Wholesome Winter Breakfasts to Keep Your Kids Energized ‘Till Lunch
It’s so important for kids to have a wholesome and hearty breakfast before they head off to school. Proper nutrition is key to their performance and attention, keeping them on the ball and at their peak. Without a nutritious breakfast, kids can lose concentration, feel physically unwell, and have trouble keeping up with classwork. They may feel tired, irritable, or just plain hungry. That’s why it’s your duty to make sure they have a wholesome breakfast each day.
Winter’s here, meaning it’s time for seasonal favorites made to keep tummies warm when the temperature dips. These two easy-to-prepare breakfasts are not only delicious, but healthful too. Each recipe makes one serving.
Oats, Nuts, and Fruit Bowl
½ cup quick cooking oats
2 tablespoons mixed unsalted nuts or sunflower and pumpkin seeds
2 tablespoons raisins
2 tablespoons chopped dried apricots
1 tablespoon chopped dates
1 tablespoon low-sugar jam or jelly
1 tablespoon nut butter of choice
Cook the oats as directed and stir in the remaining ingredients. Serve with warm milk or a pat of butter if desired. Filling and flavorful, kids will be ready for a full day of school.
Veggie Egg Wrap-Up
2 large eggs
1/8 cup milk
¼ cup diced green bell pepper
½ cup chopped spinach
2 tablespoons chopped sun dried tomatoes
½ teaspoon black pepper
Dash of salt to taste
Medium-to-large whole wheat tortilla wrap
Scramble eggs with the milk and stir in remaining ingredients. Cook in microwave or in a pan. Transfer to the tortilla and wrap up like a burrito. Serve with ketchup for dipping if desired.
Serve your winter breakfast with a glass of low-fat milk or 100% juice. If your child is still hungry, offer a natural granola bar or some trail mix to take on the go.
What are your favorite breakfast meals to feed the kids? Do they prefer sweet or savory?
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By: Melissa A. Kay