Getting a good night’s sleep is vital for your health, happiness, and wellbeing, and when you wake up, a wholesome, plant-based meal is the best way to start the day! This simple recipe starts with a base of sweet potato, banana, and cinnamon, to which you can add your choice of toppings like berries, nuts, and seeds. To make prep even quicker, use a leftover sweet potato from last night’s dinner and this hot breakfast will be ready in minutes. Aside from being tasty, our Build-Me-Up Breakfast Bowl will give you the nutrients and energy you need for the great day ahead of you!
In our Oatmeal Muffins, fresh bananas and apples take the place of the eggs, oil, and sugar found in traditional muffin recipes. Mix these ripe fruits together with a few basic baking ingredients, then boost both flavor and texture with the addition of cinnamon, raisins, and walnuts. Pop them in the oven and your home will be filled with sweet and spicy smells until the timer dings in 35 minutes. The recipe makes 12 muffins that will satisfy your sweet tooth—the perfect treat for your loved ones!
Chef Stefen Janke’s Creamy Steel-Cut Oatmeal can be made in just 10-15 minutes, then should be stored in the refrigerator overnight. It features only three ingredients (with some optional items like maple syrup, homemade nut milk, and berries). Not only is it a wholesome way to start your day, but you can actually enjoy it for up to one week because the oats get creamier when reheated! We have scaled the recipe to 2 servings, so multiply the ingredient amounts if you would like to make a bigger batch.
Now you can enjoy your favorite breakfast classic in an all plant-based form. Our recipe for Wonderful Waffles is free of dairy, eggs and oil. With 6 simple ingredients, you can whip up a batch in 20 minutes and start your day with a yummy and wholesome meal.
One of your favorite breakfast classics can be made in a more healthful way with this recipe for Sunday Morning Smoked Tofu Benedict. Although the prep time looks long, this is mostly because the tofu needs to be refrigerated at least two hours to soak up the sweet and smoky flavors of the marinade. To make it quicker in the morning, simply marinate the tofu overnight. When you wake up, the tofu can be popped in the oven as you prepare the other components: an amazing, plant-based Hollandaise Sauce, sauteed spinach, toasted English muffins, and sliced tomato and avocado. Assemble and enjoy as-is, or serve with another breakfast side like our Wholesome Power Wedges, Roasted Breakfast Potatoes or Sweet Potato Hash.
Our recipe for Cinnamon Coffee Cake teaches you how to make this classic baked good with all plant-based ingredients. The moist cake is accented by a crunchy top layer that gets its sweet and spicy flavor from sucanat, nutmeg and cinnamon. Enjoy with a warm beverage in the morning or slice it up when guests come over to visit. This is a wholesome treat that is guaranteed to delight!
Our Blissful Banana Bread takes a classic baked good on a wholesome ride to create a better-for-you breakfast/dessert that has all the flavor you know and love. The recipe uses whole wheat pastry flour in place of refined white flour, aquafaba instead of egg, applesauce to swap out oil, and date paste in exchange for white sugar. You can enjoy this flexible recipe in its simplest form, or add in our suggested optional items: chopped walnuts and/or dairy-free chocolate chips. This banana bread will fill your home with wonderful smells as it bakes, and the most distressing time will be the 20 minute cooling period before you can remove it from the loaf pan and dig in.
It is time to invite sweet potatoes to your breakfast table with our mouth-watering Sweet Potato Hash. This recipe uses all plant-based ingredients, including sweet potatoes, roasted garlic, onion, green pepper and jalapeño, then kicked up with a combination of Italian seasoning and freshly ground black pepper. The mix of sweet and heat is sure to wake up your taste buds in the morning.
Traditional breakfast favorites can be made egg-free. Case in point, our plant-based omelet! This recipe has two variations: one uses tofu as a base and the other relies on chickpea flour. Although the ingredients are different, the directions are pretty much the same. Combine ingredients, cook in a non-stick skillet, and then customize by filling the ‘omelet’ with your choice of fresh veggies. This lighter and better-for-you option with be the star of your brunch.