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15 Easy Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Weekday Mornings

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Somewhere between plain old cereal and drawn-out weekend brunches lies the totally achievable, make-ahead weekday breakfast.

A good make-ahead breakfast always feels like a treat, is whole-wheaty or fruit-packed enough to be hearty without being pious, and you can knock it out on a weekend afternoon. Whether granolas, bars, or breads, they're our stumble-out-of-bed breakfasts of choice. Here are 15 you can make now and eat all week (or freeze, and get ahead for next week):


Whip up a big batch of granola:

Nekisia Davis' Olive Oil and Maple Granola by Genius Recipes

Maple Granola



Buckwheat Granola by sil entre jardins



Maple Quinoa Granola by spacekase



Cracklin' Oat Bran Granola by Sarah Jampel

Cracklin' Oat Bran


Take a bar to go:

Five Minute, No-Bake Vegan Granola Bars by Gena Hamshaw



Sara's "Granola Bars" by Merrill Stubbs



Oats and Quinoa Breakfast Bars by CravingSomethingHealthy



No-Bake Toasted Coconut, Date, and Nut Bars by Jennifer Farley | Savory Simple



Bulk Bin Snack Bars by Kendra Vaculin



Warm bread to enjoy while you get dressed:

Vegan Morning Glory Muffins by Gena Hamshaw

Morning Glory


Yogurt Bread with Molasses by Marian Bull

Yogurt bread


Blueberry, Oatmeal, and Flaxseed Muffins by Merrill Stubbs

Blueberry muffins


Blackbird's Bread

Blackbird's Bread


What I Do for Love Bran Muffins by drbabs

Bran muffins


My New Favorite Zucchini Bread by Dabblings

Zucchini bread

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