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Simple Egg-Based Breakfast Recipes for Kids

Egg-based breakfasts are on the menu! Eggs are a super way to start the day. They deliver a powerhouse of nutrients, including iodine, iron, top-notch protein, omega-3 fats, and essential vitamins such as A, D, E, and B12. When enjoyed as a part of a protein-packed breakfast, eggs can enhance a child’s feelings of fullness, keeping hunger at bay during the bustling school day. This, in turn, can contribute to improved concentration and sustained energy levels.

Here are three simple and tasty egg-based breakfast recipes your kids will love.

Cheesy Egg Muffins

These mini muffins are like bites of happiness.


6 eggs

1/2 cup milk

1 cup shredded cheese

Salt and pepper to taste

Optional: diced veggies (bell peppers, spinach, zucchini, tomatoes)


Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).

Crack the eggs into a bowl, add milk, and whisk.

Stir in shredded cheese and any diced veggies.

Grease a mini muffin tin and pour the mixture evenly.

Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the muffins are fluffy and golden.

You can freeze these and defrost them for a convenient breakfast.

Funny Face Egg Toast

An egg-based breakfast that’s as fun to make as it is to eat!


2 slices of bread

2 eggs


Salt and pepper to taste

Optional: slices of cheese, cherry tomatoes, or olives


Cut a hole in the center of each bread slice.

Melt butter in a pan over medium heat.

Place the bread in the pan and crack an egg into the hole.

Season with salt and pepper and cook until the egg is done.

Use cheese, cherry tomatoes, or olives to create a funny face on the toast.

Fruity Egg Parfait

An egg-based breakfast parfait that’s not just delicious but also a feast for the eyes.


2 eggs

1 cup Greek yogurt (any flavor)

1 tablespoon honey (or maple syrup)

Fresh fruits (berries, grapes, banana slices, mango chunks)

Granola for topping


Boil the eggs and chop them into small pieces when cooled.

Layer Greek yogurt, chopped eggs, and fresh fruits in a glass or bowl.

Drizzle honey on top for sweetness.

Repeat the layers and finish with a sprinkle of granola.

These egg-based breakfasts are simple to make and a hit with little taste buds. Whether it’s the Cheesy Egg Muffins, the Funny Face Egg Toast, or the Fruity Egg Parfait, these recipes add a dash of fun to your morning routine. So, gather your little ones and let the breakfast adventures begin!

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By: Melissa A. Kay