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10 grab-and-go breakfast recipes for busy mornings

Don't skip the most important meal of the day! These breakfast recipe ideas can not only be made in advance, you can also easily take them with you when you're on the go during busy mornings.

6 must-know on-the-go breakfast tips
  • Invest in a few good quality glass or plastic containers to prep and transport dishes like overnight oats.
  • Get your 5+ a day as soon as you wake up by having poached or roasted seasonal fruit in the fridge to add to muesli or overnight oats.
  • Make sandwiches the night before then pop in the toastie maker just before you head out the door for a piping hot breakfast.
  • If you can't eat warm breakfasts right away, wrap in tinfoil to keep warm until you have a chance to chow down.
  • If pre-prepped breakfast just isn't your thing, mastering perfect microwave scrambled eggs can be a lifesaver at the office.
  • For those who don't feel like eating in the morning, a smoothie can be a good option.
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    Peanut butter, chocolate and banana overnight oats

    Peanut butter and chocolate for breakfast? Yes please! This overnight oats recipe is the perfect way to start the day. Serve topped with banana for a hearty breakfast that's just a little bit indulgent

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Raw apple overnight muesli

    This overnight muesli recipe is basic and easy but can be glammed up with extra grains, seeds and nuts, if you prefer. Serve with yoghurt and honey for a deliciously simple breakfast

    New Zealand Taste|

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    Breakfast pie with bacon, tomato and basil pesto

    Pie...for breakfast?! Nadia Lim transforms a Kiwi favourite into a delicious brunch dish with this breakfast pie recipe. Fill with bacon, mushrooms, tomatoes, and pesto and serve warm with chutney


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    Overnight oats with strawberries, figs and super seeds

    Forget porridge! With a little prep before bed, you can wake up to these comforting overnight oats. This breakfast recipe is delicious served with strawberries, figs and a medley of seeds

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Breakfast toastie

    Four ingredients are all you need to create this quick, satisfying breakfast or snack.

    New Zealand Taste|

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    Eggy ham and cheese tarts

    This delicious eggy ham and cheese tart recipe creates the perfect low carb snack. Serve with chutney or pesto or pop in lunchboxes for a tasty bite for kids and adults on the go


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    Wheaty banana muffins

    Classic banana muffins have been given a local twist by adding a well known national breakfast cereal to the mix.

    Australian Women's Weekly|