Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:45:55 GMT — 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? Donâ??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, toasted2 tbsp. ricotta cheese1 tbsp. honeySprinkle of ground cinnamon All You Do:
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, toasted1 tsp. apricot preserves5 thin slices Granny Smith apple2 tbsp. shredded sharp cheddar cheese All You Do:
Spread toasted bread with a thin layer of apricot preserves. Arrange apple slices evenly over top and sprinkle with cheese.
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, mashed2 slices ripe tomato1 tbsp. crumbled feta cheese All You Do:
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, toasted2 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 beans1 slice whole-grain bread, toasted1 tbsp. prepared salsa1 tbsp. shredded cheese, such as Mexican blend or Jack All You Do:
Spread beans on toast. Top with salsa, then cheese. Microwave on HIGH until the cheese is melted and beans are hot, about 45 seconds.
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