No time to waste: Breakfast in SecondsFinding the time to prepare a delicious breakfast every morning is not so easy. Not to mention the time it costs to have your child eat it too … But the good news is that you do not have to make a big offer every morning - it's important that your child gets off to a good start to the day a good dose of energy and some important nutrients. Here are some suggestions for how your child can easily get what it takes.
- Oatmeal porridge Something warm is needed for humans: oatmeal can be mixed with milk or water. As a flavor enhancer you can add some vanilla or cinnamon and maybe a few berries.
- Oatmeal Muffins Contain more fiber and less fat than, for example, a blueberry muffin, and are a great source of potassium and magnesium.
- Fruit Apples are not only refreshing, they also contain lots of fiber. Bananas provide the highest amount of potassium of any fruit, a mineral that children with a lot of urge to move need it. Also, to keep the blood sugar level constant, a serving of fruit is a good thing.
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- Orange Banana Smoothie Orange juice, low-fat yogurt and a banana is all you need to make a delicious breakfast with high levels of carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals how to conjure calcium. Simply purée everything together.
- Berry Smoothie Puree a banana, add a dash of cranberry or apple juice and some fresh or frozen berries and mix everything. Berries are rich in antioxidant substances that can prevent cancerous changes in the cells.
- Down under delight Kiwis are very popular not only in Australia, but also in ours - rightly so: they are one of the largest suppliers of vitamin C and also contain magnesium, folic acid and zinc. The nuclei prevent constipation and constipation. Peel a kiwi and mix it with a banana, apple juice and your child's favorite berry.
- Fruit Salad You can prepare a stock of small cut fruits on Sunday evenings and then serve them in portions as a fruit salad. Add a pinch of yogurt and you'll have extra protein and calcium.
- If your child likes waffles , try to get them from wholegrain (or bake them yourself).Served with a dollop of yogurt and fresh or frozen berries, your child has everything it needs.
- Wholemeal Bread Covered in cottage cheese, cream cheese or cheese (calcium!) And garnished with chives or tomatoes, it is a delicious energy supplier.
Quick to pour: Muesli with milkExperts recommend cereal with milk as the healthiest breakfast. (If your child is two years old, you can start with low-fat milk.) This composition is rich in calcium and - if you choose a whole grain cereal - full of fiber. In addition, most cereals today also contain important nutrients such as folic acid. Have your child choose his own cereal or cereal, but stop buying those stuffed with sugar. Instead, try to make sweet for your child with fruit. If your child drinks a glass of fruit juice, the vitamin C they contain will help absorb the iron in the cereal.
The following muesli varieties are high in fiber, but contain little sugar:
- Oatmeal The breakfast of real athletes! They provide your child with energy and fiber. When buying, make sure that sugar is at most minimally contained. Oatmeal is often eaten as a drink with milk or orange juice - especially filling!
- Crunchy Mueslis Loved by children, but also recommended by experts because they are made from whole grains. However, they are only recommended if they contain little sugar.
- Wish Muesli Instead of a ready-made mix, you can also assemble your cereal yourself from healthy ingredients (for example from the health food store). Oat cereal flakes, freeze-dried berries, roasted buckwheat, sunflower seeds, fig pieces, sultanas … there are many delicious varieties!