18 Easy Summer Breakfast Ideas

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Try these delightful summer breakfast ideas during the hotter days of the year! From meal prep-friendly to quick and easy recipes for the whole family, you’ll love these picks.

Summer gifts us with beautiful produce and lots of sunshine! So, it’s time to get our bowls, plates and glasses to put all of this to good use.

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Summer Breakfast Ideas

Strawberry Bean Smoothie
This quick and refreshing berry smoothie is made from accessible, wholesome ingredients and undetectably protein-packed! Use frozen berries or bananas to make it extra creamy and delicious.
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Healthy Almond Milk Crepes
These thin, delicate pancake-like breakfast crepes are perfect for weekends or brunches! Serve with fresh fruit and healthy date caramel sauce.
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white plate with filled vegan almond milk crepes that are being drizzled with homemade caramel sauce
Savory Vegan Breakfast Bowls
Do you prefer a savory start to the day? These flavorful vegan breakfast bowls are healthy, endlessly customizable, and oh-so-satisfying. Perfect with fresh greens, zingy salsa, avocado and tofu scramble!
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roasted potatoes, salad, vegan scramble, tofu, bread, and salsa in a bowl
Raspberry Lemon Chia Pudding (Vegan)
This raspberry lemon chia pudding is perfect for breakfasts and snacks during spring & summer! Healthy, tasty, versatile, and easy to make.
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Blender Almond Pulp Pancakes (Vegan)
Don’t know what to do with leftover almond pulp? Well, almond pulp pancakes have come to the rescue! This delicious, wholesome treat will save food waste and only take 20 minutes.
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stack of vegan almond pulp pancakes with yogurt and fresh fruit
5-Minute Breakfast Parfait
If you’re super short on time, make this 5-minute breakfast in the morning! Simply layer dairy-free yogurt, crunchy granola and your favorite fruit in serving glasses and enjoy.
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Raspberry Crumble Bars
Make use of raspberry season with these meal prep-friendly crumble bars! They are gluten-free, vegan and refined sugar-free. With a fruity raspberry jam filling, they are such a treat!
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Chocolate Mango Smoothie
This creamy vegan chocolate mango smoothie combines two deliciously sweet and refreshing layers in one glass and makes for a delicious summer breakfast!
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Strawberry Shortcake Donuts
There’s double berry power in these baked donuts: the batter is dotted with chopped strawberries and the 3-ingredient glaze contains strawberries as well! Perfect for this season.
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Kiwi Chia Pudding
These pretty kiwi chia pudding glasses are made with dairy-free milk, kiwi fruit, blueberries and crunchy coconut flakes! The perfect summer breakfast idea.
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Healthy breakfast chia pudding with kiwi, blueberries and coconut
Raspberry Muffins
These 1-bowl raspberry muffins are fluffy, tart and slightly sweet. They are nutritious enough to be enjoyed for breakfast and can be upgraded with chocolate chips or walnuts!
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Tropical Smoothie Bowl
Make this thick and creamy tropical sweet potato smoothie bowl within only 10 minutes for a satiating and fresh breakfast. Top with your favorite fruit and enjoy!
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Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes
Bright with lemon and little bursts of poppyseeds, these pancakes are lovely during spring and summer! Enjoy this easy recipe with fresh berries, maple syrup and shredded coconut.
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Strawberry Cheesecake Muesli Mess
This gorgeous strawberry muesli mess tastes just like cheesecake but is actually good for you! The base is crumbly, dense and subtly sweet with a sharp fruity topping and cashew-based cheesecake filling.
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French Toast with Berry Compote
All you need are 15 minutes and a handful of simple ingredients to make this french toast! It tastes like egg but is fully vegan and pairs wonderfully with homemade berry compote.
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Chickpea Veggie Frittata
How about a savory 3-ingredient frittata made from chickpea flour and colorful veg? This cake-like breakfast or brunch option tastes fantastic and takes just over 30 minutes to make.
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2-Minute Yogurt Oats
We love these super quick yogurt oats! With only 3-4 ingredients, this refreshing summer breakfast idea is so nutritious and versatile.
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15 Vegan Yogurt Oats

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18 Easy Summer Breakfast Ideas

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Try these delightful summer breakfast ideas during the hotter days of the year! From meal prep-friendly to quick and easy recipes for the whole family, you’ll love these picks. The following ricotta toast takes only 4 ingredients and 3 minutes to make!
Serves 1


Fruity Ricotta Toast


  • Toast bread until crusty.
  • Spread with vegan ricotta and jam.
  • Drizzle with maple syrup and enjoy!


  • You can use your favorite jam or jelly for this recipe.
  • Compote or sliced fresh fruit also works!
  • Find 15+ more easy breakfast ideas above.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
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18 Easy Summer Breakfast Ideas
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.

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