Three wild back-to-school breakfast recipes

September 18, 2017

Fall back, with new wild blueberry breakfast recipes

Back-to-School Brain Power Breakfast
Toasted Oat Parfait with Caramelized Wild Blueberries 

Did you know that adding wild blueberries may boost memory and concentration in children? (Check out the research.) Start them off right this year with this Toasted Oat Parfait with Caramelized Wild Blueberries recipe from Danielle Omar MS, RDN of Food Confidence.  Danielle created this recipe especially for her fifth-grade daughter, Norah, as a back-to-school breakfast that was nutrient dense and a little special.  The toasted oats are a tasty alternative to granola that pair well with any yogurt, and the caramelized wild blueberries will put a smile on your kid’s face.  Make up a batch for the week and keep them on hand in the fridge.  You’ll be sending your kids off fueled up and ready to take on the day.  Get the recipe.

All-Natural Colourful Breakfast
Tie-Dye Overnight Oats

Having a hard time getting everyone in the back-to-school routine and out the door on time?  This all-natural colorful breakfast recipe from Frances Largeman-Roth, RD, is the perfect grab-and-go breakfast in a jar.  To save time in the morning, make them at night, and they’ll be ready to enjoy the next day.

Not only is this breakfast recipe healthy and delicious, but it’s tie-dye like color created by the wild blueberries makes it super fun for the kid in all of us.  Get the recipe.

Grab and go, WILD!
Wild Blueberry Energy Bars

Some kids may not be into the oatmeal or yogurt scene, which seems to be all the rage for breakfast recipes this year.  To make sure your finicky eaters are getting the energy and brain power they need during the day, try these energy bars made with dates, almonds, protein powder and wild blueberries.  You can easily substitute other nuts, seeds or nut butters to satisfy your special little one.  Plus, these energy bars make for a delicious, healthy after school snack.  Get the recipe.