7 Easy Back-to-School Breakfast Recipes

Convenience is the name of the game when trying to get kiddos out the door in the morning with as little stress and shouting as possible — especially at the start of the school year. There’s no denying that chaos will ensue, but all we can do is lean into the madness and send our little ones off with everything we can for a successful day at school.

That starts with a healthy and nutritional meal. (As they say, breakfast is the most important meal of the day!) Get ahead of the game with these easy back-to-school breakfast recipes. Prepare in advance to make school send-offs a tad bit easier.

Blueberry Pancakes

A stack of blueberry pancakes on a green plate. A forkful is taken out of the stack, with the fork sitting to the top right of the pancakes. Blueberry Pancakes Recipe

The secret to this fluffy homemade blueberry pancake recipe is milk and vinegar. Hint: Make these in a batch and freeze them for breakfast ease.

Veggie Muffins

an aerial view of six veggie muffins against a purple table.

Hide a serving or two of veggies in a healthy muffin recipe! Toast and eat them warm, or just pop one in a coat pocket for the on-the-go kid.

Vegan Pumpkin Overnight Oats

vegan pumpkin overnight oats

A gorgeous breakfast treat that’s as easy as pumpkin pie, and has all of those aromatic flavors, too. As the name suggests, prepare this recipe the night before for quick and simple morning sustenance.

Green Eggs

Green eggs adorned with flowers sit on three different plates.

A fun way to start the day: Whip these up at home and leave a copy of Green Eggs and Ham on the breakfast table. Magic will happen.

Breakfast Smoothie Pops

Children of all ages will say yes to a smoothie pop for breakfast. Quick, convenient, and tasty. Fruit adds flavor and fiber; the protein keeps us from getting a glucose spike too early in the morning and houses sustainable energy, oats aid in stabilizing our blood sugars throughout and altogether. Plus, it is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals!

Chia Oat Parfait

clear glass jars with overnight chia oats and raspberries set in an orange dish on a purple table

A simply delicious breakfast that appeals to palates of all ages — this recipe is filled with fiber and nutrients. A bonus: sturdy jars make for easy-peasy eating in the car or on the bus.

Ever’s (Banana) Muffins

These muffins have no refined sugar, wheat, oil, gluten, or dairy (other than eggs) and are a sweet treat ready in 30 minutes! Michaela suggests doubling the dates if your kids are used to pretty sweet treats. Top with a slice of banana if you’re feeling wild.

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