Make-Ahead Breakfast Minis to Save Your Mornings
We've gathered some of our favorite make-ahead breakfast cups and breakfast bars for you to try, along with tips and suggestions for prepping and storing. Goodbye crazy mornings, hello happy days.
Tomatoes and Bacon Egg Muffins
Mini breakfast quiches like these are a smart way to use up any leftover meats and vegetables you might have on hand. Bake them in cupcake liners for easier handling and clean-up. And yes, they freeze beautifully. "Great recipe for those who only have time in the morning to grab a breakfast out of the fridge and heat it up in the microwave," says Dolores.
Refrigerated biscuit dough is your convenient shortcut to these ham, egg, and cheese breakfast bites. Keithm87 says "these freeze well for a perfect grab-and-go breakfast. Just toss in the microwave for 30 seconds or so." If your morning routine is hectic, these will save the day.
Refrigerated biscuits make these bacon and egg breakfast bites extra hearty. Be sure to use a non-stick muffin pan or grease a regular pan to help the biscuits pop out easily. Reviewer Yum offers this tip: "Very good recipe. I added mushrooms and spinach, but it's important not to put too much stuff in each biscuit. Mine spilled over!"
Customize these easy, low-carb breakfast bites with different meats, vegetables, and cheeses. They freeze well and can be quickly heated in the microwave. Lil Danny says, "I shared them and everyone wanted more. That's a good sign! Also, they're the cutest little muffins I've ever seen!"
Paleo Omelet Muffins
You'll love how quickly and easily these come together. They're a great way to use up extra vegetables and proteins. Reviewer Brookside Bistro says, "I LOVE these muffins, and even my very picky daughter would eat them (that's a major score in my book). Great to reheat in the morning for a quick and healthy breakfast."
Low-Carb Bacon Spinach Egg Cups
This versatile recipe calls for bacon, spinach, mushroom, and peppers, but feel free to toss in any unused veggies in your produce bin. Simple, delicious, and healthy is the name of the game with these mini egg bakes.
High-Fiber, High-Protein Breakfast Bars
Save money by making your own protein bars, like these easy bites packed with oats, flax seed, bananas, and peanut butter. Allrecipes community member Maria RS says, "Amazing recipe! I've been looking for something healthy for my kids lunch box snacks. We love a mom-approved recipe.
Make-Ahead Breakfast Bars
Hash browns, eggs, ham, and cheese get baked in a pan and sliced for tasty, savory breakfast bars. Recipe creator Jackie says, "I like to make a batch of these and then cut them and wrap single servings in foil to have handy in the freezer for the week."
Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Squares
Recipe submitter Nichole Tews says, "I wanted an on-the-go oatmeal bar without the artificial ingredients of commercial bars. This is the base for the bars, a recipe easily modified to suit your own tastes." We love the ease and homey flavor of these oatmeal bars.
Blueberry Banana Breakfast Bars
These are loaded with oats, nuts, seeds, peanut butter, honey, banana, and dried fig— you're going to love every nutritious and delightfully chewy bite. Feel free to add in seasonal fruits for a unique bite each time you bake these delicious bars.