Vegan Bramley Apple and Coconut Chia Breakfast Bowl Recipe

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By Anna Marikar

Fall is the time for fresh starts and new beginnings, which is why it makes the perfect time to start a healthy habit.

It is also the ideal time for apple recipes, since apples are in season during Fall.

Eating cooked Bramley apples always gives me that comforting Autumn feeling. There is something about the smell and taste of Bramley apples cooking on the stove that instantly brings me back to my childhood.

If you’ve been stuck in a rut of boring carb heavy breakfasts like cereal or toast (and we have all been there!) then why not try something different like this simple Bramley Apple and Coconut Chia Breakfast bowl.

Vegan Bramley Apple and Coconut Chia Breakfast Bowl Recipe

This breakfast recipe is suitable for Vegan diets. Many of the typical breakfast options like cereal with milk, or eggs, are not suitable for a Vegan diet so if you’re new to Veganism it could be hard to know what to try.

Chia breakfast bowls are a great suggestion to give you enough energy to get through the morning.

If you have a busy start each day you can make ahead the night before and then just grab and go in the morning.

The recipe as listed below makes 4 portions. Adjust the quantities as needed.


To make this simple and healthy breakfast recipe, you will need…

  • 3 Bramley apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped
  • 3 teaspoons of minced fresh ginger
  • 6 tablespoons of apple juice
  • 4 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • 90g of chia seeds
  • 1 400g tin of coconut milk
  • a handful of mixed berries
  • 50g toasted coconut flakes

Bramley Apples

Bramley apples are one of the most common varieties of cooking apples, and if you have an apple tree in your garden here in the UK, there is a high chance that these apples will be Bramley Apples.

Bramley apples are one of the few types of apples that have remained popular with gardeners and farmers for centuries. They are considered to be hardy, disease resistant, and grow best in cool weather – making them very easy to thrive in an English garden, with very little effort.

This recipe is a great way to use some of your apple harvest, beyond the typical apple pie and apple crumble recipes.

Growing up, we had two apple trees in the garden and from these two trees we would have so many apples, we would be eating all kinds of apple recipes for a few months over the Autumn season.

Sadly my current garden does not have apple trees, but luckily we can still easily pick up Bramley apples at the supermarket or fruit market.


  • Add the chopped Bramley apple and ginger to a saucepan over a low heat with the lid on and cook until the apple is soft and has broken down,
  • Next stir through the maple syrup.
  • Stir the chia seeds into the coconut milk and leave for 30 mins (this should have a jelly-like consistency).
  • Add in a splash of water if you prefer a looser consistency
  • Spoon the Bramley apple mixture into four bowls or mason jars and top with the coconut chia
  • Garnish the mixture with the toasted coconut flakes and berries to serve
  • Enjoy!

This apple and coconut chia bowl recipe is perfect to help you start the day off on the right food, feeling wholesome and productive.

I definitely find that by starting off the day with a good nutritious breakfast, I continue the day with a more positive mindset.

Need more healthy recipe inspiration for the rest of the day? Check these 15 clean eating recipes that we put together with suggestions for lunch, dinner, snacks and a few more healthy breakfast ideas.

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Anna is a Wales-based writer and graduate from SOAS University of London.
As the voice behind On Your Journey, she empowers women to embrace holistic well-being and spiritual growth through her expert insights into wellness and symbolism.
When she isn't writing thought-provoking articles, you'll find her busy crafting and raising her 4 children.

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