Nutritional Breakfasts to Kick-Start Your Day

We all know how important breakfast is, but that doesn't mean we should settle for sugary cereals just because they're better than nothing. Filling up on carbohydrates and sugar in the morning will lead to an energy crash later. Here are some smart ways to kick-start your family's day with simple, nutrient-packed breakfasts everyone will love.

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Sunrise Parfaits

Alexandra Grablewski

Sunrise Parfaits

A yummy make-ahead breakfast that has it all: fiber-packed granola, antioxidants from mixed berries, and the calcium benefits of yogurt and low-fat milk. It's delicious, and so easy to make we're sure you'll serve it over and over again.

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Bacon-and-Egg Pitas

Alexandra Grablewski

Bacon-and-Egg Pitas

Kids love these tasty triangles that you can make quickly in the morning or easily prepare the night before and reheat in the a.m. The eggs pack a satisfying protein punch for important brain power throughout the morning.

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Chewy Granola Balls

Paula Hible

Chewy Granola Balls

Give your family the health benefits of granola and dried fruit, packed into chewy treats. This is the perfect recipe for those of us who generally have breakfast on the go. Plus, you'll love how easy they are to make.

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Heart-Healthy Flapjacks

Andy Lyons

Heart-Healthy Flapjacks

Try these delicious, fluffy pancakes made with whole-wheat flour, oats and fresh fruit. This is definitely a wholesome breakfast you can feel good about serving your family.

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Mini Veggie Frittatas

Rita Maas

Mini Veggie Frittatas

Did you know you can enjoy a yummy breakfast that's packed with protein and ready in under 20 minutes? Just mix-and-match whatever veggies you have in the house and combine with eggs and low-fat cheese to make these bite-size frittatas.

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