6 easy, make-ahead breakfasts for busy families

Are your mornings so hectic that making your kids a hot breakfast seems like an impossible feat? Whether you’re consumed with changing diapers or with shuttling your high schooler back and forth to practice, the key to having time for a hearty meal is preparing it ahead of time. Make your mornings easier when you prep breakfast ahead of time with these easy-to-execute ideas.

Western Omelet Egg Muffins

In just thirty minutes you can make Western Omelet Egg Muffins to have on hand during a busy week. In the morning, just heat in the egg muffins in the microwave and in less than a minute you have a hearty breakfast that will fuel your entire family’s day!

Get the recipe at Live Half Full.

Freezer Steel Cut Oats

New parents and veterans alike will appreciate having Freezer Steel Cut Oats available on long days. One batch makes up to ten servings and the recipe is easy to double. The best part is that the oats are completely customizable and can be amped up with dried fruit, nuts and more to please even the pickiest of eaters. 

Get the recipe at PopSugar.

Freezer Breakfast Burritos

If you are in a phase where you feel your kids are eating you out of house and home, this recipe is here to help. A short amount of time in the kitchen will yield big results and allow you to feed those big appetites. These Freezer Breakfast Burritos are perfect for your teenager to grab on the way out the door to school.

Get the recipe at Iowa Girl Eats.

Berry Chia Overnight Oats

The health benefits of Chia Seeds are lengthy and with just a few minutes the night before, you can have a nutritious breakfast waiting for you in the morning. These Berry Chia Overnight Oats are great with blueberries as pictured, but can be topped with seasonal fruit or anything you may have on hand in a pinch.

Get the recipe at Pinch of Yum.

Paleo Blender Muffins

Going through a picky phase? We’ve all been there. Whip up a batch of Paleo Blender Muffins that will be sure to please a picky toddler. You’ll feel good about them eating something healthy for breakfast and feel less guilty about the green beans they threw on the floor the night before.

Get the recipe at Peanut Butter Fingers

Whole Wheat Waffles

Stock your freezer with Whole Wheat Waffles that will save you time, energy and money. That is something we can all agree on!

Get the recipe at 100 Days of Real Food


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