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Sam Wood shares 5 family-friendly breakfast recipes that can be prepared in under 5 minutes.

With breakfast being one of the most important meals of the day, you need to get the nutritional balance right and ensure both you and your kid’s breakfasts have a mix of protein, veggies or fruits, and carbohydrates. 

At home, the girls like variety at breakfast. They need to enjoy it, but it’s also really important to make sure they’re getting a few servings of fruit and veggies, which is a food group frequently forgotten about at breakfast time. 

The five recipes below tick all the boxes for my family: quick, simple, tasty and nutritious. With plenty of variety. 

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Having these five-minute breakfast recipes at the ready, means that when the kids want us to shake things up, we’re ready for it. We’re happy and the girls are happy too.

Peanut Butter and Strawberry Quesadilla.

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Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium tortilla.

  • 1 tbsp Mayver’s Smooth Peanut Butter.

  • 3/4 cup strawberries, sliced.

  • 1 tsp butter.

  • 1 tbsp Greek yoghurt.

Method:

1. Lay the tortilla flat on a plate and spread the peanut butter over half of it. 

2. Place the sliced strawberries over the same half and then fold the tortilla in half.

3. Melt the butter in a saucepan over low-medium heat.

4. Place the quesadilla in the pan and cook for 1-2 minutes on each side, until golden.

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5. Remove from the pan and serve with Greek yoghurt.

Green PB Smoothie.

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Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 banana.

  • 1 tbsp Mayver’s Probiotic Super Peanut Butter. 

  • 1 cup spinach.

  • 1/4 cup Greek yoghurt.

  • 1/2 cup almond milk.

  • 1 medjool date.

Method:

1. Add all ingredients to a blender and combine until smooth.

2. Pour into a glass to serve.

PB Three Ways on Toast.

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • Whole grain bread for toasting.

  • 2 tbsp Mayver’s Smooth or Crunchy Peanut Butter (based on your preference).

  • Strawberries and chia seeds.

  • Figs and ricotta.

  • Banana and honey.

Method:

1. Pre-cut your desired toppings, I’ve grouped them into the three toppings above (strawberries and chia seeds, figs and ricotta, and banana and honey). 

2. Toast two slices of whole grain bread and spread a tbsp of peanut butter on each piece.

3. Top with desired toppings and enjoy.

Strawberry Passionfruit Yoghurt Bowl.

Serves: 1 

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup Greek yoghurt.

  • 1/4 cup muesli.

  • 1/2 tablespoon pepitas (pumpkin seeds).

  • 1/2 cup(s) strawberries (fresh or frozen), halved.

  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds.

  • 1 passionfruit.

 Method:

1. Add the yoghurt to a bowl.

2. Top with the muesli, pepitas, strawberries, chia seeds and passionfruit.

Choc Smoothie Bowl.

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup almond milk.

  • 3/4 banana, frozen.

  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder.

  • 1/2 tablespoon almond butter.

For Serving:

1. 1 tablespoon desiccated coconut.

2. 1/4 banana, chopped.

3. 1.5 tablespoons almonds, roughly chopped.

Method:

1. Blend the smoothie bowl ingredients together in a food processor or blender until well combined.

2. Pour it into a breakfast bowl and top with the desiccated coconut, banana and almonds to serve.

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