It seems like lately, breakfast itself is a “trend,” with chefs from coast-to-coast (and even here in Austin) flexing their creative muscle at the first meal of the day — and the blogosphere is equally obsessed. On my last trip to LA, it felt like every meal presented me with options that were vegan, heirloom, adaptogenic, or promised to give me herb-driven superpowers, and it got me thinking: what are the dishes that will replace avocado toast as the queen of
1 – Global-Inspired Breakfast Bowls
Inspired by the sticky rice with ginger sausage, poached eggs with sriracha at Elizabeth Street Café in Austin.
Make it at home with this Miso Veggie Breakfast Bowl by Reclaiming Provincial.
2 – Vegan Yogurt Parfaits
Inspired by the cashew yogurt parfait with grain free granola, seasonal fruit, & bee pollen at honey hi in Los Angeles.
Make it at home with this Almond & Cashew Yogurt from Deliciously Ella!
3 – Next-Level Toasts with Unexpected Toppings
Inspired by the chayawanaprash & banana toast with ayurvedic herbal jam, grass fed ghee and mint ribbons at honey hi in Los Angeles.
Make it at home with this toast extravaganza from Vibrant and Pure!
4 – Alterna Grain Pancakes
Inspired by the quinoa johnny cakes with bananas and greek yogurt at True Food Kitchen in Austin.
Make it at home with these Coconut & Quinoa Pancakes from Green Kitchen Stories!
5 – Savory Porridge
Inspired by the sorrel pesto rice bowl with preserved meyer lemon, french sheep feta, & poached egg at Squirl in Los Angeles.
Make it at home with this savory oatmeal with roasted squash, soft-boiled eggs, and herb oil from Yummy Beet.
4 – Salad for Breakfast
Inspired by the brassicas bowl with charred broccolini, brussels sprouts, hummus, and avocado at Two Hands in New York City.
Make it at home with my Mediterranean Breakfast Salad!
5 – Creative takes on smoked salmon
Make it at home by getting creative at the perfect build-your-own bagel bar!
8 – Cookies for Breakfast
Inspired by supermodel Karlie Kloss’s collaboration with Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar, gluten- and dairy-free “klossies.”
Make it at home with these Oat & Cashew Thumbprint Cookies with Berry Chia Jam by This Rawsome Vegan Life!