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Let’s face it: eggs are synonymous with breakfast in America and many other parts of the world. Finding breakfast ideas without eggs can be difficult, especially when you consider how many baked goods have eggs in the dough.
There are many reasons why you might be avoiding eggs in your diet. Whether you are vegan (eggs aren’t vegan, but they are vegetarian), allergic to egg products, or are just plain tired of eating eggs, rest assured that we have you covered with these 33 egg-free breakfast ideas!
Looking for other egg free breakfast ideas to cook up? Check out these lists as well:
Also, check out these reasons why breakfast is important!
33 Egg-Free Breakfast Ideas
Note that nearly all of these recipes are egg-free by default. However, some include eggs but have egg-free alternatives clearly mentioned.
There is no shortage of variety here. Bookmark this page so you can try a new eggless breakfast recipe every week! Don’t forget to check out our meal prep guide for more help!
This eggless breakfast recipe is easy to follow along and quite versatile in regard to what you can put inside. I like it topped with berries myself!
You can easily make this oats recipe vegan by subbing in your favorite dairy-free milk.
If you love banana bread, then you have to try this overnight oats recipe! It contains just five simple ingredients and allows you to try this fan-favorite dessert in a healthier form. If you’re a fan of chocolate banana bread, you can always add a bit of chocolate protein powder in lieu of the unflavored stuff .
This healthy, filling recipe is simple and contains nothing but natural, whole ingredients. One tray of this delicious baked oatmeal is enough to feed the whole family (and then some). This recipe is so convenient since you prepare it in the evening, refrigerate it overnight, and bake it in the oven in the morning!
This overnight oats recipe manages to be sweet and delicious without added sugar. Plus, it’s naturally high in protein thanks to the yogurt and peanut butter!
Note that any low-fat yogurt works great with this recipe; you don’t need to use the yogurt brand mentioned.
Here is a no-bake breakfast recipe you can quickly put together the night before. Who would’ve thought chia makes a great combination with apple and cinnamon?
This sweet and savory pudding is worth a try if you are looking to change up your normal overnight oats. Be warned, though, that the pudding is high in natural sugars!
Cookies and Baked Goods Recipes
Oatmeal cookies make for a convenient grab-and-go breakfast item. This recipe yields some delicious cookies without using flour, eggs, or any added sugars! One serving of these cookies contains about a quarter of your daily dietary fiber requirements – so don’t be afraid to have two!
These tasty cookies get their texture from the mashed bananas and oatmeal. They are quite filling, so having two or three of these in the morning makes for a quick, healthy breakfast. I recommend baking these in large batches since they’re freezer friendly!
Almond flour is used here to make a low-carb, keto-friendly bagel. These bagels are also a richer source of protein than traditional bagels as a result. I love these cinnamon bagels served toasted with unsalted butter! You can also add cream cheese or jam if you like.
Muffins are perfect for busy mornings – just take one to go along with your morning coffee! These blueberry muffins are perfect for those looking for breakfast without eggs, including vegans. Eating two or three of these will definitely keep you full until lunch.
These cranberry oatmeal cookies make for a great breakfast or snack, and because they have no butter, eggs, oil, flour or sugar, you can eat them guilt free. Personally, I find dried cranberries superior to raisins in baked goods! The cookies are sweetened naturally through adding extra ripe bananas.
These grab-and-go breakfast cookies can be baked in large batches and frozen for later.
These vegan apple pop tarts are sure to remind you of your childhood. This specific recipe has an apple cinnamon filling with cinnamon frosting on top. These do require a fair bit of effort to make, but are certainly worth it for the great taste and nostalgia!
These vegan, gluten free cookies are a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth in the morning. I recommend adding one of the “protein boosters” mentioned (such as protein powder or hemp seeds) to pump up the nutrition!
Note that the egg-free version for this recipe is at the very bottom of the recipe’s web page.
Waffles and Pancakes Recipes
Here is a solid recipe for making old fashioned pancakes without using dairy or eggs. It’s totally vegan and provides an excellent base to put all your favorite toppings on!
You can cook lots of these at once and freeze some for later.
These vegan pancakes are light and fluffy as they should be. The apple and cinnamon flavors pair together nicely and make for a delicious breakfast on the weekends. These pancakes can be frozen and reheated later, so I suggest you cook up a big batch so you always have some on hand!
These waffles are so easy to whip up, they make for a perfect breakfast on the weekends! With only a few ingredients and just one mixing bowl needed, this vegan, gluten-free recipe couldn’t be easier. Of course, you’ll need a waffle iron in order to cook these fluffy waffles.
Sandwiches and Wraps Recipes
Tofu scramble has quickly become a staple for people seeking an eggless breakfast. This burrito is packed with black beans, tofu scramble, spinach and chopped tomato. Serve it with your favorite sides, like homemade guac or buffalo ranch. Add a few avocado slices for a dose of healthy fats.
You need to give this sandwich recipe a try, whether you’re vegan or not! The marinated tofu has an excellent smokey taste, and you can prepare a week’s worth of it at one time.
The flavorful tofu patty is served inside an english muffin with a freshly sliced tomato and avocado, making this a uniquely delicious breakfast sandwich.
Tofu is an excellent breakfast protein and makes another appearance here in this breakfast sandwich. Seasoned tofu is combined with mixed greens and tomatoes inside of the bread of your choice – feel free to use sandwich bread, English muffins or bagels. The special ingredient here is “black salt”… you’ll need to read the link to learn more!
Read: Can Vegans eat bagels?
Breakfast Smoothie Recipes
If you need some high protein breakfast options, check out our list of protein shake recipes!
Smoothies are an excellent choice for keto diets when you have the right ingredients. A perfect example is this recipe here, which is a satisfying strawberry smoothie that has only six grams of net carbs and 149 calories.
This strawberry smoothie has a whole scoop of protein powder in it, making it a great post-workout breakfast!
Here’s a new take on the infamous “green smoothie”. While they might have a bad rep, they are very nutritious and can actually be tasty if done right. The toppings are optional, but I recommend adding at least one type of berry and one type of seed to maximize nutrition.
Green smoothies don’t have to taste bad.This smoothie is an excellent way to “get your greens in.” The smoothie gets its sweet taste from mangos, pineapples and avocados. Ginger is the secret ingredient here, and the spice hides the taste of the more boring green vegetables.
Here’s a great breakfast smoothie that I like to enjoy after morning workouts. This energizing and refreshing smoothie combines the tastes of four different fruits. The pomegranate seeds add a nice bit of texture and are full of micronutrients as well. Give this a try after your next workout, or on busy mornings when you don’t have time to sit and eat breakfast!
Other Breakfast Recipes Without Eggs
This energizing power bowl is vegan and gluten-free. It’s naturally sweet and serves as a great morning pick-me-up! I definitely recommend adding in a chopped banana and some fresh blueberries but what’s great about this recipe is that it works well with nearly any fruit of your choice.
Now you can enjoy french toast prepared without eggs thanks to this recipe! The vanilla custard powder is the special ingredient here, which replaces the eggs. I actually find that this recipe is both easier to make AND more satisfying than original french toast!
These granola bars make for an excellent light breakfast or morning snack. They’re quick and simple to make, with no baking required. They make for a healthier and tastier version of store-bought granola bars! Did I mention this recipe requires only five ingredients?
This delicious, hearty recipe uses tofu in lieu of eggs, and yet, both the texture and taste of this egg substitute are pretty convincing!
This spinach and broccoli quiche has a chickpea flour crust and is great for vegans. One serving of this quiche has an impressive 18 grams of protein and only 297 calories.
This is more of a side dish than a standalone meal, but it still makes for an excellent Sunday morning breakfast! While the cooking time is fairly long, most of it comes from roasting the potatoes, which is fairly effortless. You can easily prepare the rest of your breakfast while these tasty potatoes are in the oven.
This is one of my favorite eggless breakfast recipes for meal prepping! Sweet potatoes are a highly underrated breakfast food, and this recipe goes to prove it. This tofu scramble recipe easily yields enough servings to prep a week’s worth of breakfasts. Top with Greek yogurt, avocado or cherry tomatoes for a little flourish.
The author of this recipe managed to tackle the challenge of keeping breakfast low-carb while being egg free. This baked dish with turkey sausage and peppers does the trick! It also makes an excellent keto option since it has only four grams of net carbs per serving.
I love crepes, both on breakfast menus and dessert menus. This recipe lets you make crepes in a vegan-friendly manner!
The recipe is for the dough itself. Some suggested toppings would be dark chocolate, dairy-free chocolate, blueberries, and strawberries. The possibilities are endless!
This Mexican skillet is the textbook definition of a balanced breakfast – high in protein, low in carbs, a good source of healthy fats, and with plenty of veggies! It also happens to be compliant with paleo and Whole30 diets.
Unlike other recipes, this one doesn’t try to use a substitute for eggs like tofu or chickpeas- it just outright doesn’t include them.
These turkey breakfast sausages are excellent in a sandwich or on their own. The sweet and salty flavors compliment each other well here, and the meat stays super moist, which is always difficult to do with turkey. You can even use this recipe to cook up the turkey sausage that other recipes in this list call for!
It’s still possible to enjoy the classic “millennial breakfast” on a keto diet if you use low-carb bread. The combination of smoked salmon and avocado in this meal makes for a breakfast full of flavor and healthy fats. Salmon also happens to be high in protein!
Richmond Howard started Meal Prepify in 2019 and has helped over a million people learn how to meal prep, get better at meal planning, and create a kitchen they love to use. He’s an avid home chef and loves to bbq, grill out, and make awesome food for family and friends. He’s been featured on MSN, Renaissance Periodization, and Good Financial Cents.