16 Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes You Can Make Ahead

Let’s get our busy weekday mornings in check! Here are 16 Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes you can make in advance to help streamline your morning routine, including sweet and savory breakfasts, and both vegan and vegetarian options.

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but the truth is that what your first meal of the day is comprised of is much more important than when you eat it.  

Whatever time you choose to eat, you want to break your fast with a healthy meal that’s going to give your metabolism a boost in the right direction. Sorry, toast with jam. Sorry, sugary cereal. There’s no room for your ilk here. 

Since mornings can be bonkers at the best of times, I’ve scoured the internet for the best Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes that you can make ahead. This means that whether you’re sitting down to a family breakfast or packing something with you to eat later, you’re guaranteed to save time, eat well, and be confident that you’re fuelling your day with something healthy. 

If you suffer from IBS or FODMAP sensitivity, I got you, Boo. Here are 12 Low FODMAP Breakfast Recipes just for you. 

For the rest of you, let’s get into these Vegetarian Make-Ahead Breakfasts! 

16 Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes:

1. Ricotta and Spinach Egg Bake

If you’re looking for a protein-packed vegetarian breakfast option that you can prepare in advance and cook at the last minute, give this Ricotta and Spinach Egg Bake a try. 

ricotta and spinach egg bake in white ramekins on blue plates

Ricotta and Spinach Egg Bake
Ricotta and Spinach Egg Bake is an easy, protein-packed meal that's perfect for breakfast or dinner. Baked in individual ramekins, this healthy vegetarian dish goes from oven to table in just 15 minutes. 
Check out this recipe
white ramekins with ricotta and spinach egg bake on blue plates with a baguette

2. Vegetarian Breakfast Bowl with Hummus

I love making meal bowls (related: how to make a meal bowl without a recipe) and this Vegetarian Breakfast Bowl from The Cook Report looks soooooo good. Who wouldn’t love hummus for breakfast?!

vegetarian breakfast bowl with hummus, quinoa, sweet potato, kale, and a soft cooked egg in a white bowl

Vegetarian Breakfast Bowl with Hummus
This healthy, savoury breakfast bowl is a great make ahead recipe perfect for busy weekday mornings. Made with quinoa, kale and roasted butternut squash all topped off with a boiled egg.
Check out this recipe
vegetarian breakfast bowl with hummus, quinoa, sweet potato, kale, and a soft cooked egg in a white bowl

3. Vegetarian Breakfast Burritos

Nothing makes me happier than having a good stash of burritos in my freezer, and these Vegetarian Breakfast Burritos are no exception. 

A cut open vegetarian breakfast burrito on a white plate with another burrito and a pan of burrito filling in the background

Vegetarian Breakfast Burritos
These easy Vegetarian Breakfast Burritos are a healthy, freezer-friendly option for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Made in one pan, loaded with veggies, scrambled eggs, and whole wheat tortillas, these are great for meal prep and make-ahead meals.
Check out this recipe
a vegetarian breakfast burrito cut in half on a white plate, with a skillet of breakfast burrito filling to the side

4. Mexican Breakfast Casserole 

I’m a sucker for a good breakfast casserole, especially when it’s one you can make in advance! This Mexican Breakfast Casserole from Midwest Foodie has got me drooling over tomorrow’s breakfast tonight! 

mexican breakfast casserole in a white casserole dish

Mexican Breakfast Casserole
A healthy, hearty vegetarian breakfast casserole ready in just 35 minutes! You can even throw everything together the night before, then all you have to do in the morning is start the coffee and throw it in the oven!
Check out this recipe
mexican breakfast casserole in a white casserole dish

5. Roasted Vegetable Frittata

Frittatas are one of my favourite meals at any time of day. They’re great warm, cold, or at room temperature, which makes them a perfect vegetarian breakfast recipe to make ahead. This Roasted Vegetable Frittata is one of my favourites!

two squares of roasted vegetable frittata stacked on a blue plate

Roasted Vegetable Frittata
This Baked Frittata Recipe is made with leftover roasted vegetables, eggs, and goats cheese for an easy and delicious meal. Serve your Roasted Vegetable Frittata warm, cold, or at room temperature for breakfast, brunch, or dinner.
Check out this recipe
roasted vegetable frittata on two blue plates with a silver fork to the side

6. Freezer Veggie Breakfast Sandwiches

Hands up if you love a coffee shop breakfast sandwich? 🙋🏻Good news, these Freezer Veggie Breakfast Sandwiches from Kara Lydon mean that you can have a stash of your own on hand any time you’re in the mood.

a tray of vegetable breakfast sandwiches

Freezer Veggie Breakfast Sandwiches
These make ahead freezer veggie breakfast sandwiches are perfect for back-to-school and back-to-fall routines! Save time and energy during the week with a little bit of meal prep over the weekend!
Check out this recipe

7. Overnight Oats

Overnight oats is one of my absolute favourite make ahead vegetarian breakfast recipes. There are so any different flavour combinations, but here are a couple of my top pics: Apple Pie Overnight Oats or you could try these basic Banana Overnight Oats.

two glass jars of apple overnight oats with apples, oats, and cinnamon on a grey background

Apple Pie Overnight Oats
Make these easy apple overnight oats and your breakfast will be a cinch! This healthy and gut-friendly recipe uses yoghurt for a light fermentation of the oats, and cinnamon for incredible flavour. 
Check out this recipe
apple overnight oats on a grey background with apples and cinnamon sticks
Banana Overnight Oats
These Banana Overnight Oats are my go-to Basic Overnight Oats Recipe. Naturally sweetened with banana, and gut-friendly with yoghurt and a long soak to ferment the oats, make-ahead breakfast is creamy, dreamy, and packed with good nutrition. 
Check out this recipe
Three glass jars of banana overnight oats topped with berries

8. Buckwheat Porridge

If you’re looking for an alternative to your regular oat porridge, be sure to check out this Buckwheat Porridge from Little Sunny Kitchen

two bowls of buckwheat porridge topped with raspberries

Buckwheat Porridge
Buckwheat is a delicious and gluten-free superfood that is very popular in Russia and very easy to make! In this post, I will explain how to cook buckwheat porridge (kasha) perfectly!
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two bowls of buckwheat porridge topped with raspberries

9. Vegan Banana Waffles

One of my favourite vegetarian breakfast recipes that can be made in advance and stashed away is a big batch of these Vegan Banana Waffles. I cool them, freeze them, and pop them into the toaster on busy mornings and they are perfect.

Overhead photo of vegan banana waffles on a blue plate topped with sliced banana, and a cooling rack of waffles to the side

Vegan Banana Waffles
Vegan Banana Waffles! This vegan waffle recipe is easy to make and super healthy. Made with whole wheat flour, brown bananas, and flax seeds, these are perfect to keep frozen and pop into the toaster on a busy morning. 
Check out this recipe
overhead photo of vegan banana waffles on a blue plate with a silver fork and white tea towel to the side

10. Instant Pot Oatmeal

I know oatmeal is pretty easy, but do you want to know how to make it even easier? Make it in your Instant Pot! This recipe for Instant Pot Oatmeal with Chocolate from Recipes From A Pantry is 👌

three bowls of chocolate oatmeal

Instant Pot Oatmeal with Chocolate
This easy Instant Pot Oatmeal with Chocolate recipe will produce glorious, chocolate-y oatmeal that is perfect for breakfast all year round. Don’t like chocolate? Not a problem – omit the cocoa powder and flavour it however you’d like!
Check out this recipe
three bowls of chocolate oatmeal

11. Fruit on the Bottom Yogurt Cups

No need for those expensive grocery store yogurt cups, you can totally make your own! Try these Fruit on the Bottom Yogurt Cups with Instant Pot Apple Butter or Strawberry Chia Jam.

three glass jars with berries and yogurt on a grey background

Fruit on the Bottom Yogurt Cups
DIY Fruit on the Bottom Yogurt Cups are a convenient grab and go breakfast or snack. Easy to make and delicious to eat, this make-ahead breakfast recipe is made with Greek yogurt and frozen berries. Combine yogurt and granola for satisfying crunch, or top with quinoa to add even more protein. 
Check out this recipe
homemade fruit on the bottom yogurt cups in glass jars

12. Paleo Muesli 

if you’re on a grain-free diet such as paleo, breakfast can be tricky. But worry not! Sarah from Sustainable Cooks has got an amazing Paleo Muesli recipe for you to make a big batch. 

a bowl of paleo muesli on a white background

Paleo Muesli
Crunchy and naturally sweet, this coconutty Paleo Muesli is a hardy and delicious grain-free breakfast. An easy recipe using dried fruit and maple syrup, these delightful paleo granola clusters are also vegan and dairy-free.
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13. Homemade Granola

A bowl of homemade granola with your favourite kind of milk or yogurt has got to be one of my go-to vegetarian breakfast recipes to make in advance. I pretty much always have a bag of granola in my freezer, either Maple Apple Granola, Coconut Banana Granola, or Healthy Pumpkin Granola

sunny overhead photo of two bowls of apple granola casting shadows on a grey background

Maple Apple Granola
This simple Apple Granola Recipe will have your home smelling amazing while it bakes! A low sugar granola recipe sweetened with applesauce and maple syrup, this is a healthy make-ahead breakfast you'll be happy to munch on throughout the week.
Check out this recipe
apple granola in white bowls with a white plate of apple slices and cinnamon to the side
Coconut Banana Granola
Use up your brown bananas in this healthy Coconut Banana Granola Recipe! Easy to make, vegan, and naturally sweetened with maple syrup, this homemade granola is perfect for breakfast or afternoon snacks. 
Check out this recipe
White patterned bowls with banana granola in front of a tray of freshly made granola
Healthy Pumpkin Granola
Healthy pumpkin granola with millet, golden raisins, and pumpkin seeds. Sweetened with maple syrup and a touch of raw sugar, this granola has a delicious crunch the whole family will love.
Check out this recipe
healthy pumpkin granola with millet and golden raisins // www.heynutritionlady.com

14. Apple and Raspberry Breakfast Oat Slice

I love having a stash of muffins and bars in the freezer that you can grab for an easy breakfast on the go. This Apple and Raspberry Breakfast Oat Slice from Goodie Goodie Lunch Box is just that kind of thing! 

apple raspberry oat slice on a white background with raspberries and milk

Apple and Raspberry Breakfast Oat Slice
This nut and egg free Apple & Raspberry Breakfast Oat Slice is a delicious, wholesome way to start the day. It is also perfect for lunchboxes or snacks. Delicately fragranced with lemon this Apple & Raspberry Breakfast Oat Slice is just so easy to make.
Check out this recipe
apple raspberry oat slice on a white background with raspberries and milk

15. Frozen Smoothie Packs

I love making healthy smoothies for breakfast, and luckily my kids love them too! These Frozen Smoothie Packs mean I can whizz together a smoothie in no time at all, which is a big win for me on a busy morning. 

four silicon bags with smoothie ingredients in them and more smoothie ingredients lined up along the side

16. Muffins

And of course I can’t share these vegetarian breakfast recipes without talking about a few of my favourite muffin recipes! Whip up a batch of these No Sugar Banana Bran Muffins to keep in the freezer, or try some Whole Wheat Muffins with Cinnamon Roasted Apples

three bananas and banana bran muffins on a grey background

No Sugar Banana Bran Muffins
No Sugar Banana Bran Muffins! These refined sugar free banana muffins are sweetened with nothing but bananas and dates. Made with whole wheat flour, oats, lots of bran, and studded with walnuts and banana chunks, these healthy bran muffins make a great breakfast, snack, or lunchbox treat. 
Check out this recipe
banana bran muffins on a blue plate with a banana to the side
Whole Wheat Muffins with Cinnamon Roasted Apples
Healthy Whole Wheat Muffins with Cinnamon Roasted Apples! These muffins are super easy to make and are perfect for breakfast or a snack. A simple recipe with ingredients you probably already have at home.
Check out this recipe
a whole wheat muffin broken open in front of a tray of baked muffins with roasted apples
Carrot Pineapple Muffins
If you're looking for a great carrot muffin recipe, this is the one! These Carrot Pineapple Muffins are easy, healthy wholegrain muffins that are perfect for breakfast or snacks. Or, slap a little cream cheese frosting on them and you've got healthy carrot cake muffins! 
Check out this recipe
carrot pineapple muffins on a grey background


 

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