Back to School Breakfast Ideas

Getting Ready for Back to School

Summer is drawing to an end and its almost time to send those kiddos back to school! It’s a bittersweet time of year. Ream’s Food Stores know your life is crazy; we’re are here to make your transition a little bit smoother.

Easy & Quick School-Day Breakfast Ideas

Unlike summer mornings, school days don’t include ample time for preparing a good breakfast and getting ready. Often the most important meal of the day takes a serious hit when classes start up again. The good news is that it doesn’t have to! There are plenty of quick, healthy options you can whip up to jumpstart your (and your kids’) school mornings! We’ve scoured the internet to find the best quick autumn recipes and here they are:

Cinnamon French Toast Breakfast Wraps



  • 1 Large Wrap
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Optional Toppings

You’ll find Kim’s instructions for this dish here. Let us know how your wraps turn out in the comments below!

Thermos-Ready Smoothie



  • 1 Cup Frozen Mixed berries
  • 1/2 Banana
  • 1/2 Cup Apple Juice
  • 1/4 Cup Tofu
You know what to do from here! Let us know how this dairy-free, gluten-free option works out for you!

Dressed-Up Yogurt



  • 7 oz Container Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. – Any Fruit Jam
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 2 Tbsp. Chopped Toasted Almonds
This one is super simple – but healthy and delicious! Perfect for when you are really crunched for time (pun intended). You can also change it up to your liking. Let us know which combos you try!

Breakfast Prepared the Day Before

Even the quickest recipes are sometimes too time consuming on those hectic mornings when you are rushing to get the kids out the door. These are days when it really pays to prepare ahead of time. There are oodles of great breakfast recipes you can throw together the night before to be ready to eat in the morning! If you’re more of a night owl than a morning person, then these are the recipes for you:

Make-Ahead “Ham and Cheese” Breakfast Casserole



  • 4 cups (loosely packed) day-old challah or other egg-enriched bread (3/4-inch cubes)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 8 ounces thickly sliced pancetta, diced
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup grated Gruyère cheese (about 4 ounces)
Follow preparation instructions here for amazing ham & cheese casserole!

Crockpot Hashbrown Casserole



  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk I used 1%
  • 1/2 cup sour cream I used reduced-fat
  • 1 (20 ounces) package Simply Potatoes shredded hashbrowns
  • 3/4-1 cup freshly shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper I used about 1 tsp. salt and a heaping 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • Optional toppings: Cooked and chopped bacon, fresh parsley
You’ll find instructions for this crowd-pleasing breakfast here.

Share Your Best Breakfast Recipe

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