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11 Energy-Boosting Breakfast Recipes for Kids

With the new school year just starting, help your children start their day off right with these easy to make, and even easier to eat breakfasts.

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Banana Blueberry Waffles

This fun recipe can be served fresh or made in a big batch, days ahead and frozen.

Just pop frozen homemade waffles in the toaster during busy mornings for a grab-and-go breakfast for the kids.

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Apple Oatmeal with Flax

Wake your kids up with this delicious and nutritious breakfast that will give them strength for the whole morning.

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Apple Cheese Omelette

This fun take on the breakfast omelette will give your kids slow-release energy to help them focus on their teacher’s lessons instead of their grumbling stomachs.

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Banana Bread Sandwich

Two hunks of fresh or toasted banana bread, sandwiched with anything from cream cheese to peanut butter and jelly, will set your children off on the right foot.

 

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Veggie and Cheese Muffin Frittatas

These snack-sized portions, packed with egg-protein and healthy vegetables, are great for breakfast or as a lunchbox sandwich alternative.

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Strawberry Yogourt Smoothie

Get your kids ready to face the day with this filling and nutritious breakfast drink.

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Mini Blueberry Muffins with Flaxseed

Served with melted butter or au naturel, these little muffins are a great source fibre, omega-3 fatty acids and kid-approved yum.

(Photo: Benoît Levac)

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Hearty Tex-Mex Brunch Eggs

Treat your kids to a weekend brunch, or make smaller microwaved portions for a school-morning breakfast. Add in some fresh kernels of Canadian corn for a hearty seasonal fiesta.

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Power Pumpkin Muffins

Kickstart the morning with these healthy muffins. Perfect for a sit-down breakfast or an on-the-go snack.

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Cranberry Granola Crunch

This delicious granola is easy to make and is a great way to start off the day. Enjoy this healthy treat on its own, with yogourt or with milk.

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Strawberry Bran Waffles

Start the morning off on a sweet note with this healthy bran breakfast sure to make your kids smile.