Grab-and-Go Breakfast Ideas for Busy Mornings

Breakfast Cookies; Ellie Krieger

Photo by: Tara Donne

Tara Donne

When you’re rushing to get everyone out the door on time, finding even a few minutes for breakfast can seem impossible. But not to worry — we’ve found recipes that make a filling morning meal completely doable. With some simple Sunday night prep, your whole family can enjoy a delicious (and portable!) breakfast that’s ready in a flash.

Breakfast Cookies (pictured above)

Kids love eating sweets for breakfast — and you will too! Whip up a dozen of these healthy cookies over the weekend and give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done. They’ll savor every sweet bite, and you won’t have to worry about buying another box of granola bars.

Photo by: Christopher Testani

Christopher Testani

Make multiple thin 6-inch pancakes on Sunday night and store them in the fridge. On a busy morning, warm one in the microwave for a few seconds before stuffing it with a couple of tablespoons of cottage cheese and your favorite jam. Roll it into a cone and you’re out the door.



Photo by: Marshall Troy ©2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Marshall Troy, 2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Ree Drummond’s oatmeal bars are so fruity you might even want one for a Sunday night snack! All it takes is seven ingredients to make this simple bar. Bake them the night before and individually pack them for an easy-to-grab meal.

This smoothie couldn’t be easier.It takes five minutes to become a sweet meal fit for your cup holder. Just make sure to leave a spot for your morning coffee, too!

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