6 Dairy-Free Breakfasts That Are Perfect for Weekday Mornings

You don’t need milk for these quick-fix breakfasts.

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CC ACAI BREAKFAST BOWL Cooking Channel Unsweetened Frozen Acai Puree, Banana, Blueberries, Honey, Granola, Pomegranate Seeds, Unsweetened Coconut Flakes

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Weekday breakfasts are a struggle — after all, who wants to prepare an elaborate spread before work and school? Unfortunately, that struggle is a lot more difficult when you’ve got to skip the dairy — which means saying goodbye to milk, yogurt, butter and cheese. But, believe it or not, you can have a satisfying, delicious dairy-free breakfast that’s ready to go in 30 minutes or less. Try one of these recipes on your next busy weekday, and we promise that you won’t even miss the milk.

Delicious, refreshing and oh-so-trendy, acai bowls are a great option for mornings when you need a little boost. The creamy base comes from frozen acai puree and blended berries — no dairy needed! Throw on your favorite toppings (we like granola and coconut flakes for crunch), snap a photo for the ‘gram and enjoy.

Food Network Kitchen’s Paleo Prosciutto Egg Cups.

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Matt Armendariz

Everything is better in bite-size form, including these protein-packed prosciutto egg cups. Though they may not seem like a weekday breakfast, these savory bites are ready in less than 30 minutes. Make a batch over the weekend to store in the fridge to grab-and-go all week!

Food Network Kitchen’s Microwave Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal for Healthy Dishes Every Grown Up Needs to Know, as seen on Food Network.

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Perfectly creamy and chock-full of fiber, this healthy breakfast is ready to go in less than 15 minutes. Rolled oats, chopped apple and water create a creamy base for the dairy-free oatmeal, which is topped with pecans and maple syrup for some crunch and a touch of sweetness.

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Want to up your egg game? This fresh twist on eggs benedict is so luxurious, you’ll never guess it’s dairy-free. The tangy Hollandaise sauce, which is traditionally make from butter and egg yolks, comes together with mayo, mustard and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. Plus, thanks to pre-packaged English muffins, the entire breakfast is ready in 30 minutes — which is about as long as it takes to wait for a coffee during the morning drive-thru.

Food Network Kitchen Super Green Smoothie Healthy Eats Food Network

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Get your greens on the go with this five-minute smoothie. Though most smoothies call for milk or yogurt, this refreshing beverage gets its creamy consistency (and refreshing taste!) from fresh pineapple, frozen grapes and chopped kale. If the smoothie is too thick for your liking, a spoonful of water will do the trick.

Food Network Kitchen’s Paleo Pumpkin Waffles.

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Matt Armendariz

These quick-cooking waffles sure are sweet! Coconut oil takes the place of butter, and pumpkin puree lends rich, tender moisture. Don’t forget about the toppings, either! A warm raspberry compote replaces the traditional butter and syrup for this decadent breakfast.

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