Easy On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas

We keep hearing that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but many people still have trouble finding time in their busy mornings to eat a nutritious breakfast.

breakfast (banana, cereal, and milk)

Here are some quick grab and go ideas:

  • Whole fruit, like bananas, apples and oranges. (For an even faster option, keep peeled oranges in the refrigerator in plastic baggies)
  • Whole grains and peanut butter: spread 2 tablespoons of peanut butter on whole wheat bread, bagels, English muffins, or frozen waffles.
  • Low fat yogurt cups.
  • Fruit smoothies
  • Low sugar granola bars
  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Leftovers: you don’t have to eat breakfast food for breakfast!

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