Healthy On-The-Go Breakfast Recipes

Easy to make and perfect for busy mornings.

We know starting the day with a healthy breakfast is important, but there are mornings which just don’t permit time to sit down and enjoy a quiet brekkie. That’s where on-the-go breakfasts come in.

Whether you’ve got a busy morning, are running late or rushing to drop off the kids at school, it is possible to squeeze in a healthy brekkie on the bus, train, car or even at the office.

Try these eight on-the-go breakfasts which are delicious, nutritious and easy to make. Tip: prep these recipes on the weekend so you can grab and go.

1. Blueberry and peach granola parfaits

Breakfast parfaits are one of the quickest, easiest breakfast to whip up and are very transportable. Simply layer granola with fruit and yoghurt in a jar, pop on the lid and enjoy with a spoon wherever you are. Try the recipe here.

2. No-bake vegan protein bars

If you’re after a protein-packed breakfast, try these tasty four-ingredient protein bars made with amaranth, peanut (or almond) butter, maple syrup and vanilla protein powder. Make a batch to last you all week. Get the recipe here.

3. Healthy banana peanut butter muffins

Made with extra-ripe bananas, oats, natural peanut butter and no added sugar, these banana peanut butter muffins are a healthy breakfast treat and are made in just one bowl in 30 minutes. Try the recipe here.

4. Overnight oats

Now that the warmer months are here, you can trade your morning bowl of hot oats for overnight oats. Soak rolled oats or muesli in milk, along with flavours from nut butter, cinnamon and/or fruit. Place in jars, pop them in the fridge and grab one on your way out in the morning. Here’s the recipe.

5. Brownie granola bars

For a sweeter, more indulgent breakfast, these seven-ingredient granola bars taste just like a brownie. They’re chocolatey, nutty, fudgy and require no baking. Try the recipe here.

6. Blueberry breakfast cookies

These cookies are made with rolled oats, wholemeal flour, ripe bananas, cinnamon and just a touch of brown sugar. Grab a couple on your way out and enjoy with a piece of fruit for extra nutrition. Get the recipe here.

7. Potato and asparagus frittata

If you prefer a savoury breakfast try this protein-rich frittata with potato, goats cheese, asparagus and basil. Bake a big batch, slice into individual portions and enjoy. Here’s the recipe.

8. Mediterranean mini frittatas

For a Mediterranean flavour, these mini frittatas with artichokes, olive, capsicum, sun-dried tomatoes and feta are a delicious breakfast option. Get the recipe here.