15 delicious breakfast recipes you can make the night before

Circuit breaker measures mean most of us would opt for breakfast at home before starting our work (from home). While you’re less likely to head over to that kopitiam near your office for economic beehoon or kaya toast, it doesn’t mean that your breakfast has to be boring.

If a sumptuous breakfast powers your day, take note of these breakfast recipes that aren’t just nutritious and delicious, but that you can prepare the night before so you can sleep in and have a great breakfast!

1. Potato Breakfast Bowl

This make-ahead breakfast bowl is perfect for breakfast on the go – delicious and super easy to make. With seasoned potatoes, eggs, peppers, onions and cheese, this potato bowl is filling too!

potato breakfast bowl
Credits: The Country Cook

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 2 potatoes
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 onion
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of seasoned salt
  • 1 tbsp of black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 12 eggs

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2. Mason Jar Breakfast Parfaits

mason jar parfaits
Credits: The Two Bite Club

These parfaits are not only easy to make, but they are also delicious. Store them in a mason jar for meal prepping and keeping for the next day (or even more days to come)!

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 1 container yogurt
  • 1/4 cup uncooked oatmeal
  • 1/2 -1 cup add-ins (fresh fruit, granola, coconut, nuts, etc.)

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3. Egg and Quinoa Breakfast Muffins

mushroom swiss cheese quinoa egg muffins
Credits: Sweet Peas and Saffron

This Quinoa Egg Breakfast Muffin Recipe is a healthy, freezer-friendly recipe that you can grab and go! And because it is packed with protein, it will keep you feeling full. For this convenient brekkie, just pop in the microwave for 20-30 seconds.

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup Swiss cheese shredded (1/4 cup reserved for tops)
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes drained and chopped

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4. Hash Brown Egg Nests with Avocado

These yummy egg nests will make your grumpy mornings not so grumpy. Those who aren’t morning person will love this, because it will make your mornings infinitely better.

hash brown egg nests with avocado
Credits: The Cooking Jar

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 15 oz. frozen shredded hash browns, thawed
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 medium eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ tablespoon parsley, chopped
  • 2 avocados, sliced and chilled

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5. Ginger Peach Oatmeal Bake

With this oatmeal bake and all you need to do is wake up, cut a big slice, throw some whipped cream on top (if desired) and out of the door you go. You may end up eating breakfast at your desk, but at least you wouldn’t be late for work!

Credits: She Likes Food

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 2 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sliced peaches
  • 2 cups milk,
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

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6. Raspberry Nutella Overnight Oats

Have you tried overnight oats before? Get ready to be blown away by how effortless they are, how good they are and how nourishing they are. And the possibilities for dressing them up? Endless.

overnight oats
Credits: Five Heart Home

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons Nutella
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup raspberries

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7. Breakfast Casserole

Aside from taste, this breakfast casserole is pretty impressive in the health category. Not only that, it’s so easy to make and adaptable to whatever veggies, cheeses, meats, seasonings you love/have on hand.

breakfast casserole
Credits: Sally’s Baking Addiction

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 3/4 pound uncooked sausage, casings removed
  • 2 bell peppers, diced (any color you prefer; about 2 cups)
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • 4 slices day-old bread
  • 10 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese

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8. Black Bean Breakfast Burritos

Love burritos? Here’s a tasty and healthy option that you can make and then pack for an on-the-go breakfast.

Credit: Gimme Some Oven

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 12 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium white onion, peeled and diced (about 2 cups)
  • 1 pound Yukon gold or red potatoes, diced into 1/4-­inch cubes
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cored and diced (about 2 cups)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 (8-­count) package tortillas
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Pepper Jack cheese (or the cheese of your choice)

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9. Pancake Mini Muffins

Who doesn’t like pancakes? They’re great the day of, but they can be made a couple days in advance, placed in the fridge, and heated up whenever you need them.

Credits: A Latte Food

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 cup vegetable oil
  • Fillings of choice (fruit or chocolate chips)
  • Syrup

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10. Banana Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins

Super moist banana chocolate chip muffins made healthier by using whole wheat flour, applesauce and adding zucchini. These little unsung heroes will save you 10-15 minutes more of your snooze time.

banana chocolate chip zucchini
Credit: The Recipe Rebel

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 3 overripe bananas
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup canola oil or oil of choice
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips

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11. Double Chocolate Quinoa Granola

This big, cluster-y granola is loaded with a double-threat of chocolate and perfectly crisp and crunchy thanks to the healthy addition of quinoa.— you’d want to eat this addicting granola by the handful!

Credits: Whole and Heavenly Oven

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 egg white lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

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12. Sweet Potato Pancakes

These are one of our favorites – sweet potato pancakes! With a record-breaking prepping time of just five minutes, these little bad boys are delightful to make – all year, all seasons.

Credit: Weelicious

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sweet potato puree

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13. Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats

This is an I’m-not-a-morning-person-and-I-don’t-want-to-lift-a-finger kind of breakfast. Mix up your oats, chia seeds, milk of choice, and a little sweetener the night before, and you wake up to softened gloriously creamy oats.

Credits: Flavor The Moments

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2½ cups unsweetened almond milk (or the milk of your choice)
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • top with almonds, pecans or coconut flakes for crunch, optional

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14. Cinnamon Apple Breakfast Quinoa

You’ll never go wrong with a cinnamon-and-apple combo. This satisfying meal is filled with nutrition so you can power through the day.

apple breakfast quinoa
Credit: Simply Quinoa

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 large apples
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • Honey or maple syrup to drizzle (optional)

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15. Make Ahead Smoothies

Smoothies are a great way to kick off your mornings. For this recipe, you’ll be spoilt for choices – it’s your game. You can choose from whichever you’d like, from fruit to toppings. A great way to feel healthy and save time altogether!

Credits: The Taylor House

Ingredients you’ll need:

Peanut Butter Strawberry Smoothie

  • 1 Banana, sliced
  • 1 Cup Strawberries, sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons Peanut Butter
  • Blend all the ingredients together with 1 cup of milk or water.

Blueberry Peach Smoothie

  • 1 Cup Blueberries
  • 1 Cup Frozen Peaches
  • 1 Cup Spinach
  • Blend all ingredients together with 1 cup of milk or water.

Very Berry Smoothie

  • 1 Cup Frozen Raspberries
  • 1 Cup Strawberries
  • 1/2 Cup Blueberries
  • Blend all ingredients together with 1 cup of milk or water.

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