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17 Take-to-Work Breakfasts Infinitely Better Than Anything From the Vending Machine

Ah, yes, the perils of work breakfast: Will it be the sad, spotty, forlorn banana in the staff kitchen? Or the vending machine's packaged granola bar that's just way a bit too sweet/crunchy/actually falling apart?

Nope, neither of these—not today! Sorry spotty banana and sad granola bar: These 17 breakfasts are portable, mostly make-ahead, and ready to be enjoyed al desko with a side of computer. Your work day will thank you.

pastry shop or your desk?

for your savory tooth

oats by any other name

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