5 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Weight Loss

Fuss-free breakfast recipes for fuss-free mornings.

Simplicity matters. And anyone who’s struggled to get out the door on a busy morning understands that. Here are 5 make-ahead breakfasts for weight loss you can prepare to make your mornings healthy and hassle free.

It’s human nature to look for the path of least resistance when we’re crunched for time. When that time crunch happens during a busy morning that sometimes means you might reach for a packaged cereal or frozen toaster pastry. Is prepping a processed breakfast easy? Sure. But you pay a price measured in calories, sodium, fat, sugar, or artificial sweeteners.

The great news is that you have options! The make-ahead breakfasts for weight loss below will take the fuss out of eating a good-for-you breakfast loaded with nutrients like protein, fiber, and good carbohydrates. The key is to plan your breakfasts in advance. Prep these meals in advance and then pop them in the fridge or freezer so they’re ready to go when you are.

So what are you waiting for? Take time now to look at these delicious weight loss recipes and commit to making one or two of them this week.

1. Banana Walnut Overnight Oatmeal

Banana Walnut Overnight Oatmeal

Treat your body to a nutritious breakfast packed with waistline-friendly foods, including oats, low-fat dairy, honey, and more.

2. Sun-Dried Tomato & Egg Muffins

Sun-Dried Tomato & Basil Egg Muffins

Easy make-ahead breakfasts like this one give you a filling start to the day; this morning muffin also includes a yummy blend of basil, garlic, and rosemary.

3. Protein Quinoa Pancakes

Protein Quinoa Pancakes Recipe1

Pancake recipes are smart make-ahead options because they can be refrigerated for several days or frozen. This version uses whole grain flour, Greek yogurt, and more.

4. Berry Overnight Oats

Breakfast doesn’t come much simpler than this recipe, which is powered with antioxidants, chia seeds, and taste.

5. Skinny Protein Breakfast Frittatas

Skinny Protein Breakfast Frittata

Pack these into single-serve containers for a simple, protein-packed breakfast. This frittata includes baby spinach, fat-free feta cheese, and delicious sun-dried tomatoes.


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Amy Wagner

Amy is a writer specializing in health & wellness, business, and entrepreneurship. She's a long-time martial arts teacher who has earned a 4th degree black belt in tae kwon do. When Amy's not writing or kicking, she's wrangling sons, reading fiction, or crushing on BBC actors.

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