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8 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

It’s been drilled in our minds that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Sometimes though, the morning gets the best of us, and we rush out forgetting to pick up a bite to eat. Next thing you know, it’s 10 a.m. and your stomach is making all kinds of noises. You can save yourself from those morning growls with these awesome recipes!

1. Healthy Berry Smoothies


Smoothies are not only very healthy, but they’re also super filling and won’t leave you feeling hungry throughout the day. Blend your smoothie the night before and let it freeze overnight. In the morning, take the smoothie out of the freezer and carry on with your usual morning routine. By the time you leave to start your day, your smoothie will be ready to eat.

2. Egg Breakfast Muffins


Eggs make for a healthy breakfast, but they require a little time to make. After all, no one has time to make an omelette every morning. Make these muffins over the weekend and keep them in the freezer until you are ready to eat them. You can even divide them into grab-and-go snack packs.

3. Frozen Banana Pops


Breakfast on-the-go just got a lot more fun. These pops combine two of our favorite breakfast foods: peanut butter and bananas. They’re easy to make, too!

4. Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies


Who said you can’t have cookies for breakfast? These cookies are gluten free and contain no refined sugar. They are for the girl who does not even have the time to wait three minutes for microwave oatmeal. These cookies taste just like oatmeal and are ready for you to instantly snack on.

5. Homemade Frozen Breakfast Sandwiches


You can never be too sure about what’s inside those frozen breakfast sandwiches sold at the supermarket. The drive-thru may not be the best place to get your egg sandwich either. Instead, skip the wondering, and pre-make and pack your own.

6. Coconut Pecan Chocolate Chip Granola


Granola is very filling but also good for you. You can make a batch of this granola to top that yogurt you’ll grab on your way out the door. It’s also just as delicious when eaten on its own!

7. Maple Coconut Energy Bites


These pop-in-your-mouth bites are made with nut butter and oats, keeping you full and focused throughout the day. They don’t take long to make, and are easy to eat on your way to class or when you get there!

8. Homemade Granola Bars


Granola bars are by far the easiest on-the-go breakfast. You can now make your own granola bars instead of eating boring store-bought ones. You’re welcome.

Alexis DiZenzo is a motivated Connecticut native. She attends Fairfield University where she is majoring in digital journalism and minoring in marketing. She is currently co-campus corespondent of Fairfield's Her Campus chapter. Along with managing Her Campus Fairfield, Alexis has interned with The Secured Lender Magazine, and NBC Sports. She is a contributing writer for Elite Daily as well as Thought Catalog. In the early stages of her college career, Alexis has taken the initiative to reach far among the stars and achieve goals early on. She has a great sense of editing, writing, publishing, marketing and leadership as well as strong interpersonal skills. (And a fun-loving, outgoing personality!) Alexis' favorite book (and movie) is The Great Gatsby, she lives by the words of Carrie Bradshaw and you could definitely find her on a beach, soaking up the sun. Instagram @alexisdizenzo www.alexisfdizenzo.com
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