Finding quick and healthy plant based breakfast ideas can be a real struggle.

There’s nothing quite like scouring the internet to find the ultimate plant based breakfast recipe only to discover it takes at least an hour to cook, and 30 minutes to prep.

Not good for busy Monday mornings when you’ve barely had time to sip your coffee.

Luckily, you can say goodbye to that struggle once and for all.

With these easy healthy plant based breakfast ideas, you can have a plant powered breakfast ready to grab and go in as little as 10 minutes.

Packed with nutrients, minerals and other essential heart healthy compounds, these quick breakfast ideas really do pack a punch.

Let’s jump right in.

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16 SIMPLE PLANT BASED BREAKFAST IDEAS READY IN 10 MINS OR LESS

For ease, we’ve noted whether the recipe is a vegan or vegetarian breakfast dish.

1. Plant Based Breakfast Burrito

PREP TIME: 8 minutes

Vegan

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Ready in just 8 minutes, this tofu loaded plant based breakfast burrito is perfect for those grab and go moments.

If you’re in the mood for a savoury vegan breakfast recipe with a little extra kick, this is the recipe to try.

Loaded with heart healthy spices such as paprika and turmeric, this anti-inflammatory dish is packed with health benefits.  

Who knew a burrito could be healthy and delicious?

2. Pancakes with Coconut Cream & Strawberry Compote

PREP TIME: 10 minutes

Vegan

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Who doesn’t love pancakes for breakfast?

With only 7 ingredients, this simple plant based breakfast is super easy to make when you’re in a hurry.

Even better, these scrumptious delights are vegan, refined sugar and oil free, so now you can enjoy pancakes without feeling guilty.

3. Plant Based Breakfast Bowl

PREP TIME: 10 minutes

Vegetarian

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This uber tasty plant based breakfast bowl is sure to keep you full well into early afternoon.

Packed full of fiber, healthy protein from the egg yolk and essential vitamins and minerals, this insanely delicious plant based breakfast idea is ready to go in as little as 10 minutes.

Plus, it’s got a TON of plant based power in there; black beans, sweet potatoes, and kale, all of which are super rich in nutrients.

4. Toast 6 Ways

PREP TIME: 5 minutes

Vegan

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A modern twist on an old classic, toast 6 ways does what it says on the tin.

In 4 simple steps, you can have a tasty breakfast in less than 10 minutes.

Choose from a range of toppings including smoked salsa, portobello mushrooms, sliced veggies, or poached pears.

Whether you’re a sweet or savoury fan, you’ll be sure to find at least one tasty toast treasure to take away with you.

5. Creamy Green Breakfast Smoothie

PREP TIME: 5 minutes

Vegan

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Need a quick power boost that tastes good? This plant based breakfast smoothie is jam packed with essential vitamins and minerals our body craves.

Think potassium, magnesium and Vitamin A. This 4 ingredient creamy vegan smoothie is the perfect 5 minute grab and go breakfast.

Finally, there’s a green smoothie that actually tastes like a proper smoothie.

Top with some crushed walnut for an extra helping of fiber.

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6. Easy Stove Top Oats with Chia

PREP TIME: 10 minutes

Vegan

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Oats are a staple when it comes to a vegan or vegetarian diet, but finding creative ways to turn bland oats into a tasty breakfast can be tricky.

That’s where this oats recipe comes in.

This plant based breakfast recipe comes with 3 different versions; pumpkin oatmeal, chocolate oatmeal and zucchini bread oatmeal as well as the regular chia seeds recipe so you’re sure to never run out of variety.

7. The Epic Veggie Breakfast Sandwich

PREP TIME: 10 minutes (including assembly)

Vegetarian

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This is what we call an uber awesome plant based breakfast idea!

Just look at the towering feat of veggie goodness!

Filled with beets, roasted cauliflower and veggie patties, this giant veggie sandwich only takes a measly 10 minutes to cook and assemble.

If you’re following a high protein, high fat diet, this plant based recipe is perfect as a nutritious grab and go breakfast.

8. Chewy Oatmeal Banana Pancakes

PREP TIME: 10 minutes

Vegan, Gluten Free

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A whole food plant based breakfast recipe that’s naturally gluten free and good for you? Yes please.

These tasty and easy vegan oatmeal banana pancakes are so simple to make, and taste almost as good as the griddled restaurant variety (just without all the heavy additives).

For a sweeter and perhaps naughtier kick, add a drizzle of syrup or honey (vegetarian option).

9. Antioxidant Blueberry Blast Smoothie

PREP TIME: 5 minutes

Vegan

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Whilst most of us associate a smoothie with a grumbling tummy before noon, this nutrient dense smoothie with oats and cashew butter will keep you feeling fuller for longer.

A plant based breakfast high in protein and healthy fats, this is a smoothie with a difference.

Designed for slow release energy thanks to its heart healthy oat content, this simple breakfast recipe won’t have you reaching for sugary snacks to fill you up mid morning.

Top with some chia or flax seeds for an extra fiber kick.

P.S this recipe is kid friendly due to its creaminess and rich taste, plus they love the colours!

10. Vegan French Toast

PREP TIME: 8 minutes

Vegan

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Looking for a super simple classic? This is one of the many plant based breakfast ideas you’re going to want to make a note of.

Not only is Vegan French toast really easy to make, but the toppings are endless.

This particular recipe features a blackberry and blueberry compote, but you can add bananas or strawberries if you have a sweet tooth or crumbled feta cheese and fresh thyme for a savoury twist.

11. Vanilla Date Breakfast Bowl

PREP TIME: 10 minutes

Vegetarian

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Packed with delicious plant based protein, healthy fats, and fiber, you can’t go wrong with this 10 minute healthy plant based breakfast.

With the perfect combo of fats, carbohydrates and protein, this little vanilla dream bowl is great for a post workout snack too.

Plus, it tastes just like a vanilla shake from Starbucks!

12. Blackberry Bircher Parfait

PREP TIME: 10 minutes

Vegetarian

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Deliciously creamy, packed with antioxidants and free of refined sugar, this blackberry bircher parfait recipe is super healthy, and packed with filling protein.

We personally love this plant based breakfast recipe as it’s so quick and easy to make!

It works great with blueberries too if you’re looking for a sweeter kick.

13. Chickpea Scramble

PREP TIME: 6 minutes

Vegetarian, Vegan (if no cheese)

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Chickpea scramble lettuce wraps are a delicious and easy savoury plant-based breakfast idea or lunch.

Beautybite’s recipe is also gluten-free, anti-inflammatory, high-fibre and takes just under 10 minutes to make.

What more could you want? For a creamier taste, top with a sprinkle of feta cheese.

14. Loaded Avocado Toast

PREP TIME: 5 minutes

Vegan

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Avocado toast might be considered ‘old news’ by now, but it’s still just as nutritious as ever.

Avocado has been linked to improved blood cholesterol, overall better heart health and improved eye and skin health.

With a healthy dose of good fats, and at 500 calories a serving, this little gem will definitely keep you feeling fuller for longer.

Why not try this healthy plant based breakfast idea with a bit of extra crunch?

Use crusty sourdough bread with a hint of chilli for a slight spicy kick.

15. Sweet Potato Bowl

PREP TIME: 10 minutes

Paleo, Whole30, Vegan, Gluten Free

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This paleo and easywhole30 breakfast vegetarian recipe is loaded with healthy fats and protein without compromising on taste.

If you have a sweet tooth, you’ll love this recipe, naturally sweet due to the potatoes.

16. Paleo Strawberry Shortcake Mug Muffin

PREP TIME: 2 minutes

Vegetarian, Gluten Free

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This is for those ‘I don’t have time for breakfast’ days.

Made in just 90 seconds, this tasty paleo strawberry shortcake mug muffin is cooked in the microwave. But don’t let that fool you into thinking that it’s tasteless.

This spongy delight is incredibly fluffy, and goes great with a selection of fruit, so you’ll be sure to pack in at least 1 of your five a day.

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