Protein-Rich Breakfast Ideas For Kids

Did you know that a good, healthy, and protein-rich breakfast is important in helping children explore and learn better? In fact, it would help their brain to function well all through the day. After a good night’s sleep of 8 to 10 hours, their body is normally low on energy. Therefore, to compensate, a good, high-protein breakfast is a must for the growing kids.

Protein-rich Breakfast Ideas for Kids:

So, if you are on the lookout for high-protein breakfast recipes for your Preschool kids, then here are some ideas to help you out.

Savoury Spinach and Feta Oatmeal Bowl: Oatmeal is a popular heart-healthy breakfast choice for kids. To prepare this breakfast you need just 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Oats – ½ cup
  • Chicken or vegetable broth – 1 cup (low sodium)
  • Olive oil spray
  • Garlic – 2 cloves (minced)
  • Baby spinach – 1 cup
  • Egg – 1
  • Feta cheese crumbles – 1 tbsp
  • Black pepper – according to taste (freshly cracked)
  • First, boil water in a saucepan and then add oats to it. Cook for some time on low flame for about 5 minutes. While cooking, stir the mixture occasionally.
  • Then, in a frying pansauté garlic and spinach. Once it is done remove it from the pan and keep it aside.
  • Spray olive oil in the skillet and fry the egg.
  • Spoon the oatmeal into a bowl, stir in spinach and feta cheese. Top it with the fried egg and cracked black pepper.
Baked Eggs:

These buttery-baked eggs are a real treat as they taste as lovely as they look. So, according to the Brea CA playschool teachers, if your kids are fussy eaters, try this out.

  • Butter – 1 tbsp
  • Finely shredded red cabbage – 1/4th cup
  • Cherry tomatoes – 5 (halved)
  • Fresh basil leaves – 6
  • Eggs – 4 large
  • Freshly grounded black pepper – 1/4th tsp
  • Freshly grated parmesan cheese – 1 tbsp
  • First, preheat the oven to 400˚F.
  • Now, divide the batter into two pots and place them in the oven until the butter is melted and sizzling. Please make sure the butter should not get browned.
  • After 4 to 5 minutes remove the pots from the oven and sprinkle the cabbage, tomatoes, and basil into them. Crack two eggs in each pot.
  • Now, again place them inside the oven and let the eggs get baked. Keep them inside at least for another 8 to 10 minutes
  • Take the pots out of the oven, sprinkle black pepper and parmesan cheese on them and serve hot.
Strawberry Sweet Potato Toast:

Preschool kids love having this as their breakfast. You can prepare this breakfast just within 10 minutes.

  • Sweet potato – 1 (cut lengthwise into 4 equal slices)
  • Greek yogurt – 1/4th cup
  • Strawberries – 6 large (sliced crosswise)
  • Granola – 2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon – 1/8th tsp
  • First, place 2 sweet potato slices in a toaster and toast them properly. Repeat the same process with the leftover slices.
  • Now, add the yogurt to the toasted potato slices and top them with sliced strawberries. Sprinkle granola and cinnamon and serve hot.