Knowing I have a tasty bowl of overnight oats waiting for me or a veggie-packed frittata ready in the fridge makes eating a satisfying breakfast first thing in the morning a million times easier!
Today I am rounding up 10 breakfast recipes I’ve shared on the blog in the past that can all be prepped ahead of time. This list includes some old favorites and a few newer recipes I like to whip up in the kitchen on a regular basis.
I hope you find a few that pop out at you and make grabbing a delicious and filling breakfast in the morning a little bit easier!
10 Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas
This breakfast is one I am always in the mood to eat! It’s packed with peanut butter flavor and keeps me full for hours. Top it with a spoonful of peanut butter, fresh berries or a handful of your favorite nuts!
These egg muffins are a deliciously savory grab-and-go breakfast you can completely customize by choosing your favorite ingredients. Play around with different vegetables, meats and cheeses to create your perfect egg muffin!
Though most chia seed pudding recipes require a few hours of refrigeration to thicken, this is one you can eat instantly (though you may also allow it to thicken in the fridge for a little longer if you prefer). Whether you make it ahead of time or right before you’re ready to eat, the rich chocolate flavor and hint of coconut will remind you of an Almond Joy candy bar!
This recipe for peanut butter crunch baked steel cut oatmeal is packed with peanut butter flavor and makes a perfect lazy Sunday morning breakfast. It is a dish that can also be baked ahead and reheated throughout the week for an easy weekday morning meal! And if you’re not a huge peanut butter lover, this recipe for banana pecan baked oatmeal may be more up your alley!
This frittata is packed with flavor and vegetables and, when served with freshly sliced avocado and a side of healthy breakfast sweet potatoes, keeps me full for hours. And for those of you who may be gluten-free or following a Paleo or Whole30 diet, this recipe falls under that umbrella, too!
I first shared this recipe back in 2012 after receiving many requests for a dairy-free version of overnight oats and it’s still one of my all-time favorites!
These muffins are fantastic and make a great base recipe for gluten-free muffins that you can play around with and experiment with various additions like blueberries, dried cranberries and more.
Choose your favorite nut butter and then grab your favorite dried fruit, chocolate chips, chopped nuts, crushed pretzels or anything else that sounds like it would taste delicious in a granola bar and make a batch of these tasty bars to grab on your way out the door!
Made with egg whites, ground flaxseed and almond milk, this recipe for oatless oatmeal is a nutritious and tasty alternative to traditional oatmeal for those who may be gluten-free, Paleo or simply looking for a satisfying high-protein breakfast. Make it the night before and simply reheat it in the microwave or eat it cold!
This filling and slightly sweet Greek yogurt chia seed pudding parfait is gluten-free and packed with protein, healthy fats and fresh fruit! Change up the fruit or nuts to suit your cravings!
Question of the Day
- What is one of your favorite make-ahead breakfast recipes? Feel free to share a link below!