19 Brilliant Vegan Bread Recipes: Everything From Focaccia To French Loaves

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Where would I be without a good vegan bread recipe or ten? Crying in the corner, that’s where!

I know, I know. Bread isn’t exactly the healthiest thing in the world, but it can be made a whole lot healthier by following one of these beautiful recipes listed below. They are all magnificent.

So, enough chat, let’s get straight into our first plant-based bread recipe. Prepare to don your aprons!

(Oh, and by the way, if you’re still wondering, Is Bread Vegan?, that link there is for you!)

Life As A Strawberry’s Easy Crusty French Bread

Crusty French bread #vegan

If you want to inspire envy for your baking chops, this recipe crusty French bread is for you. Seriously, it is simply gorgeous!

Jessie Johnson of Life As A Strawberry developed this 5-ingredient wonder bread that will rival the artisanal loaves from your local bakery. It’s that good.

While you are waiting for the dough to rise, check out the other recipes and insights at Life As A Strawberry. Jessie is a long-time food security researcher and the blog is full of interesting recipes and sustainable ideas.

Deliciously Ella’s Superfood Bread

Superfood vegan loaf

If you have ever had a mental picture of “health bread”, this Superfood Bread is pretty much that. It is got a whole host of superfood ingredients: pepitas, chia seeds, almonds, and a savory mix of herbs to boot.

This bread is also gluten-free – made with brown rice flour and psyllium husk powder. Just looking at this loaf makes you feel healthy (and hungry). The blog’s author, Ella Woodward, has an incredibly inspiring story of how she has used a whole foods, plant-based diet to overcome a devastating illness and establish a thriving business.

Check out her story on the blog!


Nourish Every Day’s Gluten-Free Vegan Buckwheat Bread

Buckwheat gluten-free loaf

This recipe for Gluten-Free Vegan Buckwheat Bread from Monique Cormack of Nourish Every Day is a loaf full of crunchy, nutty bliss.

I love that it leaves room for you to customize the recipe with some of your favorite ingredients. For example, you can use any blend of seeds that you fancy. You can also change up some of the wet ingredients to taste, too, such as the vegan sweetening agents.

This is a unique take on a classic loaf. Go check it out here.


Lazy Cat Kitchen’s No-knead Turkish Bread

Plant-based Turkish bread

If you have never had Turkish bread, then you are in for a treat.

Turkish bread is sort of like naan, but a bit fluffier and thicker. It is delicious and lovely, and perfect for dipping into classic chickpea hummus and other savory spreads.

This recipe comes from Duncan at the Lazy Cat Kitchen blog where he and his fiancee Ania have a wonderful collection of recipes for international vegan dishes. It’s one of my favorite places on the web, so be sure to pay them a visit.


A Virtual Vegan’s Miracle No Knead Focaccia with Rosemary & Sea Salt

Easy focaccia recipe

There are few things in this world that taste as wonderful as the combination of bread, rosemary, and sea salt, and here we’re treated to just such a combo.

This recipe is dubbed “Miracle No Knead Focaccia with Rosemary & Sea Salt” for a good reason. It’s a mystery how something that tastes this good can be this easy to make!

The recipe’s creator, Mel McDonald, also has a sustainable, palm oil-free recipe for vegan butter…WOW! While you won’t need it with this fabulous focaccia, it’ll definitely come in handy for some of the other loaves on this list.

Check them both out here.


A Little Insanity’s Soft Gluten-Free Vegan Bread Recipe

Soft white loaf for vegans

Erika, the author of A Little Insanity, juggles a family with four boys who have unique food allergies. She is basically a guru when it comes to special dietary needs, and this recipe for Soft Gluten-Free Vegan Bread is the classic “white bread” recipe that has been missing from your life.

Unlike conventional white bread, this recipe will keep your digestive system happy and healthy. It’s an absolute winner, so do check it out…regardless of whether your dietary needs call for it or not!

Happy Healthy Motivated’s Easy Vegan Whole Wheat Tortillas

Perfect whole wheat tortillas

If you are still buying vegan tortillas at the store then we need to talk. Homemade tortillas are so delicious and easy (and healthier than store bought versions), you will wonder why it took you so long to figure this out.

Seriously. Three ingredients!

This recipe by Nicola Quinn will give you soft, fresh tortillas for wraps, fajitas, and more whenever you need them. Who wouldn’t want to know about that?!

Tessa the Domestic Diva’s Sweet Brown Oatmeal Bread

Sweet brown oatmeal loaf vegan

This recipe for Sweet Brown Oatmeal Bread comes from Tessa Simpson of Tessa the Domestic Diva.

Tessa is expert at cooking without common food allergens, and this slightly sweet oatmeal bread is an amazing gluten-free alternative to whole wheat loaves.

The buckwheat in this loaf gives you a wonderfully nutty flavor. It’ll definitely have you coming back for a second helping.


Minimalist Baker’s The Easiest Whole Grain Seeded Bread

Whole grain vegan bread loaf

This whole grain bread from Dana Shultz of Minimalist Baker is the perfect go-to vegan bread recipe.

It’s simple to make – just 9 basic ingredients that you can find at any grocery store – and comes out crusty on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside.

Consider this the little black dress of vegan bread recipes. It goes with everything!

Happy Herbivore’s Whole Wheat Vegan Irish Soda Bread

Vegan soda bread

This recipe is not just for Irish Soda Bread. Lindsay Nixon of Happy Herbivore also lets you in on a trade secret: how to make vegan buttermilk. Heck yes! If that’s not a bonus, I don’t know what is!

If you’ve never tried Irish soda bread then you are in for a treat. This recipe can be tweaked to be more or less sweet depending on the type of nondairy milk and add-ins you use.

Whatever way you make it, if you stick to the basics that Lindsay lays out in her post, you’re going to be one Happy Happy Vegan!


Served From Scratch’s No Knead Rosemary Garlic Bread

Rosemary and garlic bread vegan

This easy peasy savory No Knead Rosemary Garlic Bread recipe is perfect to pair with a salad or Italian dish.

Tracy of Served From Scratch blends the mouthwatering combination of fresh rosemary and fresh garlic into a simple vegan bread recipe that won’t make your arms and shoulders ache!

Go get the full recipe over at Served from Scratch.


It is Always Autumn’s Homemade Artisan Bread

Perfect white vegan boule

Autumn (author and namesake of It is Always Autumn) has done us all a solid with this recipe for Homemade Artisan Bread. It has only 4 ingredients – one of which is water, which is about as simple as you can get.

The key to this recipe is time. You have to let the dough rise to get that nice fluffy texture on the inside. This is one of those recipes you can break out when you need to impress someone (a date, your in-laws…), it’s a sure-fire winner.

Slice it up and serve with dinner, or use it as sandwich bread (it’s amazing in a grilled sandwich press). Either way, it is a delicious and oh-so-simple vegan boule that you’ll want to make again and again.

A Saucy Kitchen’s 3-Ingredient Grain-Free Tortillas

Easy vegan tortillas

These 3-Ingredient Grain-Free Tortillas are something special. The unique combo of tapioca flour, chickpea flour and coconut milk give these tortillas a nice thick feel, almost like a soft corn tortilla.

Big ups to Sarah Nevins from A Saucy Kitchen for making this recipe not only vegan, but grain- and nut-free as well. Whip these up for tacos, or make them a sweet treat with a spread of vegan hazelnut butter. Tasty!

The Pretty Bee’s Vegan Garlic Herb Breadsticks with Marinara Sauce

Fluffy vegan breadsticks

Let’s be real. Who DOESN’T love breadsticks?

These Vegan Garlic Herb Breadsticks from The Pretty Bee’s hostess Kelly Roenicke are everything you want your breadsticks to be. Soft, savory, garlicky, and just a little bit moist with olive oil – NOT butter!

Woman after my own heart, she also knows that you need marinara to dip delicious breadsticks into and gives us a link to her (not sugar-laden) recipe, too. Get inspired here.


Yumsome’s Vegan Naan

Easy vegan naan bread

This vegan version of naan, the Indian flatbread staple, is brought to you by the ever-wonderful Nico Rossetti of Yumsome.

The key ingredient in this version is vegan yogurt (I love COYO if you can get it where you are, it’s incredible), which gives it a moist texture and a slightly tangy bite.

Whip these up and serve with a vegetable curry, or just by itself because naan is delicious!

Contentedness Cooking’s Olive Chickpea Flour Bread

Plant-based bread recipe

If you love olives, prepare to swoon.

Florian Nouh of Contentedness Cooking has concocted a genius recipe for Olive Chickpea Flour Bread that is basically made of love and sunshine. The ingredient list reads like a who’s who of vegan favorites: chickpea flour, olive hummus, sunflower seeds, lemon juice…sounds great already. doesn’t it?

The fact that those ingredients, however, can bake up into a beautiful loaf is a small culinary miracle, and your tastebuds will be so happy to have witnessed it! Go check it out here.


Gimme Some Oven’s Rosemary Focaccia Bread

Simple dairy-free focaccia

Thank you, Ali Ebright, for devising this Rosemary Focaccia Bread recipe that is so easy but also so beautiful. Martha Stewart would be proud.

This bread is amazing as a side with dinner or a salad…or just on its own with a little olive oil and balsamic vinegar. It is so darn pretty that you might want to keep your camera nearby for snaps before it gets gobbled up – it won’t last for long!

Make sure you bookmark this one.

Ruchi’s Kitchen’s Easy One Hour Pull-Apart Garlic Rolls

Garlic pull-apart vegan rolls

One word: delicious.

These Pull-Apart Garlic Rolls are so doughy and garlicky and yummy that you will have a hard time not eating the whole pan.

On top of creating an amazing recipe, Chef Ruchi Bharani also gets credit for creative use of a bundt pan. It makes a neat ring of garlic rolls that give a beautiful presentation.

Serve these up with vegan lasagna, eggplant parmesan, or a nice salad.

Elephantastic Vegan’s Basic White Bread

Basic white bread recipe

Basic White Bread. It doesn’t get any more simple than that.

Elephantastic Vegan creator Bianca Haun developed this recipe for the perfect loaf of plain white bread, and I’m very glad she has.

Having fresh bread is just so much tastier than store-bought varieties, and with a 5-ingredient recipe like this it is easy to do. Slice it up or pull it apart and enjoy the crusty, doughy goodness!

There you go, 19 beautiful vegan bread recipes!

What a treat it has been to trawl through my bookmarks and pull out my favorite vegan bread recipes for you…I’ve even found a few new ones myself!

Each and every vegan bread recipe on this list is simply scrumptious, so a big thank you to all of the authors. Your hard work is truly appreciated by everyone in the community.

As you may have gathered, I love a loaf. So, if you have a personal fave that didn’t make this roundup please do share. Drop me a line in the comments box below and I’ll get baking!

About The Author:
Lisa Williams
Happy Happy Vegan editor

Lisa Williams is a committed vegan, passionate animal welfare advocate, and keen follower of too many v-friendly food blogs to mention. She started happyhappyvegan.com back in 2016 because she felt there was a need for more straightforward information on plant-based living.

Back then, too many sites seem to either concentrate solely on recipes or be too intimidating or inaccessible for the v-curious, and she wanted to change that. The landscape is certainly a whole lot different now!

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