• Yogurt with dry cereal or granola, and/or fruit, or even instant oatmeal mixed in.
• Bags of homemade trail mix with nuts, raisins (or other dried fruit), sunflower seeds, whole grain cereal or popcorn, and even semi-sweet chocolate chips.
• Breakfast smoothies: Store the unblended smoothie (made with yogurt, fresh or frozen fruit, and juice, or peanut butter, banana, milk and chocolate syrup) in the refrigerator overnight, and blend it in the morning.
Once you know your child is fortified with a nutritious breakfast, you can breathe a sigh of relief as the school bus pulls away, knowing that though your nest is emptier, your child’s stomach is fuller…just do yourself a favor and don’t look at their room!
What are your kids’ favorite quick and healthy breakfasts for busy school days?
Recipe: Quick and Healthy Breakfast Smoothies
Prep Time: 10 min(s)
Total Time: 10 min(s)
Quick and easy fruit smoothies.
1 1/4 cups orange juice
1 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt
2 cups mango chunks, fresh or frozen
1/2 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
In a blender combine the orange juice, yogurt, mango chunks, blueberries and banana. Blend until smooth