10 Yummy Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas

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Eating a plant-based diet doesn’t mean that you are a vegetarian or will never eat animal products again. It simply means adding more meals to your diet that consists primarily of fruits, vegetables, legumes, seeds, whole grains, and beans. Plant-based diets have been shown to be good for your health and easier on the environment.

One simple way to ease into a plant-based diet is by starting your days with a plant-based breakfast. To get you started, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite plant-based breakfast ideas.

Mango Walnut Powerhouse Smoothie

Mango Walnut Powerhouse Smoothie

Mango Walnut Powerhouse Smoothie will give you the energy you need for a productive morning. It’s sinfully sweet, but without the sugar crash that accompanies most breakfast sweets. This smoothie incorporates not just mango and walnuts but also banana, kiwi, dates, and oats.

Get the recipe for Mango Walnut Powerhouse Smoothie

Peanut Butter and Carmelized Banana Toast

Carmelize banana slices and layer them on top of peanut butter toast for a simply divine breakfast!

Carmelized Banana and Peanut Butter Toast

Learn how to carmelize bananas 

Cinnamon and Pear Empanadas

Sweet Cinnamon and Pear Empanadas

Do you love to start your day with a coffee and a sweet breakfast pastry? Choose one that incorporates fruit, like this one featuring pears and made using an air-fryer.

Get the recipe for Air-Fryer Cinnamon and Pear Empanadas

Hot Pink Smoothie

Plant-Based Breakfast: Hot Pink Smoothie

This vibrant smoothie packs both a fruit and veggie punch. It combines celery, kale, beets, ginger, carrots, lemon, cauliflower, apple, and hemp seed. It’s a powerful way to start the day!

Get the recipe for Hot Pink Smoothie

Avocado Toast Topped With Sautéed Mushrooms

Plant-Based Breakfast: Avocado Toast Topped With Sautéed Mushrooms

Ramp up the plant power of your avocado toast by adding sautéed mushrooms. Earthy mushrooms are a delicious match for nutty, buttery avocado.

Get the recipe for Avocado Toast Topped With Sautéed Mushrooms

Sweet Potato Toast

Sweet Potato Toast

Use slices of sweet potatoes in place of bread to create toast and ramp up your veggie intake! Top your sweet potato toast with more plant-based goodness like guacamole, beans, cinnamon, or almond butter and banana.

Learn how to make Sweet Potato Toast

Vegan Breakfast Pitas with NatureSweet® Cherubs®

Plant-Based Breakfast: Vegan Breakfast Pitas with NatureSweet® Cherubs®

This recipe is sweet, savory, and a little bit spicy! It’s completely vegan, although you don’t have to be a vegan to enjoy it. If you love the flavor combination of tomatoes, poblano peppers, garlic, arugula, and cilantro, you’ll enjoy this easy plant-based breakfast.

Grandma Gray’s Apple Hash

Grandma Gray's Apple Hash 

This easy breakfast hash combines apples, Yukon gold potatoes, onion, and thyme for a sweet-savory plant-based breakfast.

Get the recipe for Grandma Gray’s Apple Hash 

Apricot Mango Smoothie with Hidden Carrots

Apricot Mango Smoothie

This delicious smoothie is hiding a veggie surprise! Apricots blended with mango and pea milk result in a rich, creamy texture and sweet, tangy flavors. The apricot color camouflages the carrots so you get a veggie boost without even knowing it.

Get the recipe for Apricot Mango Smoothie with Hidden Carrots

Watermelon Benedict

Plant-Based Breakfast: Watermelon Benedict
This recipe is an incredible presentation and very easy to create with watermelon, granola, honey, kiwi, yogurt, and grapes.

Get the recipe for Watermelon Benedict

Which of these plant-based breakfast ideas will you try first? Share in the comments below. And be sure to tag us in your plant-based breakfast recipes on Instagram @theproducemoms.

Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas

About Kristin

Kristin Ahaus is the Director of Content and Communications for The Produce Moms. Her focus and passion is helping all of TPM's brand partners share their stories while also helping consumers understand how to select, serve and store fresh produce. Connect with Kristin on LinkedIN.

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