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Nutrition & Feeding

16 On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas Kids Will Love

Banana bread baked oatmeal, yogurt bark, casserole muffins, and more speedy breakfast ideas 

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When little people are involved, an extra five minutes in the morning basically feels like a luxury, so there's no time for a slow, syrupy breakfast. The good news: These recipes are fast, delicious, and full of nutrients-and tasty enough for grownups, too!

Egg and Sausage Breakfast Taquitos

Roll up sausage, eggs, and cheese into a tortilla and this recipe will not only become a go-to quick breakfast-it will become a fave. (Via Tastes Better From Scratch )

Easy Breakfast Casserole Muffins

Bake eggs, cheddar cheese, and ham in a muffin tin for a perfect protein-packed breakfast that will fit in your kiddo's hand. (Via Thriving Home )

Pancake Dippers

Cook pancake batter in the shape of an oval and put bacon inside to turn this traditional sit down meal into an on-the-go option. (Via Lady Behind the Curtain )

Peanut Butter Breakfast Bites

Swap milk for peanut butter, and suddenly cereal is travel-friendly. (Via Six Sisters' Stuff )

One-Bowl Blueberry Mini-Muffins

Mix all of the ingredients, including applesauce, maple syrup, vanilla, and blueberries, in one bowl. If you can't spare the 12-minute baking time, make ahead and freeze. (Via Real Food Whole Life )

Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Roll-Ups

Put all of the hearty ingredients inside a crescent roll to avoid the mess of a crumbly breakfast sandwich. (Via Seeded at the Table )

Oatmeal Breakfast Bites

Make a batter of oats, peanut butter, and honey, and then add in whatever toppings you like. Tip: You can sell these to your munchkin as breakfast "cookies." (Via A Night Owl Blog )

Strawberry Protein Muffins

The strawberry yogurt and applesauce in the batter hide that they're packed with good-for-you nutrients. (Via The Clean Eating Couple )

Easy Yogurt Overnight Oats

Mix together oats and yogurt, and put it in the fridge overnight. By morning, you'll have a healthy breakfast. (Via She Bakes Here )

Apple Sandwiches with Almond Butter and Granola

Core and slice apples, and then use almond butter to glue these "sandwiches" together. (Via Garnish with Lemon )

Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bark

Freeze yogurt, maple syrup, granola, and your kids' favorite fruits on a cookie sheet to create this play on a frozen parfait. (Via Go Eat and Repeat )

Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal

Bake oats, bananas, eggs and extras, like raisins or chocolate chips, together for something easy to eat while rushing out the door. (Via My Whole Food Life )

Breakfast Balls

Roll nuts, dried fruit, and granola into a ball and your kids will suddenly forget they're eating something healthy. (Via Kids Activities Blog )

Blueberry Vanilla Greek Yogurt Granola Bars

Full disclosure: These can't be made on-the-spot-the yogurt needs to harden overnight. But once you've made a batch, they'll last you all week. (Via Half Baked Harvest )

Breakfast Banana Pops

Popsicles for breakfast? Yes, you can. Put a banana on a stick and roll it in granola. (Via Chocolate Covered Katie )

5-Minute Cinnamon Sugar Waffle Bites

Place refrigerated biscuit dough on each quarter of a waffle iron (that's what makes these bite-sized), press and sprinkle with the cinnamon-sugar mixture. (Via Food Fanatic )