8 Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes: Oatmeal, Egg Bakes, and More

Aug 26 2016
No time to prepare a healthy breakfast each morning? We've got you covered! Make breakfast ahead of time, and hit the snooze button once more...

Pizza Egg Bakes

1/6th of recipe (2 egg bakes with about 2 tbsp. dip): 135 calories, 3.5g total fat (2g sat fat), 580mg sodium, 6.5g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 2.5g sugars, 17.5g protein

SmartPoints® value 2*

No matter how grown-up we are, part of us will always want leftover pizza for breakfast. Here's a healthier alternative! Packed with turkey pepperoni, peppers, onions, mushrooms, and cheese, these heat-n-eat egg muffins are just what your mornings need. Looking for a vegetarian option? Check out this roasted vegetable version.

Slow-Cooker Breakfast Casserole

1/6th of recipe: 203 calories, 5.5g total fat (3g sat fat), 597mg sodium, 15g carbs, 3g fiber, 3g sugars, 21.5g protein

SmartPoints® value 4*

This one can cook itself while you sleep! Just layer up the savory goodies and veggies, cover it all with an egg mixture, and let it cook. Set it up Sunday night, and you'll have breakfasts through Saturday! Try it with turkey or meatless breakfast sausage; your call. And once you try this, you've gotta make our Greek spin on the recipe.

Pumpkin Pie Overnight Flax Oat Surprise

Entire recipe: 240 calories, 7g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 87mg sodium, 24g carbs, 6g fiber, 8.5g sugars, 21g protein

SmartPoints® value 6*

What's the surprise in this overnight oats dish? A creamy and delicious protein boost from the yogurt! It tastes exactly like pumpkin pie, which we couldn't love more. HG tip: Make a bunch of these at once, and you'll have breakfast for days.

Cherry Pie Oatmeal Bake

1/6th of pan: 241 calories, 6g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 336mg sodium, 37.5g carbs, 7g fiber, 6.5g sugars, 9.5g protein

SmartPoints® value 6*

Must-make alert! Imagine a cross between oatmeal, coffee cake, and a cherry pie. You just envisioned this recipe! It's one of our very favorites, and it's been known to disappear from the Hungryland kitchen in record time. Also try the Carrot Cake version. Yup, we're making it totally acceptable to eat dessert for breakfast.

Pancake & Sausage Muffins

1/12th of recipe (1 muffin): 127 calories, 2g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 352mg sodium, 23.5g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 2g sugars, 6g protein

SmartPoints® value 3*

Enjoy the flavor of a sit-down breakfast in a travel-ready format! The maple, the sausage, the cornbread... What's not to love? And with stats this impressive, feel free to have two at a time. That’s what we do...

Slow-Cooker Blueberry Oatmeal

1/4th of recipe (1 heaping cup): 255 calories, 6g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 236mg sodium, 43g carbs, 9.5g fiber, 8g sugars, 8g protein

SmartPoints® value 6*

Oh, blueberries. So good, and so good for us. And this recipe has slow-cooked berries inside and fresh berries on top! Here's a single-serving storage hack: Divide the cooled oatmeal into four containers, and top with the remaining berries; then you don’t even need to scoop out your serving in the morning. Just heat (or don't) and eat! Dig this? You'll love the apple-maple spin.

Best-Ever Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

1/10th of recipe (1 slice): 152 calories, 4g total fat (1.5g sat fat), 270mg sodium, 31g carbs, 3.5g fiber, 8g sugars, 4g protein

SmartPoints® value 4*

Banana bread is generally off-limits for those of us watching what we eat. Too much sugar, too much fat, and not enough nutrients. But this recipe depends on real fruit (bananas and apples) plus a bit of stevia for sweetness, and it's made with healthy ingredients like whole-wheat flour and egg whites. A slice of this and a yogurt cup would make a nutritious breakfast!

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Entire recipe: 273 calories, 3.5g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 290mg sodium, 44.5g carbs, 7g fiber, 25.5g sugars, 16.5g protein

SmartPoints® value 8*

Prepare to fall in love with an oatmeal breakfast. This recipe has everything: carrots, raisins, pineapple, yogurt, chia seeds... It's an explosion of flavor AND nutrition! Line up some mason jars, and assemble a bunch of these at once. And for another to-die-for fruit 'n grain recipe, make our Vanilla Overnight Oats with Raspberries.

Chew on this:

Enjoy summer while it lasts; today, August 26th is National Cherry Popsicle Day! This real-fruit assortment features grape, tangerine, and cherry pops. Just 35 - 45 calories each!

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