31 College Breakfast Ideas You Need To Try This Year
Get the best healthy and easy college breakfast ideas to start your day off right! Trust me when I say you are going to be waking up earlier just to make some of these recipes!
Nothing is worse than waking up exhausted in college and having nothing to eat for breakfast. I mean it… making a healthy breakfast when you are barely awake literally seems impossible.
The best way to solve this is to either make something the night before, or make a recipe so good you are willing to spend some time in the morning cooking. Whichever option, I’ve got the perfect college breakfast ideas just for you!
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This yogurt parfait recipe is a simple recipe that is great for college. Made with fresh fruit, granola and Greek yogurt. Plus, this picture looks too delicious not to try!
A healthy breakfast smoothie is easy to prepare and easy to digest. Best of all, not only is it tasty, but it’s full of healthy fruit and yogurt. Most of this recipe can also be prepped the night before, so it’s super easy to prepare the next morning.
Banana chocolate chip walnut muffins
Create amazing Banana Chocolate Chip Walnut Muffins in under an hour! And they’re healthy! Once you make the recipe once, you have easy breakfasts for the entire week. This recipe does not contain any gluten, dairy, or refined sugar.
Scrambled egg muffins
For a super quick and easy, make-ahead breakfast option, try these scrambled egg muffins! Cook for a half hour and have breakfast for a week with this beginner recipe.
Strawberry overnight oats
This delicious Strawberry Overnight Oats recipe is perfect for meal prep and busy mornings. Prep them in just 5 minutes for a quick and easy make ahead breakfast.
Peanut butter overnight oats
Peanut Butter Overnight Oats is an easy meal prep, protein packed breakfast for a busy morning. Top with banana, strawberry, or chocolate. Make it your own by using your favorite milk or milk substitute.
Easy french toast
This quick and easy French toast recipe is for you! It only takes a few minutes to prepare and cook, so you can have a delicious breakfast that will keep you satisfied all morning long.
Croissant breakfast sandwich
The BEST Breakfast Sandwich Recipe! Made with egg, cheese, and ham piled between a soft butter croissant, these warm and delicious breakfast sandwiches are freezer-friendly and perfect for a quick and easy breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Avocado toast 3 ways
This avocado toast is fresh avocado mashed with lemon juice, olive oil and seasonings, then spread over sourdough bread. A quick and easy meal or snack option that can be customized in so many different ways.
Making your own egg and sausage sandwiches at home saves so much money, plus you can customize it with your favorite cheese. These sandwiches are super easy to make (which you need on early mornings) and can be taken to go!
This acai bowl recipe is a smoothie made with fruit, acai berry puree and yogurt that’s served in a bowl and finished with a fun and colorful variety of toppings. The perfect healthier option for breakfast, lunch or snack time.
Healthy breakfast cookies
These healthy breakfast cookies are gluten-free, vegan, naturally sweetened, packed with wholesome ingredients, and believe me – they taste incredible.
Chocolate overnight oats
Chocolate for breakfast?!? That’s right! You can’t go wrong with this simple basic recipe for chocolate oats. Have a little extra time? See the notes below for some easy add-in ideas to take this basic overnight oats recipe to the next level.
Strawberry smoothie bowl
This Strawberry Smoothie Bowl is a delicious way to start the day — after all, it’s pretty much a breakfast sundae. Whip it up with just 3 ingredients, then add all your favorite toppings.
Peanut butter & jelly overnight oats
Banana PBJ Overnight Oats are a delicious, healthy, make ahead breakfast that’s ready and waiting for you as soon as you roll out of bed.
Quick cinnamon rolls
These super Quick No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls are a deliciously easy alternative to classic cinnamon rolls – and will be ready in less than 1 hour! These Cinnamon Rolls made with no yeast are the most delicious breakfast or sweet treat to enjoy! Talk about easy college breakfast ideas!
Blueberry baked oatmeal cups
When you need a healthy and easy breakfast, these blueberry baked oatmeal cups are the perfect way to start your day. They’re perfect for making ahead and enjoying on busy mornings!
Coffee cake muffins
That picture alone makes me want to go make this recipe! These coffee cake muffins are moist, flavorful, and topped with decadent streusel topping. These muffins are just like the ones you would get in a bakery, but you can make them at home!
Of all the college breakfast ideas, I’m most excited to try these!
Lemon ricotta pancakes
These lemon ricotta pancakes are fluffy, moist, and full of lemony flavor. The pancakes are made with lemon zest, lemon juice, and ricotta cheese which makes them moist, extremely fluffy, and flavorful.
Sausage breakfast burritos
Sausage Breakfast Burritos are a hearty breakfast for any day of the week. These burritos are stuffed full of scrambled eggs, breakfast sausage, onions, peppers, salsa, and cheese of course!
No bake energy bites
Chocolate No-Bake Energy Bites are soft and chewy, and satisfy chocolate cravings with only 6 ingredients. They’re secretly nutritious for the perfect morning snack on the go.
Avocado toast ideas
Avocado Toast is perfect for heart healthy breakfast. Prepare easy avocado toast with a variety of toppings to feel satisfied and energized.
Breakfast Burritos are the best hearty, easy breakfast recipe that’s so versatile! You only need a few pantry staples to make the perfect meal prep burritos you can freeze, too.
Cookie dough overnight oats
You had be at cookie dough! Cookie Dough Overnight Oats are a fun, prep ahead breakfast made with simple ingredients you probably already own. Simply grab one for a quick and easy breakfast.
Here is an easy way to make your own all natural, homemade instant oatmeal packets! You can customize it with your favorite toppings, and its oh so easy to make!
Chocolate banana smoothie bowl
Omg this looks SOOO good! This Chocolate Banana Smoothie Bowl is a healthy and satisfying breakfast that tastes like a decadent dessert. Made with peanut butter and bananas, it’s delicious on its own or served with your favorite toppings. Vegan and dairy free recipe option included!
Sureeee let’s have pizza for breakfast! These deep dish Breakfast Pizzas are easy college breakfast ideas that you’ll love. This ham and cheese pizza is a great addition to weekly meals.
Pancake mix muffins
These pancake mix muffins are the perfect shortcut muffins for a quick homemade breakfast. Make gooey banana chocolate chip, strawberry, and blueberry pancake muffin flavors all in one pan so everyone can have their favorite muffin!
These breakfast cookies are quick and easy to make. Grab one on your way out the door for a quick breakfast on the go. Bonus: they’re gluten free, too!
Strawberry banana breakfast bar
These strawberry banana breakfast bars are a delicious breakfast or snack that’s perfect for the whole family. Super easy to make, these bars are freezer friendly and perfect for meal prepping and batch cooking.
Blueberry overnight oats
Creamy Blueberry Overnight Oats are full of simple ingredients. Only 5 minutes to make, this make ahead breakfast is a great way to start the day or a healthy snack.
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