10 Super-Speedy Make-Ahead Breakfasts

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10 Super-Speedy Make-Ahead Breakfasts

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August 5 2020


Make breakfast ... fast! These super-speedy recipes come together in just 30 minutes. Plus, they can be frozen or kept in the fridge for multiple days so you can meal prep them for the week ahead. 

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  1. Farmer Breakfast Bowls

    A hearty breakfast bowl that would keep even a farmer full! Make it ahead by cooking the potatoes, ham, and tomatoes on a baking sheet, then cool and refrigerate. Then reheat and assemble according to the recipe directions.

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  2. Mixed-Fruit Sheet-Pan Pancakes

    Baking these pancakes on a sheet pan means you can make 12 pancakes at a time without standing over the stove. To meal prep, cut the pancakes into 12 pieces and cover with plastic wrap and throw in the freezer. When ready to eat, wrap in a damp paper towel and microwave at 30-second intervals until heated through

  3. Apple and Granola Overnight Oats

    This recipe comes together in just 5 minutes but needs time to sit in the fridge overnight. These oats can sit in the fridge for up to 1 week. When you're ready to dig in, just top with cranberries, apples, and granola. YUM.

  4. Breakfast Egg Cups

    Freeze these egg cups in a resealable plastic bag for up to 1 month. Reheat, one at a time, in the microwave for 1 to 2 minutes.

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  5. Peanut Butter-Banana Mini Muffins

    Give these peanut butter and banana muffins a tropical twist by topping with chocolate chips, sunflower nuts, and toasted coconut flakes. Then, place in a plastic bag and freeze for up to 1 month. Allow to thaw at room temperature overnight, or microwave 10 to 20 seconds or until warmed through.

  6. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cauliflower "Oatmeal"

    Once you taste the sweet side of cauliflower, you might never go back. Check out this gluten-free and dairy-free version of peanut butter-chocolate "oatmeal" using riced cauliflower. It's our new favorite way to sneak in an extra veggie. Store "oatmeal" in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

  7. Cereal and Yogurt Parfait

    Who doesn't love a parfait for breakfast? Spoon yogurt into a mason jar and top with fruit. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. On your way out the door, top with cereal.

  8. Sausage-Egg Burritos

    A short ingredient list and already-cooked sausage make this burrito come together in just 15 minutes. Plus, you can wrap each burrito in plastic wrap and throw in the freezer. When ready to eat, wrap in a damp paper towel and microwave at 30-second intervals until heated through (165 degrees).

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  9. Easy Egg and Cheese Scramble

    Love eggs and potatoes for breakfast but have no time to cook them on a busy weekday morning? Make our Easy Egg and Cheese Scramble and store in a glass mason jar. Just reheat in the microwave when you're ready to eat.

  10. Jumbo Cinnamon Rolls

    Now for a breakfast treat! Just prep, fill, and roll. If you're not ready to eat these cinnamon rolls quite yet, you can freeze the prepped dough for up to 1 month!

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