I’m always on the hunt for delicious, protein-packed vegan breakfasts that’ll kickstart my day. It’s not always easy, but I’ve discovered some true gems and can’t wait to share them with you!

We’re talking about mouthwatering dishes like Greek chickpeas on toast, spicy tempeh sausage, and even protein cookies.

So get your apron ready – we’re about to dive into 23 high-protein vegan breakfast recipes that are as tasty as they are easy to whip up!

1. Greek Chickpeas on Toast

You’re going to love this Greek Chickpeas on Toast recipe. It’s not only flavorful and delicious, but also a high-protein vegan breakfast option that you can enjoy any time of day.

Imagine the crunch of fresh bread topped with aromatic chickpeas cooked in shallots, garlic, tomatoes, and spices. I promise, each bite is an explosion of flavors that makes this delightful meal a must-try!

2. Vegan Chickpea Flour Pancakes

They’re not only super fluffy and gluten-free, but these chickpea flour pancakes also require just three ingredients.

I whip them up on lazy weekends when the house is brimming with folks.

A dollop of vegan butter melting into that golden surface, drizzles of maple syrup, fresh berries – it’s a high-protein breakfast that feels like an indulgence while still being incredibly wholesome.

3. Protein Balls With 4 Ingredients

It’s a breeze to put together these protein balls with just four simple ingredients: rolled oats, peanut butter, protein powder, and maple syrup. Whipping them up reminds me of baking cookies with my grandma, except easier!

Just mix everything together, roll into balls and refrigerate. Voila! A quick high-protein breakfast that’s customizable with your favorite toppings.

Endless possibilities for a delicious start to the day!

4. Vegan Chai Breakfast Quinoa

Switching gears, let’s delve into the comforting world of chai breakfast quinoa, a delightful morning meal that’s brimming with flavor.

I simmer quinoa in aromatic chai tea and almond milk until it gets fluffy.

A sprinkle of cinnamon, a handful of pecans and some shredded coconut add the perfect amount of crunch and subtle sweetness.

It’s an easy-to-make high-protein vegan breakfast that truly warms your heart!

5. Vegan Avocado Toast

You’re in for a treat with this avocado toast. It’s not just creamy and satisfying, but also packed with spiced chickpeas for that extra punch.

It’s my go-to lunch when I’m craving something filling and energizing. The crispy toast base contrasts perfectly with the smooth avocado spread.

The spicy chili paste and tangy lemon juice elevate each bite to new heights of flavor.

6. Carrot Cake Protein Bars

Don’t let the name fool you, these carrot cake protein bars are not just a dessert; they’re a nutritious and delicious way to start your day.

Packed with a veggie punch from carrot puree and sweetened just right with maple syrup, they satisfy both my health goals and sweet tooth.

Plus, as a no-bake recipe, even I can’t mess them up!

7. Vegan Chickpea Flour Omelette

If you’re craving something savory in the morning, a chickpea flour omelette’s a terrific option with its crepe-like texture and lovely yellow color.

It’s packed with veggies for a nutritional punch. I love how it crisps on the outside while remaining fluffy inside.

And if you’re like me, adding vegan cheese creates an extra level of gooeyness that just makes this high-protein breakfast all the more satisfying!

8. Vegan Strawberry Protein Smoothie

Switching gears to something sweet, let’s chat about a delightful strawberry protein smoothie that’s both nutrient-rich and delicious.

I start with ripe, juicy strawberries as the base. A scoop of protein powder, creamy coconut milk, a dash of cinnamon and vanilla is all it takes. It’s thick, satisfying and perfect for breakfast or a snack.

Trust me, it’ll energize you and keep you full for hours!

9. Protein Baked Oatmeal

Moving on to another tasty idea, let’s talk about protein baked oatmeal. It’s not just incredibly filling, but also a sweet treat that’s good for you. It reminds me of cake, but it’s packed with protein and wholesome oats. The blend of protein powder and peanut butter gives it a rich flavor.

And the vegan option? Just swap in flax or chia eggs!

10. Tofu Scramble

Now let’s discuss tofu scramble. It’s a delicious and hearty meal that pairs perfectly with a chickpea and sweet potato dish.

This protein-packed scramble takes on the texture of scrambled eggs while soaking up flavors like turmeric for that eggy color. I love topping it off with sriracha tahini dressing and avocado slices – the perfect breakfast to kickstart my day!

11. Vegan Protein Pancakes

You’re gonna love these fluffy, scratch-made pancakes enriched with almond flour and protein powder. They’re a spectacular treat to start off your morning. They’re lightly sweetened and so heavenly, you won’t even notice they’re vegan!

I remember the first time I made them; the aroma of fresh pancakes was simply irresistible. Drizzle some maple syrup on top, and voila! Perfect high-protein vegan breakfast!

12. Protein Muffins (5 Ingredients!)

Let’s shift our focus to these marvelous five-ingredient muffins. They are not only fluffy straight from the oven, but also have an exciting surprise – vegan chocolate chips!

These protein-packed treats are my go-to for hectic mornings. They’re a convenient meal option that’s loved by both kids and adults.

With their rich sweetness and satisfying texture, they make starting the day off on a healthy note an absolute delight!

13. Berry White Bean Smoothie (High-Protein)

Switching gears, we’ve got a delightful strawberry and white bean smoothie that’s not only scrumptious but also packed with protein.

Imagine sipping this nutritious treat on a busy morning, its sweet berry taste masking the secret proteins of beans and veggies.

It’s a quick, easy blend in just five minutes – perfect for when you’re in a rush, without skimping on your health.

14. Tofu Bacon

After enjoying my Berry White Bean Smoothie, I often crave something savory. That’s when I whip up my homemade tofu bacon.

Thinly sliced and marinated in a flavorful blend that’s salty, tangy, slightly sweet, and smoky. Baked to crispy perfection, it’s a source of pride on my breakfast table.

Let me share this high-protein vegan delight with you – trust me, it’s easier than you’d think!

15. Seedy Hummus Toast

You’re going to love this irresistible seedy hummus toast recipe. It’s an absolute delight whether you opt for homemade or store-bought hummus.

Just spread a thick layer of hummus on sprouted wheat bread. Then, generously sprinkle hemp hearts and sunflower seeds on top.

It’s not just tasty but also packed with protein. Perfect for a quick breakfast or a healthy snack!

16. Creamy High-Protein Overnight Oats

Packed with rolled oats and chia seeds, they’re a texture delight. The maple syrup adds a gentle sweetness, while the peanut butter gives it depth.

It’s not only healthy and delicious but also high in protein – an ideal breakfast for those hectic mornings!

17. Easy Vegan Quinoa Breakfast Bake

If you’re looking for something different, there’s a fruity quinoa bake that’s not only nutritious but also quick to prep. Imagine a light, fluffy texture bursting with sweet and nutty flavors.

In just 10 minutes, I’ve got my meal prepared and ready to bake. I love topping it off with vegan frosting and extra fruit; it adds an indulgent twist to this high-protein breakfast delight!

18. Chipotle Tofu Chilaquiles

Chipotle tofu chilaquiles aren’t just for dinner; they’re a versatile dish that can be served at any meal. I love making homemade tortilla chips, doused in a savory sauce that’s prepared with just five ingredients.

It’s perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or as an appetizer. This high-protein vegan delight is always a hit with my guests, and it’s so easy to prepare!

19. Vegan Breakfast Burritos

You’ll find that these tofu scramble burritos are a delicious and convenient choice for those busy mornings.

I love whipping up a batch on Sundays, filling them with seasoned tofu and veggies, then wrapping them up for the week.

The curry and turmeric add such an amazing depth of flavor – it’s like starting your day with a warm, savory hug!

20. Spicy Tempeh Breakfast Sausage

They’re made from tempeh and a blend of spices. These sausages are an impressive meatless creation that’s perfect for your meal prep routine.

I remember the first time I bit into one, surprised by its spicy kick and hearty texture.

Now, it’s my go-to recipe when I need a protein-packed breakfast. Just reheat and serve with your favorite vegan sides.

You’ve got to try it!

21. Vegan Protein Cookies

After savoring the spicy tempeh breakfast sausage, let’s switch gears to something sweet.

I’ve got a delightful recipe for vegan protein cookies that’ll satisfy your cravings without breaking the bank. Made with wholesome pea protein powder, cocoa and natural sweeteners, these treats are not just tasty but healthful too.

Trust me, keep this recipe handy for those unexpected cookie hankerings!

22. Chickpea & Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Let’s now dive into the delicious world of chickpea and sweet potato breakfast hash, a dish that’s sure to be an instant hit with both vegans and non-vegans alike.

The sweetness of roasted potatoes mixed with hearty chickpeas creates a satisfying blend. Topped with creamy avocado slices and spicy sriracha tahini dressing, it quickly became my go-to recipe for high-protein vegan breakfasts.

23. Protein Powder Oatmeal

You’re going to love this oatmeal dish. It’s sweetened with maple syrup and boosted by vanilla protein powder. It’s a cozy breakfast that fills you up without leaving you feeling heavy.

I add my favorite fruits, like bananas or berries, for extra flavor. The sweetness from the maple syrup is just perfect, not too overpowering but enough to make your morning special!


Meet Katherine, the nutrition expert at American Folk Magazine! With a Master's degree in Nutritional Sciences and certified as a nutritionist, she shares practical tips and evidence-based insights to help you lead a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

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