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9 Freezer Breakfast Recipes for a Faster Morning Routine
It doesn't get easier than make-ahead breakfasts you just reheat and eat.
White Bean, Spinach, and Cheese Breakfast Quesadilla
Quesadillas are a no-brainer meal for dinner—just throw leftover vegetables, beans, and cheese together—but the same concept works in the morning with eggs. The best part about this version with white beans and spinach? You can eat it one-handed for a breakfast on the run.
Get the recipe: White Bean, Spinach, and Cheese Breakfast Quesadilla
Froyo Berry Bites
Layers of homemade granola, sweetened Greek yogurt, and seasonal fruit are frozen into mini "muffins," so consider them a delicious parfait in more convenient packaging. (Freeze food like a pro by following The 10 Rules of Freezing Food for Brilliantly Easy Meal Prep.)
Get the recipe: Froyo Berry Bites
Freezer-Friendly Pancake Muffins
Warning: Bring these mini muffins to work and everyone is going to want one. To make them, pancake batter is poured into a muffin tin, baked, and then frozen. You just simply reheat whenever you need a quick meal—no sticky, sugary syrup required.
Get the recipe: Freezer-Friendly Pancake Muffins
Organize Yourself Skinny
Banana and Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal Cups
If a bagel with cream cheese at the deli by your office is your default breakfast, you'll love that these baked oatmeal cups are just as convenient—but far better for you. The bananas and rolled oats are the real stars here, but you get bonus points for antioxidants if you use dark chocolate chips.
Get the recipe: Banana and Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal Cups
Baker by Nature
Ham and Cheese Scones
When you picture scones, it's probably the candy-coated kind staring at you through the display case at the coffee shop. But this savory recipe with ham, cheese, and scallions gets you the protein and vegetables you need—and only 1/3 cup sugar for the entire batch.
Get the recipe: Ham and Cheese Scones
Freezer Smoothie Packs
Smoothies are already pretty easy to make, but tossing fruit in a blender isn't what jams up your morning—it's all that slicing, dicing, and measuring. Prepackaged kits are the way to go on busy mornings. Just dump the contents of one bag, add any extra fixings or liquid, and blend. Check out these other Freezer Smoothies That Make Mornings Easier.
Get the recipe: Freezer Smoothie Packs
Art from My Table
Breakfast Banana Split
Remember all those times you wanted ice cream for breakfast? Now you can—kind of. The frozen yogurt in this breakfast "dessert" is made ahead of time, then spooned over a split banana and topped with granola for a breakfast sundae.
Get the recipe: Breakfast Banana Split
Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies
Cookies for breakfast sounds like cheating, but breakfast cookies, on the other hand, are totally guilt-free. Inside you'll find carrots, apple, and applesauce to keep the recipe healthy. Plus, fiber from the flaxseed and oats will stop your stomach from growling before lunch.
Get the recipe: Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies
Gimme Some Over
Freezer Breakfast Burritos
We've got your #MealPrepMonday grocery list right here. It only takes 45 minutes to make 16 breakfast burritos. Keep things interesting by mixing it up with tofu, beans, sausage, ham, or bacon. Between that and a variety of vegetables, you'll quickly realize there are endless combinations to devour.
Get the recipe: Freezer Breakfast Burritos