31 On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Crazy Mornings

31 On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Crazy Mornings

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Whoever said mornings are the most peaceful time of day was never caught one foot out the door and one hand frantically applying deodorant…or shoving a kid in the minivan…or downing one last cup of coffee while thinking I really should’ve eaten breakfast. What was that about breakfast? Maybe it was that you’re about to make one of these 31 on-the-go breakfast ideas that we’ve found for you. Anything else we can solve?

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1. Overnight Oats with Peanut Butter and Banana

Who said oatmeal wasn’t portable? If you make it in a mason jar the night before, you can grab it from the fridge and head out the door in record time.

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2. Bacon, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Muffins

Egg sandwiches are great. So are muffins. Why not put the two together and call it a (delicious) day?

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3. Waffle Breakfast Sandwich with Chorizo

Wrap it in parchment and your hands won’t even get messy.

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Erin McDowell

4. English Muffins

Sure, you could buy them at the store. Or you could make your own and pat yourself on the back. Psst: They freeze beautifully, too.

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Erin McDowell

5. Blueberry-Ginger Smoothie

Smoothies are a quick and easy classic for a reason. All you need is a blender and a straw.

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Erin McDowell

6. Bacon-Wrapped Eggs

All breakfasts should include bacon, even when they’re eaten mid-commute.

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7. Breakfast Hand Pies

Yep, we made homemade Pop-Tarts. You’re welcome.

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Rawsome Superfoods

8. Juicy Green Pineapple Smoothie with Mint, Basil and Spirulina

If you really want to start your day on the right foot, you can whip up this nutritious green drink. 

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Nisha Vora

9. Vegan Spiced Blueberry Breakfast Cake

Sweet but not cloying, moist, tender and packed with fruit? We’ll take two slices, please.

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Erin McDowell

10. Green Smoothie with Avocado and Apple

The avocado makes it extra creamy, and the apple adds just enough sweetness. You wouldn’t even know there’s, like, three cups of spinach in there.

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11. Breakfast Sliders

We owe a lot to the inventor of the breakfast sandwich.

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Jarelle Guy/Black Girl Baking

12. Charcoal Banana Bread

Looking for a way to use up the brown bananas on your countertop? Look no further.

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The Clean Plate

13. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Blueberry Cauliflower Smoothie

Of course Gwyneth Paltrow is full of healthy breakfast ideas that happen to taste delicious. We never thought we’d enjoy a cauliflower smoothie, but here we are.

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14. Swedish Cinnamon Rolls

Some days require dessert for breakfast. But since there’s no frosting (read: no evidence left on our fingers), no one has to know.

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15. No-Bake Gluten-Free Breakfast Cookie for One

No oven, no gluten and no sharing required.

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16. Paleo Almond Butter Granola Bars

If small but mighty were a breakfast food, this would be it. There’s a whopping 19 grams of protein per serving.

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Ambitious Kitchen

17. Savory Chicken Sausage, Egg and Cheese Muffins

Low-carb and keto-friendly? Aw, you shouldn’t have, Monique Volz.

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Gimme Some Oven

18. Freezer Breakfast Burritos

Assemble and freeze on a not-so-busy night. When you accidentally hit snooze (twice), you can thaw and go.

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19. Overnight Oats with Blueberries and Almonds

Filling and easy is hard to come by. These overnight oats check both boxes.

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Half Baked Harvest

20. Chia Pudding Three Ways

If you happen to need a break from oats, chia seeds are just as convenient, not to mention really good for you.

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Minimalist Baker

21. Crunchy Baked Granola Bars

What’s more satisfying than a crispy, crunchy granola bar? One dipped in dark chocolate is what.

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Ambitious Kitchen

22. Healthy Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Avocado Breakfast Burritos

Which would you rather? A bowl of dry, sugary cereal…or creamy, dreamy sweet potatoes?

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What’s Gaby Cooking

23. Petite Vegetable Frittatas

A muffin tin is the genius secret behind these adorable egg cups. Fill them with whatever veggies your heart desires.

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24. Everything Bagel Tomato Galettes

These guys can go straight from the oven into our mouths.

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25. Overnight Oats with Coconut and Ginger

We didn’t think you could fit this many flavors in one jar.

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Snixy Kitchen

26. Matcha Breakfast Brûlée

Sounds totally indulgent, right? It’s actually just Greek yogurt with a crackly sugar topping…but the secret’s safe with us.

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Plays Well with Butter

27. Pesto Roasted Veggie Breakfast Burritos

These babies—courtesy of Coterie member Jesse Reilly—are meant for breakfast. But they’re so tasty we’d eat them any time of day.

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28. Overnight Oats with Chocolate and Strawberry

We’ll take any excuse to eat chocolate for breakfast.

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The Full Helping

29. Ginger Citrus Chia Cups with Pistachios and Goji Berries

Don’t have goji berries or pistachios? Swap the toppings for whatever you have on hand. (Thanks, Coterie member Gena Hamshaw.)

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Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

30. Raspberry Oat Breakfast Bars

They’re made with oat flour and sweetened with maple syrup, so they’re healthy, right?

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31. Overnight Oats with Apple and Cinnamon

This combination will never get old.

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