Take a moment to have the most important meal of the day, even as you rush out of the door, with these make-ahead breakfast ideas! They’re quick, easy, and hearty enough to keep you full until lunch.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and yet so often, we just don’t have time for it (anyone else sleep in as late as possible?).
These great make-ahead breakfasts solve that problem since they’re so easy to throw together for you and the kiddos even on the busiest of mornings.
Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas For Busy Morning
I don’t know about you, but I am not very bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in the mornings (especially early in the morning!).
I barely have enough time to brush my hair in the morning – forget about standing at the stove and cooking!
That’s why I needed to come up with some amazing quick-meal ideas that I could make ahead of time. The list I discovered was so good that I had to share it with you too!
Use these make-ahead breakfast ideas to help you feed yourself and the kids faster and eliminate nearly all prep and clean up time!
Zucchini Bread | Simple Bites
The most versatile zucchini bread recipe ever! This is sure to become a breakfast favorite in your home.
Homemade Granola Bars |Glue Sticks & Gumdrops
Homemade granola bars with M&Ms and raisins? Forgeddaboutit. Homemade granola bars are always a hit with the kids!
Frozen Fruity Yogurt Bites | Eats Amazing
Create your own frozen yogurt and fruit disks for a quick and healthy on the run meal. This make-ahead recipe also works well for a healthy after school snack!
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Make-Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches | Damn Delicious
Once made up and frozen, these egg sandwiches can be heated and ready to eat in as little as 2 minutes. A great school-day breakfast solution!
Healthy Homemade Pop Tarts | The Worktop
Whip up these healthy alternatives to the traditional Pop Tart just once and you’ll never go back to those pre-package toaster pastries again!
Blueberry Cream Cheese Pastries | Just a Taste
These blueberry breakfast pastries are killer! Beautiful and delicious- these little pastries will be a hit with your whole family any time you make them.
Healthy Breakfast Cookies | Sally’s Baking Addiction
Cookies for breakfast? You bet! These are surprisingly healthy (gluten-free, vegan, and low sugar), and your kids will love the fact they’re getting “cookies” for breakfast!
Bacon and Egg Muffins | Creative Juice
Make these bacon and egg muffins ahead of time and freeze them for a quick and easy school-day breakfast.
Easy Oven Egg Sandwiches | Ella Claire Inspired
Quick and easy oven baked egg sandwiches. So much easier than pan frying! Clean up is easier too.
Honey Vanilla Parfaits | Mom on Timeout
No time to cook in the morning? Throw together these honey vanilla parfaits the night before and grab them as you run out the door in the morning.
Pancake Roll Ups | Kids Activities Blog
Simple and fun, these pancakes roll ups are the perfect weekend treat.
Crispy Hash Brown Bites | The Spruce Eats
Eggs, potatoes, cheese, and veggies all in little bite-sized “muffins” that you can eat on the run. Fast and delicious = a hit with the kids and hubby.
Make-Ahead Breakfast Oatmeal Smoothies | The Yummy Life
These oatmeal smoothies are perfect for when you need a grab-and-go meal that will really fill you up.
Make-Ahead Breakfast Burrito Bites | Ella Clair Inspired
Fast and delicious burrito cups are a great make-ahead breakfast idea for brunch or a speedy, low mess breakfast. This recipe takes a little prep with almost no cleanup!
Oatmeal To-Go Bars | Modern Parents Messy Kids
These DIY granola bars are great, full of flavor, and without any nasty processed sugars. These are sure to become a new favorite!
Baked Oatmeal With Strawberries and Bananas | Inspired Taste
This baked oatmeal is perfect for morning entertaining or a lazy Saturday morning. Make ahead and freeze for an even easier solution.
Breakfast Balls | Kids Activities Blog
Here’s a fun make-ahead breakfast idea! Yummy PB&J balls that you and the kiddos can make and stash ahead of time for a quick on-the-go breakfast.
Fruity Baked Oatmeal | Made in a Pinch
Since oatmeal is so hearty and versatile, here’s another version of baked oatmeal that’s sure to please. It’s hearty, easy to make, a touch sweet, and filled with apples, peaches, and blueberries.
Chocolate Banana Bread | Glue Sticks & Gumdrops
Chocolate banana bread can double as your morning meal or even dessert on busy days. It keeps well in the freezer!
Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole | Tastes Better From Scratch
This super easy casserole can be assembled the night before. In the morning, just toss it in the oven for a delicious and filling meal.
Bacon-Wrapped Cheesy Egg Muffins | Food.com
You are not going to want to miss out on these bacon wrapped muffins. They are super versatile and can be adapted to whatever you have in your fridge.
There you go! Twenty-one delicious breakfast ideas that the entire family will love and you will love even more when you get back all of that time.
I hope you found a few recipes in this list that will become new favorites for your family and make your mornings a little easier.
Whether you prefer make-ahead breakfast burritos, make-ahead breakfast casseroles, or something else, this list has you covered. What are you going to prepare next for breakfast?
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