11 Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Goodbye, cold cereal! Prep these filling recipes in advance and then simply dish up or reheat them as needed during busy weekday mornings.

Healthy Breakfast Bars

"I make these bars every Sunday for the week ahead! This recipe is fun to play with — I've experimented with cranberries and orange zest, chopped fresh apples, apricots and sunflower seeds!"



"Terrific! With a busy weekend of soccer games ahead, I thought I'd make this for a quick, healthy breakfasts. I'm looking forward to eating this tomorrow morning."


Low-Carb Breakfast Balls

"Perfect for breakfast in a hurry! I made up a batch of these with one pound regular sausage and one pound hot sausage, and they came out great! I threw the rest of them in the freezer and now pull out a few every morning for breakfast."

-Anji Girl

Overnight Apple-Cinnamon Oatmeal

"A super-simple way to get a hearty breakfast on the table without any work! Make sure to use steel-cut oats — otherwise you'll end up with a pot of gummy paste."

-Mandy at Food.com

Spinach Feta Frittata

"Absolutely sensational frittata! I added a bunch of chopped fresh spinach instead of frozen. This really is fabulous, and it's so quick and easy to make!"

-Leggy Peggy

Vegetable Quiche Cups

"Loved this quiche as a make-ahead, grab-and-go breakfast! I used thawed frozen chopped broccoli instead of the spinach and sauteed the peppers and onions before adding them to the mix."

-Lori in NC

Sun-Dried Tomato & Basil Scones

"Yum, yum, yum! These are truly outstanding scones! They have a very delicate, crumbly texture and a fluffy interior. All the different ingredients work very well together to create a great flavor."


Spicy Baked Omelet

"We really enjoyed this — the Ro*Tel adds a spicy twist! Baked omelets are such a fuss-free way to serve breakfast to a group."

-Ginny Sue

Healthy Pumpkin Banana Muffins

It's hard to find a more family-friendly recipe than these awesome muffins — they're tasty, healthy and easy to freeze.

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit

"Say goodbye to those expensive and small store-bought breakfast sandwiches — these homemade ones are over-the-top! Make and freeze your sandwich ahead of time, then zap for a minute or two in the microwave when you're ready to enjoy."


Overnight Blueberry Coffee Cake

"Great! I made this the night before for a Mother's Day breakfast, and it was a hit with the whole family. It was perfectly done after just 25 minutes in the oven!"