10 Fast and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

As one of the most important meals of the day, breakfast is often the meal skipped the most. As parents, it’s easy to get carried away with our busy schedules and forget to make breakfast, but it’s important that you make sure your child has a balanced breakfast every day to support their growth and development! If you want to ensure your child’s success in school, breakfast will give your child the nutrients they’ll need to perform well in the classroom by improving their focus, providing energy, and boosting their mood. Here’s a list of fast and healthy breakfast ideas that will ensure your child gets a healthy start to each day!

1. Warm Banana Roll-Ups

If your child is a peanut butter lover, this is the recipe for you! This recipe helps you sneak some bananas into your child’s diet as well. With a little bit of cream cheese, honey, and cinnamon added to the mix, this makes the perfect healthy and sweet treat.

2. Chocolate Banana Overnight Oats

This is another healthy sweet treat! These overnight oats are filled with protein, healthy fats, and complex carbs. 

3. Yogurt Fruit Breakfast Pizza

If your child loves pizza, this is the perfect healthy alternative for them! This yogurt fruit pizza is filled with nutrients, and it only takes 10 mins to make!

4. Sausage Pancake Breakfast Bites

These sausage and pancake breakfast bites are the perfect mix of sweet and salty. This recipe only takes 20 minutes to make but it’s one you can easily teach your child!

5. Lollipop Pancakes

Children naturally love lollipops, so what better way to make healthy breakfast fun than making lollipop pancakes! Lollipop pancakes are mini pancake pops dressed up with “yogurt” icing topped with blueberries and strawberries. This recipe only takes a total of 20 minutes to make!

6. Pancake Breakfast Egg Sandwich

This pancake breakfast egg sandwich recipe is easy to make and can be used as consistent meal prep, as it can be stored in the freezer.

7.Freezer Breakfast Burrito

A freezer breakfast burrito is another perfect breakfast for parents who want to make something on the go! This recipe has every nutrient your child needs: the healthy fats, smart carbs, protein, and fiber!

8. Egg and Cheese Muffins

This recipe might be the easiest on the list to make! Think of egg and cheese muffins as cute, little, and portable scrambled egg cups

9. Blueberry Coconut Almond Overnight Oats

If you’re afraid your child might not be too fond of the chocolate banana overnight oats, give this recipe a try! These overnight oats are filled with blueberries, coconuts, and almonds

10. Eggo Waffle Breakfast Pizza

Ever thought about sprucing up some of your Eggo waffles? Well, this recipe is the perfect way to do it! Dress up your waffle with some honey, peanut butter, and any fruit of your choice. It only takes 5 minutes to make!

Nutrition at Cranium Academy:

At Cranium Academy, we pay special attention to nutrition because we know that the mind and body work hand in hand. For children to perform their best in school, it is just as important for us to focus on their physical health as well as their mental and emotional. Living an active lifestyle with a balanced diet and exercise is something our staff encourages and tries to exemplify for our children.