Getting your kids dressed, fed and out the door on a busy school morning can be a monumental task. Make things easier on yourself by having a fast, healthy and fun breakfast ready to go before it's time to walk out the door.
1. Mini Frittatas
Bake eggs, cream and chopped veggies in muffin cups for a protein-packed breakfast that freezes well and defrosts quickly. Mini frittatas can also be baked in mini-muffin cups for a bite-sized, grab-and-go treat.
2. Berry Yogurt Parfait
Layer strawberry yogurt, fresh seasonal berries and whole grain granola in a fancy glass for a healthy breakfast you don't have to cook.
3. Waffle Sandwiches
Fill whole grain waffles with peanut butter and bananas, fruit and flavored cream cheese or eggs and turkey sausage. Kids will love using waffles as the "bread."
4. Monster Breakfast Pizza
Pizza dough, a sweetened cottage and cream cheese filling and a colorful fruit rainbow make this Monster Breakfast Pizza fun for the whole family.
5. Hard-Boiled Eggs
Even hard-boiled eggs can be exciting when you mold them into shapes that appeal to kids like hearts or bunnies.
6. Instant Oatmeal
7. Breakfast Banana Split
Slice a banana lengthwise and serve over vanilla yogurt. Top with strawberries, pineapple, and slivered almonds (and a few chocolate chips if you're feeling generous).
8. French Toast Kabobs
Instead of serving plain slices of french toast, cut them into cubes and create kabobs. Make a fresh fruit compote out of blueberries, sugar, and water for dipping.
9. Breakfast Skewers
Thread bananas, strawberries, apples, and muffin pieces on skewers for a breakfast that is fun to eat with your fingers.
10. A Banana Dog
Peanut butter, jam, and a whole banana on a hot dog bun? It isn't for everyone, but it's a fast and out-of-the box breakfast likely to appeal to kids.
11. Fresh and Fruity Quesadillas
Combine diced, tropical fruits like pineapple and mango with strawberries and cream cheese, and then spread the mixture between two whole grain tortillas. Grill until crispy and surprise your kids with a fruity quesadilla breakfast.
12. Cheerios Frozen Bananas
Would your kids prefer breakfast on a stick? Try Betty Crocker's recipe for Cheerio and yogurt-coated bananas.
13. Chocolate "Milkshakes"
It only takes about 10 minutes to mix up this Mexican Chocolate Breakfast Shake, which includes real-food ingredients like oats, almond milk, banana, and cocoa powder
14. Eggs in a Basket
Get creative with cookie cutter shapes to make this bread and egg breakfast even more appealing. Hearts, flowers, animals...you're limited only by your imagination.
15. Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
Maybe not the most fun breakfast, but this slow cooker oatmeal is healthy and delicious, and tastes a little like apple crisp. Best of all, it cooks overnight while you sleep.
16. Healthy Breakfast Cookies
What child wouldn't love cookies for breakfast? And parents can feel good about serving these healthy breakfast cookies too.
17. Breakfast Popsicles
A little messy, but certainly lots of fun. And these breakfast popsicles from How Does She are super healthy thanks to a secret ingredient your kids will never detect: spinach.
What's your favorite quick and healthy breakfast that's also fun for kids?