25 Grab & Go Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

25 Grab & Go Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day because we are ‘breaking the fast’ from a long nights sleep. What you eat first thing in the morning will set the tone for the rest of your day. Breakfast should give you energy, be filling and satisfying to keep cravings at bay and nourish you, all while helping you achieve your health goals.

These 25 Grab & Go Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas take only a few minutes of planning before your weekly grocery shopping trip. From muffins to eggs to even pancakes, the hardest part is deciding which delicious recipe to make first! When you hit your snooze button a few too many times this week you will be thankful that you had a hearty and healthy breakfast prepped and ready to grab and go!

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Baked Blueberry Banana Breakfast Cups

Serve with a cup of greek yogurt, hard boiled eggs or even a protein shake while running out the door!

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Grab & Go Breakfast Cookies

Cookies for breakfast? We think so!

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Greek Egg Bake

Looking for something easy and low carb? We’ve got you covered in this recipe video!

Refrigerator Oatmeal 

With a simple switch of add-in’s this recipe will ensure you never get bored with breakfast!

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Banana Bread Baked Quinoa

This hearty and wholesome vegan breakfast recipe will keep you satisfied all morning long!

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Make Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches

Homemade bacon, egg & cheese sandwiches never tasted so good….or healthy!

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Cinnamon Chorizo Pancake Poppers

Bite size pancake poppers filled with sweet chorizo! Toss these into a container for a quick on the go meal! Want them lower in fat? Sub the chorizo for ground turkey breast!

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Freezer Breakfast Burritos

Customizable to your own dietary needs, these burritos are easy, delicious and packed with protein!

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Paleo Blueberry Bars

Imagine starting your day with something that tastes like dessert, but is healthy enough for breakfast!

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Baked Denver Omelette

Bake, slice and divide between your meal prep containers for a healthy, hearty and veggie packed low carb start to the day! Looking for more carbs? Just toss in some shredded potatoes and you have a perfectly balanced meal!

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Vegan & Gluten Free Chocolate Waffles

We said it! Chocolate for breakfast..and in the form of waffles! It is a meal preppers dream! Put your maple syrup in a small container on the side and you can enjoy waffles any day of the week!

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Cheesy Quinoa Spinach Breakfast Cups

These bite-sized breakfast bites are full of protein from the eggs, melty cheese and quinoa ensuring you stay full until snack time!

Cinnamon Apple Paleo Muffins 

Apple Cinnamon Paleo Muffins are a quick and easy one bowl wonder! They are not overly sweet and loaded with fiber, protein, and healthy fats making them a great option for breakfast, snack or dessert!

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Healthy Flourless Lemon Poppyseed Breakfast Cake 

We said it once and we will say it again! You can have your cake for breakfast! Pair this with a container of greek yogurt & fresh berries for a sweet start to your day!

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Breakfast Baked Sweet Potatoes

Let’s just say we can’t think of many things better than this! Bake up a batch of sweet potatoes during meal prep and change up your toppings for each day of the week!

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Easy Vegan Mexican Breakfast Burritos 

Looking for a flavorful, vegan breakfast idea? Then this Mexican inspired breakfast burrito is for you!

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Greek Yogurt & Fruit Salad In A Jar 

Some mornings you just want something quick, light and sweet! Topped with greek yogurt this video recipe is a great balance of carbs, protein and fiber!

Homemade Breakfast Sausage 

Bake, slice and serve with a big baked potato on the side, this paleo breakfast sausage recipe is a protein packed start to any day!

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Vegan Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal 

Serve over greek yogurt, cottage cheese or even with a bit of vegan-friendly milk, this granola recipe is a much healthier alternative to store bought cereals!

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Sweet Potato Sausage Bake

Hearty, filling and easy to make this Sweet Potato Sausage Bake is a perfect start to a fall morning!

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Chocolate Banana Greek Yogurt Muffins 

Some mornings you just want a big old handful of chocolate and a large cup of coffee! This healthy muffin recipe should be what you reach for!

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Plant Based Potato Kale & Onion Frittata

Who would have thought that a vegan frittata could look like eggs! Loaded with veggies this breakfast recipe is packed with flavor and nutrition!

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Greek Yogurt Waffles

Made with only 5 ingredients these healthy waffles are a great start to the day! Top with greek yogurt, fruit and nuts for a complete meal! Oh, and waffles are freezer friendly too!

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Egg Wraps 

Toss out the tortillas and power up your day with this zero carb, high protein on the go breakfast idea!

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Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal 

Hearty, sweet and wholesome this oatmeal bake is sure to become one of your new favorite recipes! Finish off with a dollop of greek yogurt for extra protein!

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About the Author

Sarah Kesseli
Sarah Kesseli is a Certified Eating Psychology & Intuitive Eating Counselor at www.sarahkesseli.com She spent the first eight years of her career working in the fitness industry before making the jump into the food, ‘mood’ and nutrition side of the wellness world. Sarah also creates healthy and simple recipes on her website Ingredients Of A Fit Chick as well as for a few well-known, industry leading companies. In her free time, Sarah loves to attend yoga classes, hike, read and spend time at the beach.