Ever wish you had the ability to freeze time in the morning—even just for 5 minutes? These easy, on-the-go vegetarian and vegan portable breakfast recipes are the next best thing. Many can be made ahead, and others whipped up in minutes. All need little more than a quick stir or a minute in the microwave, and you’re good to go.
Emily Olson LaFave from Breakfast Hacks has tons of genius solutions for the morning rush. Check out her simple instructions for making two-ingredient banana pancakes with peanut butter—in 5 minutes!
Chocolate Chia Peanut Butter Breakfast Parfait
It tastes like dessert, but it's healthy—we swear! Make it right in your mason jar, grab a spoon, and go!
Freezer-Friendly Greens and Tofu Scramble Wraps
Keep these vegan wraps in your freezer for last-minute breakfast (or even lunch or dinner) emergencies.
Overnight Oats with Chia Seeds
So simple—make these vegan overnight oats from Hello Natural right in your favorite portable jar, then just add toppings and fruit in the morning!
Black Beans and Avocado Toasts
Toast is the original on-the-go breakfast, and this protein- and fiber-packed version from Give Recipe is sure to keep you energized all morning long.
Blackberry Almond Protein Smoothie
Sip your morning protein on the go with this blackberry-yogurt smoothie.
Oatmeal Energy Cookies
These grab-and-go breakfast cookies from Chew Out Loud have carrots, banana and flaxseeds to keep you going.
Mason Jar Yogurt Parfaits
You know 'em, you love 'em. Here's how to assemble them right in a jar so they're ready to go when you are, courtesy of Mother Nature Network.
Easy Spinach-Artichoke Quiche Cups
Quiche can be a weekday affair with this portable, easy recipe from Gimme Some Oven.
Matcha Overnight Oats with Summer Berries
Whip up these vegan overnight oats (with extra antioxidants, thanks to matcha powder) in about 5 minutes. Keep them in a mason jar, then just add fruit as you head out for the day.
Chocolate Quinoa Granola Bars
If you're the type who grabs a Kind bar on your way to work or school in the morning, you'll love this homemade spin from Honestly Yum.
Mexican Chocolate Breakfast Shake
Come on, like you need a reason to have chocolate for breakfast!
Make-Ahead Breakfast Burritos
You make a week's worth of Hello Natural's cheesy breakfast burritos at once, then grab them and reheat throughout the week.
Morning Glory Baked Oatmeal
Make a pan of this orange-y, apple-y, carrot-y oatmeal ahead of time and grab a square to eat at your desk in the morning—you could also wrap it in foil or a waxed-paper bag and snack on it during your commute.
Chia Surprise Muffins
Spoiler alert: The surprise is jam! Make these easy muffins ahead of time and keep in the freezer so they don't dry out. Pop one in the microwave for about 25 seconds before you head out the door.
Vegan Banana, Raspberry and Oat Bars
You can freeze or refrigerate these vegan breakfast bars from Food Faith Fitness—just try not to eat them all before the morning.
Dark Chocolate Banana Breakfast Muffins
Sure, there's chocolate in these muffins, but there's also Greek yogurt, bananas and oats!
Make-and-Freeze Breakfast Bars
You'll have no excuse for skipping breakfast with these naturally sweetened, vegan, gluten-free bars on hand.
To-Go Baked Oatmeal
Make your baked oatmeal in muffin cups and they'll be perfectly portioned. A genius idea from The Wholesome Dish!
Mix-and-Match Breakfast Cookies
Cookies for breakfast? Don't worry about it. These ones are packed full of nutritious ingredients to help start your day off right.
Apple Sandwiches with Almond Butter and Granola
These apple sandwiches from Garnish with Lemon could get a bit messy during your commute—but it's nothing a little waxed paper or plastic wrap around the edges can't handle. These would be great for an after-school snack, too!
Make-Ahead Breakfast Quesadillas
Keep these make-ahead quesadillas wrapped individually in the freezer. They only need 2 to 3 minutes in the microwave, then you can grab (carefully, because they'll be hot) and go.
Banana Nut Quinoa Bars
Transform quinoa into portable breakfast bars with this recipe from The Wholesome Dish.
Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Shake
Forget the pumpkin spice latte—this pumpkin spice shake will not only keep you full all morning, it won't cost you a fortune either.
Crustless Breakfast Tarts with Mushrooms and Goat Cheese
A little prep work the night before will net you this amazing egg dish (from Kalyn's Kitchen) that keep in the fridge for a week. You can reheat for a minute in the microwave and eat in transit, or enjoy them at your desk.
Blueberry Oatmeal Breakfast Bars
These easy bars by Delightful E Made are a great way to use up extra fruit and get some oats in your day.
Pina Colada Breakfast Shake
This easy shake includes oats and unsweetened coconut flakes, which give it just the right texture and sweetness.
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