3 kid-friendly recipes for a nutritious breakfast before school!
This article is sponsored by Milk Means More.
Kids across the state will start school next week and mornings may get a little hectic. Do you have a plan for schoolday breakfasts? Tina Miller with our friends at Milk Means More has some fast nutritious recipes for you to enjoy.
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Mini Ham and Cheese Frittatas – Make these nutritious and delicious frittatas ahead of time and freeze for those super busy mornings.
Makes 8 servings
2 tablespoons heavy cream
2/3 cup diced ham
1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Broccoli bits, diced red pepper or other veggies (optional)
NUTRITION INFORMATION for 3 frittatas - *These values are approximate. Per serving, based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Calories: 100 Carbohydrate: 0g (0%) Protein: 8g (16%) Total Fat: 7g (11%) Saturated Fat: 3.5g (18%) Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 110mg (37%) Sodium: 250mg (10%) Dietary Fiber: 0g (0%) Calcium: 8%
Chewy Apple Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies – You can say yes to cookies for breakfast when they’re made from wholesome ingredients like milk, oats, apples and walnuts!
Makes 12 servings
1-1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 cup flax seed meal
1 tablespoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup molasses
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 medium Michigan Apple, cored and diced
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
NUTRITION INFORMATION for 1 cookie - *These values are approximate. Per serving, based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Calories: 170 Carbohydrate: 23g (8%) Protein: 5g (10%) Total Fat: 7g (11%) Saturated Fat: 1g (5%) Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 30mg (10%) Sodium 180mg (8%) Dietary Fiber: 4g (16%) Calcium: 10%
Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie – This deliciously creamy smoothie is blended with the goodness of yogurt, milk and fruit. So good and so good for you!
Makes 2 servings
1 cup low-fat plain yogurt
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup milk
1 banana, cut into chunks
1 cup strawberries, frozen
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
In a blender, combine all of the ingredients and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.
NUTRITION INFORMATION for 8 ounce serving size - *These values are approximate. Per serving, based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Calories: 270 Carbohydrate: 48g (16%) Protein: 11g (22%) Total Fat: 4g (6%) Saturated Fat: 2g (10%) Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 10mg (3%) Sodium: 105mg (4%) Dietary Fiber: 6g (24%) Calcium: 30%
Recipes by Sarah Bates of The Chef Next Door
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