Getting the kids to eat healthy for breakfast isn’t the easiest thing to do, especially when there are so many delicious and sugary treats calling their names. From pancakes to pop tarts, what kid wouldn’t want to have pure sugar for breakfast? Fortunately, there are plenty of healthy and delicious options that are even fairly easy to whip up to ensure your kids are getting the most out of their breakfast. Here are some of our favorite recipes that you and your kids will love!
Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins
These healthy, whole-grain muffins are a great start for kids and adults alike. Ensuring they are nutritious, unlike those store bought ones, these muffins are made with unsweetened applesauce, almond milk, Greek yogurt, whole wheat flour, rolled oats, and more. Make them ahead of time and freeze for the future because your kids will certainly be asking for more. Get the recipe at Slender Kitchen.
Avocados are a great secret ingredient that the kids will learn to love once they try this delicious recipe. A mixture of avocados, bananas, almond milk, and more, each bite of these muffins will be full of healthy nutrients and a bit of indulgence with their hint of chocolate chips. Toddler, kid, and adult approved, you will not regret trying this one out! Get the recipe at Twin Mom Refreshed.
Peanut Butter and Strawberry Sushi
With just three simple ingredients, you will have a healthy and fun breakfast for the kids to enjoy. Spread peanut butter and diced strawberries over a whole wheat tortilla and roll it up. Then, cut it up into small slices, just like sushi! Your kids will love feeling fancy eating sushi just like the grownups do. Get the recipe at California Strawberries.
Peanut Butter Banana Rice Cakes
These peanut butter banana rice cakes are extremely simple to make and will easily please the picky eaters. Perfect for when you are in a time crunch, simply grab a few rice cakes, spoon on some peanut butter, and top them with some fresh bananas. In seconds you will have a tasty snack or breakfast that the kids will love. To mix it up, toss on other fruit like fresh berries. Get the recipe at Jennifer Maune.
Sausage Egg Muffin Cups With Veggies
A healthier twist to an Egg McMuffin, these sausage egg muffin cups are simple and packed with extra ingredients (fresh veggies) that make them healthy, yet not noticeable to the kids. The best part is that you can prepare these ahead of time during the weekend so that you and the kids can enjoy them all week long. If you don’t want to include the sausage, substitute it for bacon, ham, or even leave the meat out to make it even healthier. Get the recipe at On My Kids Plate.
Sweet Potato Pancakes
What kid doesn’t love pancakes? So, give them what they want with a healthier twist. These sweet potato pancakes will hit the spot and give you so many more health benefits than those empty calorie pancakes. Sweet potatoes are loaded with potassium, fiber, Vitamin C, and manganese, so you are filling your kid up with all the vitamins and nutrients they need for a healthy start to the day. Best of all, they are small in size, making them perfect for the little ones. Get the recipe at The Natural Nurturer.