A Lickety Split Breakfast!

A Lickety Split Breakfast!

Eating breakfast can help your kids perform better at school. It can also help to promote a healthy weight and good behavior. But don't worry: preparing a smart breakfast doesn't need to be time consuming. You or your children can put cereal and milk on the table lickety split. Pick a nutritious cereal that is a good source of fiber. Look for at least three grams of fiber on the package's Nutrition Facts Label. Round out the meal, and add interest, nutrition and staying power with some of these toppings.

  • Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries or raspberries
  • Bananas, peaches, nectarines, kiwi or mango
  • Apples and cinnamon
  • Chopped nuts
  • Raisins, dried apricots, cranberries or cherries
  • Wheat germ and cinnamon
  • Another favorite cereal
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  • Cook healthy

    Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.

  • Eat right

    Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.

  • Shop smart

    To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.

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