20 September 2017

A Week of Healthy Breakfasts to Start Your Child's Day Right

With school in full swing again, sports on the agenda, and all of the fun that comes with fall, it’s important for your little ones to get the nutrition and energy that they need to start their day right. Because they know the importance of eating right, the team at Pediatric Dentistry of Burke compiled this list of healthy breakfasts for you:
Day #1 - Breakfast Taquitos
Take a spin on a favorite Mexican dish and serve it for breakfast! Scramble up some eggs, and roll them up with cheese and a sausage link in a corn tortilla. Bake it and enjoy!
Find the recipe for this easy finger food at Tastes Better From Scratch.
Day #2 - Pancake Muffins
Turn your child’s favorite breakfast into an easy grab-n-go treat. Bake these pancake muffins with berries and syrup (or honey) for added sweetness. Serve with a glass of milk or orange juice and send your child on their way. The beauty of these is that you can make them ahead of time, freeze them, and reheat them for a quick, on-the-go meal.
Find the recipe for this little delight at The Nourishing Home.
Day #3 - Breakfast Shake
What child doesn’t love chocolate milkshakes? Take this favorite dessert and turn it into an energizing and healthy breakfast. With frozen bananas, almond milk, peanut butter, cocoa powder, and vanilla, this yummy breakfast is sure to please your little ones.
Find the full recipe at Cooking Classy.
Day #4 - Banana Split
What a treat! Healthy breakfast banana splits will be a huge hit with your kids, especially if you let them compile their own dish. Place bowls of fruit, yogurt, nuts, granola, and maybe some semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips along the table, and give your child a split banana in a dish. Let them have fun with it. You can even use this one as a healthy dessert alternative.
Find the full tutorial at Art from my Table.
Day #5 - Animal Face Toast
All food is more fun with a face – especially an animal face! Surprise your child with these adorable animal faces in the morning. Use bananas and berries for the facial features after spreading the toast with Nutella, peanut butter, or cream cheese. Breakfast will be more fun and memorable. Don’t forget to take some pictures!
Find the full recipe at All She Cooks.
Day #6 - Frozen Yogurt Bark
This yummy breakfast treat will have your kids just as content as if they were eating chocolate bark for breakfast! You can cater this dish to your child’s individualized preferences – choose their favorite yogurt, fruits, and other toppings like granola, chocolate chips, or nuts – and watch their face light up as they enjoy this new favorite breakfast.
Find the full recipe at Natural Beach Living.
Day #7 - Breakfast Sandwiches
Back to another classic! Create your own healthy breakfast sandwiches and freeze them ahead of time for an easy meal to reheat before school. You will thank yourself later, and your kids will love this Egg McMuffin copycat.
Find the full recipe at The Suburban Soapbox.