We all know that being a student can be pretty tough, especially when it comes to waking up super early. Every. Day. (I know, first world problems). This often means that making a proper and filling breakfast isn’t always our main concern.

However, as you’ve probably heard many times, it’s considered the most important meal of the day. A proper breakfast is essential to keep you energized through early classes, readings and committee meetings. Get a healthy and nutritious start to your day with these 5 easy and cheap vegan breakfast ideas.

Are you ready to feel like an independent adult every single day? Here’s how:

1. Fruity Smoothie Bowl


Photo by Danielle Hoon

Smoothie bowls are fun, fresh, and fruity, not to mention vitamin-rich. Feel as pretty as they look by whipping these in the morning.

2. Microwave Oatmeal


Photo by Becky Hughes

For those of you who love having a hot meal for breakfast, this recipe was made for you. It’s also extra filling and will definitely keep you from starving before the lunch break.

3. Banana Ice Cream


Photo by Amanda Shulman

I know right, ice cream first thing in the morning? Yes, please. Plus, this recipe only uses 2 ingredients, what’s not to love?

4. Breakfast Almond Raisin Bites


Photo by Ta Lei

These beautiful almond raisin bites will make it seem like you spent a lot of time and effort to prepare them. In reality, they’re really quick and easy to make, and also taste delicious. They also work as a snack, and who doesn’t like versatile food?

5. Overnight Oats


Photo by Maggie Harriman

This is the ultimate lazy breakfast – you can just roll out of bed, grab your pre-made bowl of oats, and head out the door. This way, you can trick people into thinking you’re organised – you’re welcome.