17 Breakfast Ideas

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If you are in a hurry, here are 17 breakfast to go ideas that will fill you up without slowing you down.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day but can often go skipped or forgotten. These breakfast to go ideas are great for when you are on the move.

Breakfast does not have to be a heavy three course meal. These to go ideas are satisfying and easy to take with you.


17 Breakfast to go Ideas

1. Breakfast Burrito

If you are looking for a quick and easy meal to take on the go, then try a breakfast burrito. They only take a few minutes to make and can fit in your pocket.

It only takes, eggs, sausage, and some vegetables to make your burrito. I like to jazz my burrito up and add in a little cheddar cheese.

The Best Breakfast Burrito [with recipe video] – The Tortilla Channel

2. Hash Brown

I love a hot hash brown in the morning to help me get my day started. The crispy potato is hearty enough to be eaten alone.

Homemade hash browns taste great, but I prefer the frozen hash browns because they come pressed in a square and are easy to handle.

How to Make Hash Browns the RIGHT Way | Favorite Family Recipes (favfamilyrecipes.com)

3. Bran Muffin

Bran Muffins are a hearty way to fill you up in the morning. The fluffy muffins go great with a cup of coffee.

Ingredients matter when making your bran muffins. Be sure to choose unsulfured molasses and use plump, fresh raisins.

4. Blueberry Bagels and Cream Cheese

Blueberry bagels and cream cheese are a yummy pair to have for a to go breakfast. The rich and tasty cream cheese helps to fill you up.

Store bought bagels taste great, however homemade blueberry bagels are bursting with flavor and does not take that long to make.

Blueberry Bagels • Bakerita

5. Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Nothing beats waking up in the morning to a smooth, creamy, and sweet, strawberry banana smoothie. The fruit gives your body a healthy jump start.

When I am making my smoothie, I like to add in about six or seven ice cubes, along with half a banana, half a cup of strawberries, fruit juice and blend.

Strawberry Banana Smoothie – Spend With Pennies

6. Ham and cheese croissants

Take your to go breakfast up a notch, by serving up some ham and cheese croissants. The melted cheese compliments the semi-sweet ham.

To cut down on fat, you can substitute turkey ham instead of pork ham. The texture of the meat is still the same even though turkey is not as sweet.

Ham And Cheddar Crescent Roll-Ups – Recipes Simple

7. Turkey bagel

I like to serve my turkey bagel on a plain bagel, although you can use cinnamon raisin or blueberry to sweeten your bagel up.

Although any kind of turkey will do, I prefer to use honey baked turkey for my bagel because the honey adds in extra flavor.

Hot Turkey Bagel Sandwich – Super Healthy Kids

8. Fruit Salad

Fresh fruit is always a sensible to go to in the morning for something quick and easy that is not too heavy on your stomach.

I like to eat my fruit with fruit dip. Fruit dip is super simple to make. All you need is a little cream cheese, marshmallow creme and almond extract.

Classic Fruit Dip (freshaprilflours.com)

9. Hard Boiled Egg

Hard boiled eggs are easy to make, and I always enjoyed taking off the shell once the eggs have finished boiling.

The trick to hard-boiled eggs is to make sure the egg has completely cooked before removing the shell. If the shell has begun to crack while cooking it is done.

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs Recipe – Chef Billy Parisi

10. French Toast Sticks

Mornings are easier with a fresh batch of French toast sticks to help get your day started. Drizzle on a little syrup for a sweet on the go meal.

They type of bread you use for your French toast sticks does matter. I like to use Texas toast because it is thick and holds a lot of egg.

French Toast Recipe – How to Make the BEST French Toast (addapinch.com)

11. Cereal Bar

If you love a bowl of cereal in the morning, but do not have the time to sit down and enjoy it, then grab a cereal bar made form your favorite flakes or oats.

When I make my cereal bars, I like to use a cereal that is high in sugar content, such as Fruity Pebbles because it tastes sweeter.

Healthy 3 Ingredient No Bake Cereal Bars – The Big Man’s World ® (thebigmansworld.com)

12. Bacon and Eggs Muffins

Cannot get through your morning without a hot plate of bacon and eggs for breakfast, but do not have the time to cook them?

Then whip up a pan of bacon and eggs muffins. You can make them the night before and simply re-heat and add syrup in the morning.

Grab ‘N Go Bacon and Egg Muffins | The Foodie Affair

13. Pigs in a Blanket

Pigs in a blanket makes a great afternoon snack, but they can also serve as a convenient on the go breakfast idea.

It is best to use Pillsbury Crescent rolls to make our pigs in a blanket. You can also use refrigerated biscuits, but they are not as flaky as the rolls.

Kid Friendly Pigs in a Blanket~Recipe (pinkcakeplate.com)

14. Yogurt and fruit

Yogurt in the morning is a healthy way to get some calcium in your body, to help build healthy bones, and it tastes delicious as well.

You can make you own yogurt and it is easy to do. However, I prefer store bought yogurt and then I add in my own fruit such as grapes.

How to Make Yogurt (Easy Homemade Recipe) | Wellness Mama

15. Banana Breakfast Cookies

These banana breakfast cookies are a scrumptious way to perk up your taste buds first thing in the morning.

These cookies are easy to make and only require six simple ingredients. All you need is some peanut butter, bananas, cinnamon, Chocolate chips, quick oats and vanilla.

Banana Breakfast Cookies | Marsha’s Baking Addiction (marshasbakingaddiction.com)

16. Breakfast Enchiladas

Breakfast enchiladas are a spicy way to start your mornings if you are looking for a filling dish that can also be made ahead of time.

The key to mouth watering breakfast enchiladas is to let the tortillas soak in the egg mixture over night. This will enhance the texture and taste of the tortillas.

Breakfast Enchiladas (Make Ahead) – Spend With Pennies

17. Breakfast Crepes

Crepes are a light and tasty alternative to regular pancakes. They can be rolled up and taken with you on your busy mornings.

Crepes are so yummy on their own they do not need toppings, but I like to sprinkle my crepes with a strawberry sauce for extra flavor.

Simple Breakfast Crepes | A Sprinkle and A Splash

Wrap Up

So, there you have it. 17 tantalizing on the go breakfast ideas that will keep you energized all day long. Try them alone or pair them up.

If you enjoyed reading about these 17 delicious breakfast on the go ideas, and would like to share your ideas, leave a comment below.

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