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Teenagers… you know, the ones who sleep until the last possible minute, scramble to make it out the door and barely make it to class in time to beat the bell. But, even if our kids are strapped for time or running late, they still need to eat a healthy breakfast to help them stay focused and get through the day.
That’s why we rounded up 25 quick and mostly healthy breakfast ideas for teenagers they might actually love! Some of these easy breakfast ideas can be made ahead of time, others can be whipped up in no time in the morning and others are simple recipes your teen can make themselves (even if they are a little clueless in the kitchen.)
Send your teen out the door in the morning with one of these 25 quick and mostly healthy breakfast ideas for teenagers.
25 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Teenagers
5-Minute Breakfast Bagel Pizza
Is there a teenager out there who wouldn’t like to eat pizza for breakfast? This Breakfast Bagel Pizza is made with eggs, bacon, and cheese making it a hearty breakfast that is sure to satisfy any teen’s appetite. Want to make it healthier? Make it with a whole-grain bagel!
Find the recipe HERE at Busy Budgeter.
Peanut Butter Balls
These delicious Peanut Butter Balls can be made ahead of time and kept in the fridge overnight. It’s a simple grab-and-go breakfast that teenagers can eat while they’re getting ready in the morning or dashing out the door to catch the bus.
Find the recipe HERE at Twin Mom Refreshed.
Breakfast Burrito Bites
The cool thing about these tasty Breakfast Burrito Bites is that you can sneak in all kinds of healthy ingredients! The ones shown here are made with ham, spinach, bacon and red peppers, but you can also add zucchini, tomatoes, squash or mushrooms depending on what tempts your teen.
Find the recipe HERE at Ella Claire Inspired
Blueberry Pancake Bites
These simple Blueberry Pancake Bites make a quick and easy on-the-go breakfast your teen is going to love. If you want to ramp up their “healthiness” make them with whole wheat pancake mix!
Find the recipe HERE at Honey and Lime
3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars
Homemade without a lot of hassle! These ooey, gooey Cheerio squares are like eating a candy bar but without all of the guilt. They’re made with 3 simple ingredients that you might already have on hand: Cheerios, peanut butter and honey. They make a great on-the-go breakfast or afternoon snack for teens (or anyone)! But don’t take our word for it, this recipe has more than 549k shares on Pinterest!
Find the recipe HERE at The Lazy Dish
Baked Oatmeal Cups
Made with applesauce and honey, these healthy Baked Oatmeal Cups offer plenty of healthy goodness with a little sweetness added in for good measure.
Find the recipe HERE at Butter with a Side of Bread.
Healthy Veggie Breakfast Quesadilla
Filled with eggs, cheese and plenty of veggies this vegetarian savory breakfast quesadilla is filling, delicious and pretty quick to make.
Find the recipe HERE at Homemade Mastery
Apple Sandwiches with Almond Butter and Granola
Three ingredients and just a couple of minutes is all it takes to throw this delicious breakfast together. These are perfect in the morning for breakfast or even as an after-school snack. (Hint: If your teen isn’t a big fan of Almond Butter, switch it out for Peanut Butter!)
Find the recipe HERE at Garnish with Lemon
Southwest Avocado Toast
This Southwest Avocado Toast is perfect for breakfast, lunch or an easy after-school snack! It’s super easy to make with just a handful of ingredients including avocados, egg, and salsa which kicks up the taste in every single bite!
Find the recipe HERE at Tornadough Alli
Chocolate Banana Bread Cookies
These Chocolate Banana Bread cookies are not only healthy, they’re also delicious! They’re gluten-free, whole grain, sugar-free, oil-free and they’re made in one bowl so it’s an easy clean-up. What more could you ask for?
Find the recipe HERE at Mile High Mitts
Pancake Puffs with Fruit & Syrup
Could you ever believe that you could be enjoying pancakes for breakfast in less than 5 minutes? Add on another minute or two to pile on a little fresh fruit and your teen will feel like they’re eating Sunday brunch
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Baked Egg Muffins
Here’s another easy breakfast that can be made ahead of time and heated in the morning. Baked Egg Muffins can be made vegetarian or with bacon, ham or sausage if your teen is a meat lover.
Find the recipe HERE at Yellow Bliss Road
Grab and Go Breakfast Bowls
Grab and go breakfast bowls are easy enough to make ahead of time. Then just reheat and they’ll be on their way! The beauty of these is that you can fill them with practically anything you like!
Find the recipe HERE at Thirty Handmade Days
Mini Cinnamon Muffins
These mini muffins are ready in 15 minutes – just enough time for your teenager to grab a few and pop them into her backpack before running out the door. Want to make them healthy? Add chopped apples!
Find the recipe HERE at Kitchen Cents
This thick and creamy Chocolate Oatmeal is made with basic ingredients like rolled oats, cocoa powder, and plant-based milk. The recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, and made in 10 minutes. It tastes like a rich and chocolatey dessert, but it’s healthy enough for breakfast!
Find the recipe HERE at Purely Kaylie
Quick & Healthy Avocado Toast with Egg
If your teen hasn’t jumped on the “Avocado Toast” bandwagon yet, they’re missing out! My kids are slightly addicted to avocado toast – it’s easy, healthy and it’s quick! Plus, you can pile on literally any ingredients you like!
Find the recipe HERE at Fannetastic Food
Mediterranean Breakfast Tostadas
Red pepper hummus, scrambled eggs, veggies, and feta on crispy tortillas. Perfect for mornings when your teen is short on time, but craving a lot of flavor.
Find the recipe HERE at The Creative Bite
Cream Cheese Banana Bread
This is the BEST homemade banana bread recipe you’ll find! It tastes like it has cheesecake baked in! Soft, fluffy, easy and tastes ahhhh-mazing! Pretty sure your teen won’t pass this up in the morning. Could it be a tad healthier? Yep… but at least we can say it has bananas in it!
Find the recipe HERE at Averie Cooks
Chocolate Peanut Butter Breakfast Shake
What teenager isn’t going to love a thick and creamy chocolate shake first thing in the morning? Peanut butter, honey, and cocoa powder are the base of this delicious breakfast treat.
Find the recipe HERE at Baker by Nature
Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
These easy Strawberry Oatmeal Cookies are soft, chewy, and loaded with fresh strawberries! Healthy enough for breakfast, these strawberry cookies are flourless and made with no added sugar, but you’d never tell! Four ingredients and ready in 12 minutes!
Find the recipe HERE at the Big Man’s World
4-Ingredient Keto Breakfast Roll-Ups
These Keto breakfast roll-ups make the greatest on-the-go low-carb breakfast! With only four simple ingredients, this could be your teen’s new go-to breakfast!
Find the recipe HERE at Stylish Cravings
Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
This is another great choice for teens who love their sweets. Not only are you sneaking in veggies, but you get that sweet fix too.
Find the recipe HERE at Hummusapien
Eggo Waffle Breakfast Pizza
Eggo Waffle Breakfast Pizza is an easy, healthy, quick breakfast that only takes 5 minutes or less to whip up. Plus, it’s just plain delicious!
Find the recipe HERE at Mums the Word
Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Breakfast Granola Cups
These Breakfast Granola Cups only require 6 ingredients! They come together in a few easy steps and they’re perfect for on-the-go teens who rarely slow down long enough to eat breakfast. Plus, they’re no-bake, vegan, and gluten-free
Find the recipe HERE Counts of the Netherworld
Breakfast Parfait Cups
These make-ahead breakfast parfait cups are an absolute breeze to make. Now when your teen is running late for school, they can grab a parfait and eat it at the bus stop! Plus, it’s made with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry.
Get the recipe HERE at Carie Elle
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