It is necessary for kids, mainly grade schoolers, to eat a healthy breakfast that will give them the proper nourishment to kick-start their morning and also maintain their energy level until the next meal break.
Let’s take a look at these kid-friendly yet delicious recipes.
For simplification, we will first divide these recipes in two: Quick-to-prepare recipes and make-ahead recipes.
Make Ahead Recipes:
These are the ones that you can prepare in advance. For example, Breakfast Muffins, Almond Cereal Bars, Cowboy Quiche, Refrigerator Oatmeal, Maple Date-Nut Oatmeal Bars, Baked Apple Cinnamon French Toast, Garden Vegetable Crustless Quiche, Easter Egg Rice Krispie Treats, etc.
It is one of the simple recipes you can ever make. Even your kids can make this simple dish. It includes the use of six or fewer ingredients.
For 10 or more servings.
- 1/4-1/2 cup of Milk
- 18 eggs
- Grated Cheddar cheese to taste
- One pack of Potatoes (thawed or tater tots)
- 10 ounces hot Salsa
Step 1: Take a large bowl to mix milk and eggs.
Step 2: Whisk till you break all yolks and get well blended. Now, it’s time to add salsa to this whisk and eggs.
Step 3: Take a big glass baking dish to empty potatoes and line pan.
Note: If possible, try dish size larger than 9×13.
Step 4: Stream the egg mixture over potatoes and then bake at 350′ for around half an hour.
Step 5: Bespread the entire bowl as long as you see the cheese gets dissolved completely and becomes bubbly. It might take 10-minutes.
Another easy recipe to add to our list is–Breakfast Muffins! You can prepare this dish in less than 30 minutes. Let’s check out the list of ingredients and steps to make this dish.
- 1 egg
- One t. Sea salt
- One t. Baking soda
- ¾ cup honey
- 1/2 cup applesauce
- 2 cups of whole rolled oats
- 2 cups of whole wheat flour
- 3/4 cup buttermilk
- One t. vanilla
- 1 cup raisins, coconut, dried fruit or chocolate chips
- 1 cup butter (melted and cooled)
Step 1: Mix the main ingredients (butter, buttermilk, whole rolled oats, and whole wheat flour)
Step 2: Add the remaining ingredients to this mixture. Stir it well.
Step 3: Fill this mixture in muffin tins
Step 4: Bake it for around 20 minutes (at 375′)
Quick to Prepare:
Now, it’s time to learn some quick-to-prepare recipes. These are the ones that usually take around 10-15 minutes to prepare. Some examples to include Apple bagel sandwich, chicken fingers, peach pie yogurt breakfast cups, cheese pizza, cherry vanilla oatmeal, etc.
Cherry Vanilla Oatmeal:
You can fit this recipe in various food groups such as fruits, dairy, or grains. Having fruits as the main ingredient, this recipe goes well during busy mornings.
- 1/4 cup Cherry Preserves, or you can also use Cherry Jam
- 2 cups Milk (preferably low-fat)
- 1/2 cup Cherries (dried)
- 1 cup Oatmeal
- One t. Vanilla extract
Step 1: Depending on the directions given on package, cook the oatmeal with low-fat milk
Step 2: Now, while you cook oatmeal, keep adding vanilla and dried cherries.
Step 3: Allow it to cook for around 8 minutes
Step 4: Now, it’s time to add cherry jam or cherry preserves. Before that, make sure the oatmeal has got desired consistency.
Step 5: Serve this dish with love!
Apple Bagel Sandwich:
Another simple yet appetizing meal in our today’s list is Apple Bagel Sandwich! It becomes ready in less than 20 minutes.
- Four dashes of Cinnamon
- 4 slices Cheddar cheese
- 1 Apple (if possible, use green apple)
- Two whole-wheat Bagels (or use bagels you like)
Stepwise Procedure (two easy steps):
Step 1: First of all, place the cheese slice on the tip of the bagel half. Then, make round slices of apple and place one slice on the cheese slice. Now, sprinkle some cinnamon over it.
Step 2: Use a cookie sheet to bake this. Make sure to cook at 350 degrees, for around 10 minutes. You can take them out as soon as the cheese starts melting.
That’s it! These are the top 4 easy breakfast recipes for your toddlers. A sumptuous breakfast includes a combination of protein and complex carbohydrates to maintain the energy level of your kid. Thus, there is a huge importance of breakfast during the school days. Try to use the pairing of whole grains. For example, whole-grain cereal served with a protein source like yogurt, milk, cheese, or peanut butter. Also, make sure you also add some fruits to your list that helps serve the necessary minerals and vitamins to your kid.