Brunch is my jam. Delicious drinks, lots of different food options (both sweet and savory) and the company of good friends. Whether you need recipes for a family Easter meal, baby shower, Mother’s/Father’s Day or just a morning with your best friends, I’ve got the healthy brunch recipes for you!
If you’re looking for a warm, filling dish to showcase, then I’ve got you covered. These recipes are as good as they look! They’ll look perfect on any festive table. Plus, many of them already have serving sizes for a group.
Ultimate Gluten-Free Crepes
5 from 6 votes
Get ready to experience the best gluten-free crepe recipe. The nutty, earthy taste of the quinoa marries well with the homemade chocolate hazelnut spread (hello, healthy nutella!), and fresh fruit. Feel free to use pre-made chocolate hazelnut spread from the store to save time.
Enjoy as an easy weekend breakfast or bake at the beginning of the week for a prepped ahead week of nutritious breakfasts. This is an easily loved recipe that tastes much more gourmet than the time it takes to bake!
Looking for a fun, fall-inspired breakfast dish that your friends and family will love? These vegan pumpkin pancakes are sure to fit the bill! Not only are these whole grain pancakes absolutely scrumptious, but the pumpkin adds a healthy dose of fiber, vitamin A, and beta-carotene.
My whole family adores these strawberry vegan muffins, but I definitely love them the most. These muffins bring back childhood peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in a sophisticated and more nutritious way.
Take your breakfast game to the next level by giving it a healthy, plant-powered upgrade. This healthy breakfast bowl combines homemade hashbrowns, bell pepper, a yummy tofu scramble, and avocado for a hearty meal to fuel your morning.
Get ready for weekend brunch the right way with my vegan waffles. Fluffy, delicious, comforting and dairy and egg-free. You'll be shocked at how wonderful these are and how much you don't miss the dairy.
Brunch doesn’t have courses or even a true main dish all the time. I’ve got both sweet and savory options for you to put together the perfect spread for your event. These sweet dishes can be gorgeously plated or served in miniature servings to accommodate your gathering.
Pumpkin Chia Pudding
5 from 4 votes
Celebrate fall with this quick n' easy protein-packed snack. Pumpkin Chia Pudding tastes great and is the perfect amount of sweet. Treat it like a dessert, a snack, or a light breakfast.
My move to Florida introduced me to a beautiful Latin American food culture. I instantly fell in love with the smells and flavors of Latin cuisine and especially with sweet fried plantains. They are super easy to make and SO enjoyable as a fun side dish or light dessert. Feel free to dress them up how you want and enjoy my Latin-inspired version.
When you need to go the extra mile, homemade granola bars are your BFF. I grew up on Nature’s Valley bars thanks to my dad, but I wanted to make my own version using my favorite plant-based ingredients.
Hope you’re sitting down because this healthy caramel apple dip is going to blow your mind! Made with all-natural, plant-based ingredients and ZERO added sugar (no corn syrup!), this sauce is rawkin’. Use as a spread, dip, topping, sauce, filling, or just eat it by the spoonful.
It’s a good idea to balance the sweeter, more typical recipes with some savory options so your guests can enjoy a little bit of everything. Same rules apply with these healthy brunch ideas for a group: smaller servings, fun platters and colorful produce for visual appeal.
Crispy Hash Browns (Restaurant-Style)
5 from 1 vote
Bring that comforting diner feel to your breakfast table with my crispy hash browns. This simple recipe is only five ingredients, made in a cast-iron skillet and will feed a crowd!
This stuffed portobello mushroom recipe is easy enough for a delicious weeknight dinner and unique enough for your next dinner party. Mediterranean-inspired flavors pop in these beautiful mushroom caps.
When I became a vegetarian at 16 years old, one of the meals I missed the most was the chicken lettuce wraps from my fav Chinese restaurant. This thai lettuce wrap recipe is inspired by those, yet this dish adds a lot more nourishment and flavors to make me one happy vegetarian.
Turn your favorite smoothie recipe into an adorable healthy brunch option by blending it, then serving it in tiny glasses. Make a few different options and let people sample as many as they want.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
4.7 from 223 votes
Better than a milkshake! This plant-based peanut butter chocolate smoothie is so creamy and decadent, you'll think it's ice cream. Your body will thank you for enjoying this all-natural, no-sugar-added sweet treat.
The mellow taste of matcha with sweet vanilla, blended into a delicious, creamy smoothie. Enjoy any time of the day, this recipe is perfect for breakfast, pre- and post-workout and midnight snacks, too!
This deliciously thick blueberry smoothie is infused with nutritious superfood blueberries, nutty cashew milk and creamy cashew yogurt. It’s a vegan smoothie using just four ingredients and no added sugar. This smoothie is simple, easy to make and full of delicious blueberry flavor.
I can’t wait for you to try this crowd pleasing Cinnamon Date Smoothie. It’s perfectly sweet and creamy, and will delight at your next party or family movie night. The dates naturally sweeten this cinnamon smoothie, while the rolled oats thicken it to a milkshake consistency.
Turmeric and ginger are super heros when it comes to fighting inflammation. They are also really good for warming up your insides on a cold night, which is when you’ll find me sipping on this drink. Enjoy this Golden Milk Latte recipe for all it's healing.
This homemade Cinnamon Dolce Latte recipe is bursting with all the right flavors. You can make this with an espresso shot or high quality instant coffee. There's no reason to wait in the drive thru line again once you sip this treat.
When you embrace a plant-powered life and try to avoid processed foods, sodas are one of the first things to go. My twist on a classic Italian soda recipe is a fabulous way to bring back “soda” in a nutritious way. My kids still don’t like carbonated beverages, but as they get older and their tastes change, I know what we will be making first!
The possibilities are endless with salad. Make the base, spread out the toppings and let people make it their own. Don’t forget the homemade dressing!
Mixed Greens Salad
4.7 from 614 votes
This hearty mixed greens salad is a great way to load up on several servings worth of fiber-rich veggies + fruit. This dressing is full of flavors that are sure to delight your taste buds while keeping your body fueled + satisfied!
This lemon arugula salad is a feature on any table. It's got unique (yet findable!) ingredients + an elevated flavor profile that makes me feel like I'm at a fancy restaurant. The perfect salad to mix up your lunch routine.
Plants! All of my brunch recipes are plant-based. Decide if you need warm or cold dishes, then throw in some smoothie shots for delicious yet healthy addition to your brunch spread.
How do you create a brunch menu?
First, think about the setting. Will you be around a table, standing or putting food plates on your lap? Will it be indoors or outdoors? Now, put together recipes that compliment each other, have seasonal ingredients and fit your setting. You’ve got this and I’ve got over 40 recipes to help!
What are your favorite plant-based brunch ideas?
Colorful smoothies make a great brunch option. Dairy-free pancakes can be made in miniature, and a salad bar is always a good idea. Don’t forget the easy dips (caramel for sweet, hummus for savory) that can be paired with a variety of fruits and veggies.
Which one of these brunch recipes are you adding to your menu? Drop a comment and let me know!
I went from exhausted mama to running across the Grand Canyon, riding & hiking to the top of the tallest waterfall in North America with my kids. How? I fell in love with the smoothies and plant-based meals you can find on my blog.
I made the arugula salad and muffins this weekend; thanks for the great list!
Wow- these are a ton of recipes. I love the muffin ideas and plan to make the Strawberry and Almond Butter Muffins. They look so cute. 🙂
Yes, the strawberry and almond butter muffins are delish! Enjoy!