I know sometimes mornings can be hectic, but making sure your child is fueled for the day with a good breakfast is essential.
Making a breakfast that is fun will start everyone’s day on the right foot.
One of these special breakfast ideas would be just the thing for a boy’s (or girl’s) birthday sleepover party too.
Try these Kid- Approved Breakfast Ideas to start their day with a smile: banana pops, omelet cups, , rainbow painted toast, cinnamon roll snails, fruit ‘n waffle kabobs, breakfast burritos, and healthy pumpkin smoothie.
Even non-breakfast eaters will be ready to eat.
- These 13 Peanut Free Lunch Ideas are perfect to give to little ones for fun and creative lunches who have an allergy to peanuts.
- You will love these 13 Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas to Save You Time.
1. Breakfast Banana Pops
Add a little bit of fun to your kids’ breakfast with these easy to make breakfast banana pops. When the hot summer months roll around they make for a refreshing meal or snack, plus they are no bake so there’s no need to turn on the oven. Add a popsicle stick to a peeled banana, dip the whole banana in the yogurt of your choice, and then roll it into a dish of your toppings. Try granola, raisins, chocolate chips, or even crushed up chocolate chip cookies!
2. Ham and Egg Omelet Cups
From Kristen Duke
Prepare for the week by whipping up a batch of these freezer friendly ham and egg omelet cups. Filled with delicious and nutritious ingredients, these little breakfast cups are a precooked meal you can feel good about serving your kids. Sliced ham cups are filled with egg, hash browns, chopped bell pepper, shredded cheese, and bacon bits. Throw a few in the microwave, pop some bread in the toaster, and you have breakfast in less than five minutes.
3. Rainbow Painted Toast
Breakfast has never been so fun… or artistic! Making rainbow painted toast is a fun activity for little kids and older kids alike, plus it makes for a tasty breakfast when you are done. Add a few drops of food coloring to regular milk and then use clean paint brushes to add designs to plain white bread. When your kids are done with their colorful creations you can pop them in the toaster and get ready for a feast.
4. Cinnamon Roll Snails
From Cute Food for Kids
Everyone says don’t play with your food, but with a breakfast this cute how could you not! These adorable cinnamon roll snails are perfect for picky eaters who need a little extra motivation to finish their breakfast. They are easy to make too. All you need do is bake up some Pillsbury cinnamon rolls, unwrap the end just a little bit, and add two toothpick marshmallow eyeballs.
5. Kid Approved Breakfast Burritos
From Once a Month Meals
Kid tested and mother approved, these little burritos are a perfect breakfast option for hectic mornings. They offer a change from the regular morning routine with the classic taste combination of scrambled eggs and creamy shredded cheese, all wrapped up in a soft tortilla shell. Follow the easy directions at the bottom of the post to freeze them for weeks to come.
6. Flaxseed Coconut Pancakes with Fresh Blueberries
From Kitchen Tested
You would never believe that these flaxseed coconut pancakes with fresh blueberries are gluten free! They are light and fluffy from the banana and packed with tons of flavor from fresh blueberries, coconut flakes, and coconut milk. Every bite has delicious flavor and fun texture, plus they are a way healthier option than traditional pancakes. Try topping them with pure maple syrup, warm jam, or melted butter.
7. Almond Joy Raw Bars
From Beard and Bonnet via The Mess is Ours
8. Strawberry Banana Green Smoothie
From My Whole Food Life
Perfectly combine favorite fall and summer flavors with this recipe for pumpkin raspberry thumbprint cookies. These cookies are vegan, gluten free, and paleo but do not skip out on any of the flavor. They are jam packed with flavorful ingredients like cashew butter, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, nutmeg, ginger, and raspberry jam. The recipe is also super versatile so feel free to try different nut butters or jams.
9. Straw-Raspberry Basil Fruit Leather
From Willow Bird Baking
Travel back in time to your childhood with this awesome recipe for homemade fruit leather. It is made with a combination of strawberries and raspberries with some minced basil thrown in for herbal brightness. The recipe takes a little bit of time to make, but is so worth it. A ton of fruit gets packed into a single snack, plus it allows you to control what is in your child’s lunchbox.
10. The Best Power Green Smoothie
Smoothies are always a great choice for breakfast or even just for a snack and these green smoothies are no exception. Packed full of fruits and veggies, it’s full of essential vitamins to get the morning started. Change up the ingredients for each taste bud to create a unique and one of a kind breakfast they are sure to love.
11. Orange Blueberry Fruffins French Toast
From Wine and Glue
Two tasty breakfast favorite come together to make these orange blueberry fruffins! The delicious flavors of orange and blueberry are conveniently packaged in a muffin form, but made from French toast. Each bite is filled with a little bit of crunch, crisp orange, bursting blueberries, and a touch of sweetness from the orange glaze.
12. Bacon Spinach Breakfast Frittata Muffins
These bacon spinach breakfast frittata muffins are paleo friendly and a great healthy addition to any breakfast spread. A pseudo grain muffin is packed with eggs and bacon, plus a handful of baby spinach and the perfect touch of spice. Your brain thinks you are eating bread, but in reality it is all protein and vegetables. You could even make a big batch and freeze a bunch for later.
13. Scrambled Egg Muffins
From Raias Recipes
Hey parents, tired of standing over the stove long enough to make scrambled eggs to feed your tribe of kids? These real food scrambled egg muffins are way easier to make and are the perfect breakfast for little hands or on the go egg lovers. A handful of ingredients with a sprinkle of shredded cheese and they are ready to pop into the oven. The result is a tasty egg breakfast that your whole family is sure to love.
14. Chocolate Chia Pudding
From Sugar Free Mom
Here’s a healthier chocolate chia pudding that is ready to eat in only ten minutes. Topped with whipped cream or canned coconut milk and some cacao nibs, this breakfast is delicious and full of fiber. The chia softens up and fills you up too, so you will be one satisfied and happy person after enjoying your snack. Who wouldn’t love a healthy breakfast that is loaded with chocolate flavor?
15. Chocolate Strawberry Bowl
From Wonky Wonderful
The mild nutty flavor of quinoa goes so well with savory dishes and sweet dishes alike. This gluten free breakfast chocolate and strawberry quinoa bowl is the perfect example of a deliciously sweet dish made with the nutritious super food. Tender quinoa, fresh strawberries, and rich chocolate hazelnut drizzle come together for one perfect bite.
16. No Bake Granola Bars
From Live Simply
Whether they are for an after-school snack or on the go breakfast, these homemade no bake granola bars are sure to please. Not only are these bars delicious and nutritious, they are so easy you make even a caveman could do it. These chewy, store-bought knock offs are a healthy snack that you can feel good about feeding to your family.
17. Fruit and Waffle Kabobs
From Mom on Time Out
Fruit and waffle kabobs make for a fun breakfast or dessert any time of the year. Layer Eggo Homestyle Minis with fresh strawberries, blackberries, and bananas dipped in a delicious homemade maple cinnamon Greek yogurt dip. Swap out the fruit for any fresh fruit your family loves and use paper straws for skewers to add fun patterns and colors to your display. So yummy!