Serve it Hot: Warm (& Fast) Breakfasts to get the School Day Started

Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day and is important part of a healthy diet.

With school starting so early, it can be hard to get a healthy breakfast in the kids (or yourself) before they need to get on the bus.  Say goodbye to the cereal bowl, here are a few heat-and-go breakfast recipes to get your day started.


macheesmo breakfast sand

Spinach and Egg Breakfast Sandwiches

Pop these sammies in the oven right after you pour your cup of coffee and they’ll be ready by the time the kids are up and dressed.


Cinnamon Apple Pancake Dippers
Mother’s Niche

Not only are these cute, but they are freezable too and double up as a great lunch idea!
Make your own variation with blueberries, strawberries or, if you’re into it, bits of bacon.

sausage pancake sandwich
Sausage Pancake SandwichesCrazy Adventures in Parenting

It’s pig in a blanket breakfast style.  Fold these pancakes over breakfast sausage for a breakfast that is sure to keep them running until lunch.


Freezer Sausage Burritos
Raining Hot Coupons

Have your eggs and sausage and make it to the bus stop too!


French Toast Roll-ups
The Girl Who Ate Everything

Cook these completely before you pop them in the freezer then pull out a few in the morning and reheat in the oven.

cinnamon toast

Cinnamon Toast The Right Way
The Pioneer Woman

Because The Pioneer Woman does pretty much everything right. Cinnamon toast and bananas for breakfast anyone?

pop tarts

Homemade Pop Tarts

Pop-tarts may be tasty but they certainly aren’t part of a healthy breakfast.  These whole wheat pop tarts are a tasty alternative to the store bought ones.

overnight oatmeal

Overnight Pumpkin Oatmeal with Cinnamon & Sugar PecansBusy Mommy

Make this the night before and warm it up in the microwave, add the sugar pecans for adults and skip that step for picky kids.


 Savory Breakfast Muffins Domestic Servitude

These savory muffins are easily microwavable and one batch makes up to 24 breakfasts!

omlet and potato breakfast

Omelet and Potato Breakfast
Ella Claire Inspired

Like your omelet with a side of hash browns? These are all packed into one easy to nuke cup.



Sarah Cole

Sarah is a full time working mom of three boys, Max, Hudson and Marlowe. In addition to working and parenting, Sarah has also been seen as an actress on the Richmond stage (and screen). She blogs lovingly but sporadically at

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