Often the morning is a rushed time to get the family fed and kids off to school. Everyone needs a nutritious meal to start their day and have a productive morning. Healthy habits can help children concentrate, feel better about themselves, and lower their future risk of diseases like obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and certain types of cancer.
Try some of these recipes to start your day. Make ahead of time and eat through the week or whip up quickly:
This egg dish provides a quarter cup serving of vegetables during breakfast and uses reduced-fat cheddar cheese and non-fat milk to limit fat. Prep and cook in about 30 minutes makes this recipe an easy breakfast for both the weekday or the weekend.
Crunchy Berry Parfait
This parfait is a favorite among kids and adults alike. Use soy yogurt instead of regular yogurt for those who can’t have dairy.
Have fun experimenting with different fruit and juices in this scrumptious smoothie.
Fruit Pizza To Go
Toasted whole wheat English muffins topped with fat-free cream cheese and fruit make this a quick and easy breakfast or snack.
Quesadilla con Huevos
Tortillas, eggs, cheese, and salsa can be enjoyed at any meal. Enjoy this main dish with a salad and a piece of fruit for a well balanced lunch.
Peanut Butter Cereal Bars
These bars make a great on the go snack to satisfy a sweet tooth. Trying adding pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, or chopped nuts to add a little extra crunch.