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15 High-Protein Vegan Breakfast Recipes To Actually Keep You Full

15 High-Protein Vegan Breakfast Recipes To Actually Keep You Full
Lauren Dawes
Writer and expert3 years ago
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If you've decided to give Veganuary a go this New Year, you're probably in need of some recipes to replace your morning poached eggs.

And with breakfast being the most important meal of the day, we're on hand to help you get off to the best possible start with these delicious high-protein vegan breakfast ideas.

Covering plant-based shakes, bakes and oats, there’s something for any occasion, whether you’re a grab n’ go kind of person, or all about a leisurely brunch.

Every single one of these recipes has been hand-picked for great nutritionals and even better taste, so you can be confident that you’re giving your body the good stuff — and that you'll stay satisfied 'til lunch.

Plant-Based Shakes

1. High-Protein Vegan Breakfast Smoothie

high protein vegan breakfast smoothie

Brimming with plant-based goodness and not an ounce of dairy in sight, this high-protein vegan breakfast smoothie is the perfect make-ahead option for those mornings when you just can’t deal.

Per serving: Calories — 342  Protein — 29g  Carbs — 57g  Fat — 11g

Recipe here.


2. Chocolate Banana & Blueberry Vegan Smoothie

vegan smoothie recipes

This super-simple smoothie is an ideal choice for a post-workout breakfast, as bananas are perfect for quickly replenishing energy and are rich in potassium, which can help to alleviate muscle soreness.

Per serving: Calories — 337  Protein — 25g  Carbs — 53g  Fat — 5g

Recipe here.


3. Wellness Superfood Smoothie

superfood smoothie

The beauty of this high-protein vegan breakfast smoothie is that is comes with a hefty nutrient boost too. Made with our Superfood Protein Blend, its packed with vitamin C, folic acid, iron, and zinc — perfect for helping you hit your daily requirements of these essential nutrients right at the beginning of your day.

Per serving: Calories — 332  Protein — 18g  Carbs — 49g  Fat — 6g

Recipe here.


4. Toffee Popcorn Sundae Smoothie

pea protein recipes

Feeling a little bit indulgent? This sweet smoothie is a winner for Sunday mornings — and with a scoop of Pea Protein, it’s not bad for muscle-building either.

Per serving: Calories — 312  Protein — 34g  Carbs — 38g  Fat — 2g

Recipe here.


5. Blueberry Banana Swirl

blueberry pea protein swirl

Sweet, thick and packed with protein — this soft serve may look and taste like a dessert, but it’s excellent nutritionals mean you’ve got nothing to feel guilty about.

Per serving: Calories — 303  Protein — 32g  Carbs — 25g  Fat — 4g

Recipe here.

6. Super Green Protein Smoothie

super green smoothie high protein vegan breakfast

Why not take ‘going green’ literally? Wake up raring to go with this fresh and crisp super-smoothie.

Per serving: Calories — 309  Protein — 27g  Carbs — 53g  Fat — 2g

Recipe here.


Plant-Based Bakes

7. Vegan Banana Bread

healthy banana bread

There aren’t many better ways to start a day than with a slab of delicious banana bread. This totally vegan friendly recipe is quick and easy, plus will keep so you’re sorted for a couple of days.

Per serving: Calories — 242  Protein — 8g  Carbs — 32g  Fat — 10g

Recipe here.


 8. Giant Dairy-Free Protein Cinnamon Rolls

vegan cinnamon rolls

Giant. Cinnamon. Rolls. Need we say anymore? Oh wait, yes — they’re also vegan-friendly and give you a helpful protein boost!

Per serving: Calories — 270  Protein — 13g  Carbs — 30g  Fat — 11g

Recipe here. 

9. Chocolate Orange Vegan Protein Bars

vegan chocolate orange bar

Ever wondered how to make your own vegan protein bars? With our simple and delicious recipe you can stock up on these homemade treats — ideal for grabbing before your commute to work, or the school run.

Per serving: Calories — 249  Protein — 13g  Carbs — 28g  Fat — 14g

Recipe here.

10. Plant-Based Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

high protein pumpkin pancakes

What breakfast list would be complete without a pancake recipe? Spice up your daily protein intake by whipping up a stack of these delicious pumpkin pancakes.

Per serving: Calories — 386  Protein — 26g  Carbs — 44g  Fat — 11g

Recipe here.


11. 15-Minute Cookie Dough Protein Bars

vegan protein bar recipe

Knock up your own protein bars in 15 minutes with this quick, easy cookie dough vegan protein bar recipe. Simply blend and set!

Per serving: Calories — 164  Protein — 12g  Carbs — 12g  Fat — 7g

Recipe here. 

12. Vegan Protein Waffles

high protein vegan breakfast waffle

Looking for something a little fancier? Maybe you have guests to impress at a weekend brunch date... These 15-minute cinnamon roll waffles are super-simple and completely delicious.

Per serving: Calories — 179  Protein — 9g  Carbs — 18g  Fat — 8g

Recipe here.


13. Naturally Stefanie’s Fluffy Maca Pancakes

high-protein vegan breakfast

We’ve teamed up with one of our favourite vegan bloggers, Stefanie Moir, better known to her fans as Naturally Stefanie, to make her fluffiest pancakes yet — perfect for a high-protein vegan breakfast stack.

Per serving: Calories — 89  Protein — 7g  Carbs — 11g  Fat — 2g

Recipe here. 

Plant-Based Oats

 14. Super Overnight Oats Recipe

high-protein vegan breakfast

Get ahead of the game with this quick and easy overnight oats recipe — it’s great for prepping the night before, so you can just grab and go the morning after.

Per serving: Calories — 372  Protein — 10g  Carbs — 45g  Fat — 17g

Recipe here.


15. Apple Pie Porridge

apple pie protein porridge

Try a twist on a dessert favourite — these creamy oats make for a delicious high-protein vegan breakfast that will warm you from the inside out.

Per serving: Calories — 332  Protein — 29g  Carbs — 41g  Fat — 6g

Recipe here.

Take Home Message

It's important to get a high protein hit in the morning with it being a while since your last meal, and this goes for vegans too. Whilst many people might think its tough to get your protein in when you're both dairy and meat free, we think it can be just as easy and tastier than ever, especially when you've got recipes like these on hand.

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Lauren Dawes
Writer and expert
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Lauren is an English Literature graduate originally from the South. She’s always loved swimming, has discovered the power of weight training over the past few years, and has lots of room for improvement in her weekly hot yoga class. On the weekends she’s usually cooking or eating some kind of brunch, and she enjoys trying out new recipes with her housemates – especially since shaking off student habits, like mainly surviving off pasta. Above all, she’s a firm believer in keeping a balance between the gym and gin. Find out more about Lauren’s experience here: