10 Healthy breakfast recipes for busy mornings!

If you are rushing around in the morning, skip breakfast, and proceed to complain that your hormones are all whacked out. These quick and healthy breakfast recipes for busy mornings are for you! Make-ahead breakfasts have become my knight in shining armor and saved me from a lot of mornings when I rolled out of bed too late. So, sit back, grab a snack (maybe one of these healthy breakfast ideas), and enjoy!

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Disclaimer: This is not medical advice and should not be taken as such. I am not a doctor and do not claim to be as these are solely based on my experiences. Please consult your family doctor before considering any recommendations listed in this post. Thanks!

Why is Breakfast important?

Firstly, who doesn’t like to eat? anyone? that’s what I thought haha. But, Jokes aside, skipping breakfast has been found to put one at risk of developing type 2 diabetes due to insulin resistance and hormone regulation. In addition, it can mess with your blood sugar levels. You know that “Hangry” feeling? that happens when your blood sugar drops too low and may result in an over feeding, mood swings, and low energy.

along with overfeeding, skipping breakfast can put you at a greater risk of binge eating later on in the day. Late night overeating and snacking a usual causes of not feeling yourself properly throughout the day i.e: breakfast.

lastly, brain fog often occurs when one skips breakfast. I know for myself, when I was intermittent fasting I was so forgetful it was insane. Your brain and all other organs in your beautiful body need fuel to run, so feed them with one or all of these amazing make-ahead recipes linked below🙂

As a women’s health coach, I encourage all of my clients to set aside some time to enjoy a protein-packed breakfast to fuel their day!

healthy breakfast ideas. And healthy breakfast recipes for busy mornings

10 Make ahead High protein recipes for on-the-go!

1. Make ahead freezer egg sandwiches

I love a good egg sandwich in the morning! instead of going to McDonalds on your way to work next week, make some yourself and store them in the freezer! you will save yourself a whole lot of sodium and added junk your body doesn’t want AND it’s cheaper:)

healthy breakfast #1 Egg sandwiches – by nkechiajaeroh.com

2. Breakfast casserole

Sheet pan anything is my jam! it is super simple and easy to pack in a Tupperware and take to work or wherever you are headed! I like adding lean sausage or turkey bacon for protein and satiation.

healthy breakfast #2 Egg bites – by Moms dinner

3. Freezer pancakes

You are going to LOVE these! Your whole family will love them. If you are anything like me and adore sweet breakfasts you can whip up a batch of these to keep in the freezer all week.

Healthy breakfast #3 Pancakes! recipe by – Abbeyskitchen

4. Overnight oats

OK OK OK oats are an acquired taste, I find some people have a texture issue with them. However, I love them because they remind me of pudding. Pudding for breakfast? yes, please. Here is one of my favorite overnight oat recipes you can make the night before or in batches throughout the week!

Healthy recipe #4 oats recipe by – maple and mango

5. Breakfast cookies

Again, I’m a sucker for anything sweet so I love these cookies! I’ll make a batch on Sunday and keep them in the fridge to have through the week! I find having a couple of cookies isn’t as filling as I’d like so I pair them with a smoothie in the morning for some extra protein.

Healthy breakfast ideas #5 COOKIES recipe by – Kristineskitchenblog

6. Easy no-bake protein bars

I just posted this healthy make-ahead breakfast the other day and boy have I been abusing it. Filled with healthy fats from nut butter, protein, and some chocolate which is good for the soul. You can’t go wrong

quick and healthy breakfast recipes for busy mornings are saved by these make ahead breakfast bars!

7. Banana flax super muffins

Did someone say SUPER?! yes, super muffins powered with flax seed for all its anti-inflammatory and estrogen detoxification properties. Muffins are a powerhouse when it comes to quick and healthy breakfast recipes for busy mornings. The ultimate “grab and go” meal for healthy breakfast ideas! To spice these up a bit I would personally add some protein to it!

Either protein powder to the batter, some Greek yogurt on the side, or pack a protein shake on the go as well xx

Recipe from – the doctors kitchen

8. Seed cycling cinnamon flax muffins

More muffins! I would like to emphasize “seed cycling” If you are unfamiliar with the term it is a holistic way to balance hormones. Which, you can read more about in this post.

Depending on what phase you are in on your menstrual cycle you can swap out different seeds. Again, I would add a protein source to these healthy breakfast recipes for busy mornings because blood sugar balance is important!

recipe by – nourished by shay

9. omelet in a muffin tin

Healthy breakfast ideas in a tin?! how fun. Omelets are the OG breakfasts but let’s be real, we don’t have time for them on a weekday morning when the kids are yelling and you’re sleep-deprived. My solution?

Make it in a tin. That’s the logical solution. BOOM quick and healthy breakfast recipes for busy mornings!

recipe by – make ahead meal mom

10. make ahead smoothies

Healthy breakfast ideas and smoothies will always be a staple for me and a lot of my clients. The ultimate healthy breakfast recipe for busy women is blended and packable. Smoothies tick both of those prerequisites off.

Many of my smoothies include some berries, a fat source like peanut butter, and protein powder. I prefer almond milk but any liquid would work like coconut water for some added electrolytes!

recipe by – baked bree

healthy breakfast recipes for busy mornings in a nutshell

Healthy breakfast recipes for busy mornings don’t need to be complicated. I get it, your life is complicated enough as it is! That doesn’t mean that you skip breakfast or neglect your basic human need to eat healthy food. It’s a form of self-care!

It does mean that you need to prepare yourself with make-ahead breakfasts and these quick and easy breakfast recipes are your ticket to success when it comes to reaching your goals!

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