11 Healthy Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is an important meal in our house. The kids need it to get off to a good start to their day and be energized for school. I need it because I exercise early in the morning before everyone wakes up and I need to refuel after my workout. But some mornings it’s a  struggle making a a good breakfast and getting all the other things ready before heading off to school. Sometimes for myself, I’ll just make a smoothie but I’ll still need something else. I’ve rounded up a list of 11 Healthy Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas that will ensure we all have a good meal in the morning to start our day. 

11 Healthy Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Healthy Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

1. Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins
We’ve made these muffins a few times in our house and they’ve been a hit with everyone. Best part is they are flourless and sugarless!

Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins


2. Slow Cooker Banana Nut Oatmeal

When you think slow cooker, it’s usually dinner, right? But why not utilize it for breakfast too? This recipe for oatmeal made in a crockpot sounds delicious and you’ll wake-up to breakfast that is already made.

11 Healthy Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas
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3. Chia Pudding

The kids and I love chia pudding for breakfast. I have made this breakfast so many times and it only takes about five minutes to prepare the night before. In the morning I just add some sliced bananas and it’s ready to eat. Our favourites are Vanilla Chia Pudding and Chocolate Chia Pudding.
*Tip – To save time, put all the ingredients in a mason jar, put the lid on and shake, shake, shake until it’s combined.

Easy Chocolate Chia Pudding
4. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Donuts
This recipe caught my eye right away! Donuts and healthy, come on? But these are made with no sugar and can be gluten-free. I can’t wait to try them out.

Photo Credit: MyWholeFoodLife.com
Photo Credit: MyWholeFoodLife.com

5.  Banana Roll-Ups
These super easy banana roll-ups are perfect for a grab and go breakfast. It gives you your fruit, protein and grains to start your morning off right.

Healthy Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas
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11 Healthy Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

6. Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast Bake
I love quinoa but I’ve never tried it for breakfast. This recipe is so simple and it looks really delicious with lots of healthy ingredients.

Photo Credit: PopSugar.com
Photo Credit: PopSugar.com

7. Breakfast Cookies
Everyone loves cookies. These flourless cookies are a great, healthy make ahead breakfast recipe that even the kids will enjoy. They are full of lots of good-for-you ingredients and you can freeze them.

Healthy Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas - Flourless Breakfast Cookies

8. Overnight, No Cook Oatmeal
We love porridge in our house so I can’t wait to try this no-cook oatmeal is individual serving sizes. You can make it according to your favorite flavours and fruit preferences.

Photo Courtesy: www.TheYummyLife.com
Photo Courtesy: www.TheYummyLife.com


9.
 Chocolate Peanut Butter Breakfast Bars

These breakfast bars look really delicious and healthy. They are also vegan and gluten-free. You can make them ahead of time and store them in the freezer to grab next time you have a breakfast emergency.

Photo Courtesy: www.86lemons.com
Photo Courtesy: www.86lemons.com


10.
 Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos

Need something a little heartier for breakfast? Try this breakfast burrito recipe that is filled with lots of good ingredients. You can freeze them and then pull them out the night before so they are ready for breakfast.

breakfast burritos
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11. Overnight French Toast Casserole
French toast is a popular breakfast item but because of the time needed to prepare it, it’s usually served on weekends. Well, this overnight fresh toast recipe can make it a weekday favourite too!

Photo Courtesy: SkinnyMs.com
Photo Courtesy: SkinnyMs.com

And those are just a few of the great healthy make ahead breakfast recipes I found. If you want more, follow my Healthy Make Ahead Breakfast  Recipes Board on Pinterest.

With that being said, what will you be having for breakfast tomorrow?

27 thoughts on “11 Healthy Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

  1. Yummy! These are great breakfast ideas and tasty, too. I recently attended a vegan cooking class. I was surprised just how good everything tasted, considering it was all gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free. Whatever sweetener was in the food was naturally occurring. I just wish I had more time to cook these dishes.

  2. All I can say is yum. I mainly have porridge for breakfast, today I had eggs, not very exciting. I have made a pact with myself to eat better and to try new recipes. This is a very timely post for me. Chia is really versatile and I use it a lot.

  3. OMG what can I say… Ugghh.. I am drooling over each and everyone of your 11 suggestions. OMG and for number 7 looks totally yummy!

    But I totally agree that setting serious goals like to help eating right and balance is a huge must. This is one of my biggest problems too. But like you shared, even if we prepare the breakfast the night before, at least it’s done so when the morning comes, it’s no stress or worries about eating especially for moms like yourself and I that are always on the go!

    Thanks again for sharing, I LOVE THIS!!!

    Janelle

  4. Easy breakfast ideas that are also delicious. No cook oats have been a staple for me growing up as a child in Jamaica. You just soak your oats in water, add milk to sweeten and we were good to go. As I grew older, adding fruits and a pinch or cinnamon or raisins to it became normal, but I have never seen it or had it with yogurt, so I will be trying this variation.

  5. I’m noticing a theme: this winter it’s bananas, this past summer it was watermelon. Seems like you are good at picking out a fruit each season and then coming up with yummy recipes that one can make with that fruit. Is that intentional, or just how your muse strikes you?

  6. Great post! i am in an huge breakfast rut! i have being doing bagel thins and nut butter for over a year straight! It has not gotten old but I feel like I need to jazz things up with this!

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