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Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes

Simplify your mornings with a breakfast that's ready in no time. Take care of prep work the night before to guarantee less stress the day of. With no more than 345 calories and 14 grams of fat per serving, these breakfast recipes are sure to start your day on a high (and healthy!) note.


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    • Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Oatmeal

      Breakfast doesn't get any easier than this: Simply add oats, water, and salt to your slow cooker. Dress up your make-ahead oatmeal with one of our suggested toppings to give yourself a delicious and healthy option with minimal hassle.

    • Turkey-Pepper Brunch Strata

      With a whopping 27 grams of protein, this strata is a powerhouse way to start your morning. This spice-infused breakfast bake can be made 8 to 24 hours ahead for a no-stress morning.

    • Chocolate-Walnut Bread Pudding

      Satisfy your sweet tooth first thing in the morning with a warm, chocolaty breakfast recipe that's good for you, too. The only thing better than starting your day with chocolate is the satisfaction of knowing your slow cooker did all the work.

    • Two-Way Nutty Granola Cereal Recipe

      You'll go nuts for this quick and easy recipe! Only 6 grams of fat are found in this wholesome breakfast that can double as a midday snack. With its long storage life, this is the ultimate make-ahead breakfast.

    • Make Great Granola

      There's a process for perfection when it comes to granola. Learn what to add, how to bake, and exactly when you should add fruit to your version.

    • Breakfast Bake

      You only need six ingredients to serve this scrumptious breakfast bake tomorrow morning. After chilling overnight, all it takes is 30 to 35 minutes to get this hearty ham and cheese mix out of the oven and onto your plate.  

    • Poblano Chorizo Strata

      This vibrant breakfast dish satisfies four food groups in delicious fashion. Hearty chorizo sausage, fluffy eggs, and fiery poblano chile peppers come together to make a meal that will fill you up, guilt-free.

    • Zucchini-Brie Breakfast Casseroles

      Zucchini and yellow summer squash act as the base for this savory breakfast recipe that makes six adorable individual servings. Add creamy Brie cheese and chunks of sourdough bread for a hearty and healthy breakfast.

    • Breakfast Pita Pizzas

      Pizza for breakfast? You bet! You'll love how great tofu and vegetables smothered in melted cheese tastes just as much as you’ll love how easy it is to make. Simply pop a slice into the microwave or toaster oven for a few minutes for instant breakfast success.  

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      Caramel Apple Baked French Toast

      With a caramel drizzle atop ripe red apple slices and French baguette bread, this yummy breakfast is so good it could double as dessert. It's hard to believe this indulgence has only 178 calories per serving.

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      Protein-Packed Smoothies

      Pack your morning full of protein with a delicious strawberry-banana smoothie. Turn it into a make-ahead breakfast by making it the night before and placing it, still in the blender, in the fridge overnight. In the morning, give it one more quick blend and go!

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      Hard-Boiled Eggs

      Hard-boiled eggs are an easy and affordable breakfast option. Store them in the fridge and grab them for a boost of protein to start your day. The video shows just how simple this make-ahead breakfast really is.

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      Crunch-Topped French Toast

      Chill this make-ahead recipe for 2 to 24 hours to ensure enough time for the bread to soak in the sweet flavors of cinnamon and sugar. A baked shredded wheat biscuit gives this French toast its satisfying crunch.

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      Roasted Breakfast Pears

      Juicy pears packed full of healthy yogurt and granola make an elegant and equally tasty recipe. Topped with a sugary syrup, this breakfast is perfectly balanced between delicious and nutritious.

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      Six-Grain Slow Cooker Porridge

      Let your slow cooker do the legwork so you can wake up to the sweet smell of porridge in the morning. Once you're ready, top off your breakfast with a splash of milk and a sprinkle of pecans.

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      Bagel-Lox Strata

      Layers of smoked salmon, cream cheese, and pieces of bagel will have you digging in! This wholesome make-ahead breakfast recipe can be made up to 24 hours in advance and chilled in the fridge to give the ingredients time to meld.

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      Healthy Smoothie Recipes

      No matter what you're in the mood for, you'll find satisfaction in one of these healthy smoothie recipes. Try a strawberry smoothie for a summer treat, a green smoothie for an easy vitamin boost, or an invigorating tropical smoothie for a blast of energy. There are plenty of healthy smoothie recipes for weight loss, too.
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