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Breakfast ideas

Discussion in 'Vegetarian Diet Forum' started by Beansprout, May 13, 2020.

  1. Beansprout

    Beansprout Type 2 · Member

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    Hi All,

    Looking for vegan breakfast ideas beyond the tofu scramble. :) What do you eat for breakfast?

    Cheers,
    Cat
     
  2. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    My go to vegan breakfasts are: alpro yogurt (any flavour but I prefer either plain, strawberry or vanilla) with lots of berries, sometimes with a banana. With an iced coffee with sugar free syrup and soy milk.
    Or vegan sausages with beans and mushrooms or a salad
    Or nut butters on toast
    Or a smoothie
     
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  3. Beansprout

    Beansprout Type 2 · Member

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    What sausages do you like. I'm currently living in NZ and the selection is not great - Linda McCartney and the Alternative Meat Co is what I eat mostly.

    I often eat toast with hummus and tomato because it's quick and I can shove it my face on the way to work. However, looking to sub in a lower carb option for a bit.

    I haven't tried alpro yogurt - that's soy right? I do sometimes get the coconut ones. I'll add to my shopping list for next week. I think there's still some blueberries at the store right now.
     
  4. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    How about a grain free granola? Easy to make and very tasty. You can find recipes on the internet. You would need a plant milk to have with it as well.
     
  5. Beansprout

    Beansprout Type 2 · Member

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    That's a thing? Googling now! Thanks. :)
     
  6. Beansprout

    Beansprout Type 2 · Member

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    Do you add honey/maple syrup to the granola it generally omit?
     
  7. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Honey and maple syrup are sugar, so yeah, those are out. But there's sugar free alternatives for maple syrup, like from Walden Farms....
     
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    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I use sucralose sweetener. Two teaspoonfuls in a batch that makes fourteen or fifteen portions .
     
  9. Beansprout

    Beansprout Type 2 · Member

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    Thanks for the ideas. I actually found some of the Walden Farms syrup. Have ordered online. With current shipping delays, should be here somewhere around christmas. :)
     
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  10. Marie 2

    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    @Beansprout I love Beyond Meat sausages. A little pricey but oh so good!
     
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    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    #11 Marie 2, May 18, 2020 at 8:19 PM
    Last edited: May 18, 2020
  12. Beansprout

    Beansprout Type 2 · Member

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    @Marie 2 Apologies for the delayed response - I lost the plot. Thanks heaps for the links. I made it to the chocolate chip banana squares and have gotten stuck. :). I'm going to make these tomorrow!
     
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  13. Diabetic Vegan

    Diabetic Vegan LADA · Member

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    Hey, have just seen this but thought I'd reply as I'm also in NZ! For sausages I recommend Field Roasts, you can get them online at thecrueltyfreeshop.co.nz I've heard Alternative Meat Co. sausages are good too but I haven't had them.
    Also a good low sugar muesli is Jordan's Granola.
    I'm not a big fan of alpro yoghurts, but I love coconut yoghurt especially Raglan Coconut Yoghurt. Another good option is chia seed puddings, you can make them the night before and bring with you to work, or a smoothie or smoothie bowl :)
     
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  14. Marie 2

    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    lessci Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Last nights left overs, it's only western culture that says the breakfast should be a specific and different meal to our others or even try fasting and have lunch for breakfast
     
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