12 Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings


1. Baked French Toast Cups

Baked French Toast Cups

For a portable, kid-friendly breakfast that is lower in added sugar compared to many store-bought varieties and higher in homemade flavors, these little French toast cups are a dream! Make a batch on the weekend, freeze and reheat in the morning when you’re ready to eat.

  • ¾ cup milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 8 pieces bread [I used white], cut into ½ inch cubes
  • Optional add-in’s: chocolate chips, dried fruit, chopped nuts
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Combine wet and dry ingredients in large bowl. Add bread.* Stir completely to coat the bread. Let rest for 10 minutes. Stir again.
  2. Spray muffin tin with cooking spray. Fill muffin tins with French toast mixture about ¾ full.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes or until edges are brown.
  4. Let rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  5. Store in a sealed container in your refrigerator for up to 5 days.


2. Cinnamon-Puffed Rice Cereal

Cinnamon-Puffed Rice Cereal

What are your requirements for a delicious cereal? Crunchy, sweet, filling and nutritious? If so, make a big batch of this simple, gluten-free breakfast cereal on your meal-prep day and enjoy it during busy mornings throughout the week. It is a must try since it can be made in under 30 minutes and tastes delicious both hot and cold.


  • 3 cups puffed brown rice (I used Arrowhead Mills organic)
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons organic coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • Optional // add coconut sugar or stevia to sweeten


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or well grease with coconut oil.
  3. In a small mixing bowl combine maple syrup, coconut oil, and coconut sugar. Heat on the stovetop or microwave for 1 minute or just until everything is melted.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine all other ingredients.
  5. Pour wet mixture in the large bowl with all the dry ingredients and stir until everything is coated.
  6. Pour onto the baking sheet and spread evenly.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes, take out, stir, and check continuously
  8. Continue baking until golden brown.
  9. Let cool for 10-20 minutes.
  10. Store in an airtight container, glass mason jar, or other at room temperature.
  11. Serve as cold cereal with almond milk and top with your favorite fruit or serve plain and eat like granola.
  12. Enjoy!