Apple Cheddar Bacon Egg Muffins

8 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Weekday mornings can be hectic. Between wrangling kids, organizing backpacks, packing lunches, and (gasp!) getting yourself ready too, breakfast becomes an afterthought. Don’t skip the most important meal of the day! These healthy breakfast ideas are quick to prepare and easy to eat while you’re running out the door and on the go.

1. Microwave Omelet

This easy microwave omelet is a great way to use leftover veggies from last night’s dinner. Throw some eggs, cheese, and your favorite cooked veggies into the Ceramic Egg Cooker, pop it in the microwave, and a minute later your omelet is ready to head out the door with you. (Bonus—the cooker doubles as a to-go dish!)

Microwave Omelet

2. No-Bake Quinoa Bites

Skip the sugar-loaded, unsatisfying granola bar and opt for something homemade and just as easy. Keep these make-ahead, no-bake energy bites in the fridge or freezer and grab a few to-go—three make for an ideal protein-packed breakfast. Pair them with fruit and a beverage and you’re set.

Toasted Quinoa Energy Bites

3. Breakfast Tacos

These taco roll-ups are way better than any breakfast burrito you get at a drive-thru. Filled with a healthy combination of eggs, chicken sausage, and reduced-fat cheese (plus mix-ins of your choice), they keep you full and keep the calories at-bay. Make a bunch and store in an airtight container in the freezer so they’re ready when you are.

Breakfast Taco Roll-Ups

4. Egg and Cheese Muffin

These make-ahead egg muffins are the perfect combination of sweet and savory, complete with fresh apples and an unexpected French toast flavor (believe us, you’ll love it!). Whip up a batch in the Brownie Pan and you have the perfect portable meal for the whole family.

Apple Cheddar and Bacon Egg Muffins

5. Overnight Oats

There’s a reason overnight oats are so popular—they’re the ultimate fuss-free, healthy breakfast for busy people. Opt for a chocolate-almond version, which features the tasty combination of cocoa powder and almond milk. And fruit-lovers will crave this strawberry-flax seed recipe. In the mood for something warm? Try overnight oatmeal made in a slow cooker.

Chocolate-Almond Overnight Oats

6. Quick Oats

With a name like this, you know it’s easy! If you like to eat your breakfast at the office, this tropical-flavored quick oat recipe is for you. Bring your ingredients—quick-cooking oats, dried mango, a green tea bag, coconut, honey, and flax seeds—in a portable snack jar and cook your oats in hot water from the water cooler.

Coconut-Mango, Green Tea Quick Oatmeal

7. Mug Muffin

Muffins from the microwave? Yes! This tasty blueberry-lemon mug muffin comes together in just a few minutes. Combine an egg, butter, milk, vanilla, flour, sugar, baking powder, blueberries, and lemon zest in the Ceramic Egg Cooker, and into the microwave it goes. Take the cooker with you and enjoy the sweet start to your day.

Blueberry-Lemon Microwave Muffin

8. Granola and Yogurt Parfait

Start with homemade granola, a genius breakfast essential that stores for a week in an airtight container. Each morning, serve some over Greek yogurt in your favorite to-go cup for a simple and delicious breakfast that’s easy to transport. Add fresh seasonal fruit for an extra-flavorful punch.

Coconut-Mango, Green Tea Quick Oatmeal

What’s your favorite on-the-go breakfast? Share in the comments below!

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6 Responses to 8 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

  1. anita robinson August 16, 2017 at 12:35 pm #

    I have yet too try anything but scrambled eggs in my Ceramic Egg Cooker, and I really need to try the muffins out.

    • Christina Petersen August 18, 2017 at 9:06 pm #

      My husband loves his oatmeal in it. We also have some dessert recipes that work in the ceramic egg cooker.

  2. Nita Nickell August 16, 2017 at 10:01 pm #

    These recipes look great. Thanks

  3. Nina Mangan September 30, 2017 at 9:47 am #

    These quinoa balls look like something we need to try! Gluten free breakfast grab and go is really hard to come by.

  4. Linda October 2, 2017 at 12:37 pm #

    Looks yummy!

  5. Lewis October 5, 2017 at 3:23 am #

    Great post!

    I’m actually a big fan of omelettes so I’m particularly keen to try the first one on this list. The problem is, I don’t yet have a ceramic egg cooker 😀

    Actually, another really great read on this topic is an article I found recently on Health Ambition, here: https://goo.gl/TH5eK2

    I haven’t tried them all, but I’d say particularly #18—the granola parfait—is an absolute winner for a quick morning snack.

    Anyway, keep up the good work!


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