Healthy Breakfast Recipes

10 Quick and Easy Breakfast Recipes to Get Them Off to a Healthy Start

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Sending the kids off to school with these healthy breakfast recipes will guarantee they're alert and functioning at their best. From mini frittatas to yogurt parfaits, these quick and easy breakfast recipes are sure to please even the pickiest eaters.

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    Mini Frittatas
    Mini Frittatas. Stephanie Gallagher

    These bite-sized frittatas are the perfect grab-and-go breakfast for kids on the run. You'll want to make these frittatas in advance, then refrigerate. Kids can eat these mini frittatas cold or you can heat briefly in the microwave.


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    Eggs in a Basket Recipe
    Eggs in a Basket Recipe. Stephanie Gallagher

    This is one of those healthy breakfast recipes that kids just love. And with only three ingredients, it's really quite simple. To boost the health value of this recipe, use omega-3 enriched eggs.

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    Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bran Muffins Recipe

    Healthy Breakfast Recipes - Pumpkin Bran Muffins
    Pumpkin Bran Muffins. Stephanie Gallagher
    Pumpkin adds moisture that is low in fat and high in vitamins and fiber to these tasty bran muffins. You think you're eating dessert when you bite in these muffins. The kids will never know this is one of those healthy breakfast recipes that's good for them!
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    Oatmeal with Bananas, Cranberries, Walnuts and Brown Sugar

    Oatmeal with Cranberries and Bananas
    Oatmeal with Bananas, Walnuts and Brown Sugar. Stephanie Gallagher

    There is nothing more comforting than a nice hot bowl of oatmeal in the morning, is there? This version of the healthy breakfast recipe is topped with a lovely combination of antioxidant-rich cranberries, omega-3-rich walnuts, potassium-rich bananas and brown sugar. It makes my mouth water just thinking about it!


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    Strawberry Smoothie
    Strawberry Smoothie. James Baigrie/Getty Images

    These fruit smoothies are made with antioxidant-rich strawberries and unsweetened pineapple chunks. Vanilla soy milk and yogurt add protein to this fast and healthy breakfast recipe.


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    pumpkin pancakes
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    These pumpkin pancakes make the whole house smell delicious. Light and fluffy, these pancakes can even be made in advance and reheated in the microwave (though they taste better when eaten right away).


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    Strawberry Yogurt Parfaits Recipe
    Strawberry Yogurt Parfaits. Stephanie Gallagher

    Kids love the variety of textures in these sweet yogurt parfaits -- creamy vanilla yogurt, sweet and juicy strawberries, crunchy granola and maple syrup. Yum!

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    Breakfast Cookies recipe
    Breakfast Cookies. Stephanie Gallagher

    These breakfast cookies are tasty and hearty enough to serve as a meal. And they're healthy, too.


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  • 09 of 10
    Zucchini bread
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    A hint of orange juice gives this zucchini bread recipe a wonderful, citrusy flavor. Serve it topped with cream cheese for a tasty and satisfying breakfast anytime.


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    Green Smoothie Recipe
    Green Smoothie Recipe. Ann Stratton/Getty Images

    You won't believe how tasty this green smoothie recipe is, and your kids won't believe it's made with spinach! The secret: Pineapple chunks, pineapple juice and a touch of chocolate hazelnut spread (such as Nutella) mask the flavor of the spinach. This is one healthy breakfast you won't have trouble convincing the kids to gulp down!