10 easy make-ahead breakfast recipes

Mornings are hectic enough—you shouldn't be scrambling for food, too. These make-ahead breakfasts will make you feel like you have at least one thing under control.

10 easy make-ahead breakfast recipes

Maple-Olive Oil Granola

Sweet and salty come out to play in this hearty granola. Get on making this. Seriously. Get the recipe: Maple-Olive Oil Granola

bowl of yogurt and granola with fruitPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Breakfast Frittatas

Frittatas are endlessly customizable. Use your family’s favourite flavour combos—we like deli turkey and cheddar, or smoked salmon and dill, but you do you. Get the recipe: Breakfast Frittatas

Circular frittatas displayed in toy carsPhoto: Maya Visnyei


Kiwi Yogurt Cups

Plain Greek yogurt gets an upgrade in this sweet parfait. Sprinkle some of that Maple-Olive Oil Granola you’ll be making on top. Get the recipe: Kiwi Yogurt Cups

cup with layers of yogurt and kiwisPhoto: Rob Caruso

High-Protein Smoothie

If your kid isn’t into breakfast (or any meal—how are they even still alive?!), this smoothie is a clever cheat. Get the recipe: High-Protein Smoothie

glass of thick purple smoothiePhoto: Roberto Caruso

Blueberry-Cinnamon Granola Bars

Set the bar high with these no-bake, nut-free, protein-packed granola bars. Get the recipe: Blueberry-Cinnamon Granola Bars

plate with homemade granola bars


Blueberry-Ginger Muffins

Artisinal bakery-style muffins are within reach. We suggest doubling the recipe and stashing some in the freezer. Get the recipe: Blueberry-Ginger Muffins

blueberry muffin recipePhoto: Roberto Caruso

No-Bake Brownie Bites

Brownies for breakfast? You betcha. These babies are made from dates, nuts and unsweetened cocoa powder. Get the recipe: No-Bake Brownie Bites

chocolate balls covered in nuts and coconutPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Fruit and Nut Energy Bars

Your kids don’t care for granola? Try these fruit and nut bars instead. They look like the ones you buy at your fancy neighbourhood coffee shop, but you can make them yourself because they’re easy peasy. Get the recipe: Fruit and Nut Energy Bars

10 easy make-ahead breakfast recipes


Crustless Quiche

This easy eggy dish swaps traditional crust for a layer of thinly sliced potatoes, meaning you don’t have to fuss with pastry. Winning! Get the recipe: Crustless Quiche

A quiche with broccoli in a pan next to forks

Rhubarb-Strawberry Compote

The perfect combination of sweet and tart, this compote is delicious served over waffles, oatmeal or yogurt. Ration it and stash it in baggies in your freezer. Get the recipe: Rhubarb-Strawberry Compote

pot of strawberry-rhubarb compotePhoto: Roberto Caruso

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