13 Mouthwatering Make-Ahead Breakfasts

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yada, yada, yada. We get it, we really do; it’s just that the time it typically takes to prepare it is almost always better spent in bed. That’s where these 13 breakfast recipes, which can be made in advance and stored in the freezer (or refrigerator), come in. Go ahead, hit snooze two--or four--more times.

17 Make-Ahead Recipes That Are on the Mediterranean Diet

1. Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

Egg McMuffins minus the drive-through. (And unknown ingredients.)

2. Fruit-on-the-bottom Yogurt Cups

Food just tastes better from a mason jar.

3. Chocolate Coconut Date Bars

The best breakfast is one that looks like a chocolate bar.

freezer breakfast fritatta
Oh Sweet Day

4. Mini Fritatas

Cute and totally customizable.

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5. Stuffed Breakfast Peppers

Well, don’t these look fancy…

6. Oatmeal Cups

The topping possibilities are endless.

7. Turkey Sausage, Egg And Cheese Muffins

If it’s protein you’re after.

8. Smoothie Packs

Assemble now, blend and sip later.

9. Breakfast Taquitos

Loaded with eggs, sausage, cheese and a whole lot of avocado.

10. Breakfast Burritos

Maybe burritos are more your style.

11. Breakfast Quesadillas

It’s a regular fiesta!

12. Gluten-free Banana Oat Pancakes

Cook these babies all the way through, store in the freezer, then just pop them in the microwave when you’re ready to feast.

freezer breakfast doughnuts
Six Sisters Stuff

13. Cinnamon Breakfast Bites

OK, maybe save these for special mornings.

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From 2015-2017 Hannah Loewentheil held the role of Editor covering entertainment, food, travel and all things nyc.