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    The 35 BEST Breakfast Meal Prep Ideas

    Are you tired of waking up early every morning and having to scramble to make breakfast before you start your day? Do you find yourself reaching for unhealthy, convenience foods because you simply don’t have the time to cook a nutritious meal? Well, look no further because we have the answer to all your breakfast woes!

    We’ve rounded up some amazing breakfast meal prep ideas that will not only save you time and energy but also ensure that you are starting your day on a nutritious and delicious note.

    Whether you love a hearty bowl of oatmeal, a satisfying breakfast burrito, or a grab and go muffin, we have got you covered with a variety of recipes that are perfect for meal prepping.

    So, grab your apron and get ready to become a master of breakfast meal prep. Your mornings will never be the same again!

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    Breakfast Meal Prep Recipes:

    1. Overnight Oats

    Overnight oats are a super easy and healthy make ahead breakfast. Just five minutes of prep time, then they can keep in the fridge for up to five days.

    Make a whole week’s worth and your breakfasts are ready to grab!

    Get the Recipe @ cookieandkate


    2. Crustless Ham and Swiss Quiche

    Quiche – that fluffy, delicious and elegant staple of French cuisine. So versatile in filling variations. Try this ham, Swiss and zucchini combo.

    Oh, and this is one crustless too…

    Get the Recipe: Ham and Swiss Quiche


    3. Breakfast Egg Muffins 3 Ways

    Breakfast egg muffins 3 ways are low carb, filling and perfect for meal prep. Spinach, tomato & mozzarella… bacon and cheddar… and garlic, mushroom & peppers.

    Make these mini frittata look-a-likes ahead of time and keep them refrigerated for that grab & go quick breaky.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites


    4. Homemade Breakfast Sausage

    You would be surprised how easy it is to make your very own sausage patties at home. You can make a big batch as they freeze great. That’s right, this is a great meal prep idea for breaky time.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious


    5. Egg Bhurji

    Egg Bhurji is India’s take on scrambled eggs, only better! Because this version is spicy, garlicky and buttery. Jazz up the eggs with Indian herbs and spices.

    Have it with toast lathered with plenty of butter… Yum.

    Get the Recipe: Egg Bhurji


    6. Mayak Eggs (Korean Marinated Eggs)

    These marinated eggs, Mayak Eggs, are a big hit in Korea. Now you can discover these amazingly addictive little morsels!

    Soft boiled eggs marinated overnight in seasoned soy sauce with Asian aromatics, you would be so eager first thing in the morning to bite into one. If you’re a fan of boiled eggs, this is a MUST TRY for you.

    Get the Recipe: Mayak Eggs


    7. Meal Prep Egg and Sausage McMuffin 

    Ok, now make McDonald’s egg and sausage McMuffin copycat version at home in a healthy way with this wonderful recipe!

    You can devour your favorite takeout breakfast without less guilt. Perfect when you crave some restaurant quality food.

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor


    8. Oatmeal Banana Bread

    Searching for a healthy banana bread recipe? End your search here and make this Oatmeal Banana Bread!

    This super easy recipe is just too good. It’s moist, filling, and delicious with cinnamon and banana flavors.

    You can make this flavorful oatmeal bread for busy mornings, or as a mid-day snack that everyone will enjoy it.

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated


    9. Ful Medames

    Here’s a popular breakfast in Egypt, and it’s perfect for nutritious meal prep.

    Imagine savoring a warm, creamy spoonful of creamed fava beans adorned with vibrant toppings like fresh parsley and diced tomatoes, all paired with a side of warm bread.

    Perfect meal to carry you through the busy morning ahead.

    Get the Recipe: Ful Medames


    10. Chocolate Chip Muffins

    Muffins are always a great treat, but when you add chocolate chips to the mix, it really takes things over the top! They are loved by all ages, from kids to adults. They are light and tender, studded with plenty of chocolate chips, then finished off with a sprinkle of sugar.

    These muffins are great for breakfast or a quick grab and go snack, any time of the day.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo


    11. Homemade Granola

    Granola is a great make ahead breakfast option. It’s full of nutritious ingredients, and is great for simple munching or with milk. Plus, it lasts up to a month when stored in an airtight container!

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven


    12. Croissant Breakfast Casserole with Berries

    Think of all the special days where you can whip up this casserole for your loved ones. Flaky croissants baked in a sweet egg custard, soaking up the rich, creamy goodness in all of their buttery layers.

    Plenty of fresh raspberries and blueberries add a bright, colorful and delicious touch, while hints of orange and nutmeg in the background truly set this dish apart. Huge applaud from the crowd or your loved ones.

    Get the Recipe @ theseasonedmom


    13. Frittata

    Frittatas can be an any time of the day meal. They are not only great for breakfast and brunch, but can end up as a very hearty and fulfilling dinner. This one turns out very flavorful, moist and loaded with veggies Yummm…

    Get the Recipe @ thekitchn


    14. Sausage Breakfast Casserole

    This hearty breakfast casserole will feed a large crowd. It’s made with eggs, hot Italian sausage, cubed hash browns, onions, peppers, mozzarella and sharp cheddar cheese. It’s as easy as mixing all the ingredients after cooking the sausage with veggies and popping it in the oven. Easy, without much efforts.

    Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings


    15. Oatmeal Energy Balls 

    We just love these Oatmeal Energy Balls. Make these kids-friendly Oatmeal Energy Balls at home, and make everyone happy.

    This recipe is so easy to make using only 4 pantry staple ingredients. These healthy small balls will help you satisfy your sweet cravings without feeling guilty.

    Perfect for a quick grab and go healthy breakfast.

    Get the Recipe @ togetherasfamily


    16. Yogurt Breakfast Parfait

    These High Protein Breakfast Parfaits will become your new family favorite!

    This incredibly easy recipe is full of nutrition-rich ingredients, and can be ready in no time. You’ll enjoy this absolutely delicious go-to breakfast.

    Get the Recipe @ thelemonbowl


    17. Mexican Breakfast Casserole

    Mexican Breakfast Casserole is an overnight breakfast casserole, packed with flavor from salty, juicy chorizo, creamy eggs, and gooey cheese!

    Topped with fresh pico de gallo and avocado, it makes an amazing breakfast.

    Get the Recipe @ thegraciouswife


    18. Spanish Omelette (Spanish Tortilla)

    Upgrade your omelette the Spanish way. Crispy, fried potatoes and eggs make up this popular Spanish Omelette (Tortilla), which has recently become one of our favorite breakfast ideas.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites


    19. Blueberry Muffins

    There’s nothing like Blueberry Muffins fresh and hot out of the oven. They are studded with blueberries all over. They will become favorites in your house in no time! Perfect companion for that hot cup of a tea or coffee.

    Get the Recipe @jocooks


    20. Breakfast Enchiladas

    Start your day with a mouthwatering breakfast treat – tortillas stuffed with sizzling sausage, scrambled eggs, melted cheese, and crispy bacon!

    This incredible combination creates the perfect overnight breakfast casserole recipe that will leave you craving for more.

    Get the Recipe @ julieseatsandtreats


    21. Eggs Benedict Casserole

    Everyone’s favorite Egg Benedict has turned into this delicious dish! Eggs Benedict Casseroles is hassle-free and packed with English muffins, Canadian bacon, and eggs.

    Top with delicious hollandaise sauce for a super fancy dish.

    Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings


    22. Yogurt Bowl Recipe (Protein-Packed)

    Start your day with this Healthy Yogurt Bowl, it is completely protein-packed!

    You can make this superb bowl in just 5 minutes, and you will simply love the chocolate peanut butter flavors.

    Get the Recipe @ eatthegains


    23. Oatmeal Breakfast Bowl 

    This Oatmeal Breakfast Bowl is totally going to be your favorite breakfast for a long time!

    This bowl is loaded with creamy oats mixed with peanut butter, apple sauce, and cinnamon, and then topped with a pecans and your favorite fruit for an extra punch of flavors.

    An awesome bowl that is rich, flavorful, and super easy to make.

    Get the Recipe @ healthyfitnessmeals


    24. Breakfast Burritos

    This Breakfast Burritos recipe is great for meal prep ahead of time for your busy mornings!

    These delicious burritos are loaded with tater tots, eggs, breakfast sausages, beans, and cheese, making it a super duper burrito that you will love.

    You can easily freeze these burritos for a month.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious


    25. Banana Baked Oatmeal Bars

    Give your family a healthy treat by making these Banana Baked Oatmeal Bars!

    These freezer-friendly bars are totally delicious and made with oats, bananas, sweetener, vanilla extract, and chocolate chips. A perfect healthy bar for everyone.

    Get the Recipe @ chocolatecoveredkatie


    26. Egg White Bites (Starbucks Copycat)

    Get ready to indulge in some delicious Starbucks copycat Egg White Bites!

    This recipe is insanely easy to make in a pressure cooker. You can easily customize these bites and give them your own touch.

    Get the Recipe @ eatingbirdfood


    27. Meal Prep Breakfast Sandwiches

    This Meal Prep Breakfast Sandwich is the most delicious and convenient recipe you have ever come across.

    Undoubtedly the easiest meal, it’s is made with perfectly baked eggs, spinach, and bacon, which is stuffed in toasted English muffins with cheese. This tasty recipe is freezer friendly, so you can enjoy it for the whole week.

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum


    28. Fried Rice

    This Fried Rice recipe is one of the best high-protein rice dishes you have ever come had.

    This one-pot dish is made with a combination of brown rice and cauliflower rice, along with chicken, shrimp, steak, and eggs. It’s a delicious meal that you can devour any time of the day.

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste


    29. Breakfast Strata 

    You just can’t go wrong with this spectacular Breakfast Strata! This painless recipe is made with eggs, bread, sauteed spinach, bacon, and lots of parmesan cheese.

    Here is another recipe that will work for brunch, lunch or dinner!

    Get the Recipe @ sallysbakingaddiction


    30. Overnight Monte Cristo Breakfast Casserole

    Give the classic Monte Cristo sandwich an amazing twist by making this Overnight Monte Cristo Breakfast Casserole. The combination of sweet and savory make it super delicious.

    This make ahead casserole would be perfect for a holidays or an elegant brunch!

    Get the Recipe @ reluctantentertainer


    31. Spinach Mushroom Strata

    Start your weekend with this Spinach Mushroom Strata recipe. It’s super easy to make, plus you can pre-prep it overnight and enjoy it the next day.

    Serve this healthy, yummy dish any time of the day!

    Get the Recipe @ themodernproper


    32. Berry Croissant Breakfast Casserole

    Transform croissants into a mouth-watering and delicious Berry Croissant Breakfast Casserole. Use your favorite berries with croissants, eggs, half and half, sugar, lemon juice and vanilla.

    It’s the perfect make ahead breakfast for a holiday or brunch with family and friends!

    Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings


    33. Christmas Morning Wife Saver

    Christmas Morning Wife Saver is a quick and easy dish that is the ultimate comfort food! Loaded with eggs, ham, cheese and bread, it’s topped with crunchy corn flakes.

    You don’t have to wait till Christmas to try this yummy dish!

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks


    34. Chorizo Hash Brown Casserole

    You’re family and guests will love this Chorizo Hash Brown Casserole! This incredible dish is jammed packed with cheesy, spicy, and meaty flavors that would be perfect for any meal!

    Don’t wait for a special occasion to serve this delicious casserole!

    Get the Recipe @ spicysouthernkitchen


    35. Overnight Baked Banana French Toast Casserole

    Our last breakfast casserole on this list is Overnight Baked Banana French Toast Casserole! It’s super easy to make the night before and pop in the oven the next morning.

    Serve this delicious dish warm with maple syrup!

    Get the Recipe @ lifeloveandsugar


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    35 BEST Breakfast Meal Prep Ideas

    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 20 minutes
    Total Time: 25 minutes

    This collection of Breakfast Meal Prep Ideas will help you start your busy mornings on a nutritious note.

    Ingredients

    • 2 Tbsp butter
    • 1 Tbsp oil
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds (optional)
    • 1.5 medium onion, diced small
    • 2 medium tomatoes, diced small
    • 1 jalapeño or Serrano, finely chopped
    • 2 tsp Kashmiri red chili powder
    • 1 tsp coriander powder
    • pinch of turmeric powder
    • 6-7 eggs, lightly beaten
    • big handful of cilantro, chopped
    • salt to taste
    • pepper to taste

    Instructions

    1. Heat oil and butter in a frying pan over medium high heat. Add in cumin seeds and sauté for 30 seconds. Add in onion and sauté till it starts to change color to light brown, about 8-10 minutes.
    2. Add in tomatoes along with jalapeño and salt and cook for 4-5 minutes. Add in all spices like Kashmiri red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric and sauté for another 6-8 minutes. (The key to BEST egg bhurji is cooking this masala well)
    3. Add in eggs and scramble them. Keep stirring continuously till the eggs are soft, well done and cooked.
    4. Switch off the heat, add in cilantro and stir it through scrambled eggs.
    5. Serve immediately with freshly ground pepper and buttered toast.

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