For a meal oft-considered the most important of the day, breakfast usually gets the short shrift. When you're still bleary and the morning alarm is still buzzing in your brain, it's hard to think about getting a nutritious meal ready by the time you need to be out the door. With these make-ahead, freezer (or fridge) friendly breakfasts, you can toast up your homemade food (or grab one with a spoon) while you're putting on your shoes and still eat like it's the weekend.

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Bacon Egg Cups from Food.com

Bacon Egg Cups from Foodcom Photo by Sterno

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Honeyed Grapefruit Yogurt Parfaits in Mason Jars from The Kitchn*

Honeyed Grapefruit Yogurt Parfaits in Mason Jars from The Kitchn Photo by  Megan Gordon

*For these, it's best if you put the fruit at the bottom of the jar, then add yogurt, then whatever toppings you want. Just store them in the fridge and mix them up when you're ready to eat!  

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Breakfast Burritos from Epicurious

Breakfast Burritos from Epicurious Photo by Romulo Yanes

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Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Bars from Serious Eats

Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Bars from Serious Eats Photo by Carrie Vasios

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Ham and Cottage Cheese Muffins from Food52

Ham and Cottage Cheese Muffins from Food52 Photo by Bob Vivant

Oatmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Compote from I Adore Food

Oatmeal Pancakes with a Blueberry Compote from I Adore Food

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Crustless Mini Quiches from Epicurious

Crustless Mini Quiches from Epicurious Photo by Con Poulos

Sausage and Potato Pockets from Martha Stewart

Sausage and Potato Pockets from Martha Stewart

Zucchini Breakfast Casserole from Simply Recipes

Zucchini Breakfast Casserole from Simply Recipes

Make-Ahead Muffin Melts from The Pioneer Woman

Make-Ahead Muffin Melts from The Pioneer Woman

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