Easy Breakfast Hashbrowns (Vegan, GF)

Going plant-based a few years ago was a decision I made to better my overall health, after I realized how much animal meats were impacting my skin health.

This decision created a whole new level of temporary challenges, as I figured out how to ‘make’ normal meals without the animal protein aspect. Initially, it was tough. I won’t lie, I struggled for a bit. Which I realized afterwards, was because of how much our traditional way of eating is centered around the ‘meat’ aspect of a meal.

But eventually, I began to think outside the box and realized how simple recreating meals actually were. Suddenly things like breakfast weren’t so overwhelming- and became more filling than just a fruit salad or smoothie (but don’t get me wrong, I still love these).

Now, hashbrowns are one of my favourite things, because honestly- I just love potatoes.

Not only are they delicious, but they are also widely misunderstood. A lot of people think that they are considered an unhealthy food, however, potatoes actually have a TON of nutrients and are somewhat of a ‘superfood’ themselves.

Afterall, it’s not the food that is a problem, but rather, the way it is sometimes cooked that can make it less-healthy (like fries, chips, etc.).

This recipe gives you that crispy, tasty crunch- but in a totally healthy and guilt-free way.


This recipe is:

  • Vegan
  • Gluten-free
  • Soy-free
  • Quick
  • Healthy
  • Delicious


& it pairs wonderfully with my homemade tofu scramble, found HERE.



Easy Breakfast Hashbrowns

10 Minutes

15-20 Minutes

2-4 Servings



  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 4 large organic potatoes
  • pink Himalayan salt (to taste)



STEP 1: Wash and chop your potatoes into bite-size diced pieces.

STEP 2: Warm up your avocado oil in a large skillet on medium heat.
STEP 3: Add potatoes, stirring frequently. Sprinkle pink Himalayan salt on to taste. Cook until golden brown and crispy on all sides.
STEP 4: Allow to cool slightly before digging in. Enjoy!


  • I recommend choosing organic potatoes as they are one of our ‘dirty dozen’ foods, meaning they have one of the highest levels of pesticides.
  • The type of potato you choose doesn’t matter. I personally chose russet.
  • I like to leave the skins on for a crispier texture. if you prefer to remove them, you can.



Brianne xx

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