The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to switch up your routine a bit, sis. It’s a time to start incorporating new habits into our lives. Some new targets may be beginning each morning with a plant-based breakfast, practicing good sleep patterns, or being better when it comes to your health and fitness goals.

Starting each day off with a few good habits can lead to greatness. Eating a balanced breakfast is something that we should all be consistent about. This year, I’m focusing on eating a good meal before I check my email or scroll through Facebook and  Instagram.

Here are three ideas to get you started:

Scrambled tofu breakfast tacos

Photo: Ambitious Kitchen

Delicious breakfast tacos made with scrambled tofu, spices, avocado, cilantro, honestly what sounds better. Try this recipe, courtesy of Ambitious Kitchen.


  • • One teaspoon olive oil
  • • One red pepper, diced
  • • One clove garlic, minced
  • • One package super firm Nasoya Tofu
  • • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • • Freshly ground black pepper
  • • Eight corn tortillas (can also use small whole grain tortillas)
  • • One avocado, sliced
  • • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, quartered (can also sub one diced Roma tomato)
  • • Optional: 1/2 cup goat cheese crumbles
  • • Optional: Hot sauce & cilantro, to garnish


1. Add oil to a skillet and place on medium heat. 

2. Add diced red pepper and garlic to saute.

3. Crumble the tofu with your hands and then add to the pan. 

4. Sprinkle in spices you like, salt and pepper, garlic salt, etc. 

5. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring every few seconds.

6. Top tortillas with tofu,  avocado, tomatoes, and goat cheese. 

6. Grab your favorite hot sauce and cilantro and you're finished.  

Chia Pudding

Photo: The Simple Veganista

Chia pudding is one of my favorite go-to easy breakfasts. It offers protein, fiber, and omega-3 fatty acids. Try this recipe, courtesy of The Simple Veganista.


• 1 (5.3-ounce) container

• Two tablespoons chia seeds

• Two tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted

• 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 

• 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup or coconut or organic pure cane sugar, optional

• Banana slices or other fruit for serving


1. Stir all ingredients together. 

2. Place in a mason jar or other container with tight-fitting lid. 

3. Store in refrigerator for up to one week. 

4. Serve with sliced banana or other fresh fruit. 

Vegan Parfait

Photo: Nutrition and Wellness

Last, but certainly not least, the ever-popular breakfast parfait. This is another go-to in the morning because It’s easy to make and to fill. Try this recipe adapted from Nutrition and Wellness.


  • • 1/3 of a 5.3-ounce container of soy or probiotic yogurt
  • • Two tablespoons 100% fruit compote or jam
  • • Three tablespoons protein granola


1. Layer in a pint-sized jar or dessert glass.  

2. Cover and refrigerate up to a week. 

3. Serve chilled.

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