VRG's Guide to Packaged Vegan Breakfast Foods

By Debra Wasserman

Many of us are extremely busy in the morning, getting ready for work, helping children dress for school, and getting everybody out the door. What is a busy vegan to do? Fortunately, if you don't have time to prepare breakfast from scratch or don't want to serve the same dry cereal again, there are tasty refrigerated and frozen packaged items to try. From wholesome hot oatmeal and kid-friendly French toast sticks, to savory meat alternatives, here are some suggestions to get your day started off deliciously.

Amy's Kitchen manufactures a wide variety of breakfast items, including Toaster Pops in Strawberry and Apple flavors; Organic Cereal Bowls, including Steel-Cut Oats, Cream of Rice, and Multi-Grain; a Breakfast Burrito; a Gluten Free Tofu Scramble Breakfast Wrap; Tofu Scramble in a Pocket Sandwich, and more.

Gardein offers Breakfast Sandwiches and Breakfast Sausages.

Field Roast is offering Apple Maple Breakfast Sausages.

Nature's Path manufactures Buckwheat Wildberry, Chia Plus, Homestyle, Flax Plus Red Berry, Maple Cinnamon, and Pumpkin Spice Frozen Waffles.

Whole Foods 365 offers Shredded Hash Browns, Multigrain Waffles, Apple Cinnamon Mini Waffles, and Meatless Breakfast Patties.

Turtle Island Foods makes Tofurky Breakfast Links and Tempeh Bacon.

Cascadian Farms produces Organic Hash Browns.

Yves manufactures Meatless Canadian Bacon and Meatless Breakfast Patties.

LightLife makes Smart Bacon and Gimme Lean Sausage.

Van's Natural Foods offers several vegan products, including Gluten Free French Toast Sticks; Cinnamon, Gluten Free Pancakes; Totally Original, Organic Waffles; Flax, Organic Waffles; Blueberry, Organic Waffles; Totally Natural, 8 Whole Grain Waffles; Multigrain, plus many more varieties of waffles.

Sol Cuisine offers Veggie Breakfast Patties.