Healthy Breakfast For Kids – Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Healthy Breakfast For Kids – Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Healthy Breakfast For KidsOatmeal Muffin Cups

 

Struggling with what to make for breakfast? After positive feedback on the last post, I am back again with some more breakfast ideas for you to try with your family.   Again, the focus is on preparation and keeping it simple! These provide a quick and healthy breakfast for kids.

 

Oatmeal Muffin Cups

This one is adapted from sugarfreemom.com. I like that they can either be eaten as grab and go muffins or they can be mixed with a bit of milk and warmed up to become a hearty bowl of oatmeal.   Once made you can throw them in the freezer so you are all set to go!

 

Healthy Breakfast For Kids – Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Healthy Breakfast For Kids – Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Ingredients

  • (makes 12 )
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1 banana, mashed
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 1/2 cups, Old Fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/8 cup chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix eggs, vanilla, applesauce, banana and honey together in a bowl.
  3. Add in oats, chia seeds, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and mix well with wet ingredients.
  4. Finally pour in milk and combine.
  5. Line a 12 cup muffin tin with paper liners.
  6. Divide mixture evenly into muffin tin cups.
  7. Put on the toppings
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
http://drdina.ca/healthy-breakfast-for-kids-oatmeal-muffin-cups/

 

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Quick Tips:

  • Add Toppings!
  • Fruit like blueberries, strawberries, and mango add fiber
  • Chocolate chips or coconut flakes add sweetness
  • Let the kids decide what toppings they want – they’ll be more likely to eat it!
  • Bake and freeze for an easy breakfast on the go
  • Like them more moist? Add pureed fruit to the mix.

 

 

Want some good smoothie recipes? Other ideas for what to make for breakfast?

Allison Madigan, DHN

About Allison Madigan, DHN

Allison Madigan is a holistic nutritionist. She has a strong belief in the power of food and proper nutrition to keep us in our best health and prevent disease. Allison’s goal is to empower people to make healthy and mindful decisions for themselves and their families to achieve optimal health. She has a keen interest in food sensitivities and allergies and helping families navigate this as she has gone through this with her own daughter.

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