How to Make a Fun and Delicious Breakfast for Kids
A lot of people think that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but for many kids it’s the least favorite, mine included. They would rather sleep in or play on their electronics than have to sit and eat what may seem like a boring meal. But there are some ways to make breakfast more fun, and even more delicious, for kids. Here are a few ideas:
1. Use fun shaped cookie cutters to make interesting shapes out of toast, grilled cheese or pancakes.
2. Get some fruit like bananas or strawberries and cut them up into shapes or make designs with them on top of cereal or oatmeal.
3. Make breakfast burritos or wraps with eggs, cheese, and maybe even some deli meat or ham inside.
4. Cook eggs in different ways like scrambled, sunny side up, poached, or even make an omelet.
5. Put some thought into presentation and make a Design Your Own Breakfast bar where kids can choose what they want to put on their plate. - This is one of our favorites.
These are just a few ideas, but hopefully they will inspire you to get creative and make breakfast time more fun for your family!
Easy Breakfast Recipes for Kids
With the ideas above, you can create amazing meals that your little ones will enjoy and get excited for. There are so many different ideas to create an innovative and enjoyable breakfast for all from smoothie bowls to overnight oats, they'll be sure to find something they love.
Is your kid always running late for school? Make them a healthy smoothie to go. Just blend up some frozen fruit, yogurt, and milk. If you want, you can even add in some spinach or kale for an extra nutrient boost. pour it into a cup with a lid and straw and they can drink it on the way. If you're worried about your young one refusing the meal due to the veggies - leave that part out when explaining the drink. Always works for me.
Overnight oats are a great make-ahead breakfast option. Just mix together some oats, milk, yogurt, and any desired toppings. Then let it sit in the fridge overnight. In the morning, your kid will have a delicious and nutritious breakfast ready to go. Keep some dried honey granola to place on top and enjoy!
Pancakes are another great option for an easy breakfast. You can make them ahead of time and freeze them, then just pop them in the toaster when your kid is ready to eat. Add some fresh fruit or syrup on top and they'll be good to go. Or - if you have time to use a skillet - place the pancake mix into ice trays with the toppings already placed and create quick and easy pancakes.
Do your kids love cereal? jazz up their morning bowl with some fresh fruit or honey. You can also try mixing in some different kinds of cereal to create a fun breakfast mix. Depending on the cereal, chocolate or peanutbutter chips are always a crowd pleaser too!
These are just a few easy breakfast ideas to get your kids started on the day. With a little planning and prep, you can make sure they're getting the nutrients they need to power through their day.
Nutritious and Delicious French Toast
French toast is a delicious and nutritious breakfast option. It's the highlight of breakfast in our household. For those unaware, it is made with bread, eggs, and milk, and can be flavored with sugar, cinnamon, chocolate and vanilla. French toast is a good source of protein and carbohydrates and can be a healthy option for those looking for a quick and easy breakfast.
There are many ways to make French toast, but the basic ingredients are bread, eggs, and milk. The bread is soaked in the egg mixture, and then fried in a pan or griddle. The bread can be a variety of different types, but the most common is white bread. - We prefer texas toast for a restaurant feel.
The eggs used in French toast are usually beaten, and the milk can be any type, including non-dairy options. If you choose to use vanilla in your recipe, try adding it to your egg and milk mixture before soaking the bread to get the flavor into the meal easily. Sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla are common flavorings, but there are endless possibilities. The favorites in our home would be strawberries, bananas, peanut butter, chocolate sauce and syrup. Let your little ones make up their own flavor profiles and enjoy the morning meal.
Whether you’re looking for a romantic breakfast for two or a quick and easy meal for the kids, French toast is a great option. It’s also a budget-friendly meal that can be easily customized to your liking. So next time you’re looking for something different for breakfast, give French toast a try!
Unexpectedly Delicious Omelets
There are so many delicious things that you can make for breakfast, but sometimes it's the simplest things that are the most delicious. Omelets are one of those simple, yet delicious, breakfast options. I am gluten intolerant and I have a hard time finding breakfast foods that are quick and easy. Omelets are my go-to in a pinch.
You can make an omelet with just about anything you have on hand. leftovers from dinner, some veggies from the fridge, whatever you have. And they're always so good!
I did not start cooking meals that weren't oven or microwave ready until a few years ago and since then, I've learned a thing or two from my husband. Omelets were one of the first things I learned. Just a few eggs, milk, and whatever you want to put in your omelet, and you're good. In my case, cheese is a key ingredient with this meal but to each their own.
So, the next time you're looking for a quick and delicious breakfast, give an omelet a try. You might be surprised at how good they can be!
Ready-to-Go Breakfast Ideas
If you're like most people, you probably have a busy morning routine that doesn't leave a lot of time for breakfast. But skipping breakfast is a bad idea, since it's the most important meal of the day. Luckily, there are plenty of quick and easy breakfast ideas that will give you the energy you need to start your day.
One of the quickest and easiest breakfast options is a bowl of cereal. Just pour yourself a bowl of your favorite cereal and add some milk, and you're good to go. If you're looking for something a little more substantial, you can always add some fruit or nuts to your cereal.
Another quick and easy breakfast idea is a slice of toast with peanut butter or Nutella. Spread your favorite butter on a slice of whole-wheat or gluten-free toast, and you're good to go. You can also add some fruit or honey to your toast for a little sweetness. Avocado toast is a pretty good option as well.
If you have the time in the evenings, you can get ready-to-go breakfasts prepared the night before to be eaten in the morning on the go. Quick egg salad sandwiches, breakfast wraps, yogurt parfaits and more. The options are endless and only depend on how much time you have the night before to create. Have your little ones help you prepare to get them excited about enjoying the tasty treats in the morning!
And if you really want to treat yourself, you can always make a delicious breakfast smoothie. Just blend together your favorite fruits, yogurt, and milk, and you'll have a delicious and healthy breakfast that will give you all the energy you need to start your day. Don't forget the spinach or kale!
So next time you're wondering what to have for breakfast, remember these quick and easy breakfast ideas. They'll help you start your day off right!
🧡Shine Bright, Kayla