The family will flip for these quinoa-based hotcakes and you’ll have a healthier new alternative to pancakes. A great way to use up leftover cooked quinoa- substitute 1 cup (250 mL) cooked.
Cheesy Breakfast Melts
These open-faced breakfast sandwiches are low in fat and take only minutes to prepare. Any ripe tomato can be used instead of grape tomatoes, just cut them into a medium dice. Be sure to serve immediately so the cheese is nice and gooey!
Four Berry Parfait
This child-friendly parfait can serve as breakfast, dessert or even a snack. It’s no-cook, so even the youngest toddler can help make it. Not for kids with allergies to nuts.
Pain Perdu with Maple Blueberry Sauce
So-named because it can be made with stale bread that would otherwise be lost (perdu), this dish is a brunch classic. It’s low fat as is, but you can dress it up by serving with whipped cream and fresh strawberries if you like.
Honeyed Ricotta with Berries
Tired of the same old breakfast cereal? This low-fat breakfast dish is high in protein and provides all the goodness of berries.
Cooking the oats in milk makes this oatmeal ultra-creamy.
Applesauce Bran Loaf
Applesauce is the secret to keeping this quick loaf moist, while keeping the fat down.
Cranberry Bran Muffins
Make a batch on the weekend, individually wrap and freeze to enjoy all week. Add a yogurt for a nutritious, quick breakfast.
Silver Dollar Banana Pancakes
Kids love miniature versions of things they can pick up in their hands-baby carrots, sandwiches cut with small cookie cutters, and these loonie-sized pancakes.
Multi-Bran Blueberry Banana Bread
A slice of this quick loaf makes an easy and healthy breakfast, that’s even portable. Add a yogurt or glass of milk to make a balanced meal.