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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? 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, 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

½ 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*

½ 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.

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