6 Easy Breakfast Recipes for Busy Parents

If you don’t have enough time to make complicated meals in the morning, try these easy, filling, and healthy breakfast recipes for your family.

Tomato and Egg Sandwich

Ingredients: 2 thick slices of tomato, 2 eggs, 2 cheddar slices, 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, split and toasted muffin, and salt and pepper

Preparation: Cook eggs in a skillet for 1 to 2 minutes while you prepare the muffin halves. Top the eggs with cheddar, cover the skillet and cook for 1 minute. Top each half of the muffin with tomato then slide one cheesy egg on each. Season with salt and pepper then top with the remaining muffin half.

Breakfast Burrito

Ingredients: 3 beaten eggs, 3 tablespoons bell peppers, 1 teaspoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon water, and tortillas (at least 8-inches in diameter)

Preparation: Cook the peppers in a pan then set aside. Whisk then cook eggs in the skillet but avoid scrambling the ingredients. Cut the fried egg in half then place them on the tortilla. Sprinkle with cooked peppers before rolling each tortilla. Finally, cut into bite-sized pieces.

Eggs in Peppers

Ingredients: Eggs, bell peppers in different colors sliced lengthwise, your choice of spices and herbs, and olive oil

Preparation: Heat a skillet with oil then line up the sliced bell peppers. Crack eggs into the center of each bell pepper slice then season with spices and herbs. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes without flipping the eggs in pepper. Serve with toasted bread.

Eggs with Cheddar, Chives, and Ham

Ingredients: 10 eggs, 2 tablespoons water or milk, 1 ¼ cups cooked and diced ham, 1 ½ cups shredded sharp cheddar, 1/3 cup chives, 1 ½ teaspoons unsalted butter, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Preparation: Heat butter in a skillet then sauté ham until golden brown. In a bowl, whisk eggs, salt, pepper, and milk/water. Pour mixture into the pan and stir occasionally until cooked for 4 to 5 minutes. Stir the chives and cheddar before the mixture is fully cooked.

Frozen Breakfast Quesadillas

Ingredients: 3 tortillas, 1 egg, 3 egg whites, 2 tablespoons cilantro, ½ tablespoon taco seasoning, ½ cup drained and rinsed black beans, ¼ cup red onion, ½ cup rinsed and drained corn, and ¾ cup shredded cheddar

Preparation: Whisk egg and egg whites in a bowl then scramble in a skillet. Mix scrambled eggs with onion, cilantro, corn, black beans, taco seasoning, and cheese in a bowl. Distribute mixture on each tortilla then fold. These can be frozen overnight and microwaved in the morning.

Cheese and Bacon Pops

Ingredients: 4 strips cooked and chopped bacon, 3 eggs, 1 cup milk, 1 cup all-purpose flour, ¼ cup grated parmesan, ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar, 3 tablespoons melted butter, and ¼ teaspoon salt

Preparation: Preheat oven to 375°F while you grease the pan or ramekins with butter. Puree milk, eggs, butter, flour, and salt in a blender until smooth. Then, mix in parmesan, cheddar, and bacon. Divide this mixture among the greased cups. Bake for 40 minutes. This recipe can be frozen and reheated for 4 weeks.