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20 Easy-to-Prepare Breakfast Recipes for the Family

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it can also get mundane. Finding quick, nutritious, easy-to-make breakfast to feed the family before the day can be a challenge. We rounded up about 20 recipes from Housekeeping.org’s list of 100 family meals, and picked out the breakfast recipes for you to try out with your fam! Good luck and enjoy!

Bountiful Breakfasts

Weekday mornings are notoriously busy, and getting breakfast on the table can seem almost laughable at times. Instead of relying on sugary cereals or frozen entrees, come up with a list of foods your kids can easily prepare. Not sure where to start? Use these 20 ideas as inspiration.

  1. Yogurt Parfait. By keeping a bowl of cut up fruit and yogurt handy your kids can layer this parfait all by themselves, says School Family Education.
  2. Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins. Simple recipes, like the ones on School Family, that can be mixed together and baked will encourage your child to become a budding cook.
  3. Very Berry Smoothie. Kids can throw some fruit and yogurt into a blender and mix it up for a fresh smoothie anytime, according to Parentables.
  4. Egg-In-A-Hole Lemon Ricotta Toasts. Turntable Kitchen has created a twist on the classic egg-in-a-hole dish by amping it up with ricotta and baking it in the oven.
  5. Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole. Kids Cooking explains how simple it is to layer the ingredients into a baking dish and create this impressive dish.
  6. Hot Cinnamon Toast. She Knows suggests letting your kids try this recipe, though they probably will need a little supervision for the oven part.
  7. 5-Minute Egg Breakfast Sandwiches. Kiddy Cook explains how your child can microwave an egg and toast an English muffin for a quick breakfast option.
  8. Baked Apple Gingerbread Pancake. Simple Bites encourages you to get your kids in the kitchen to make this baked pancake.
  9. Slow Cooker Bread Pudding. Nourishing Joy points out that this slow cooker recipe is simple to prepare the night before so you can wake up to a hot breakfast in the morning.
  10. Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal. Lynn’s Kitchen details this simple, tasty recipe kids are sure to love.
  11. Crock Pot Granola. Stacy Makes Cents explains a method of cooking granola that makes it less likely to burn. Mix a few ingredients together and stir in the crock pot every half an hour.
  12. Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits. Cooking Light offers several healthy breakfast recipes for kids to try, like these biscuits.
  13. Sunrise Tacos. Let the kids build these funny sun tacos using breakfast ingredients found on Betty Crocker.
  14. Healthy Pancakes. Whip up some whole wheat pancakes with the kids using the recipe and directions found on Delish.
  15. Breakfast Cookies. Martha Stewart explains that these cookies are full of healthy ingredients and work perfectly for a breakfast on-the-go.
  16. Bagel Gone Bananas. Eating Well suggests a simple bagel spread with peanut butter and sliced bananas that kids can make for themselves.
  17. Breakfast Skewers. If you blunt the sharp points, even younger children can thread cheese, turkey, fruit and egg onto a skewer, according to Spoonful.
  18. Peanut Butter and Banana French Toast. This recipe from Allrecipes is so simple that kids can help make it.
  19. Breakfast on a Stick. Get the young kids in on making breakfast by letting them thread French toast squares and blackberries onto chopsticks, recommends Super Healthy Kids.
  20. Breakfast Pizza. Kids may need some help with the egg portion if they are young; Food Networkshows how they can pile ingredients onto an English muffin to be baked.