Vegan breakfast bars

5 ingredients vegan breakfast bars


If you have some ripe bananas hanging around the house, you should definitely make these vegan breakfast bars. They come together in 5 minutes and cook in another 20. And BOOM you have breakfast, pre-workout or snacks for the next days.

This simple and quick recipe is naturally gluten free, vegan, refined sugar free, egg free, dairy free and paleo friendly. Super healthy and delicious, they are perfect to pack for an office or school break. But also a good idea for kid’s snacks. These really are the perfect balanced snack because they keep you full for hours and don’t trigger a sugar spike. Additionally, they have lots of healthy fats from the almond butter, and lots of fiber from the oats.

5 ingredients vegan breakfast oat bars

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Course: SnacksCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 ripe bananas

  • 50 g / 3 tbsp maple syrup (or honey for a non-vegan version)

  • 100 g / ½ cup g hazelnut butter (or almond butter)

  • 200 g / 2 cups oats

  • 50 g / ¼ cup chocolate chips

  • 2 tbsp sliced almonds

How to

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180°C / 350°F
  • Mash the bananas with a fork in a large bowl, until they have no lumps.
  • Add in oats, hazelnut/almond butter, chocolate chips. You can also add here any spices you like: cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg…Mix until everything is combined and you have a nice thick batter.
  • Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • Transfer the batter to the pan and press to the bottom with a spoon. Cover with sliced almonds (optional).
  • Bake at 180°C / 350°F for 20 minutes.
  • Let them cool completely before slicing in bars. Store in an air-tight container for 3-4 days.


  • Make sure to choose gluten free certified oats if you are allergic or celiac. Not all oats are gluten-free.

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Tips to customize your vegan breakfast bars

If you have already baked this recipe several times, you can also shake things up and customize it. You can swap out the chocolate chips for dried blueberry or raisins. Or try to use peanut butter instead of almond butter for a decade peanut butter + chocolate version. Also, crushed hazelnut, almonds or walnuts can be added to give a crunchy twist.

Likewise, if you are looking for more quick and easy no brainer snacks, check out these gluten-free + dairy-free crêpes recipe: CLICK HERE.

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