17 Healthy Brunch Recipes as Easy as Sunday Morning

17 Healthy Brunch Recipes as Easy as Sunday Morning

Up your brunch game with these 17 healthy brunch recipes easy as Sunday (or any) morning.

From fluffy vegan cinnamon rolls loaded with icing, to upgraded avocado toast, baked oatmeal bursting with berries, and everything in between, these healthy brunch recipes are sure to inspire and create the perfect (Instagram-worthy) brunch spread.  Sustainable cocktails, optional.


17 Healthy Brunch Recipes

1. Oh-So-Fluffy Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

This classic cinnamon rolls recipe is made with coconut oil and dairy-free milk (such as almond or coconut) for a completely vegan, completely luscious, and sinfully gooey morning treat.

2. Baked Eggs in Heirloom Tomatoes with Herby Arugula Pesto

Juicy, warm heirloom tomatoes topped with bright arugula herbs is a delicious way to do brunch. Simply combine a half cup of mixed herbs, like basil and thyme, with pine nuts, arugula, olive oil, and nutritional yeast for a perfect plant-based pesto to top heirloom tomatoes.

3. Mushroom and Zucchini Goat Cheese Frittata

This super simple frittata combines creamy goat cheese, crimini mushrooms, zucchini, and a few drops of truffle oil for the perfect savory brunch recipe. Bonus: it takes less than 25 minutes to throw together.

4. Savory Zucchini Pancakes

Try a new spin on pancakes with these gluten-free savory zucchini pancakes made with brown rice flour, corn flour, ginger, zucchini, and spices. Serve them with sour cream, cashew cream cheese, or a drizzle of tahini.

Blueberry oatmeal

5. Cinnamon Steel Cut Overnight Oats

Easiest brunch recipe ever: add spices, plant-based or organic dairy milk, and steel cut oats to a crockpot. Cover and cook overnight for a hearty and warming bowl of goodness for brunch. Make an oatmeal toppings bar with nuts, berries, coconut flakes, and more for a fun brunch treat.

6. Blueberry Breakfast Cookies

Cookies for brunch are totally acceptable when they’re made with coconut oil, rolled oats, almond flour, and antioxidant-loaded blueberries. Serve them warm with fresh, hot coffee or tea. Yum!

7. Mexican Breakfast Bowl

Put an egg on it with this easy Mexican breakfast bowl that combines fiber-rich black beans, salsa, and avocado over a bed of spinach. Serve alongside corn tortillas for easy breakfast tacos, too.

8. Berry French Toast

Use day-old brioche, gluten-free, or sourdough bread to make simply delicious cinnamon-spiced French toast topped with organic fresh berries. Sauté the pieces of ghee, grass-fed butter, or coconut oil for the perfect, crisped texture.

9. Cinnamon and Honey Broiled Grapefruit

Top cut grapefruit halves with cinnamon, honey, and a pinch of sea salt before popping in the oven to broil. Once heated, the natural sugars of the grapefruit begin to caramelize, resulting in a sweet and luscious breakfast fruit.

10. Avocado Toast with Radishes and Dill

Upgrade avocado toast with slices of crisp radish and fragrant dill. The result is a fun twist on the classic bursting with nutritious benefits.

paleo pancakes

11. Paleo Coconut Flour Pancakes

Please your Paleo friends with these easy pancakes made with coconut flour, almond milk, and organic eggs. Drizzle pancakes with almond butter or top with fresh blueberries for perfect brunch stacks.

12. Vegetable-Loaded Tofu Scramble

Packed with protein, this tofu scramble is a delicious vegan addition to brunch. Combine tofu with onion, bell pepper, vegetable broth, nutritional yeast, and spices to make this simple scramble.

13. Paleo Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake

This gluten-free and dairy-free cinnamon roll coffee cake is warm, fluffy, and filled with healthy ingredients. A pinch of instant coffee granules adds the perfect perk and flavor, too.

14. Baked Berry Oatmeal

This cozy, gluten-free baked berry oatmeal is a delicious way to warm up in the morning. Simply mix rolled oats, berries, coconut oil, walnuts, and a few more ingredients to create a wholesome and fiber-filled breakfast.

15. Healthy Chocolate Pancakes 

Enjoy chocolate for breakfast with these secretly healthy gluten-free and vegan chocolate pancakes. Cocoa powder, a chia seed egg, and applesauce mixture makes these pancakes fluffy, moist, and rich.

Asparagus quiche

16. Spring Asparagus Tart Recipe

A homemade flaky-whole wheat crust is the perfect base for this creamy tart made with ricotta, eggs, sour cream, parmesan cheese, and spears of flavorful asparagus. If asparagus isn’t in season, swap them for zucchini, heirloom tomatoes, or even sautéed mushrooms and greens.

17. Paleo Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread 

Made with almond flour, coconut oil, mashed banana, and shredded zucchini, this chocolate chip zucchini bread is moist, bursting with dark chocolate chips, and oh so flavorful. It’s delicious served warm from the oven with a smear of peanut butter on top, too.

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Kate Gavlick
Kate Gavlick

Kate is a Nutritionist with a Master's of Nutrition from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon and the blogger and photographer of Vegukate. Kate believes in nourishing the whole body with real, vibrant foods that feed the mind, body, soul, gut, and every single little cell. Her philosophy is simple when it comes to food and nourishment: cut the processed junk, listen to your body, eat by the seasons, eat plates and bowls filled with color, stress less, and enjoy every single bite. When she's not cooking in her too tiny Portland kitchen, Kate can be found perusing farmer's markets, doing barre classes, hiking, reading, and exploring.