Healthy Breakfast Ideas
A lot of studies and research has shown that kids who eat breakfast perform better in school and have a healthier diet. Eating breakfast will help promote their proper growth and also maximize their school performance as well.
Breakfast is often times a victim of the morning time crunch. Everything is happening at once in a busy household, people running late etc. Even though you may be tempted to skip breakfast, by planning ahead neither you nor your family will ever have to miss that most important of all meals.
You can simplify your morning routine by following these quick and helpful breakfast tips:
- Finish homework and pack school bags at night.
- Decide on what your children will wear to school before you go to bed and locate lost shoes for the following day.
- In the morning, get up 15 minutes earlier.
- Give up computer games and morning television.
- Have healthy foods on hand.
- You should also shop for breakfast foods with your kids and take into account their personal preferences.
Quick and Easy Ideas For a Healthy Breakfast
Smoothies: One of the quickest and easiest breakfasts to prepare – that is chock full of excellent nutrition is a smoothie. Start with a base of milk, whichever you prefer … full cream, rice milk, oat milk etc.
Pop in a banana and some berries, blend it up and slurp!
Brown Rice: Cook extra when you make rice for your evening meal and store in the fridge or even freeze it in breakfast sized portions. Treat it just as you would cereal … add a tablespoon of honey, some chopped fruit, a sprinkle of cinnamon …
The next time you are in a hurry in the morning, remember that you are probably about to skip the most important meal of the day. If you follow the tips above, you’ll find that you have plenty of time for breakfast.
Breakfast Blobs: Easy to make in advance and great to eat one the run – from nutritionist Alana Unger, R.D., of The Lifestyle Center in California.
Mix 1/2 cup peanut butter, 1/4 cup nonfat dry milk, 3 cups crushed flake cereal, and 2 tablespoons honey.
Form this mixture into about ten “blobs”. Wrap each blob in an individual wrap or pop into a tub and refrigerate.
Cottage Cheese With Fruit. Make a yummy breakfast simply by adding any fruit you have on hand to some cottage cheese.
Try berries, diced apples, sliced citrus segments, banana. And for some crunch, add some chopped nuts and / or seeds such as walnut, pumpkin, sunflower.
Easy Eggs On Toast: Once a week, boil up some hard boiled eggs and store them in the fridge. They come in really handy for quick breakfasts. Simply toast your bread, spread with butter, cottage cheese etc and slice the eggs on top. See also: Easy To Peel Hard Boiled Eggs
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