Valentine’s Day is right here.
The good part: there’s plenty for you to look forward to.
The bad part: it’s falling on a weekday.
Bummer, isn’t it?
If you have a busy schedule but still want to surprise your partner, we’ve got a great idea up our sleeve.
What’s that? We’ll tell you in a minute….but here are a few clues before we divulge more:
- It’s a fun and new spin on the old ‘breakfast in bed’
- It includes an assortment of delicious savory and sweet food
- It’s romantic if done well
Yes! We are talking about a grazing board if you hadn’t guessed it by now.
Check out this article where we share some quick vegan recipes that be a part of your breakfast-themed grazing board. But before we go ahead, check out some tips that will help you get started!
3 Things To Know Before Setting Up A Grazing Board
When it comes to grazing boards, you can go in many different directions, but since the idea is to create a breakfast-themed grazing board, a few things need to be taken into account.
Here are a few things to evaluate before you actually set it up:
- What kind of flavors do you and your partner like?
- What do you want to include— is it just nibbles, or do you want to include more elaborate stuff on the board?
- What’s in your pantry and what do you need to buy?
Once you’ve got a hang of the above, it’s time to close in on what goes onto the grazing board. So here we are sharing seven recipes that will rock your grazing board… A mix of sweet and savory, these recipes are perfect to start your day. Add fresh fruits, vegan cheese and spreads to the mix, and get set for the party! Just remember to prepare smaller portions—it’s just the two of you, after all!
Tomatoes, basil, crisp toast and a drizzle of olive oil what else does one need? This vegan bruschetta is uncomplicated – a great reminder of how love should be!
Blueberry Oatmeal Waffles
Move away from basic waffles to this new recipe with added blueberries. The heat caramelizes the blueberries which double the flavor of these waffles. Serve it with some vegan ice cream if you’d like.
Baked Granola Bars
Soft, chewy and sugar-free, these granola bars are perfect if you want to indulge but don’t want to compromise on your health. The best part is that they can be made in advance and are much better than the store-bought version.
Tofu Breakfast Tacos
Tacos for Breakfast? We’ll vote with a thumbs up! This simple recipe is filled with the goodness of potatoes and tofu. You can prep the filling and the rest takes only a few minutes to set up. Top it up with vegan sour cream and you are good to go.
Mmmmm pancakes—the easiest, soul-satisfying breakfast option there is. Don’t you agree? With a delectable lemony flavor, this one definitely needs a spot on your board.
Healthy, delicious and fuss-free—isn’t that what granola is all about? This recipe has crunchy walnuts, coconut flakes and some cinnamon for good measure. Think about how pretty these would look on your grazing board!
Vegan Frittata? Yes Sir. Potatoes, onions, pepper, zucchini, and tofu —this recipe is full of goodness. Now imagine devouring it. Feels satisfying, isn’t it?
Wrapping It Up!
Those were a few of the recipes that will work wonderfully well on your vegan breakfast grazing board. Make small portions, arrange them in a creative way, and make sure that there are plenty of options and colors popping out.
Now tell us, isn’t this better than the typical breakfast in bed?
Enjoy these recipes? Add more punch to your grazing board by including some smoothies on your menu! Pick from any of these delicious recipes:
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