Make ahead breakfast freezer meals are one way to ensure everyone starts the day off right with a nutritious and filling meal.
With a little bit of pre-planning and prep, you can save tons of time and energy on busy mornings. Especially on the days that everyone gets a late start.
Have you ever missed your alarm in the morning and then you barely have enough time to get dressed and brush your teeth, let alone eat something? This use to happen to me all the time before I started meal planning. That is why we ended up using the drive-thru so often for coffee and donuts first thing in the morning. That not only blew my wallet but my waistline out of proportion. Plus, the sugar rush barely sustained any of us till lunchtime.
Even if you haven’t completely bought into the concept of having a meal plan for your family just yet, for those mornings when you need something quick and easy, make ahead breakfast freezer meals can really save you in a pinch!
These recipes are great for busy mornings or when you want to sleep in and want the kids to get their own breakfast or when you need to grab breakfast on the go! You don’t have to do a ton of work the day of, and you have a nice warm meal ready for you and your family when you need and want it! Most are ready by just popping them in the microwave which means everyone can have a healthy breakfast without a lot of fuss.
Here are the best breakfast freezer recipes that are simple and easy to make for you and your family. There is a huge variety of ideas here so I am sure you will be able to find at least a few that your family will love.
14 Homemade Breakfast Freezer Meals
Easy Breakfast Casserole
If you are having guests stay over and you are not sure of what to make them for breakfast, try this easy, make ahead freezer casserole. It’s a hearty casserole, filled with tender turkey sausage, peppers and onions. Pop it in the oven when needed for a healthy breakfast the everyone will love. And did I mention it is super easy?! Recipe by Everyday Shortcuts.
Scrambled Egg Bites
It’s so nice to have breakfast foods in the freezer ready to go. These scrambled egg bites are great for busy weekday mornings. You can grab them on your way out the door for work or you can heat them up for the kids before school. Recipe by Freezer Meals 101.
Loaded Breakfast Tacos
I love that I can make this freezer friendly recipe over the weekend. In the mornings, I take a few out, heat them up and the kids can eat them on their way to school. You can make these in batches by making a double recipe. Put half of the fillings in a freezer bag for later in the month. They are super delicious, portable and the kids LOVE them! Recipe by Kicking It With Kelly.
Freezer Challah Bread French Toast Sticks
Tired of cold cereal or breakfast bars first thing in the morning? I get it, mornings are hectic but it is nice to start the day with something warm. Especially on cold mornings. These french toast sticks will hit the spot and because you can make them ahead of time and freeze them, they are perfect when you are on the go and need to get out the door fast. Recipe by Drug Store Divas.
MEGA Breakfast Burritos
This freezer Breakfast Burritos recipe makes massive burritos that are stuffed with eggs, cheese, bacon, crispy potatoes, guacamole, and a secret ingredient that makes them incredible! Recipe by Food Folks And Fun.
Croissant Breakfast Sandwich
The BEST Breakfast Sandwich Recipe! Made with egg, cheese, and ham piled between a soft butter croissant, these warm and delicious breakfast sandwiches are freezer-friendly and perfect for a quick and easy breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Recipe by The Forked Spoon.
Vegetarian Mediterranean Inspired Breakfast
These easy, tasty and healthy vegetarian Greek breakfast burritos can easily be made ahead, then frozen. Perfect for a Mediterranean diet, packed with protein and low in fat. It’s an easy brunch or breakfast potluck idea. Recipe by Food Meanderings.
Breakfast Sausage Hand Pies
These simple breakfast hand pies can be made ahead and reheated one at a time for busy mornings. You can make several sheets at once (double or triple the recipe) to ensure you have many on hand. Recipe be Freezer Meals 101.
Easy Freezable Dippable Applesauce Waffles
A little breakfast meal prep and you’ll always have an easy morning! These Freezable Applesauce Waffles are gluten-free, vegan, allergy-free, and dippable! A customizable recipe perfect for kids, teens, even adults! Recipe by Strength And Sun.
Chicken-Apple Sausage Breakfast Burritos
These freezable Breakfast Burritos are a grab-and-go, make-ahead breakfast you’ll actually look forward to eating! Full of sweet chicken-apple sausage, butternut squash, savoury cheese, red peppers, and fluffy scrambled egg. These breakfast burritos are crazy-delicious, hearty, and filled with great, keep-you-fueled-up nutrition! Recipe by Two Healthy Kitchens.
Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal
Need a simple, healthy breakfast idea? Try this Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal! It combines old fashioned and quick oats with milk, eggs, butter, chocolate chips and a few other pantry staples for a delicious recipe that the whole family will love. Recipe by Thrifty Frugal Mom.
World’s Best Pancakes
This easy breakfast recipe for the world’s best pancakes comes with a family secret ingredient. Have delicious pancakes at every family gathering where a special breakfast recipe is needed or make an everyday breakfast feel special! Recipe by Saving Talents.
Smoothies are nutritious, delicious, and so easy to make. In fact, you can make a smoothie in under 5 minutes easily. But there are those days where you don’t even have 5 minutes, am i right? And that is just one reason why I love these Freezer Smoothie Packs. Recipe by Fun Wine Sunshine.
Sausage & Cheese Breakfast Poppers
Having easy to grab breakfasts that are satisfying and quick to reheat like these Freezer Breakfast Sausage And Cheese Poppers are great. Using just a few basic ingredients and a creating in larger batches you can easily have breakfasts that reheat in seconds and are better than what you would grab in the local drive thru. Recipe by Midwest Modern Momma.
Start your day off right by prepping these make ahead breakfast freezer meals in advance. Trust me when I say they will be lifesavers on busy mornings and you will be confident about sending your kids off to school with a good, wholesome meal.