Save time and money with these convenient breakfast meal prep ideas.
From hearty to healthy, you will find options for everything. There are waffles, cookies, egg muffins, and scrambles galore!
Best Meal Prep Ideas for Busy Mornings
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Unfortunately, you don’t always have time to make one. #busy
Luckily, you can meal prep!
Do all the work in advance to make your mornings a breeze. Well, at least the breakfast part, anyway.
The key to success is choosing options to suit your lifestyle needs.
Grab-and-go, heat-and-eat, or no-plate-necessary, these breakfast meal prep ideas make mornings easy.
These are the ultimate breakfast sandwiches!
A baked egg patty with bacon and spinach comes on an English muffin with cheese. You get all the staples in one.
Customize them with other fillings to tailor them to your liking. You can also skip the meat for a vegetarian version.
Either way, these are a protein-packed bite you can take on the go. Just reheat and eat.
Deconstruct your breakfast tacos for a flavor-packed scramble. Get all the flavor you want in a meal you can take on the run.
Eggs, turkey sausage, cheese, potatoes, and peppers make it a well-balanced meal. Right before serving, I add a scoop of salsa, too.
For a Whole30 version, leave out the cheese.
Not a big breakfast eater? No problem, I have the perfect solution.
This simple, budget-friendly meal is a super easy idea for a light bite. Each container features hard-boiled eggs, cherry tomatoes, avocado, and toast.
It is healthy- the brain food you need to power through the morning. Plus, you can nibble as you work.
For a wholesome option, try these boxes. The bistro box is convenient, simple, and vegetarian-friendly.
The compartmentalized containers feature yogurt, fruit, and granola. Keeping everything separate prevents the ingredients from getting soggy.
It is a brilliant way to start the day. After all, it is full of protein, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.
Are you running out of Whole30 breakfast ideas? Add this one to your weekly rotation.
Start by seasonings sweet potato, sausage, and bell peppers with warming spices. Pair them with fluffy eggs and they make a complete scramble.
This breakfast is a gluten-free solution that gives you plenty of fuel for the morning. Plus, it does not hurt that it is also super yummy.
I love breakfast burritos! If you do, too, you need these in your life.
Stuff a chewy flour tortilla with scrambled eggs, cheese, hash browns, and veggies. For the meat-lover version, add sausage or turkey bacon.
I keep a few on hand for those hectic days when my schedule is jam-packed. They keep well in the freezer and are easy to reheat.
Searching for easy breakfast options without eggs? Reach for these overnight oats.
They are hands down the most convenient meal prep idea. Not only that, but they are also practically effortless. And customizable.
Each has a layer of almond butter, oats, fruit, chia seeds, and milk. Prep them the night before and grab one in the morning.
For the vegan version, opt for nut milk.
Give yourself options and meal prep your egg muffins three ways.
For vegetarians, choose between mushrooms and peppers or tomato with spinach and mozzarella. The meat option comes with bacon and cheddar.
Of course, you can always mix and match the add-ins.
Regardless, this is a smart way to satisfy the whole family. And you do not have to make a bunch of different things.
Do you wish every morning could be a pancake morning? Now it can!
These meal prep-friendly flapjacks are in the fridge, ready to eat. Lemon and fresh blueberries are an extra special treat.
The family will love munching on these before school.
And you can sneak in a few bites while getting ready. If you have time to sit down, even better!
Omelets do not transport well. But their mason jar version sure does!
Fill them up, toss them in the microwave, then hit the road. They also come in three tasty options.
You can go the meaty route with bacon, mushrooms, and cheddar. Or be healthy with garden veggies.
The goat cheese and dill is also a fantastic vegetarian pick.
This easy vegan breakfast is perfect for almost any diet.
At a glance, it looks like eggs. But lo and behold it’s actually tofu. Season it with nutritional yeast, turmeric, garlic, and soy sauce.
Mushrooms, tomatoes, and spinach give it a nutrient boost. Roasted potatoes are excellent for more substance.
Any other morning, those spuds would take too long. Luckily, you did all the work already!
Kids and adults can both agree on these make-ahead quesadillas.
The burrito-sized tortillas are jam-packed with sausage, eggs, cheese, salsa, and taco seasoning.
They make an epic breakfast you can freeze. Plus, they are easy to assemble. So you can always keep some on hand.
Are breakfast burritos a little too much in the morning? Turn it into a taco instead.
They come with many of the same fillings, including eggs, sausage, and cheese. Except you pile it all on a small tortilla instead.
To prevent soggy shells, keep the fillings separate. Come the morning, you only need to assemble, heat, and eat.
Help yourself to a quick slice of this hearty casserole. It is a family-friendly meal that feeds a crowd.
All the add-ins make it a complete meal, too.
The eggs have pork sausage, hash browns, cheese, peppers, and onions. It’s a well-balanced breakfast all in one slice!
Heat a few up and send the family on their way. Breakfast is done for the day.
Hectic mornings do not leave time for a large, farm-style breakfast. But they allow time for this freezer-friendly meal.
Every bite is a rustic mix of roasted potatoes, eggs, salsa, and cheese.
These country-style bowls have everything you crave. And you already made them! #winning
Some mornings are so busy that there is no time for a quick scramble. All the more reason to make this on your meal prep day.
This scramble is a healthy scramble full of garden-fresh ingredients. The soft eggs come with cherry tomatoes, avocado, potatoes, onions, and cheese.
Make a few servings and pop them in the fridge.
If you are not eating breakfast cookies, you are not living!
These sweet treats are a healthy breakfast full of energy. They have minimal ingredients, including chia seeds, oats, peanut butter, and honey.
Flourless and no-bake, they only take 5 minutes of work.
You can easily squeeze them into your meal prep day. And the family will love you for it!
They also make fantastic snacks to fight that mid-afternoon energy slump.
Frittata is the one thing I always make on my meal prep day. It freezes well, travels well, and it is simple to make.
All you need are five ingredients. Egg whites, tomatoes, spinach, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
Frittata is a very healthy option for the conscious eater. A single serving has less than 200 calories, and it is nutrient-dense.
Need to take your meal on the run? Make a batch of these quinoa egg breakfast muffins.
They contain zero flour or gluten. Instead, they are a protein-packed breakfast full of eggs, quinoa, spinach, and cheese.
Egg muffins are the ideal grab-and-go bite. No forks, spoons, or plates are required. Just put one in a napkin, and off you go.
Traditional waffles are high in carbs. These are high in protein.
The secret is to ditch the flour. Make an oatmeal, egg, and cottage cheese blender-batter instead. #trusttheprocess
These waffles are just as crisp and tender as the real deal.
Even better, they are right there waiting in the freezer. You only need to heat them up and go!
Gluten-free, high-protein, and meal prep-friendly French toast sounds too good to believe. And yet, it is a real thing!
How so? You make it in a casserole dish.
Stuff gluten-free bread with a creamy filling full of fresh berries. Right before serving, pour on the syrup. Otherwise, it will get soggy.
22. Sheet Pan Eggs
Sheet pan eggs are like frittata but even more effortless.
You ditch the skillet for a blender and a pan. This is a simple trick for creating a meal you can eat on the go.
Not only is it transportable, but it is healthy, too. The filling is a yummy combo of peppers, onions, mushrooms, and cheddar cheese.
One pan is enough to feed the entire family.
Meal prepping is the first step to eating healthier. And these bowls can help!
Smoothie bowls are a refreshing frozen treat. They are rife with berries, bananas, dates, and almond butter. Top them with crunchy, homemade granola.
One bowl is more filling than your standard breakfast smoothie. So, this recipe is a fabulous option if you need an energy powerhouse.
This make-ahead breakfast is a lifesaver! Healthy, mouthwatering, and convenient, baked oatmeal is a meal prep must.
Sweeten the wholesome oats with bananas, blueberries, and white chocolate chips. Add nut butter for protein, and you have a meal in a bar.
They are a quick bite you can grab heading out the door. Prepping them is also super easy.
Chia seeds are little powerhouses of energy. Add milk, and they magically turn into a thick, creamy pudding.
Like overnight oats, chia pudding is flexible.
Load it up with toppings like berries, nuts, granola, nut butter, shredded coconut, or chocolate.
Customize them any way you fancy. It is easy, affordable, and portable.
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