breakfast ideas

Breakfast on the Go: 7 Simple (mostly) Homemade Ideas

Do you eat breakfast? I surely hope you do, even if it’s on the go. As for me, I’m usually rushing in the mornings and don’t have time to sit down for breakfast at home. I don’t let the morning rush thwart my first meal of the day though – I keep a regular rotation of grab-and-go breakfast options that I can prepare quickly to eat during my commute or as soon as I get to the office. I try to make sure I never skip breakfast, because there’s nothing worse than arriving to work hangry and pissed off after being stuck in bumper to bumper traffic, especially on a Monday.

Keep reading for breakfast on the go “recipes” that require little to zero cooking, or that can be prepared ahead of time in batches.

    1. Mixed nuts – try an assortment of mixed nuts, and alongside a piece of seasonal fruit. If you’re ambitious, make your own mixed nuts 

      breakfast on the go ideas

    2. Avocado toast – boil a batch of eggs ahead of time. Toast a slice of whole wheat bread and top with avocado, hard-boiled egg, and  salt/pepper or your favorite seasonings. 

      breakfast on the go ideas

    3. Apple cinnamon muffins – bake these on Sunday and enjoy them for sweet breakfast or a snack during the week. 

      breakfast on the go ideas

    4. Seasonal Fruit Smoothies – make a batch of smoothies into individual jars on Sunday night and take them with you on your way out of the door. 

      breakfast on the go ideas

    5. Breakfast sandwich – make your proteins the night before and assemble the sandwich on your way out the door. The filling is also great for a breakfast wrap or burrito. Tip: wrap sandwich in parchment paper for easy transport.

      breakfast on the go ideas

    6. Open-faced Peanut Butter & Banana sandwich – toast a slice of whole wheat bread and top with peanut butter and banana. Ditch the bread to make it paleo-friendly.

      breakfast on the go ideas

    7. Store-bought Croissants – buy an assortment of croissants from the bakery to enjoy during the week. 

      breakfast on the go ideas


Join the Newsletter

Get new blog post updates, plus exclusive tips & insights!

100% Privacy. We don't spam. We will never sell, rent or share your email address.

2 Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *