6 Healthy One-Pot Breakfasts to Make Ahead and Eat All Week Long
Heat, eat, be a better breakfast human.
This article originally appeared on Extra Crispy
Mornings are busy enough without worrying about what you should make for breakfast. Let's be real: If you can hardly open your eyes, the last thing you want is a meal you have to fuss over when the sun is barely up over the horizon. That's where these make-ahead one-pot breakfasts come in handy. With a little planning, you can make a whole week's worth of breakfasts in only one pan that are both healthy and filling. Just make one of these big-batch breakfasts on Sunday night and all you have to do is divide it into portions and reheat throughout the week.
Smart, right? Now, weekday mornings you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time getting those last precious minutes of sleep. Sure, these breakfasts are great for giving you an excuse to hit the Snooze button, but, really, the best part about one-pot breakfasts is the easy cleanup. Because all of the ingredients are cooked in just a single pan, you won't have a zillion dishes to do when you are finished with your meal prep. With just one pan to clean, you can give your dishwasher (and yourself) a much needed break. Go ahead, simplify your morning routine with these seven one-pot breakfast recipes.
One-Pot Spicy Eggs and Potatoes
This filling, rustic breakfast dish is perfect when you have a busy day ahead. Making this one-pot spicy egg and potato breakfast will warm you up on chilly mornings. Plus, eggs are a smart source of energy-boosting protein.
Kale and Quinoa Skillet with Mushrooms and Herbs
There's nothing as comforting as waking up to a one-pan quinoa dish. Packed with hearty protein from the quinoa and walnuts, and iron and magnesium from the leafy kale, this dish will help you avoid the mid-morning snack attack and keep you energized until lunchtime.
Crock Pot Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Oatmeal
This crock pot peanut butter oatmeal is loaded with chocolate, all-natural peanut butter, and protein-filled oats. Put all the ingredients in your slow cooker before you go to bed and wake up to a piping-hot breakfast.
Quinoa Superfood Breakfast Skillet
Waking up to a colorful dish that's packed with antioxidant-rich berries and hearty, whole grains is the perfect way to begin a morning. Sit down with this simple quinoa superfood breakfast skillet and savor a few moments to yourself before heading out the door.
Healthy One-Pan Egg and Turkey Skillet
This one-pan egg and turkey skillet will warm you up on a chilly morning. Turkey is a great source of lean protein, which will help you avoid those 11 a.m. hunger pangs. This is also a great, filling recipe when you're craving breakfast for dinner.
Easy Skillet Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake
Forget grabbing a Cinnabon on your morning commute and cozy up to these sweet, homemade cinnamon rolls instead. They're super-easy to prepare and make great grab-and-go breakfasts for the week ahead.