10 Prep-Ahead Breakfasts to Make This Month

For most, meal prep and getting organized in the kitchen is usually focused around lunch and dinner meals and breakfast is often overlooked. The most important meal of the day, breakfast shouldn’t be an afterthought, but it also doesn’t need to be difficult. Whether you are trying to feed a hungry family during the morning rush, nourishing yourself before rushing off to the gym, or entertaining a group for weekend brunch, we have some time (and stress) saving recipes that can make your morning a breeze.

Lentil & Bacon Omelette Cups – This recipe can be prepped ahead and stored in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer, plus they are customizable – toss in any vegetables you have on hand.

Oatmeal Lentil Cups – This recipe yields six portable oatmeal cups making a healthy on-the-go breakfast to last the week – double the recipe to feed more busy bellies.

Coconut Cream Overnight Oats & Lentils – Overnight oats are simply oats that sit overnight in liquid, making them the perfect answer to busy mornings, plus split red lentils soak up flavour and liquid just like the oats do.

Muesli Lentil Breakfast Strata – This impressive, but incredibly simple recipe can be prepped ahead and popped into the oven when company comes over for a beautiful brunch centrepiece.

Sprouted Lentil Granola Parfait – Who doesn’t love granola? Making your own isn’t difficult and you can customize with your favourite nuts, seeds, and dry fruit. Enjoy on its own with milk, or top onto yogurt in the morning.

Kale, Lentil & Sundried Tomato Quiche – Quiche is a great dish to serve to company or eat throughout the week – prep it ahead, refrigerate or freeze, and bake it when needed.

Baked Oatmeal with Berries & Lentils – Combine oatmeal ingredients in a baking dish, toss in your favourite fruit, and throw it in the oven – when you’re ready for breakfast, cut a square of oatmeal and reheat.

Blueberry Oatmeal Lentil Muffins – Muffins are the original on-the-go breakfast and who is to argue with a classic?

Slow-Cooker Breakfast Casserole – Take brunch to the next level with a twist on traditional bagels and lox in this set-it-and-forget-it slow-cooker breakfast that your guests won’t imagine was a breeze to make.

Lentil Egg Skillet Bake – Coming together in just one pan, this super simple egg dish can be made ahead and eaten throughout the week.