Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Hectic Mornings
The start of a new school year brings different emotions to every person. One of my neighbors celebrated after the kids got on the bus while another teared up. No matter how they felt, their routines were changing. For many, it means hectic mornings of missing homework/shoes/permission slips, while getting yourself off to work hoping you have on matching shoes!
But one thing is consistent in every house, the best start to the day is a healthy breakfast. Numerous studies tout the benefits for kids doing better in school, from tests to behavior and adults staying focused because their stomachs aren’t rumbling. A healthy breakfast includes whole grains, fruit, and dairy or other protein foods. But who has time to pull together a quick, healthy breakfast? With these ideas, you do!
Grab a dairy-based smoothie packed with fruits and veggies, along with a whole grain bagel and muffin and you’ve got it covered. Follow these links below for great ideas and recipes:
If you don’t have 5 minutes on the craziest mornings, try preparing breakfast the night before with these delicious overnight oats options:
Picky family? Let them create their own breakfast on the go! Stock up and create a shelf in the fridge and the pantry with these breakfast options.
Left the house and no breakfast? Many schools serve breakfast in the cafeteria before school or in the classroom after the bell. Be sure to know what is available at your child’s school. It is the simplest way to make sure tummies are full!