10 Back to School Breakfast Ideas (Make Ahead & Freezer Friendly)

Here are 10 great ideas to mix up the back-to-school breakfast routine. Most of them have make ahead, batch cooking, or freezer options making these great options whether you like to get up extra early and make your kids breakfast every day, or you want to have healthier, homemade grab and go options stashed in your freezer for your kids to serve themselves with.

Summer is always a nice break from the daily grind. I enjoy the flexible mornings, the lack of sports practices and games (and the driving that comes along with it), and not thinking about homework for the kids.

But, the novelty of that only lasts so long. Even though the summers of balancing kids home with working at home get easier every year, inevitably, I start being SO READY for them to go back to school by the time August 1 hits.

I’ve learned about myself over the years that even though I get sick of the routines of the school year by late spring every year, I actually do MY best when we have routines at home.

I enjoy being able to spend quality time with them when they’re home, working when they’re not, and being better able to separate work and family time.

I get done more of what I need and want to do, I have more quiet time to think, I stick to my exercise routines, and I’m usually in a better mood because of all of that.

One of the routines we are getting back to is breakfast. Summers are so laid back that we all often eat whenever. I might make breakfast for whoever is up when I’m up, but we don’t really DO breakfast.

During the school year, I DO breakfast. I make something for the kids every morning because it is so important to me to send them off to school with a good meal.

What they do is exhausting, especially at the beginning of the year when their bodies are resetting to getting up early after months of sleeping in.

They’re all incredibly active – Kendall playing HS Volleyball, Logan on the HS Soccer team, Madeline running MS Cross Country, and Kayden participating in the Mountain Bike Club at school. They need their fuel.

Even though I’m 100% not a morning person, I’ll get up that 20 minutes earlier to make sure they start their day off in the best way possible.

As they get older and become better and better friends with each other every year, it has been really fun to see them all eating breakfast together and to be with them in the kitchen each morning.

10 Back to School Breakfast Ideas (Make Ahead & Freezer Friendly)

Here are 10 great ideas to mix up the back-to-school breakfast routine. Most of them include make ahead, batch cooking, or freezer instructions making these great options whether you like to get up extra early and make your kids breakfast every day, or you want to have healthier, homemade grab and go options stashed in your freezer for your kids to serve themselves with.

What’s your best back to school tip for easing the transition?

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