On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Families

power breakfast granola cups
Tim MacKay
Make-ahead meals for mornings when there's simply no time to sit at the table.
Alexandra Grablewski
Alexandra Grablewski

Sunrise Parfaits

This yummy spoonable breakfast has protein, calcium, and a nice dose of fiber.

Alexandra Grablewski
Alexandra Grablewski

Bacon-and-Egg Pitas

Make these protein-rich sandwiches the night before, then reheat them in the microwave.

How does a busy mom like Rosie Pope prepare healthy back-to-school breakfasts for her family? Find out how to make her go-to meals.

Alexandra Grablewski
Alexandra Grablewski

Good-Morning Pizzas

Your child will think he's getting away with something when you give him pizza for breakfast.

Alexandra Grablewski
Alexandra Grablewski

Crazy Crepes

You can wrap up almost anything in a crepe. These will last for three days in the fridge or a month in the freezer.

Alexandra Grablewski
Alexandra Grablewski

Wake-Up Breakfast Bars

No time for cereal? Try these delicious fiber-packed energy bars!

Originally published in the November 2007 issue of Parents magazine.

Tim MacKay
Tim MacKay

Power Breakfast Granola Cups

Start the day right! Baked granola cups filled with yogurt and fruit will give your kids energy for hours. To make, spray a muffin tin with cooking spray. In a large bowl, mix together 3 tbsp. melted unsalted butter, 1⁄4 cup honey, 13⁄4 cups rolled oats, 1/8 tsp. salt, 1⁄4 tsp. cinnamon, 1⁄4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes, and 1⁄4 cup flaxseed meal. Using wet fingers, press the mixture into the muffin tin wells. Bake at 350° until golden, about 15 minutes. Let pan cool for 15 minutes, then use a spatula to remove the cups. Fill each cup with 1 to 2 tbsp. Greek yogurt and top with berries. Makes 8 granola cups. 

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