Back to School With El Monterey Breakfast Burritos (Plus a Giveaway!)

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hero With our daughter headed off to pre-school in a few weeks, my mornings are about to get a whole lot more hectic. Now, instead of running around, preparing breakfast, feeding the dog, and trying to figure out if I’ll have time for a shower, I’ll have to do all of that, but I’ll be doing it a lot earlier than I usually do. I’ll also have to put a lot more thought into preparing a wholesome, hearty breakfast for our little one. A breakfast that will help give her the energy and nutrition she needs for her day in class. (Not that I don’t think about that now, but you know what I mean.) After much research, shopping and trial breakfasts, I’ve decided that one of my go-to morning meals (for myself AND for her) will be El Monterey Breakfast Burritos. El Monterey Breakfast Burritos are a hearty and delicious option that are packed with real ingredients like eggs, cheese, and sausage all wrapped in a fresh-baked tortilla. I love them, my husband loves them, AND our daughter loves them. That’s what I call a breakfast win-win-win. IMG_4365 The El Monterrey burritos can be found the frozen foods aisle of your local grocery store and are available in three flavors: Egg, Sausage & Cheese, Jalepeno, Egg & Cheese, and Bacon & Egg. IMG_4358 My favorites are the jalapeno, egg and cheese burritos. With only 260 calories and a whopping 9 grams of protein, it’s a easy breakfast that can’t be beat! IMG_4360 What’s really nice about the burritos is how easy they are to prepare. Just pop a few of them in the microwave for 1 1/2 minutes, and they’re done! My daughter can’t get enough of the egg and bacon burritos, because you know, everything is better with bacon! And it’s easy enough for her to hold and eat, while I’m frantically looking for my keys, sunglasses – and where did I put my purse?! IMG_4375 And let me tell you, those extra minutes are a Godsend when it comes to my morning routine, and so much better than spending 10 or 15 minutes preparing other types of breakfast. What can you do with those 7-12 minutes while the microwave does its magic? That’s up to you, but here are a few things I’ve done with mine:

  • Put a braid in our little one’s hair after she decided against pigtails
  • Cleaned up spilled milk (and changed her shirt because she spilled milk on that, too)
  • Brushed my teeth after deciding the shower can wait until this evening
  • Let the dog out to go potty and filled up her food and water dishes
  • Poured a cup of coffee for myself and took two sips before setting it down to get ice cold
  • Turned the living room upside down while looking for my car keys

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  1. Those would be perfect for mornings when everything is crazy!
    Oh wait…that’s almost every morning.
    LOL!
    I love the combinations of different flavors!

  2. We LOVE these at my house!! They are a perfect (and YUMMY) way to start out the morning with a good jolt of protein.

  3. Yum Yum Yum! I love breakfast burritos and these look amazing! And only 260 cals…perfect breakfast!

  4. These El Monterey breakfast burritos look very tasty. The ingredients are great, and all it takes is a microwave. Perfect breakfast!

  5. steven weber says:

    Oooh I would definitely sleep if I had a few more minutes.

  6. oh, how i love breakfast burritos!! so good. and i need a good strong breakfast to start my day…

  7. Masshole Mommy says:

    Breakfast burritos are the best! They are filling and delish!!

  8. lisa jones says:

    WE ALL EAT THESE IN OUR HOMES A FAVORITE LOVE LOVE LOVE THEM!!

  9. Oh those look really good and what much better alternative to boring cereal! I will have to try these!

  10. Linda romer says:

    If I had an extra 7 to 12 minutes in the morning I would take a quick shower.

  11. I bet my kids would love these. It would make our mornings move along much quicker before school.

  12. I cut my hair every night. With the extra time in the morning, I could do it then.

  13. Seyma Shabbir says:

    With all that extra time In the morning I would have my tea and breakfast!

  14. That breakfast burrito looks so good. I am going to stock up for my boys breakfast during the school week

  15. I will have to check for these at the store. They seem like the perfect breakfast food.

  16. This looks like the perfect breakfast for my husband. He’s always in a rush and forgets to eat.

  17. they were just doing tastings at Walmart yesterday and My son tried one. HE said they were good and they do make a great breakfast.

  18. I would have that extra cup of coffee while These are cooking. Yumm.

  19. Clean something

  20. I love a burrito, but haven’t thought about having them for breakfast for some reason! These look yummy.

  21. This is a great giveaway. Burritos are a great way to fill up for breakfast!

  22. I would sleep in — even if it was only 5 minutes!

  23. Allisha Gold says:

    I’d use it to have extra time putting on makeup!

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