I always have these fantastic ideas about waking up before dawn, doing a morning meditation as the sun rises, and leisurely sipping a mug of tea while a big pot of steel cut oats simmers away on the stove. But somehow that never works out. Mornings are always a mad dash and I’ll take every extra minute of sleep I can get to prepare myself, thankyouverymuch.
Quick breakfasts, breakfasts that can be eaten on the run, and breakfasts that can be made in advance and frozen–these are necessities in my household. Can you relate? Then you’re going to love this collection of plant-based breakfasts that are perfect for eating while driving to work or running around the house looking for your kid’s shoes.
With almonds, big chunks of chocolate, and coconut, it’s like a candy bar in healthy breakfast cookie form.
Almond Chocolate Chunk Coconut Breakfast Cookies from Hello Veggie
As a vegetarian, I don’t really think of sandwiches as a breakfast food–after all, most breakfast sandwiches involve bacon, sausage, or ham. But these? Totally good for an on-the-go breakfast.
Crunchy Sunflower Butter Sandwich from Hello Glow
Breakfast! Brownies! Get out of my dreams, get into my car. These look like a dessert, but they’re made with oats and sweetened only with dates.
Fudgy Breakfast Brownies from Occasionally Eggs
For days when you don’t even have time to brew a cup of coffee, there’s these nutty granola bars–which just happen to have espresso in the mix.
Breakfast Pep ‘n’ Power Bars from Hello Veggie
If you have a soft spot for carrot cake, you’ll love these flourless cookies made with oats, flax meal, and, of course, carrots.
Carrot Cookies from Well Plated
It doesn’t get much more portable than this! Pop a few in a bag and eat them during the morning commute.
Grain-Free Superfood Energy Balls from Hello Glow
With sugary icing and sprinkles, it’s hard to argue that traditional donuts are a balanced breakfast. But these donuts? They’re healthy and delicious–no rainbow sprinkles needed.
Baked Vegan Blueberry Donuts from Emilie Eats1