A Week's Worth of Eggless Breakfasts


This is the worst timing to coincide with National Egg Day this past June 3. With egg prices skyrocketing due to avian flu, the only people that seem unaffected by the outbreak are the vegans. Here are some ideas for traditional breakfast items with the eggs subtracted from the mix. These meals will be good on your wallet and your overall health while keeping your mornings dull-free. 

1. Chickpea Omelette 
  • sketch-freeveganeating.blogspot.com
What's an omelette without eggs? This chickpea-pancake-like substitute is a nice alternative to those who don't agree with tofu and its politics. Get the recipe at sketch-freeveganeating.blogspot.com

2. Whole-Wheat Chia Waffles
  • Vanessa Croessman/veganfamilyrecipes.com
This recipe is fairly flexible from your choice of plant-based milk (almond and soy are most popular) to the multiple alternatives to eggs you can use, including "chia eggs," pureed bananas or flax seeds. Get the recipe at veganfamilyrecipes.com

3. Vegan Quiche
  • wholefoodsmarket.com
Quiche is breakfast served like pie, two of my favorite things in one. This is a tofu-based dish with either almond or soy milk substitute. Get the recipe at wholefoodsmarket.com

4. Very Vanilla Vegan Pancakes
  • Dana/mylittlecelebration.com
Instead of eggs, unsweetened applesauce is used to bind this very vanilla batter. Get the recipe at mylittlecelebration.com

5. Vegan French Toast
  • Kara Lydon/karalydon.com
It's hard to imagine French toast without that signature eggy texture, but it can be done. This recipe calls for coconut oil and flax seeds to make a "flax egg" along with vanilla and cinnamon toppings. Get the recipe at karalydon.com

6. "Fuel-to-Go" Muffins
  • Laureen King/artandthekitchen.com
The original recipe calls for " three eggs" but that can be replaced with flax eggs used in the French toast recipe. These muffins include everything but the kitchen sink and are the perfect energy boost to last you all morning. Get the recipe at artandthekitchen.com

7. Espresso-Glazed Vegan Donuts
  • minimalistbaker.com
Want your coffee and doughnut but you're already late for work? Then try these one-bite vegan doughnuts for your morning buzz. Get the recipe at minimalistbaker.com

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