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  • Easy-To-Make Breakfast Meals for Your Family When You Are In A Rush

    Here are three easy breakfast recipes that remain healthy and good for your family.
    by Rafael Alfonso .
Easy-To-Make Breakfast Meals for Your Family When You Are In A Rush
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  • A good breakfast consists of a lot of good nutrients and healthy carbohydrates that can fuel your kid for the day. Get rid of the sugar-filled cereals and start introducing these healthy breakfast options to energize your child.

    All these recipes should be quick to prepare and healthy to boot! They are flexible enough as a meal to take on-the-go for those days where you are just rushing. We hope your kids enjoy these meals as much as we do!

    3 Types of Overnight Oats

    It is a healthy sweet treat in the morning that you can pack easily. 1 serving each

    Ingredients

    Base

    • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats (avoid instant/quick cooking)
    • 1/2 cup of milk (you can opt for almond milk for a non-dairy option)
    • 1/4 cup greek yogurt
    • 1 pinch of salt
    • 1-3 tbsps of honey or maple syrup, to taste
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    Chocolate

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    • 2-3 tbsps cocoa powder, to taste
    • 1 tbsp creamy peanut butter
    • 1/2 a ripe banana, smashed
    • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1/2 tbsp mini chocolate chips, as topping

    Berry Chia Seed

    • 1/2 cup of fresh berries, such as strawberries (chopped), blueberries, or raspberries
    • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 1/2 tsp chia seeds

    Apple Autumn Spice

    • 1/2 cup chopped fuji apple
    • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
    • 1 tbsp chopped pecans, for topping (optional)
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    Preparation

    1. Add oats, almond milk, yogurt, salt and honey or maple syrup to an appropriate jar or bowl.

    2. Add mix-ins listed for desired flavor (don't add toppings until the next day).

    3. Stir then cover and refrigerate overnight. Thin with more milk if desired, add toppings if listed.

    Breakfast Egg Muffins

    It is a light and savory breakfast for those on the go.

    Ingredients

    • Cooking spray
    • 6 eggs
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • 1/2 cup cooked chopped spinach (excess water removed)
    • 1/3 cup cooked bacon (chopped into bits)
    • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
    • Diced tomatoes and chopped parsley as garnish (optional)
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    Preparation

    1. Preheat the oven to 375°C.

    2. Coat 6 cups of a muffin tin with cooking spray or line with paper liners.

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    3. Crack the eggs into a large bowl, and whisk to blend the eggs until smooth.

    4. Add the spinach, bacon and cheese to the egg mixture and stir to combine.

    5. Divide the egg mixture evenly among the muffin cups.

    6. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until eggs are set.

    7. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

    8. Top with diced tomatoes and parsley if desired.

    Low Carb, High Protein Waffles

    A healthy twist on a breakfast staple.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup old fashioned oats (avoid instant/quick cooking)
    • 1 cup cottage cheese
    • 3 eggs
    • 1 tsp honey
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1/2 tsp baking powder
    • For meal prepping: 1 cup berries, ½ cup maple syrup (optional)
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    Preparation

    1. Preheat a waffle iron and lightly coat it with nonstick cooking spray.

    2. Place oats, cottage cheese, eggs, honey, vanilla, and baking powder in a blender and blend until smooth.

    3. Pour 1/2 cup (more or less depending on your waffle iron) onto waffle iron and cook until waffle iron turns off. Repeat until all the batter is finished.

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    4. To meal-prep: Divide waffles evenly into 4 meal prep containers. Add ¼ cup of berries into each container along with a few teaspoons of maple syrup.

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