15 Healthy And Easy Breakfasts Your Kids Will Love

Guest post by Hannah Tong of Omaby.com

Getting your kid to stick to a healthier menu can be quite difficult for busy parents.

Luckily, you’ve got us!

We assembled a list of 15 healthy and easy breakfasts your kids will love to try. Check them out below.

1. Scrambled Eggs With Chives, Ham, and Cheddar

This is just the Doctor Seuss knock off your kids will love! You can try this easy-to-make breakfast yourself. You can easily make this by simply adding a couple pieces of ham, a pinch of shredded cheese, chives, and a couple eggs together. It takes less than five minutes to prep and cook, which gives you much more time in the morning to get yourself ready for the day.

Ingredients:

  •  Eggs

  •  Cheddar cheese

  •  Ham

  • Chives

2. Eggs in a Whole with Berry-Covered Yogurt

Nothing says an imaginative take on breakfast like eggs on toast with berry-covered yogurt as a side. Your kids will love this new take on their breakfast and help inspire them in school. Not to mention, this meal takes less than five minutes to cook.

This breakfast idea offers a more balanced meal to start their day off right, and is a healthier option than a plain bowl of cereal.

Ingredients:

  •  Toast

  •  Eggs

  •  Yogurt

  •  Berries

3. English Muffin Egg Mini Pizzas

This breakfast idea may take a little longer to create, but the taste is worth it!

You can either cook hard-boiled eggs the night before or try fried or scrambled eggs for a faster take on this. Simply cook English muffins, layer a slice of tomato on top, add the eggs, and sprinkle with cheese. Who says you can’t have pizza for breakfast?

Ingredients:

  •  English muffin

  •  Tomato

  •  Hard-boiled eggs

  • Cheese

4. Breakfast Banana Pops

You heard us right – banana pops for breakfast. This super fun recipe will make your kids love to help make breakfast every morning.

Start by cutting bananas in half and inserting them on popsicle sticks. Next, roll them in cinnamon, sugar, granola, or anything else you can think of.

Ingredients:

  • Bananas

  •  Yogurt

  •  Granola

  •  Chocolate chips (optional)

5. French Toast with Berries

Let’s take a fun spin on the regular boring French toast!

Simply combine whole grain bread, berries, and cottage cheese. The healthier the better! This unusual combination won’t only taste better, but will give a fun new taste to your kid’s taste buds.

Ingredients:

  • Bread

  •  Egg

  •  Milk or almond milk

  •  Berries

  •  Maple syrup

  •  Cottage cheese

  •  Vanilla extract

6. Egg Panini and Prosciutto

Why stop at McDonald’s for a breakfast sandwich when you can make something tastier and healthier at home? This nutritious meal is quick to make, giving yourself more time in the morning rather than spending an hour trying to cook something complex and bland.

Ingredients:

  • Eggs

  •  Soft rolls

  •  Cheese

  •  Prosciutto

7. Sticky Buns

With a tasty banana topping with chopped pecans and brown sugar, these buns are a must-try at home with your kids.

Create giant ones or a dozen small ones for the week; either way, your kid will love to help make and eat them.

Ingredients:

  • Pre-made biscuit dough

  •  Banana

  •  Pecans

  •  Brown sugar

8. Chocolate Croissants

Instantly transport your family to a Parisian cafe with these simple and tasty breakfast treats. All it takes is twenty minutes to roll chocolate chips into your croissant dough and pop them in the oven.

Ingredients:

  • Pre-made croissant dough

  • Chocolate chips

9. One-Minute Blueberry Citrus Shake

You read that right – one minute. Smoothies are a great addition to any breakfast as they are healthy and add a little bit of sweetness.

Simply toss all the ingredients in your blender, and one minute later, your treat is ready!

Ingredients:

  • Blueberries

  • Orange juice

  • Yogurt

  • Ice

  • Water

10. Chocolate Peanut Butter Breakfast Bars

Chocolate and peanut butter? Yes, please!

This decadent and delicious breakfast will be a real household pleaser. Plus, they are incredibly easy to make.

Just combine all the ingredients in a bowl, spread it in a pan, and wait for it to harden.

Do you have a gluten-free or vegan household? This recipe is also easy to adapt to your dietary needs.

Ingredients:

  • Rolled oats

  • Almonds

  • Pumpkin seeds

  • Peanut butter

  • Chocolate chips

  • Agave nectar

  • Any other seeds/nuts of your choosing (cashews, flax seed, chia seed, sesame seed, etc.)

11. Bagel and Cream Cheese with Veggies

Healthy does not have to mean boring. Dress up this breakfast classic with some vegetable slices.

You can make the first meal of the day fun by creating faces with the vegetables on your kid’s bagel; or, you can leave out an array of veggies and let your child play with their food.

Ingredients:

  • Bagel

  • Cream cheese

  • Your favorite veggies

12. Apple, Cinnamon, and Strawberry Muffins

Muffins are one of the best grab-and- go breakfast foods for busy families. The only issue is how much sugar they usually contain. There is no need to worry with these muffins!

They are made with maple syrup instead of any refined sugar, and they are just as sweet. These are a super healthy alternative to your average muffin.

Ingredients:

  • Apples

  • Strawberries

  • Flour

  • Maple syrup

  • Cinnamon

  • Coconut oil

  • Eggs

13. Yogurt and Granola Parfait

A favorite of kids and adults everywhere, this simple breakfast idea will leave you feeling full and energized all day long. This yogurt parfait contains a lot of calcium, which kids need plenty of.

Try layering all the ingredients in a nice glass. This will make your children feel like they are eating dessert for breakfast and not even realize how healthy this dish is.

Ingredients:

  • Yogurt

  • Granola

  • Honey and fruit (optional)

14. Open-Faced Egg and Tomato Sandwich

For a nutritious and delicious breakfast that your children will enjoy, try this egg and tomato sandwich. This is perfect for any busy family, as it will only take a few minutes to make.

Simply toast an English muffin and stack your tomato, egg, and cheese on top.

Want to try it?

Ingredients:

  • English muffin

  • Eggs

  • Tomato

  • Cheese

15. Breakfast Popsicles

You heard us right, popsicles for breakfast! And yes, they are genuinely healthy.

Your kids will love you for letting them eat a “dessert” for breakfast. These are so tasty, your kids won’t even realize how healthy it is. Plus, they are super easy to make with just two ingredients: yogurt and fruit.

Choose any type of fruit your kids like; we recommend strawberries and kiwis. You can even dunk these pops in granola for a little bit of a crunch.

Ingredients:

  • Yogurt

  • Sliced fruit

  • Granola (optional)

Mornings can be a disaster in a big household. Hopefully, this list of 15 healthy and easy breakfasts your kids will love has helped ease any morning stress associated with cooking breakfast.

Hannah Tong is the founder of Omaby.com, a blog dedicated to providing advice on mother and childcare and truthful information. She loves taking care of her kids and teaching them the right things. She is enthusiastic and enjoys sharing her experiences about how to protect family’s health.

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