Quick Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is an important step in refueling your body after a good night’s sleep. About 12-34% of teens skip breakfast. Mornings can be rushed and there isn’t always time to fix a good breakfast. Often kids are found running out the door without taking time to sit down and have something to eat. There are many reasons why this meal is so important such as increased academic performance, elevated energy and long term maintenance of a healthy weight. Below are some ideas to help make eating breakfast a whole lot easier!

healthy girl eating cereal over a white background - focus is on the spoon with the cereal

Breakfast burritos
  • Make ahead with favorite filling
  • Wrap in waxed paper
  • Put in freezer bag
  • Label and date
  • Heat and eat
French toast, pancakes and waffles
  • Make ahead
  • Freeze individually
  • Grab and heat
  • Can eat on the go
Egg muffins
  • 12 eggs scrambled
  • Choose your favorite fillings
    • Shredded cheese
    • Cooked bacon or sausage
    • Green onion
    • Mushrooms
    • Green pepper
  • Mix together
  • Pour to fill greased muffin tin
  • Bake at 350° for 23 minutes
  • Makes 1 dozen
  • Store in fridge for up to 3 days
  • Heat and eat
Smoothies
  • Protein
    • Greek Yogurt
    • Cottage cheese
    • Nuts or nut butter
    • Non-fat dry milk
  • Fruit
    • Berries – fresh or frozen
    • Banana
  • Other tasty add-ins
    • Oats
    • Flavored milk powder
    • Spinach
  • Milk
    • Cow
    • Almond
    • Coconut
    • Soy

Contact Us

SaRene Brooks, Health Educator, Summit County Health Department

650 Round Valley Drive, Park City, Utah 84060
Phone: 435-333-1509, Fax: 435-333-1580
sbrooks@summitcounty.org

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