Breakfast seems so simple to adults, but for some reason it’s not as easy for kids!
Here are some suggestions that will hopefully keep the kids happy, tummies full and everyone out of the house on time!
Incredible Hulk Smoothie
Blend a banana, milk of choice, a small handful of baby spinach, a good squeeze of honey and vanilla.
Who said bread needs to be toasted at breakfast? A ham and cheese sambo is quick and protein-packed. Before and after school is also a good time to get the nut butter out!
Add milk or apple juice to rolled oats and top with yoghurt or berries in the morning. This is one of literally hundreds of recipes for overnight oats that you can find online.
Yes, it takes a few extra minutes but eggs are absolutely worth it! Here’s a guide for how long to boil your egg.
3-Ingredient Banana Pancake
All you need is a banana, an egg and a heaped tablespoon of self-raising flour to make your child very happy indeed!
Mix all together and fry in oil. It’s that simple!
No-one has ever felt guilty giving their child avocado – it’s got to be the healthiest “spread” there is!
Break tradition and serve up last nights dinner – it might get a better reception than you were expecting!
Make-Ahead Breakfast Egg Muffins
Keep these in the freezer and bring one out the night before to defrost. Here’s a recipe we love.
Make-Ahead Healthy Banana Bread
No-sugar banana bread is surely a perfect way to start the day! Bake a double batch and freeze in portions. Here’s our favourite recipe.
These can be brought out at breakfast, morning tea and afternoon tea too! You can find the recipe here.
Low Sugar Cereals
There are heaps of great options on the market. Buy and try a few because with the kids as you can always make biscuits or slices out of the leftover cereal. Cereals are also great because as kids get older they can easily make it themselves.
Zero Time, Zero Prep
- Up & Go
- Yoghurt tub
- Nothing! Some people just don’t like breakfast.. perhaps your little person is one of them!