Always skipping breakfast? Looking for a way to streamline your morning? These 5 on-the-go breakfast recipes are exactly what you need!
Breakfast is by far the most commonly skipped meal. Sometimes you just need to hit snooze a few more times than usual! On mornings like this, it can be so helpful to have an on-the-go breakfast recipe that you’ve either already prepped ahead of time, or can quickly make and run out the door with.
Using the Foundational Five to Create On-The-Go Breakfast Recipes
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The Foundational Five is made up of five elements of nutrition including Protein, Fat, Non-starchy Carbohydrates, Starchy & Sugary Carbohydrates, and the Flavor Factor (which brings vibrancy, deliciousness, and enjoyment to your meals).
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5 On-The-Go Breakfast Recipes
Test out some of these Nutrition Stripped on-the-go favorites the next time you’re in need of a quick breakfast recipe.
Smoothies are an awesome way to get all the nourishment you need first thing in the morning, in a compact, speedy way. You have the option to prep these ahead of time and quickly blend the morning of, or you can simply assemble and blend all at once.
This particular smoothie is such a delicious way to combine the cool, refreshing feel of summer with the savory, comforting flavors of fall. The tahini adds a deliciously creamy mouthfeel while the cinnamon adds a surprisingly satisfying taste.
A lot of people are surprised when I recommend yogurt bowls as an on-the-go option, but hear me out. It may not be something you’re eating in the car during your morning commute, but you can certainly assemble it in less than 10-minutes and take it with you as you run out the door.
The night prior, quickly grab your favorite food storage container and toss your yogurt of choice inside. Then the next morning as you’re heading out the door, grab the container, toss in your toppings, close the container and give it a shake. As soon as you get to your destination, you have a delicious, nourishing breakfast waiting for you!
I love this peach and blackberry yogurt bowl because the only work you have to do is chop a peach. Everything else just gets added with ease.
Grab-and-go options need to be prepared quickly and easy to travel with. This veggie egg bake is just that! You can make it up to a month in advance and store it in the freezer, or two weeks in advance and keep it in the refrigerator.
It’s a great way to get a protein-packed breakfast without having to scramble up some eggs when you’re rushing around in the morning!
Just like the egg bake above, this Simple Mango Chia Pudding is a great breakfast option to prep in advance for a busy week ahead. It’s great because you can prepare single servings, that way if you’re only busy on one or two mornings, you can prep the exact amount that you need.
This chia pudding is so satiating due to the chia seeds! You can prep these in mason jars to make them super travel-friendly.
If you’re not a fan of chia seed pudding or simply don’t enjoy the taste, muesli is a great alternative. It too can be prepped the night before in single-serving amounts, it just has a slightly different taste and texture.
It’s made with all raw ingredients, which means less prep time in the kitchen. Plus, it’s packed with energizing starchy carbohydrates, and antioxidant-filled cherries.
Tips For Making On-The-Go Breakfast Recipes
There are a few tips you should keep in mind that will help you out a bit when prepping these 5 on-the-go breakfast recipes.
Invest in good quality storage containers
Having quality storage containers can make all the difference when you’re frequently taking your breakfast on the go. It can ensure your prepped meals stay fresh longer, and prevent any leaking or spills while traveling.
Get into a good planning groove
Planning is such a key part of making busy mornings stress-free. Pick a day (as well as ideally one backup day) where you’ll take a look at your week ahead and plan out what you’ll need for meals. That way, you can determine how many on-the-go meals you’ll need, and can therefore prep and shop accordingly.
FAQs About These On-The-Go Breakfast Recipes
Have a few questions? Check out these FAQs!
What if I don’t like some of these ingredients?
The great part about all of these recipes is that they’re so versatile and flexible. Not a fan of mango? Totally fine! Swap it out for some raspberries or strawberries. Can’t stand asparagus? Feel free to leave it out! Don’t let a few ingredients stop you from enjoying the ease and convenience these recipes can give you.
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