Fun Easy Ways to Eat Breakfast When School's Out


  
Just because school is out doesn't mean breakfast gets to take a vacation!  Breakfast is still the most important meal of the day, especially for growing children.  Your kids will love these fun, easy breakfast ideas for summer!

  • Whole grain tortilla filled with scrambled eggs, salsa and low-fat cheese.
  • Oatmeal in a cup with fresh fruit and nuts on top.
  • Frozen whole grain waffles topped with peanut butter and a sliced banana.
  • Fruit smoothie blended with low-fat yogurt or milk.
  • Trail mix with cereal, nuts, and raisins in a snack bag and a glass of low-fat milk.
  • Yogurt with dry whole-grain cereal on top.
Get creative and make up your own recipes!  Try combining two kid favorites like scrambled eggs and pizza!  Just add an egg to our Make it Myself Pizza recipe and turn it into a delicious Breakfast Pizza!

Breakfast Pizza


Ingredients:
1 large egg, beaten
2 Tablespoons of salsa
1 whole-wheat English muffin
2 Tablespoons low-fat shredded cheese

Directions:
  1. Coat a small non-stick pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat.  Add egg and scramble.
  2. Spread salsa on English muffin halves.  Top with the scrambled egg and sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Bake in the oven or toaster oven at 400 degrees F, or in the microwave on high until cheese melts.
  4. Enjoy!
For more breakfast ideas for your kids, check out the Breakfast recipes on the Eat Smart Website. 
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