5 Quick, Power Breakfast Ideas For Families

5 Quick, Power Breakfast Ideas For Families

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It jumpstarts your metabolism with the nutrients it needs to get started replenishing those you lost overnight. Breakfast sets the tone for your entire day and gives you the energy to tackle whatever comes your way that day. Here are five powerful breakfast ideas you can conveniently make for the whole family to enjoy.

5 On-The-Go Breakfast Ideas

1. Strawberry Breakfast Bars

Our recipes are tested, tasted, and perfected to deliciousness. One of our favorite breakfast recipes is our strawberry bars. They’re tasty and easy to meal prep for the entire week! Here’s what you’ll need to make them:

  • 1 1/2 cup of Loretta Quick Oats
  • 1 3/4 sticks of salted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 10-12 oz. jar of strawberry preserve


Preheat the oven to 350°F. Butter a 9 by 13-inch regular pan. Mix the butter, flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt. Press half the oat mixture into the prepared pan. Spread the strawberry preserves. Sprinkle the other half of the oat mixture over the top and pat lightly. Bake until light brown, 30 – 40 minutes.

2. Dried Fruit Oatmeal

Start your day the right way! Made with 100% whole grain oats, our Loretta instant quick oatmeal is ready in just minutes for a fiber-rich healthy breakfast and is available in various natural flavors.

Flavors include brown sugar & maple, apples & cinnamon, cinnamon & spice, strawberries & cream, peaches & cream, and plain oats.

Add some dried or fresh fruits for an extra nutritious power breakfast option for your family. Our quick oatmeal is also heart-healthy and reduces cholesterol. You can purchase our Loretta oatmeal in stores or online.

3. Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Nothing stacks up as our Loretta Pancakes do! Our light and fluffy pancake mixes are convenient and straightforward to make – just add water, top with maple syrup, and enjoy! Add chocolate chips for an extra yummy breakfast entree. Our other pancake mix flavors include buttermilk, protein (buttermilk, chocolate chip, buttermilk oat, and cinnamon oat), and pumpkin spice.

4. Protein Blueberry Muffins

Our freshly baked blueberry muffins make for the perfect on-the-go breakfast for a winter morning. They taste so good and contain 12g of protein per serving to support energy throughout the day! Check out some of our other muffin flavors, including banana, apple cinnamon, and pumpkin spice at our online store.

5. Light & Fluffy Waffles

Our 16.5oz light and fluffy buttermilk waffle mixes make for a convenient, quick breakfast. Waffles are such a versatile breakfast food, making them a great breakfast option. Top with fruit, honey, syrup, jam, and any other toppings your family would enjoy. Waffles are filling, simple, and delicious!

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