If you’re looking for some easy and delicious breakfast recipes that don’t contain eggs, then you’ve come to the right place.
Here we have found 28 fantastic recipes to give you some early morning inspiration.
1. Easy Overnight Oats
This super simple overnight oats (see also ‘33 Overnight Breakfast Recipes You Can Make In A Crockpot‘) recipe is a mixture of oats and milk, everything else is optional!
Here chia seeds, packed with loads of nutrients are added to give a pudding-like texture alongside greek (or vegan) yogurt to add a tangy flavor.
Vanilla extract or other sweeteners such as maple syrup can be added for a little sweetness.
Toppings are the best bit of making overnight oats. Try adding fresh fruit, nut butters, seeds, and spices to create the perfect combination for you.
2. The Best Scrambled Tofu
Scrambled tofu is a great alternative to eggs, it’s full of protein and just as tasty. If you’ve gone vegan or just aren’t crazy about eggs, this recipe is ideal for you.
Onions and garlic are cooked before adding the mashed tofu.
Season the tofu with some salt, turmeric, and garlic powder. Adding nutritional yeast will make it more creamy, along with some non-dairy milk. Enjoy on toast with some sliced avocado and hot sauce.
3. Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie
Banana and peanut butter blend perfectly together when creating a smoothie.
This recipe uses bananas, milk, peanut butter, honey, and ice cubes which are blended until smooth for a cold, refreshing smoothie that’s sweet and tasty. Use non-dairy milk and maple syrup for a vegan alternative.
4. Blueberry Breakfast Bowl With Granola
Breakfast bowls are fantastic as you can combine all your favorite things for a delicious and healthy breakfast.
This bowl combines smoothie, granola, fresh blueberries and strawberries, peanut butter, and some broken shards of cacao nibs.
The smoothie element of the recipe consists of banana, frozen blueberries, almond milk, peanut butter, and pitted dates. The other toppings are optional and can be altered to your preference.
5. Bacon And Veggie Egg-Free Paleo Breakfast Skillet
This easy to throw together meal will set you up for the day. Using a skillet makes for an easy one-pan meal. Bacon is cooked, leaving the fat to cook the diced potatoes in.
Then you’ll want to add the onion, pepper, dill, and seasoning. Cherry tomatoes and spinach are combined for some added freshness before the final tangy juice of a lemon. Perfect.
6. Eggless Pancakes
Eggless pancakes are easy to make and taste great. Many of us think that egg substitutes will never work, but this recipe proves that theory wrong!
Instead of eggs, milk, vegetable oil, water, and vanilla extract are mixed with dry ingredients. Add some melted butter to the batter, mix and you’re ready to cook.
These pancakes are light, soft, and fluffy just how they are supposed to be. Serve with your desired toppings.
7. Smashed Avocado On Toast
Avocado on toast has become all the rage in brunch (see also ‘33 Incredible Brunch Recipes‘) spots everywhere. To get the perfect avocado mixture, make sure to pick ripe avocados that yield slightly when you squeeze them.
Adding salt, garlic and fresh leafy herbs such as basil, cilantro or parsley can make your avocado toast pop.
Serve however you like, with some sliced cherry tomatoes and hot sauce, or pickled onions and radishes. The versatility of the dish is what makes it so great.
8. Eggless Waffles
Waffles are one of the ultimate breakfast foods. These light and fluffy on the inside and golden and crispy on the outside waffles are perfect for a lazy Sunday breakfast.
A simple alternative to using eggs is combining water, oil, and vanilla extract. Mixing this with the usual dry ingredients produces a lovely smooth batter ready for cooking.
Please note they may take a little longer to cook without the egg.
9. Creamy Coconut Wild Mushroom Toast
Mushrooms are cooked with olive oil, garlic, and thyme until the mushrooms soften and begin to release their juices. Stir in the coconut milk and season with salt and pepper to bring everything together.
Serve on your favorite type of toasted bread for a delicious and easy breakfast (see also ‘32 Amazing All-American Breakfast Dishes‘).
10. Easy Skillet Breakfast Potatoes
Who doesn’t like potatoes? If you’re in a rush, try prepping the potatoes beforehand to make it easier in the morning. Golden brown on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside, these are the perfect potatoes.
Steam the potatoes in a steamer basket for best results, this can also be done in the microwave. Infuse the oil with butter, smashed garlic, and some rosemary and thyme (see also ‘What Does Thyme Taste Like?‘) before you sauté the potatoes so they crisp up.
Serve with bacon, beans, and any other of your favorite breakfast foods.
11. Banana, Oat And Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie
A smoothie is perfect for busy mornings and provides you with a super healthy start to your day.
Rolled oats, bananas, frozen blueberries, reduced fat milk, Greek yogurt, and honey are all whizzed together to make a light and refreshing smoothie.
You can also add LSA which is a mixture of ground linseed, sunflower seeds, and almonds which can usually be found at health food stores, but this is optional.
12. Yogurt Bowl Recipe
Packed with protein, this yogurt bowl is ideal for a healthy breakfast. Greek yogurt (0% fat), a scoop of chocolate protein powder, peanut butter, and some cinnamon are blended.
Pair with toppings such as granola, fruit, peanut butter, honey cacao nibs, or some nutmeg for a protein-packed, delicious breakfast that will keep you going all morning.
13. Vegan Breakfast Sandwich
Bagels or breakfast muffins can be used to create this protein-filled vegan breakfast. A vegan sausage patty is cooked alongside sliced tofu which is seasoned with some turmeric, salt, and pepper.
When everything is golden, avocado is smashed onto one-half of the toasted bread, layered with the cooked items, some fresh greens, vegan cheese, and finally the other half of the bread.
14. Frozen Yogurt Breakfast Bars
A great make-ahead recipe is this frozen yogurt breakfast bar (see also ‘The Best Morning Breakfast Bars For Energy‘). Blended Medjool dates, rolled oats, almond butter, and ground flaxseed are combined with cinnamon until smooth.
This mixture is placed in a baking tray with some soy yogurt and stewed berries spread evenly over the top before setting for a few hours in the freezer.
Cut into squares or bars before serving. This is a great on-the-go snack or healthy breakfast that you can make the night before.
15. The Best Carrot Cake Overnight Oats
Usually, carrot cake isn’t encouraged as part of a healthy breakfast. But this overnight oats recipe is vegan, dairy-free (see also our favorite dairy-free recipes), gluten-free, and refined sugar-free.
Simply mix the ingredients and let the mixture set in the refrigerator overnight.
Oats and almond milk make the base of this recipe, the carrot cake element comes from the grated carrots, crushed walnuts, unsweetened coconut, and spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg.
For some extra sweetness, maple syrup is added. Raisins are optional with this recipe, but we know they aren’t for everyone.
16. Fruit And Nut Breakfast Cups
These fruit and nut cups can easily double as a healthy snack. Made in advance, the shells are made with rolled oats, chia seeds, and flaxseed which help to keep you full.
The fillings use Greek yogurt as a base, topped with honey, fruit, and nuts.
For example, why not try adding blueberries, strawberries, and some pistachios. You can create a different combination every day so you never get bored.
17. Easy Breakfast Yogurt And Fruit Cups
A homemade fruit compote is used in this recipe, which can either be made with fresh or frozen fruit. Add sweetener or sugar and some lemon juice to the fruit before cooking until thickened into the compote consistency.
Once cooled, layer the fruit sauce in an alternate pattern with some yogurt of your choice, place a lid on, and refrigerate for up to 5 days.
18. Bagel With Cream Cheese And Smoked Salmon
A classic and timeless bagel topping of smoked salmon, and cream cheese creates a slightly more sophisticated start to your morning. Dress the smoked salmon with some lemon juice and a little salt and pepper.
Soften the cream cheese in a bowl before spreading it on one-half of the toasted bagel. Chive stalks are added to the salmon on the other half of the bagel for a milder flavor before placing everything together and serving for ultimate freshness.
19. Lemon And Poppy Seed Muffins
These bakery-style lemon and poppy seed muffins are coated in a tart lemon glaze for a deliciously sweet start to your morning. They aren’t too dense, so they are perfect for a morning snack.
With grated lemon zest and juice in the muffins and the lemon glaze on top, the tangy flavors really come through here.
Although it’s not the healthiest option, these large muffins will fill you up till lunchtime.
20. Coconut Raspberry Smoothie
Coconut creates a refreshing base for this smoothie (see also ‘The Best Juicing Recipes‘), along with raspberries, pecans, bananas, and flax meal it’s a hearty and healthy way to begin the day.
Flax seed meal can be found at your local health food store. Blend all the ingredients until smooth, and add small amounts of water to achieve the consistency you desire.
21. Nectarine Bruschetta
Simple and sophisticated, fruit on toast for breakfast is perfect on a hot summer morning when you only crave something light.
Honey and vinegar are mixed to form a coating for the nectarine, let this marinate for a few minutes before adding olive oil and black pepper.
Serve on thick slabs of toasted bread with some ricotta cheese for a slightly sour flavor to compliment the sweet and juicy nectarines.
22.Tropical Smoothie Bowl
Cold, creamy, and delicious, this tropical smoothie bowl will help transport you to a beautiful island beach. Use any smoothie of your choice as a base, then add a cup of frozen fruit to make it nice and cold.
Adding toppings is what really gives this breakfast its flavor, fresh berries, kiwi, coconut flakes, and granola are added here for a light and refreshing taste.
23. Berry Quinoa Muffins
These gluten-free blueberry quinoa muffins are best made ahead of time. Quinoa flakes are used here instead of the usually cooked quinoa we would have at dinner time.
Mixed with oat flour, greek yogurt, and almond milk this forms a deliciously light batter.
Sprinkle some blueberries on the top and bake. Try adding some cinnamon to each muffin for some extra spice!
24. Vegan Breakfast Hash
To make a healthy vegan breakfast hash, a combination of vegetables and black beans are cooked in a skillet or baked depending on your preference.
You can use any vegetables you have that need using up with this dish.
Seasonings such as garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and chilli flakes give this vegan hash a fiery twist. Serve with sliced avocado and lime wedges.
25. Beginner’s Luck Green Smoothie
A green smoothie is packed full of nutrition, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. It’s the perfect way to get all of this packed into one little glass. Don’t worry it’s not just green vegetables mixed together.
Here, spinach, mango, pineapple, bananas, and water are blended together for a super healthy and refreshing smoothie.
26. Potato Mushroom Breakfast
Mushrooms sautéed until golden brown along with crispy diced potatoes and bacon pieces. This one-pan recipe means there is less cleaning up and makes it easier to feed large crowds on the weekend.
Add any other vegetables you have lying around such as onions, peppers, or tomatoes if you want to bulk out this meal. Fresh herbs and garlic are perfect to level up this meal and pack in the flavor.
27. Veggie Breakfast Burritos
Flavors are blended perfectly together here to create a delicious Mexican-inspired breakfast burrito. Tortilla wraps filled with crumbled tofu, portobello bacon, potatoes, and black beans for a hearty breakfast.
Customizing the wrap is what makes it so great, served with ingredients like red onion, jalapenos, avocado, salsa, or hot sauce for the perfect combination.
Mix up the fillings and toppings to create a different breakfast every time.
28. Fresh Fruit Salad
Sometimes we just crave fruit, during the summer months having a lovely fresh fruit salad is the perfect way to start the day. The refreshing fruit doesn’t leave us feeling heavy and bloated.
Taking less than 10 minutes to make, this fruit salad is ideal for busy mornings.
Whisking honey and orange juice together makes a sweet coating for the fruit. Here, fresh berries, oranges, and honeydew melon are added to the salad, but this can be altered to the fruits you enjoy.
Top off with some chopped mint leaves for that extra flavor and enjoy.
There you have a delicious list of simple breakfast ideas that you can enjoy without eggs. We hope you enjoyed reading this article and have some fresh new inspiration for breakfast time!
Frequently Asked Questions
What Can You Eat For Breakfast If You Don’t Have Eggs?
Running out of eggs doesn’t mean breakfast is ruined, try making a smoothie bowl or vegan breakfast instead for a breakfast packed full of protein.
What Is Something Quick To Make For Breakfast?
If you’re tired of cereal and toast for breakfast, try making a smoothie or fruit salad for a quick and easy breakfast full of nutrition. Smoothies just require you to blend the ingredients together and go.
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