Quick and easy breakfast meals are something you need, if your
morning is a crazy time and you want to feed your family the most
important meal of the day.
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Morning at our house always involves me trying to wake up and get
everyone ready for the day. I'm not a morning person so a lot of
times we would end up having cereal or instant oatmeal. I jotted
these ideas and easy breakfast meals and recipes down for my own
quick reference to make breakfast easier.
Ideas for Easy Breakfast Meals
This school year I've tried to have a more healthy breakfast and
I've implemented the following tips. It really has helped our
breakfast time go smoother.
Think and plan what's for breakfast before you go to bed at
Even something simple like putting out the pan you are going
to use and laying out a recipe, will help ease your morning.
Even if you are doing something quick, like cereal, set out
bowls and cereal boxes on the table before you go to bed.
Think of 5 quick or simple breakfast meals that you can rotate
through the week. Keep the longer, or recipes with more prep
work, for the weekend. Write these 5 meals out on an index card
and rotate as you go through them each day. (our 5 are included
Over the weekend or during a non busy day make a large batch
of muffins and freeze.
Pull out and warm up at breakfast time. Serve with a fruit
Try some freezer breakfast meals. Eggs freeze well so you can
make mini egg sandwiches with mini bagels, cooked eggs and a
slice of ham. Wrap up and take out of the freezer in the morning
Scrambled eggs always work well in the morning and you can add
In a small glass or microwave safe bowl, crack open 1 or 2 eggs
inside. Cook in the microwave 1 minute. Sprinkle with cheese and
chopped ham or vegetables. Continue to cook until egg is set about
30 seconds or less. Serve with toast and fruit.
This are great to make ahead and freeze. Pull out of the freezer in
the morning and heat in the microwave 30 seconds -1 minute.
In a mixing bowl, blend eggs (depending on how many you are making
ahead of time) Add in any of the following ingredients you like.
Chopped, cooked spinach
Chopped green peppers
Blend together and pour into a muffin pan lined with muffin cups.
Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Cool and place in baggies.
Freeze for breakfast or snacks. More Cooking
in a Cup Ideas.
Add waffles or pancakes on a skewer alternate skewer with cut fruit.
Before serving sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.
Overnight Baked Peach French Toast
Easy breakfast meals that you can prepare the night before:
1 1/2 Cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 can peaches, drained
1 loaf french bread or thick slices of bread
In a mixing bowl blend together eggs, milk, vanilla and cinnamon.
Spray a casserole dish with cooking spray and place slices of bread
in a single layer of casserole dish.
Place peaches on top of bread. Pour egg mixture over the top. Wrap
in tin foil and store in the fridge until ready to bake. Bake at 400
degrees for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.
like a sweet topping to this baked french toast recipe, try adding
this topping right before baking,
1/2 cup butter, chilled
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Mix together until crumbly. Sprinkle on top of french toast, then
bake. Try an Apple
French Toast Recipe