The first week of school can be brutal on a mom’s sanity-
Get out of bed.
Get out of bed.
Get. Out. Of. BED.
Where’s your backpack?
How did you lose a shoe you haven’t even worn yet?!
If this sounds familiar, we feel ya. I absolutely hate starting the day feeling rushed, but that seems to be part of back-to-school. Fortunately, less time prepping breakfast means more time for chugging coffee ☕️ , so we’ve pulled our favorite easy slow cooker breakfasts from around the web to help make your mornings a little easier.
1.) Creamy Banana French Toast
Who knew you could make french toast in the slow cooker?? Genius! This Creamy Banana French Toast from diethood.com is packed with sweet flavor. Add your favorite berries or other fruits to mix things up.
Heads up – this recipe only cooks for 4 hours, so it might be a little trickier on school mornings, but totally worth it!
2.) Caramelized Apple Slow Cooker Oatmeal
Caramelized. Apple. Oatmeal. Need we say more? I don’t think there’s a kid on the planet who could turn down this Caramelized Apple Oatmeal from Nourishing Joy.
3.) Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oatmeal
Pumpkin Pie Slow Cooker Overnight Oatmeal? Umm… YUM! This divine dessert-like breakfast from Sweet Anna’s sounds incredible!
4.) Easy Caramel-Banana-Pecan Bread Casserole
Can you even imagine how amazing your house will smell in the morning?? This Slow Cooker Caramel-Banana-Pecan Bread Casserole doubles as an amazing air freshener. 😉
5.) Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal
Our Slow Cooker Overnight Oatmeal is SO easy to throw together, and can easily be dressed up a million different ways. Don’t forget, you MUST use steel cut oats to maintain the texture.
6.) Overnight Quinoa and Oats
I’m a huge fan of quinoa, and I’m always looking for a new way to use it, so I’m excited to try this Overnight Quinoa and Oats from Chelsea’s Messy Apron. Again, so easy to customize for those picky palates, yet, so healthy!
7.) Tater Tot Egg Bake
This Slow Cooker Tater Tot Egg Bake from Julie’s Eats & Treats comes together in 15 minutes, and is a big hit with kids. This recipe is also super easy to customize for your picky eaters.
8.) Slow Cooker Easy Quiche
Quiche… In a slow cooker… Mind. Blown. This Easy Slow Cooker Quiche from A Spicy Perspective cooks on high for 3 hours, so plan ahead. What a beautiful quiche!
9.) Crockpot Grits
Crockpot Grits are incredibly easy, and creamier than you can imagine. Try them with a little Parmesan cheese, or with an egg. Thanks, Spicy Southern Kitchen, for this delicious recipe.
10.) Overnight Breakfast Casserole
This yummy Breakfast Casserole from myfridgefood.com is made with easy, everyday ingredients. If you use pre-cooked sausage, you can throw this together in minutes!