delicious, add your choice of chopped pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, chia seeds, walnuts, goji berries, raisins, sultanas, or dates. This will turn an ordinary bowl of cereal into a healthy (yet easy!) vegan breakfast!
Toasted- 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 eating your toast with vegan jam and cream frequently. 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 Jafflera to melt the cheese)
– Vegan Chocolate Spread (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 heaven!)
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, whether on websites, blogs, YouTube, or professional vegan recipe ebooks that contain tons of delicious recipes.