How much thought do you put into your morning breakfast? Or are you like me and think there just isn’t time for breakfast? Now that my son is starting school in the fall I want to make the time for a healthy wholesome breakfast. If you are looking for some fun breakfast ideas that are filling, healthy, and balanced, you need to look no further than below for 7 healthy back to school breakfast ideas that will keep your child full and focused during their busy school day.
Give these simple breakfast ideas a try and see how easy it is to start each day on the right foot. Your children need well nourished bodies and minds going into a new school year, and these breakfast ideas are just the right idea.
7 Healthy Back to School Breakfast Ideas:
1. Protein Stuffed Pita
Take a piece of pita shell and stuff with a little low fat shredded cheese and turkey. Warm in the microwave for 45 seconds until melted. This breakfast is perfect for on the go and still packs a huge protein punch.
2. Peanut Butter Waffle
You don’t need a knife and fork to eat these waffles! Just warm whole grain waffles and spread low fat peanut butter on them. They are easy to hold and the protein in the peanut butter will fuel your child all day.
3. Cereal Trail Mix
In a small bag, mix a variety of your child’s favorite cereal. Toss in raisins or nuts and you have a tasty cereal trail mix they can take with them on the way to school. Choose a cereal high in fiber and they will really have a great day!
4. Muffin Frittatas
Whip up a few eggs, add ½ cup of milk, add low fat cheese and some chopped veggies, then pour into a muffin pan. Bake at 350 for about 15 minutes or until firm. Pop the frittatas out of the pan and you have a hot tasty breakfast ready to go.
5. Jellied Oatmeal
Dress up traditional oatmeal with a few teaspoons of sugar free jelly. Make swirls and shapes and the dive in. The oatmeal is filling and the jelly gives it a sweet kick kids will love.
6. Rice Cake Delight
Take a rice cake and spread low fat peanut butter or low fat cream cheese on it. Sprinkle on nuts, banana slices, raisins, dried cereal, or other healthy toppings of your choice. Kids will love this healthy, crunchy breakfast!
7. Fit Fruit Parfait
In a tall glass add some granola, then yogurt, then fresh fruit, and repeat until you fill the cup. Top with more granola or nuts. You will love this sweet yet salty breakfast treat that is packed with vitamin c, calcium, and other nutrients.
See what a cinch it can be to make a healthy breakfast for your child that will help them keep your child full and focused during their busy school day?
Of course before you begin shopping for any of these ingredients, take a peek at www.coupons.com to see what savings may be available to you on cereal, yogurts, and more. They tend to offer a huge variety of savings on breakfast items such as these, so it is worth taking a look.
You can also get in the back to school breakfast eating spirit with the book, (affiliate link) Pancakes for Breakfastby Tomie DePaola. It can be found for less than $6 right now at Amazon.com. Your children will love this funny and sweet story, especially when you share it with them over breakfast at your own table!
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