25 Healthy and Easy Breakfasts For The Busy Mom


Healthy and easy breakfasts for the busy mom are essential to staying on track in the mornings.

Mom life is a busy one and we all want to eat healthy, wholesome, satisfying meals.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and for good reason. You have to “break” that “fast” your body has been on. When you’re sleeping, your body is able to heal and restore. Upon waking, your body needs fuel to get going again.

And that’s what makes breakfast so incredibly important.


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I’ve compiled 25 healthy and easy breakfast recipe just for the busy mom. These recipes are tasty and filled with whole foods to nourish and give you those much-needed vitamins and nutrients.

Each recipe is…

  • Healthy

  • Easy

  • Tasty

  • Satisfying

  • Minimal Prep

While there is prep work required for some of these recipes when you’re in a hurry, you just reheat or toast and breakfast are made that much easier.

Here’s to a tasty breakfast!

1. Avocado Toast

I realize that not everyone likes avocados but if you do, then this one is a winner. I love to slice tomatoes on top and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Breakfast divine.

This recipe is from The Minimalist Baker.


2. Pumpkin Pancakes

No matter what time of year, pumpkin is a favorite. These pancakes are light, fluffy and filling.

This recipe is from Good Housekeeping.

3. Gluten-Free Blueberry Waffles

Living gluten-free can be challenging so here’s one just for those of you who want and need a healthy satisfying waffly breakfast. And even if you’re not gluten-free, this one will surely be a favorite.

This recipe is from The gluten-free girl.


4. Quinoa Waffles

Quinoa is such a powerful food containing all nine amino acids. Fuel for the body means a more productive, healthy mom. FYI, this recipe does require cooked quinoa.

This recipe is from simply quinoa.


5. Scottish Oatmeal

Scottish oatmeal is produced differently from traditional oatmeal and this gives it a ridiculously creamy texture that is delicious and quick for those busy mornings. Add bananas, honey and cinnamon for a sweet-tasting morning.

This recipe is from Bob’s Red Mill.


6. Citrus Breakfast Smoothie

What is a quick and easy breakfast list without the refreshing smoothie! Such an easy way to build up immunity and tackle the day.

This recipe is from allrecipes.

7. Bell Pepper and Egg

Sometimes our bodies crave veggies for breakfast. Slice some bell pepper add egg, and your done.

This recipe is from allrecipes.


8. Whole Wheat Waffles

Whole grains are definitely on the list for a healthy breakfast. Turn this one into a family favorite by adding homemade chocolate chips.

This recipe is from 100 Days of Real Food.



9. Healthy Berry Yogurt Smoothie

Kelley over at Chef Savvy has created a protein-packed, antioxidant saturated smoothie that takes simply wonderful.

This recipe is from Chef Savvy.


10. Caramelized Banana Peanut Butter Toast

Whoa! Anything caramelized for breakfast has to be good, right? If you don’t like bananas, you could try a plantain.

This recipe from The Baker Mama.


11. Overnight Oats

Prep for this is super simple. Add all ingredient to a glass jar, set in the fridge overnight, and enjoy in the morning. Add protein powder, granola, or spices for a boost of flavor.

This recipe is from The Food Network.


12. Honey Lime Quinoa Fruit Salad

Bring on the flavors! Honey, lime, and fruit mixed with quinoa is a delight for a twist on breakfast.

This recipe is from The Recipe Critic.


13. Curry-Avocado Crispy Egg Toast

Just saying the name of this recipe makes my mouth water. Curry is such a beautiful seasoning with enormous flavor. If you need a quick protein-rich, flavor-packed breakfast, give this one a try.

This recipe is from Good Housekeeping.


14. 3-Ingredient Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

With only 3 ingredients, you’ll have these whipped up and ready to eat in a flash without skimping on taste.

This recipe is from Hip 2 Save.


15. Whole Wheat Banana Waffles

Yes, I know, another waffle recipe. It might be safe to say my waffle addiction is getting worse. That being said, banana waffles with blueberry syrup or blueberry compote is a delicacy no one should be deprived of.

This recipe is from Katiebird Bakes.

16. Spinach Breakfast Wrap

Spinach, cheese, and egg come together in a quick and healthy breakfast on the go.

This recipe is from The Tasty Bite.


17. Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

We’ve all heard of the life-changing benefits Matcha green tea provides. This tasty recipe contains Matcha and mango for a tropical treat.

This recipe is from Living Fresh Daily.


18. Tropical Acai Bowl

This recipe is delicious any time of day but breakfast seems a good a time as any. Acai is considered a superfood that delivers powerful antioxidants to fight free radicals.

This recipe is from Living Fresh Daily.


19. Green Tea Oatmeal

Such a fabulous combination. Both are good for you, easy to make, and are filled with goodness to help you in your healthy lifestyle.

This recipe is from UpRoot Kitchen.


20. Easy Breakfast Muffins

Breakfast muffins are perfect for busy mornings. Trade the sugar for honey or maple syrup for a healthier option. In addition, you could add nuts, raisins, chia seeds, poppy seeds, or coconut for a unique variation.

This recipe is from iHeart Naptime.


21. Overnight Chia Seed Oats

Chia and oats go together really well. The combination is texture-oriented and filled with flavor. Surprise your taste bud with this delectable breakfast.

This recipe is from feasting on fruit.


22. Fresh Fruit Yogurt Breakfast Bowl

This is where food prep is a necessity. Having fresh fruit for breakfast is refreshing and nutritious. The yogurt adds the much-needed protein to sustain you through the morning.

This recipe is from Modern honey.


23. Breakfast Tacos

For a nice change, why not try a breakfast taco? This recipe has options so you can make this as easy or complex as you want to, depending on how much time you have. My suggestion, enjoy them for dinner too!

This recipe is from Genius Kitchen.


24. Healthy Applesauce Pancakes (Gluten-Free)

Pancakes are a quick and easy way to provide a wholesome breakfast. These are made just 7 ingredients with one of those being applesauce, which is a good source of fiber.

This recipe is from yummy Toddler food.


25. Healthy Vegetarian Breakfast Burrito

I saved these for last because they require the most prep but since you can make several and freeze them, you’re on your way to healthy satisfying breakfast.

This recipe is from Hey Nutrition Lady.


25 Healthy and Easy Breakfast Recipes For The Busy Mom

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Mom life is a busy one and we all want to eat healthy, wholesome, satisfying meals. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and for good reason. You have to “break” that “fast” your body has been on. #easybreakfast #busymom #healthymom

Mom life is a busy one and we all want to eat healthy, wholesome, satisfying meals. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and for good reason. You have to “break” that “fast” your body has been on. #easybreakfast #busymom #healthymom


I hope you’ve been inspired to try these healthy breakfast recipes for yourself and your family. Healthy meals are really the best way to stay alert throughout the day as well as motivated. Feeding yourself with an assortment of colorful foods provides vitamins and nutrients to ensure top performance and optimal health.

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Each recipe in this list was carefully selected to contain helpful information as well as tasty breakfast ideas to make the life of a busy mom easier. Taking one day at a time and making small changes at a time add up to big ones.

Learning to prepare food in advance is the biggest time-saver I have found.

It goes a long way in providing healthy meals while not sacrificing family time. If you have any questions or additional breakfast ideas, feel free to leave them below.

Have a blessed day!


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