Nutrition / Meal Prep

3 Healthy Breakfast Recipes When You’re On the Go

Try these nutritious and filling breakfast recipes made with eggs, oats and yogurt!

In this fast-paced lifestyle, it can be challenging to find the time to eat a healthy and filling breakfast. Whether you’re guilty of skipping breakfast, leaving you starving and tired until lunch time, or if you want to cut down on the cereals to eat something a bit more nutritious, then it’s important to plan ahead.

A healthy breakfast on-the-go doesn’t have to be complex. In fact, the more nutritious and filling breakfasts tend to use similar ingredients in an array of recipes. So you can stock up your pantry with common ingredients that can make a variety of healthy on-the-go breakfast recipes. Keeping it simple but definitely not boring!

Before we get into it, one key thing to keeping your healthy breakfast is one ensure that it is portable. You want to make it easy to grab from the fridge or pantry and get on your way, minimal fuss and hassle. This means, having breakfast options that you can eat with one-hand, or put in a container.


Oats are great to eat daily. It’s full of fiber which will keep you satiated for longer. It’s also rich in fiber which is beneficial for your gut health and bowel movements. It provides antioxidants to the body, reduces blood sugar and improves cholesterol levels.

Baked oatmeal cups

Baked oatmeal cups are a delicious and versatile breakfast that you can definitely grab and go. It’s something that you can make in one big batch to keep in your fridge (for up to one week) or freezer for up to 3 months). They’re easy to reheat and have so many different flavor combinations so you can mix it up depending on what you’re craving. They can be eaten with one-hand and without any cutlery, as they’re portioned in muffin liners.Get the recipe from Eating Bird Food here.



No surprises here, eggs are a versatile and nutritious component to any healthy breakfast. They supports heart health, protein (from both the yolk and whites) and can raise good cholesterol. Not to mention, this nutrient-rich food will also keep you fuller for longer. You’ll be less likely to reach for snacks or complain about being hungry well before your next meal.

Breakfast egg cups

If you want something a more savory breakfast option, then eggs will be your main star. These egg cups can be made in a big batch and put into the fridge or freezer. They can also be tailored to your preferences as you can put in whatever vegetables, meats and cheeses you like. Get the recipe from The Tasty Bite Blog here.


There are many kinds of yogurt but Greek yogurt is the ideal choice. It’s a great source of protein and supports your metabolism. Meaning it can help increase the number of calories you burn in a day. It’s also great to regulate your hunger as it’ll keep you satiated. It is nutrient-dense, and has B12, calcium (for stronger bone health) and potassium.

Yogurt parfait

A classic healthy breakfast is yogurt and fruit but it’s a classic for a reason. A yogurt parfait is not only pretty; it is a light and refreshing breakfast that you can easily grab from the fridge and eat when you’re out and about. All you have to do is make it in a mason jar (super portable containers) and remember to grab a spoon. Layering your parfait with fruit also means that you’ll be that much closer to getting your daily fruit intake in, and that’s with your first meal of the day! Add in some honey, cinnamon and granola for some extra flavoring. Get the recipe from Simply Homecooked here.

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