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11 Easy Breakfast Hacks Every Mom Should Know

Mornings are hectic, especially when you have kids. Follow these prep and cooking hacks to ensure you have a stress-free breakfast for the whole fam.

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1. Make an overnight slow-cooker breakfast casserole.

Mornings can be busy, but with this crockpot casserole, you can have a hearty meal to feed your army.


* 1 pkg (9.6oz) Jimmy Dean® Fully Cooked Sausage Crumbles

* 8 eggs

* 3 cups of milk

* ¼ tsp ground black pepper

* 6–8 pieces white bread

* 2 cups (8 oz) shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Add all to crockpot and cook on low for 6–8 hours.

4. Stop cooking your oatmeal.

Let it cook overnight in your fridge! Just add milk and any extra toppings you want. Place in fridge before bedtime and — voilà! — ready and waiting for you when you wake up.


* 1 cup rolled oats

* ½ cup milk

* ½ cup mixed nuts

* Pinch of chia seeds

8. Make bigger batches of French toast in a slow cooker.

French toast is oh so satisfying but takes time to make in the morning. Add your bread to the ingredients above and cook overnight for fluffy, mouthwatering French toast in the a.m.


* Loaf of bread

* 6 eggs

* 1 container cinnamon

* 1 stick unsalted butter

* 1 bag brown sugar

* 1 container vanilla

Here’s a hack: Save time and still have a fully cooked hot breakfast in 45 seconds with Jimmy Dean Fully Cooked Sausage.

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