As a mama I find getting teenagers to eat breakfast on a school day morning HARD WORK. In fact getting teenagers to even get up on a school day morning is hard work…. But I hate them to leave for school without eating anything so I’ve come up with 10 breakfasts they’ll actually eat… some days they even make them for themselves too!
1. Peanut butter & banana on toast
Just toast a slice of bread, spread with peanut butter, top with sliced banana and a sprinkle of cinnamon if you like.
2. Microwave egg muffin
We love these – they take literally 2 minutes to make, the recipe is one we saw on Eat Well For Less and they’re always popular for breakfast here – get the microwave egg muffin recipe here.
3. Beans on toast
Again this takes just 2 minutes – toast some bread and whilst it toasts, microwave half a can of beans (just in a cup) in the microwave, butter the toast and tip on the beans – mine like these with grated cheese on too.
4. Muesli snack pots
Make these up the night before and leave them in the fridge for a quick and easy breakfast grab in the morning. Get the muesli snack pot recipe here.
5. Microwave scrambled eggs on toast
Whisk two eggs together in a microwavable jug – add a pinch of salt and pepper – microwave uncovered on high for 60 seconds, remove from the microwave, gently mix with a fork, return to microwave and cook for another 30 – 60 seconds until cooked to your liking.
Tip the scrambled eggs onto buttered toast.
6. Apple and peanut butter
Slice an apple, dip into peanut butter and eat – I usually add a yogurt to this too.
7. Krisprolls and cream cheese
Krisprolls are great to have in and kids seem to love them – spread with cream cheese and add a fruit topping – blueberries or bananas both work well.
8. Cheese and marmite on toast
Toast the bread, spread with butter, marmite and add a layer of grated cheese – this is a breakfast my kids LOVE.
9. Breakfast biscuits, yogurt and fruit
Another popular breakfast here – grab a packet of Belvita, add a yogurt for dipping them in and a piece of fruit. Easy and quick.
10. Microwave porridge
Grab a box of the microwave porridge sachets – 2 minutes and they’re done, then just add a tasty topping (and we’ve got 20 awesome topping ideas here)