Breakfast can be a tough meal. With the challenges of limited time to eat and picky kids, it can be all too easy to fall back on sugared cereal or toast day after day. Tired of the high-sugar routine? Ready to give your kids a nutritious breakfast they will love? Here are our favorite healthy breakfast options kids can make, to turn the most important meal of the day into one of the most anticipated.
Healthy Breakfast Options Kids Can Make: On the Run
Some days, despite your best efforts, breakfast will end up being eaten on the run. Here are some great picks you and your kids can make ahead, so you can grab and go on our way out the door.
These little snack bites are full of calcium, vitamins, and antioxidants to give your kids a boost to start their day!
Your kids will love to help roll these delicious, vegetable-packed energy bites.
Healthy Breakfast Options Kids Can Make: Chia Pudding
Chia pudding is like dessert for breakfast. Your kids will love making these tasty, protein-packed puddings to get the day rolling.
Kids can top this delicious, naturally sweetened pudding with their favorite berries.
This decadent chocolate chia pudding is made the night before, so it’s ready to go when you are!
Healthy Breakfast Options Kids Can Make: Eggs
Eggs are a perennial breakfast favorite, in all their many forms! These recipes are quick, easy, and kid-friendly, perfect for a busy morning.
Your little ones might be too young to stand over a hot stove to flip omelettes, but that doesn’t mean they can’t make this easy microwave omelette in a jar!
Okay, your kids will need a bit of help with these, but they won’t complain about eating their eggs before school.
Healthy Breakfast Options Kids Can Make: Muffins
Muffins are one of the best breakfast foods: portable, sweet, and minimally messy. Add in the ability to make your muffins ahead of time and some hidden vegetables and you have one great breakfast on your hands.
We love these delicious cranberry applesauce muffins – perfect for breakfast on Valentine’s Day or any day!
Healthy Breakfast Options Kids Can Make: Oatmeal
Oatmeal is one of our favorite breakfasts! Here are a bunch of fun oatmeal-based recipes, many of which can be made the night before.
This delicious berry-filled baked oatmeal will be a hit with everyone in the family.
In less than five minutes, your kids can turn plain rolled oats into a taste-filled breakfast.
Healthy Breakfast Options Kids Can Make: Pancakes
As your kids get older, let them try their hand at making some of these delicious pancakes!
These easy pancakes only have three ingredients, and are a great first pancake recipe for your kids to try.
These pancakes are packed full of so much protein, you could have them every day!
Healthy Breakfast Options Kids Can Make: Yogurt
Yogurt is a great way for your kids to get calcium, protein, and probiotics – friendly bacteria that support digestive health. Not only that, but it is a great vehicle for fruit, nuts, and granola, and an easy breakfast for your kids to put together!
Your kids will love making – and eating – this super-easy “fancy” breakfast twist on a banana split.
Simply putting breakfast in a glass instead of a bowl makes it much, much more special!
Healthy Breakfast Options Kids Can Make: Everything Else
Some days, you need something fun more than something traditional. Here are more healthy breakfast options your kids will be excited to try.
These English muffin pizzas are super easy to make, and super fun to eat!
This delicious smoothie is packed with protein and tastes like a milkshake – without the dairy or the added sugar.
What will your kids help make for breakfast tomorrow?
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