After not eating for an extended period of time, you’re going to want some delicious food to fill up your stomach. If you’re not quite sure what you’re making yet, don’t worry we’ve got you covered. It may be last minute, but you can definitely whip up at least a few of these before sunset. They’re filling, tasty, and will impress all of your loved ones. With everything from blintzes, to kugel, to bagels, this list of foods will make for an amazing break-fast for everyone at the table.

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help you get healthy! 

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1. Cream Cheese Blintzes With Blueberry Drizzle

Vegan Nut-Free Cream Cheese Blintzes With Blueberry Drizzle

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Bring a Katz’s Delicatessen classic to your table with these vegan Cream Cheese Blintzes With Blueberry Drizzle by NYC Vegan: Iconic Recipes for a Taste of the Big Apple. Rather than dairy-based cheese, these pastries are filled with a combination of tofu and vegan cream cheese. Drizzle on some of the blueberry sauce for the perfect touch of sweetness.

2. Seitan Steak and Mushroom Pie

Seitan Steak and Mushroom Pie

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This Seitan Steak and Mushroom Pie by Jenny Marie is perfect for a Sunday dinner, or just as a comforting any-night meal to warm you up when it’s cold outside. They pair perfectly with creamy mashed potatoes, green vegetables, and lashings of rich gravy.

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3. NYC-Style Bagels

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Finding the best bagel spot is something that has been heatedly debated by bagel-lovers around the world, but we have a secret – the best bagels come from your oven at home. This recipe makes deliciously dense, chewy bagels that are golden-brown on the outside and soft and flavorful on the inside. And here’s a little pro-tip: these NYC-Style Bagels by Sirke Reivo make amazing buns!

4. Red Pepper Hummus

Red Pepper Hummus

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Roasted red bell peppers have a smoky yet sweet flavor that is enhanced by the creamy chickpeas and tahini in this recipe. If you like spicy foods, add a bit of cayenne pepper. Start with 1/8 teaspoon and add more until it is as spicy as you like. This Red Pepper Hummus recipe is excerpted from The Everything® Mediterranean Instant Pot® Cookbook by Kelly Jaggers. Copyright © 2020 by Simon & Schuster, Inc. Used with permission of the publisher, Adams Media, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. All rights reserved.

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5. Comforting ‘Chicken’ Noodle Soup

Comforting 'Chicken' Soup

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This Comforting ‘Chicken’ Noodle Soup by Dawn Hutchins has all the flavors you grew up with but with a plant-based spin, and even more healthy for you.

6. 5-Ingredient Babka Wreath

Babka Wreath

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This festive twist on the traditional Jewish sweet bread is not only gorgeous – it’s delicious too. This 5-Ingredient Babka Wreath by Melina Kutelas makes the perfect addition to a decadent brunch or it can be served alongside a piping hot cup of coffee or tea.

7. Cauliflower Leek Kugel

Vegan Cauliflower Leek Kugel

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Kugel is a Jewish casserole typically made with noodles. However, this recipe will give you a decadent version of the traditional dish. This Cauliflower Leek Kugel by Pavani Nandula is packed full of leeks, cauliflower, tofu, and garlic to make a rich and comforting meal that will serve a crowd.

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8. New York Style Knishes

Vegan New York Style Knishes

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No visit to New York City is complete without stopping at Yonah Schimmel’s Knish Bakery on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, where they have been selling knishes since 1890. And they even have vegan ones! At one time, knisheries could be found all over the city, from Coney Island in Brooklyn to Forest Hills in Queens. Even though they never made it as big as bagels, knishes are a quintessential New York food. Try these New York Style Knishes by NYC Vegan: Iconic Recipes for a Taste of the Big Apple with a schmear of brown mustard for the truly authentic New York City knish experience. And FYI, the “k” in “knish” is not silent.

9. Arugula Pesto and Zucchini on Rye Toast

Arugula Pesto and Zucchini on Rye Toast

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A delicious open-face sandwich layered with tangy lime/arugula pesto sauce, sliced avocado, and sautéed zucchini on rye toast. A healthy sandwich that sneaks in extra greens – perfect for any time of day or occasion. Everyone will love Marie Reginato‘s Arugula Pesto and Zucchini on Rye Toast!

10. Chocolate Hazelnut Rugelach

Chocolate Hazelnut Rugelach

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These vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Rugelach by Rhea Parsons are tender, crunchy, and delicious. And the filling inside is incredible. The rugelach is so pretty and yummy; they would make a perfect gift for friends and neighbors.

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

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