Kid-Friendly Gluten-Free Breakfast Recipes

Healthy gluten-free recipes for your growing gluten-free kids

These kid-friendly gluten-free breakfast recipes supply protein, complex carbs, fiber and good fats - foods that provide sustainable energy for growing kids on gluten-free diets.

  • 01 of 07

    Fast and Easy Overnight Gluten-Free Oatmeal

    A bowl of oatmeal with raisins on top
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    Add warm water to gluten-free oatmeal before you go to bed, store in a wide-mouth thermos overnight and the next morning you will have an "almost instant" super-creamy, more easily digestible gluten-free breakfast cereal.

  • 02 of 07
    GFCF High Protein Banilla (Banana and Vanilla) Breakfast Smoothie Recipe
    Gluten and Dairy Free High Protein Banilla Smoothie. © 2010 Teri Lee Gruss, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Kids will love this creamy delicious high protein "banilla" smoothie. There's a lot of nutritional value in this 5-minute busy morning gluten and a dairy free smoothie. Use a frozen banana for extra creamy texture.

  • 03 of 07
    Gluten Free and Dairy Free Morning Glory Muffin Recipe
    Gluten-Free Morning Glory Muffins. 2010 © Teri Lee Gruss, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    What makes GFCF morning glory muffins so special? Along with their sunny flavor, they are literally loaded with fruit and vegetables. What a fun way to get your kids to eat produce for breakfast!

  • 04 of 07
    Gluten-Free Energy Bars. 2009 © Teri Lee Gruss

    On those especially hectic mornings, it's good to have homemade gluten-free energy bars on hand. They're an easy, no-bake, nutritious and economical alternative to commercial energy bars. Best of all, you can substitute your favorite dried fruits, nut butter, nuts or seeds and sweeteners to create your own personalized energy bar.

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  • 05 of 07
    2008 © Teri Lee Gruss

    These gluten free pancakes are loaded with blueberries- so you get an antioxidant boost first thing in the morning. They're also loaded with flavor!

  • 06 of 07
    Easy Gluten Free Make Ahead Belgian Waffle Recipe
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    This is my favorite make-ahead gluten-free breakfast recipe. It's extraordinarily delicious and fast

  • 07 of 07
    Gluten-Free Eggs Benedict Recipe
    Gluten-Free Eggs Benedict Recipe. Image - istockphoto

    Poached eggs are fast, easy and delicious served on a slice of gluten-free toast. The secret to this perfect poached eggs recipe is using the freshest eggs you can find