Quick and easy breakfast (Part 2)

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Here are more quick and easy breakfast recipes that will put a smile on your kid’s face!

Healthy Sandwich

Quick and easy breakfast (Part 2)This is very easy to prepare yet filled with lots of nutrients.

You will need:

Wheat bread

Boiled chicken breast fillet, shredded

Honey mustard

Lettuce

Sliced tomatoes

Mint leaves and apricot for garnishing

Preperation:

Spread honey mustard on two slices of wheat bread. Top one slice of wheat bread with chicken, lettuce and tomatoes. Cover it with the other slice of bread.

Chicken Rice Topping

A breakfast of rice will surely satisfy children with big appetite.

You will need:

1 ½ cup cooked rice

1 tablespoon salt

Enough water to cover the rice

¼ kg chicken fillet

3 tablespoon soy sauce

¼ cup cornstarch

A pinch of pepper

Canola oil

Preperation:

Boil water with salt. Add rice and let it boil for about 5 minutes just to make it sticky and moist. Remove from water and put in bowls. Marinate chicken in soy sauce and pepper. Then pan fry it until golden brown. Remove from heat and put on top of rice.

Mini Frittatas

Quick and easy breakfast (Part 2)

You can prepare this tasty breakfast treat at night. Just microwave the frittatas in the morning or you can just serve them straight from the refrigerator.

You will need:

6 large eggs

1/3 cup milk

1/2 tsp. kosher salt

1/4 tsp. freshly-ground black pepper

2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

1/4 cup boiled chicken breast fillet, chopped

3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Preperation:

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a mini-muffin tin. Thoroughly mix eggs, milk, salt, pepper and parsley. Stir in chicken. Put cheese in all the muffin cups. Then pour in egg mixture until each cup is filled. Bake for 10 minutes or until tops turn golden brown. Let cool before removing from cups.

Variation:

You can add in zucchini, whole corn kernel, onions and tomatoes. Instead of baking the frittatas, you can cook it in a skillet instead.

Nutella Waffle Sandwich

Contrary to popular knowledge, nutella is a great source of protein and nutrients. It has health benefits that can make your children healthy and strong. Your children will surely be happy when you serve them these sandwiches.

You will need:

4 frozen whole grain waffles

¼ cup Nutella

½ cup sliced strawberries

Perperation:

Toast waffles as directed in the packaging. Get two waffles and spread nutella on each. Top each waffle with sliced strawberries and cover with the remaining two waffles. Cut in quarters and serve.

 

Oatmeal

 

Quick and easy breakfast (Part 2)Oatmeal is a good source of protein and fibre. You can add a twist to your regular bowl of oatmeal by adding in dried fruits and nuts. To make it more healthy, you can use fresh fruits instead. Make sure that you choose those that are your children's favourite.

It is important that your kids have breakfast because they need to refuel after fasting for more than eight hours while asleep. Without breakfast, your kids will most likely be distracted in class and will miss most of the lessons. Make sure that they eat something healthy before going to school so they will not feel tired and restless in class. Use the recipes above to make your breakfast preparation quick and hassle-free.

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Written by

Roshni Mahtani

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