Dairy-free breakfast recipes
Looking for some new dairy-free breakfast recipes? Get inspired by our collection of pancakes, porridge, overnight oats, baked avocado, scrambled tofu and more
Looking for dairy-free breakfast recipes? Try our ideas below, then check out our best dairy-free desserts, dairy-free recipes and dairy-free ice cream taste test. For more breakfast recipes check out our easy breakfast recipes.
Best dairy-free breakfast recipes
These healthy pancakes are dairy-free and gluten-free, as well as being low in calories. Using just three ingredients, they're quick to whip up and the peanut butter makes them sturdy so they're easy to flip.
All it takes is 10 minutes and four ingredients to make these vegan overnight oats. Finish with grated apple, coconut yogurt and maple syrup.
You can soak oats in any milk overnight but we love the creaminess that coconut milk gives. This makes a few portions for the week, so you get a healthy breakfast that’s quick to make in the morning.
A classic brunch dish, shakshuka is vegetarian and quick and easy to make – spices, peppers, tomatoes and eggs bubbled up in a pan, what's not to like?
Morning porridge tastes so much more exciting when you add cocoa powder, espresso, almond milk, dates and cinnamon. The perfect vegan start to the day.
Cocoa powder adds a richness to this quinoa porridge, while berries add a burst of sweetness. Perfect if you want a warming start to your day.
We've put a vegan twist on this brunch staple – the maple-cinnamon glaze helps crisp up the toast and caramelise the edges. Serve with yogurt and berries for a great start to your day.
These vibrant smoothie bowls filled with crunchy granola, blueberries and shaved coconut are an easy and satisfying breakfast idea.
Quick to make and easy to eat on the go. These breakfast bars use dates and nut butter to hold together. You can experiment with different seeds and nuts in your next batch, and use agave for a vegan version.
This low-calorie vegan breakfast recipe made with smoked tofu, punchy chilli and pan-fried courgette makes a great alternative to eggs.
Make the most of tart, juicy blackberries when they're in season throughout the UK in the summer months in this easy oat bake that's perfect for breakfast or dessert.
Packed with nuts, fruit and oats, this hearty porridge bowl is perfect for a post-workout breakfast.
Serve a stack of these fluffy American-style vegan pancakes soaked in maple syrup for an indulgent, plant-based brunch.
Our moist vegan banana bread is moreish and easy to make, and goes perfectly with your morning tea.
Pack crisp vegan crêpes with garlicky mushrooms for an easy plant-based brunch.
This delicious healthy breakfast, lunch or snack couldn’t be easier to put together. Ripe tomatoes, avocado and salad leaves on toast are a great vegetarian combination. Get more avocado on toast recipes here.
Avocados are really versatile. Try them baked with smoked salmon and egg for a quick, healthy brunch. You can find even more inspiring avocado recipes here.
Start every day the right way with this easy to make, healthy granola. Serve with your favourite dairy-free milk or yogurt, and plenty of fresh fruit, for an energising breakfast.
This is a hearty smoothie that's loaded with spinach, kale, banana and rolled oats, making it a great breakfast choice.
Prepare this comforting chorizo stew and top with zesty avocado salsa and soft boiled eggs for a vibrant brunch dish.
Packed with mixed berries and creamy coconut yogurt, these little pots are whizzed together using a few frozen ingredients, then topped with crunchy granola for a delicious breakfast.
Turn a storecupboard staple into a twist on a popular brunch dish, livened up with sesame seeds and spring onions for a hearty start to the day.
When making your healthy breakfast smoothie bowl, get creative and experiment with different fruits, veg and any superfood toppings you can get your hands on.
Tracey Raye is the health editor for olive and BBC Good Food. Tracey, MSc, is a registered nutritionist, holding a Master’s degree in Personalised Nutrition. She is passionate about harnessing the power of all things health and wellbeing – in a way that enhances, rather than limits our lives. She covers our nourishing recipes and collections, oversees our health strategy and stays adrift of the latest health and lifestyle trends in order to bring you the tools and inspiration you need to find what health means for you.