How to make breakfast recipes for children with nutritious food, quickly and they are also rich.

There are many healthy recipes, easy and quick to prepare to get a healthy diet for children and this starts with breakfast.

Mexico currently ranks first in Childhood Obesity and this is due in large part by poor eating habits we instill in our children. The rush and the stress does not help to prepare a proper breakfast, much less have time to sit at the table to eat calmly, so many children go to school and on the way they eat some chips or sugary pastry bar processed hastily bought the little store around the corner or flat, they go without breakfast because “they are not hungry.”

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Breakfast with oats for children

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Then rich and nutritious recipes for breakfast for children, two of them with oats, which, according to dr. Pros Miquel, naturopathic doctor and author of How to cure oats is especially indicated in children, because it prevents tooth decay (contains filinatos protecting the tooth enamel), improves digestion and helps the immune system, in addition to helping school performance because of its nutrients such as proteins, amino acids, Vitamin B1 and B2, unsaturated fatty acids, linoleic acid, calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium and zinc.

These recipes are quick and easy child to prepare.

Oatmeal and amaranth

Ingredients (1 person)

¤ ½ cup oats
¤ 1 cup water
¤ 2 tablespoons natural amaranth
¤ 1 tablespoon wheat germ
¤ 1 heaping tablespoon of soy milk powder
¤ 1 tablespoon sugar or honey to taste

Preparation

In a small saucepan bring to boil the oats with water over high heat. When it begins to boil, lower heat and cook for two or three minutes. Serve in a bowl and mix the remaining ingredients and serve. Instead of soy milk you can use cow’s milk. If you want to do even more nutritious, add nuts, raisins or cranberries.

Oat Muesli with fruit

Ingredients (1 person)

¤ ½ grated apple
¤ 1 cup plain yogurt
¤ 3 tablespoons oats
¤ 1 tablespoon honey
¤ A few drops of lemon juice
¤ Chopped nuts (optional)

Add the drops of lemon juice to the apple, mix with remaining ingredients and serve.

Vegetable Omelet

Ingredients (1 person)

¤ 1 egg
¤ 2 or 3 leaves spinach finely chopped (or half a grated carrot or finely chopped broccoli florets, corn, etc.).
¤ 1 slice of onion
¤ Salt
¤ Pepper (optional)

Preparation

Saute the onion a bit and add the lightly beaten egg with salt and pepper. Add the vegetable or fold in half when the edges are lightly browned and just turn. You can use ham and accompanied by refried beans in very little oil or a tortilla or bread.

Fruit Smoothie

Breakfast is a very easy, simple and complete. Just mix a glass of milk, a tablespoon of sugar or honey and half cup of fruit (if using banana, which is an integer) and grind well in a blender. Serve. To make it even more complete, add a tablespoon of natural amaranth or oats.

Yogurt with fruit

Buy seasonal fruit (banana, apple, melon, papaya, grapes), wash, peel and chop into cubes and add yogurt, preferably natural. Add a tablespoon of honey and a granola.

Other tips for a healthy breakfast

Get up ten minutes early to prepare breakfast: breakfast herein are only about five minutes of instruction or less, and so children can sit the table and eat slowly. Whenever possible, replace the ham ham vegetarian animal origin: the first and have a lot of publicity, is made with animal waste, flour, flavorings, and substances that give consistency. The second is made of wheat or soybeans, much more nutritious. Buy organic egg instead of the commercial, usually free of hormones.

In the case of fruit, use fruit of the season, are cheaper and fresher. A good tip is to freeze strawberries when in season (use a resealable bag or an airtight container frozen) and later use in smoothies or fruit water. On the other hand, does not serve generous portions, a child should not eat the same quantities as an adult. Enjoy a healthy breakfast does not have to be complicated or time consuming preparation. Choosing nutritious foods for children can make these healthy recipes, quick and easy.