If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! It also seems to be the most difficult meal of the day. For all those mornings that you’re rushing out the door with no time to make breakfast, and those days where it is much easier and more appealing to pick up pre-made food or grab a doughnut from your local shop. These recipes are for you! They can be made the night before, some of them can be made several days ahead of time, and most can be frozen. So all you have to do is grab and go, but you know you’re filling your children’s bellies (and yours) with nutrition to last them through the day!
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Oatmeal on the Go Bars 1 of 5Oatmeal On The Go Bars are essentially oatmeal in bar form, but they are equally delicious. Just prepare a batch and keep them in the fridge for several days. All you have to do as you're heading out for the day is grab a few bars for you and your kids and you're set. You'll be getting tons of nutrition into all those little bodies without sacrificing flavor or time.
Berry Green Smoothie 2 of 5Kids get a thrill out of coming up with new combinations every day, like this Berry Green Smoothie. If anyone in your family is spinach averse, they'll never detect it in today's recipe, a thick purple shake which tastes of sweet bananas and berries.
Baked Chocolate Cinnamon Doughnuts 3 of 5When I gave these Baked Cinnamon Chocolate Doughnuts to the kids for breakfast the first morning I made them, they went absolutely nuts. Doughnuts, let alone chocolate ones, just about qualified me for sainthood in their eyes. It was one of those moments that I actually felt like a totally rockin' mom for bringing that kind of joy to them in the morning.
Whole Wheat Waffles 4 of 5Make a single or even double batch of homemade waffles and freeze what you don't eat. Then, no matter how much you're rushing in the morning, you'll always be prepared for your kids' last minute request for waffles and these Whole Wheat Waffles couldn't be more nutritious, so you know their bellies are filled with truly wholesome stuff.
Breakfast Cupcakes 5 of 5Yep, you read that right! Cupcakes for breakfast! These are light and fluffy like a pancake and with the airy "frosting" it's a treat that you can happily serve any time of day and your little one will adore them. The best part is that you'll have a new good morning surprise for your family and they'll never know these cupcakes aren't loaded with sugar.