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The Secret to Healthy Breakfasts for Kids

Posted July 28, 2016

Do you want to know the secret to healthy breakfasts for kids? Real food is brain food!

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Real food is brain food. 

There’s good reason why experts recommend making healthy breakfasts for your kids a part of their morning routine. Good grades, a good attitude and a good day at school all start with breakfast.

But lots of kids still skip the most important meal of the day! Less than half of kids eat breakfast at home every day. Why? Running late is the top reason for skipping breakfast.

The effects are detrimental. Kids lose two hours of learning on days that they don’t eat breakfast!

Healthy breakfasts for kids lead to above-average grades. 

Luckily, fueling up for the school day is easier than you think:

  1. Avoid the inevitable mid-morning carb and sugar crashes by serving your kids a breakfast high in protein.
  2. Make sure to include other tasty, whole foods high in nutrients.
  3. Find healthy breakfasts for kids in unexpected aisles of the grocery store, such as the frozen food aisle. This saves time and money while taking the guesswork out of proper portion sizes.

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Get a little help from El Monterey Breakfast Burritos.

Founder Fred Ruiz grew up eating hot breakfasts made by his mom. His recipes are inspired by his mom’s, with real scrambled eggs, real cheddar cheese and fresh-baked flour tortillas. Healthy, ready-to-go breakfast burritos and breakfast wraps make your morning routine that much easier!

 

The secret is out!

El Monterey makes it easy to cook up healthy breakfasts for kids.