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20 Vegan Breakfast Ideas Plant-Based Recipes

Going vegan and finding a variety of breakfast ideas, in the beginning, can be challenging, given you’re just beginning to explore this world. The ordinary plant-based diet seems boring after a week and your cravings for junk break records.

While keeping your taste buds in control might become impossible, it’s important to know they don’t need to be kept within limits. Vegan food offers plenty of delicious vegan breakfasts in Dubai and other places. And thus, we’ve outlined 20 plant-based vegan breakfast ideas you should know about:

  1. Banana Pancake

Make the batter using barley, wheat, oats, brown rice, seeds, salt, baking powder, and half a cup of water. Add mashed banana into it. Next, heat a pan and apply vegan butter or coconut oil. 

Pour the batter and cook it until the pancakes turn brown. Add sliced banana on the top with maple syrup. 

  1. Vegan Sandwich

In a preheated cooking pan, add three tablespoons of almond butter. Next, add medium-sized tofu (crumbled), garlic powder, onion powder, and one teaspoon of sea salt. Fry it while you toast whole grain/multigrain bread. Finally, make your sandwich!

  1. Savoury Vegan Breakfast Bowl

In a preheated pan, saute the tofu scramble with vegan butter. Add chopped mushrooms, avocado, onions, and hemp seeds and stir for 2-3 minutes. Cook brown rice, transfer it to a bowl, and add the mixture on top of it!

  1. Vegan French Toast 

Make vegan toast batter with banana, chia seeds, almond milk, maple syrup, a pinch of salt, and cinnamon. Use a little oil to toast and add the caramelized banana. Enjoy this filling breakfast!

  1. Apple Cinnamon Steel-Cut Oats

For the next recipe for vegan food in Dubai, boil one cup of steel-cut oats and two tablespoons of chia seeds in 2 cups of almond milk; pour it into a container and cover it overnight. Stir in 1 apple, cinnamon, and two tablespoons of brown rice syrup in the morning for 10 minutes. 

  1. Overnight Oats

Put the oats with milk in a mason jar at night and seal it before storing it in the refrigerator. Add nuts or bananas to your liking in the morning!

  1. Muesli With Fruits

To prepare one of the best vegan breakfasts in Dubai, add bananas, apples, and berries to muesli and milk for a traditional recipe.

  1. Avocado Toast 

Mash a ripe avocado and toast multigrain bread to a golden brown. Spread the smashed avocado on the bread slice and add spices as per your choice! 

  1. Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding

Whisk 1 cup of almond milk and ½ cup of tomato puree together. Add two tablespoons of almond butter and ½ cup of chia seeds. Wait for 5 minutes, whisk again and now add the spices and freeze it. 

  1. Tofu Scramble

Toast garlic and cumin for a minute in a pan. Dry the tofu and crumble it in a different pot. Add it to the pan, stir it for 5 minutes, and that’s it!

  1. Oat And Quinoa Hot Cereal 

Take about half a cup of rolled oats and one-third cup of quinoa flakes. Boil them in a saucepan with cups of water. Serve in a bowl. Add fresh berries and maple syrup for sweetness. 

  1. Banana Chip Almond Butter Muffins

Add banana, almond butter, maple syrup, dates, or coconuts to the muffin batter. Bake it like a regular muffin and top it with chocolate chips.

  1. Chocolate Chip Pancake

Whisk one tablespoon of flax seeds, 2 cups of water, 1 cup of multigrain flour, 1 cup of rolled oats, ½ cup of unsweetened coconut, ⅓ cup of vegan chocolate chips, salt, maple syrup, and banana in a bowl.

Add ⅓ batter to a preheated pan and wait for a minute. Flip it when it turns brown. 

  1. Apple Walnut Breakfast Bread

Mix two tablespoons of maple syrup, ⅓ cup of almond milk, one teaspoon of baking powder, ½ cup of applesauce, and ½ cup of chopped walnuts in a bowl. Transfer the batter evenly to a pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes until it turns brown. 

  1. Vegan Breakfast Skillet 

Start by chopping the veggies. Saute them in a skillet for 5-6 minutes. Add salt, pepper, cumin, and ginger powder. Cook it for another 3-4 minutes, and you are done! 

  1. Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Put a banana, almond milk (frozen or fresh), blueberries, and one teaspoon of flax seeds in a blender. Blend it and enjoy the blueberry smoothie bowl!

  1. Green Smoothie Bowl

Blend ½ cup of oats, two teaspoons of chia seeds, almond/coconut milk, avocado, one cup of spinach, and half a teaspoon of matcha green tea, and serve it with freshly chopped fruits.

  1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl

Blend bananas, dairy-free milk, peanut butter, and cacao powder together. To make it extra sweet, add maple syrup or dates.

  1. Sweet Potato Baked Hash Browns

Shred potato and combine it with spices and onions. Add butter to a pan and drop the scoops of potato mixture. Flatten the patty and cook both sides until they turn brown. A true delight for vegans in Dubai or anywhere in the world!

  1. Mango Toast

For this recipe, you will need a ripe mango, blueberries, hazelnut, 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds, and toasted sourdough bread. Toast the pumpkin seeds beforehand and then grind them along with blueberries and hazelnuts. 

Spread the mixture on the two sides of the bread and add mango slices to the top!


Preparing vegan food in Dubai style is not as challenging as it may seem. You won’t break a sweat or spend longer than 15 minutes in the kitchen with these recipes. What’s more fun? Some of them even don’t involve cooking at all!
However, if you don’t have even a minute to spare due to hectic schedules, you can always go for plant-based food delivery options in Dubai.