Healthy School Breakfast Ideas Kids Will Love!

Studies show that kids do better in school when they eat breakfast.” – USDA

Celebrate national school breakfast week in style by trying your hand at these 3 tasty school breakfast ideas your kids will love! While you may know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, did you know that school breakfast fuels children’s learning? “Kids and teens can concentrate on their schoolwork better when they’re not hungry” (USDA). So it’s safe to say that kids who eat breakfast perform better in school. Prepare your child for a day filled with learning by taking a look at the below recipes from USDA. They’re tasty, healthy, and can be made in a cinch.

 

Fruit and Yogurt Breakfast Shake

Breakfast shakes are good choices for breakfast, because they are filled with fruit and can made fairly quickly. By using Greek yogurt and the fruit or fruits of your choice, you can create a breakfast option your children will love. This recipe uses strawberries, but other good options include adding bananas, spinach leaves, and/or blueberries.

Fruit and Yogurt Breakfast Shake

Fruit Pizza To-Go

These fruit pizzas to-go are easy to make and allow your children to get creative. By using a whole wheat bagel as the pizza crust and low fat cream cheese as the sauce, your children can pick their favorite fruits as toppings. Blueberries, strawberries, kiwis, and mandarin oranges are great options, but you can also use in season fruits and vegetables to take your fruit pizza to another level!

Fruit Pizza To-Go

Quesadilla con Huevos

Quesadilla con huevos better known as egg quesadillas are tasty and a good source of protein. By scrambling a couple of eggs and wrapping them in a whole wheat tortilla, you will have created a simple and fast meal. For added flavor, feel free to add a couple of sprinkles of cheese or include vegetables such as chopped bell peppers, onions, or black beans. Mashed avocados or salsa make great dipping sauces for this breakfast treat.

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Quesadilla con Huevos

To learn more on how school breakfast helps children and families, please click here.

 

Sources:

https://www.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/tn/SB_Infographic_81216a.pdf