Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Families

These super quick breakfast recipes take a bite out of the a.m. angst.

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Almond Pancakes with Pear-Maple Compote

Tara Donne

Almond Pancakes with Pear-Maple Compote

You can make them gluten-free! Mix the dry ingredients and make the compote in advance.

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Breakfast Pizza

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Breakfast Pizza

Tara Donne

Breakfast Pizza

Make the dish the night before; it can be refrigerated for up to 2 days. Reheat leftover slices in the microwave for 30 seconds.

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Healthy Breakfast: 3 Quick Meals for Kids

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Pumpkin-Cinnamon Muffins

Tara Donne

Pumpkin-Cinnamon Muffins

Make a batch in advance; store in fridge for up to three days in an airtight container or freeze for up to a month in a plastic freezer bag. Microwave on High for 30 seconds before serving.

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Mom's Super Quick Granola

Tara Donne

Mom's Super Quick Granola

Make a batch in advance; store in airtight containers at room temperature for up to 2 weeks or freeze for up to 2 months. Just pour 1/2 cup into a bowl and add milk.

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Pink Applesauce

Tara Donne

Pink Applesauce

Prepare on Sunday night; store in fridge for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 1 month. Serve over yogurt or oatmeal.

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Back-to-School Breakfast Ideas for Busy Moms

Originally published in the October 2014 issue of Parents magazine.