8 Quick Breakfast in a Mug Recipes for Busy Mornings

On especially busy mornings, cooking a meal can feel like a chore. But breakfast in a mug recipes open up a whole world of flavors in a matter of minutes. They can make whipping up a snack or meal, especially breakfast, super convenient. Most of them don’t even require the advance prep that goes into other quick breakfast ideas.

These 8 easy breakfast ideas cover both sweet and savory favorites that you can make in your Metro Mug. Each one takes less than 10 minutes to make, yet is filled with all the nutrients you need to start your day off on the right foot.

Overnight Oats

There are so many ways you can get creative with your overnight oats. You can add fruits, peanut butter, nuts, spices, whatever your heart desires. Here is a simple recipe (+25 variations!) you can make the night before.

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Chia Pudding

This 3-ingredient recipe is great for breakfast or as a midday pick-me-up snack. All you need is chia seeds, milk and a sweetener of your choice. It’s a healthy snack loaded with protein, fiber and healthy fats!

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Quinoa Power Bowls

These quinoa protein bowls are easy and bursting with flavor. Ready in just minutes, they are also versatile, so you can change up the ingredients to suit your cravings.

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Two-Minute Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are probably the easiest breakfast you can make in the microwave. In just two minutes, you could be running out the door with your meal and minutes to spare.

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5-Minute Savory Mug Breakfast

Packed with cheese, fresh veggies, and stale bread, this is a savory spin on French toast that will satisfy all your salty breakfast cravings. 

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Vegan Banana French Toast

This recipe uses a mix of bananas and coconut milk rather than the traditional eggs and milk to create an equally satisfying vegan French toast. 

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Cinnamon Roll in a Mug

These make-ahead cinnamon rolls are perfect for any morning because any morning with a warm and fluffy cinnamon roll is a good one.

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Matcha Microwave Cake

Along with being colorful enough to brighten your day from the get-go, this breakfast is also bold in flavor—and high in protein and fiber. Making the frosting is a bit of extra work, but it’s nothing you can’t do while your cake is in the microwave.

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