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      Toast: The new breakfast of champions

      Kids who eat breakfast are more likely to:

      • Have higher test scores in school

      • Concentrate better with problem-solving skills used in reading, writing and math

      • Have healthier body weights

      Toast with toppings provides protein, whole grains, fiber, healthy fats and a variety of vitamins and minerals - key nutrients to keeping kids full, focused and energized for a day of work and play.

      Looking for breakfast ideas that are quick & easy, kid-friendly, economical and nutritious? Don??t underestimate the simplicity of toast; give the following topping ideas a try!

      Ricotta, Honey & Cinnamon Toast

      All You Need:

      1 slice whole-grain bread, toasted

      2 tbsp. ricotta cheese

      1 tbsp. honey

      Sprinkle of ground cinnamon

      All You Do:

      1. Spread toasted bread with ricotta cheese. Drizzle with honey and sprinkle

      with cinnamon.

      Apple & Cheddar on Raisin Toast

      All You Need:

      1 slice Pepperidge Farm Cinnamon Raisin Swirl bread, toasted

      1 tsp. apricot preserves

      5 thin slices Granny Smith apple

      2 tbsp. shredded sharp cheddar cheese

      All You Do:

      1. Spread toasted bread with a thin layer of apricot preserves. Arrange apple slices

        evenly over top and sprinkle with cheese.

      2. Place in a toaster oven or under a broiler

      just until cheese melts.

      Avocado, Tomato & Feta Toast

      All You Need:

      1 slice whole-grain bread, toasted

      1/2 of a ripe avocado, mashed

      2 slices ripe tomato

      1 tbsp. crumbled feta cheese

      All You Do:

      1. Spread toasted bread with mashed avocado. Top with tomato slices and sprinkle with feta cheese.

      Peanut Butter & Grape Toast

      All You Need:

      1 slice whole-grain bread, toasted

      2 tbsp. natural peanut butter*

      1/2 cup halved purple grapes

      All You Do:

      1. Spread toasted bread with nut butter. Top with sliced grapes.

      *Any variety of nut butter may be substituted for the peanut butter.

      Mexi-Melt

      All You Need:

      2 tbsp. nonfat refried beans

      1 slice whole-grain bread, toasted

      1 tbsp. prepared salsa

      1 tbsp. shredded cheese, such as Mexican blend or Jack

      All You Do:

      1. Spread beans on toast. Top with salsa, then cheese. Microwave on HIGH until the cheese is melted and beans are hot, about 45 seconds.