Kids' Breakfast Recipes

Looking for breakfast ideas for kids? Here are 30 hand-picked breakfast recipes your kids will gladly eat up.

Staff Picks

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Rating: 4.41 stars
Full of fiber and delicious flavor. A great way to start the day, or a hearty dessert!
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Bircher Muesli (Swiss Oatmeal)

Rating: 4.73 stars
This is a great breakfast that you can grab fast in the morning. It goes great with a hot cup of coffee. It also keeps very well so you can make some on Sunday night and enjoy it all week!

Instant Pot® Apple Pie Steel Cut Oats

Rating: 4.25 stars
Oatmeal made in the Instant Pot® with apples, apple pie spices, and steel-cut oats. Serve with your favorite toppings - we added pecans, a little almond milk, and a drizzle of maple syrup.

Homemade Biscuit Mix

Rating: 4.42 stars
Add a few simple ingredients, bake, and voila! You'll have hot, tasty homemade biscuits fast!

Chocolate Coconut Overnight Oats

Rating: 4.35 stars
A yummy breakfast that is healthy but doesn't leave you feeling deprived, this no-cook oatmeal will be creamy by the morning time and makes breakfast prep time non-existent. Put all ingredients in a 12-ounce mason jar and vigorously shake to make preparation a breeze!

Western Omelet

Rating: 5 stars
This is the ultimate Western omelet! You can even put red bell peppers and sausage in it, if you like.

Healthy Apple Spice Baked Oatmeal

Rating: 4 stars
Old-fashioned oats are baked in a muffin tin with apples, nuts, and spices to create a tasty breakfast that can be eaten immediately or frozen and reheated as needed.

Chocolate Oatmeal Porridge

Rating: 3.92 stars
A creamy, chocolatey breakfast treat minus the fat and excessive sugar. Tastes like tiny chocolate teddy bears! If porridge is too thick or oats are uncooked, add more boiling water to it till cooked and desired thickness reached. Serve with a splash of cold milk.

Purple Power Punch Smoothie (My Kids' Fave)

Rating: 4.6 stars
This is my go-to smoothie of choice. My kids (all 4) absolutely love it for the flavor as well as the purple color. It's fun, easy, and the kids can even help out! Feel free to add or subtract any of the fruit, honey, or sugar to your taste preference.

Light Fruit and Nut Granola

Rating: 4.7 stars
A delicious granola without the fat can be made with spelt, flax seeds, and pecans!

Easy Vegan Banana Pancakes

Rating: 2.43 stars
There's no better way to start the day than with these delicious vegan banana pancakes for two, served with maple syrup and fresh berries.

Healthy, Kid-Friendly Banana Bread

Tired of throwing out old bananas? This recipe is a moist, flavorful, and low-fat way to save those bananas and keep your kids coming back for more. No white sugar here. Good old maple syrup, non-fat Greek yogurt, and applesauce make great alternatives to the usual banana bread recipe!

Inspiration and Ideas

Overnight Oatmeal with Milk

Rating: Unrated
This breakfast provides protein, whole grains, and fresh fruit for a breakfast sure to help you start your morning right. Simply mix together and leave in fridge overnight. Overnight oats taste great cold or heat for a few minutes before serving.

Crunchy Granola Breakfast Cereal

Rating: Unrated
I'm a huge fan of crunchy granola breakfast cereals, but wanted to make my own so I could change it up now and again. Makes a great addition to yogurt or topping for ice cream.

Kale Banana Juice Green Goddess

Rating: 4.67 stars

This juice is great for everyone who wants to lose weight or follows a healthy lifestyle. Some people don't like vegetable juices. By combining vegetables with fruits, it becomes a delicious and healthy meal. Drink immediately or refrigerate for up to 24 hours.