Stuck in a breakfast jam? Tired of picky kids? Try our compilation of the 30+ BEST Breakfast Ideas for Kids! You’re sure to find a winner in here.
From pancakes to muffins to eggs, all your breakfast favorites are here! And there’s even some unique recipes sure to satisfy any kid. Don’t believe me? Give them a try!
We’ve included options for every diet, whether that be vegan, vegetarian, keto, paleo, or gluten-free. So everyone has an opportunity to try some yummy recipes.
What are you waiting for? Start cooking!
Breakfast Ideas for Kids:
1. Mushroom, Spinach and Egg Breakfast Skillet
This delicious Breakfast Skillet features mushrooms, spinach, eggs, garlic, thyme, and red chili flakes. It’s super hearty and guaranteed to fill up any hungry kid!
It takes just 25 minutes to make and the recipe serves 2 people. It’s super easy to make, with only 5 steps to it. I just know you’ll love our tasty breakfast skillet, so give it a try!
Get the Recipe: Breakfast Skillet
2. Dutch Baby (German Pancakes)
Dutch baby, also known as German pancakes, are next up on our list! They taste like pancakes in crepe form.
They have a custard-like center and crispy tall edges. Perfect for crepe and German pancake lovers!
Get the Recipe: Dutch Baby
3. Cheese Grits
Grits are a classic Southern breakfast food. They’re great alongside your favorite eggs, or can be a great kid’s breakfast on their own!
Get the Recipe: Cheese Grits
4. Breakfast Tacos
Tacos for breakfast?! Count me in! You can never go wrong with a good taco, especially not one filled with eggs, chorizo sausage, tomato, onion, feta cheese, and cilantro.
The recipe takes 25 minutes to make and yields 6 tacos. It’s the perfect recipe to switch things up in the morning and it’s super simple. And it’s packed with protein! You have to try it out!
Get the Recipe: Breakfast Tacos
5. Biscuits and Gravy
Who wouldn’t like some creamy, delicious gravy doused with plenty of sausages over some fresh hot biscuits?
This gravy happens only in 20 minutes. One of our favorite sausage recipes, this is a classic comfort breakfast.
Get the Recipe: Biscuits and Gravy
6. Sheet Tray Pancakes with Peaches and Strawberries
Your little ones will love these fancy (and easy) Sheet Tray Pancakes with Peaches and Strawberries! No need to flip these pancakes, just pop them in the oven and you’re done!
They take a little under an hour to make but I promise it’s worth it! Plus it’s a good way to sneak some fruit into your kids. The recipe makes 6 servings so cook hungry! Go ahead and try it!
7. The Best Fluffy Pancakes With Almond Milk
Need a dairy-free delight? Check out these Fluffy Pancakes With Almond Milk! They can easily be made vegan with an egg subsitute too. They’re so fluffy, you have to love them!
They take 30 minutes to make and the recipe yields a whopping 12 servings, so make sure to share! They’re super easy to make and you can find the ingredients right in your pantry. Get to it!
8. Easy Egg Breakfast in a Jar
In the mood for eggs? Make things easy with these Easy Egg Breakfast in a Jar recipes! There’s a vegetarian Caprese Egg Breakfast in a Jar and a Bacon and Cheddar Egg Breakfast in a Jar.
Both recipes are ready in just 60 seconds for the ultimate quick and easy breakfast. Make it at home and eat it on the go! Egg lovers have to try these recipes. So go ahead and get cooking!
9. Strawberry Stuffed French Toast
Who doesn’t love French toast? And with strawberries? Yes please! This Strawberry Stuffed French Toast is so yummy and perfect for all ages, especially those with a sweet tooth.
It takes just 20 minutes to make and serves 6 people. Have it for Valentines Day or for a strawberry-lover’s birthday. Or on a regular weekday! It’s all up to you. You have to try it!
10. One Bowl Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins
Wanna sneak some veggies into your kid’s diet? Try these One Bowl Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins. They’re easy, healthy, and so delicious. I promise, you can’t taste the zucchini!
They’re ready in 40 minutes and the recipe makes a dozen muffins. And they can easily be made vegan with a yogurt substitute. Eat them for breakfast, snack, or dessert. I know you’ll love them!
11. French Toast Sticks
Of course we had to include some classic French Toast Sticks! These bad boys are super yummy and drizzled with a honey-vanilla syrup. Anyone will love them!
The recipe takes 40 minutes to make and serves 4 people. Trust me, everyone will be fighting over them. So, if you’re serving a crowd be sure to double the recipe. It’s the perfect recipe to celebrate the weekend. Try it out!
12. Breakfast Cookies
Cookies for breakfast?! Sounds good to me! Kids will absolutely adore this healthy but tasty way to have a cookie for breakfast. They’re made with oats and they’re gluten-free!
They take 22 minutes to make and the recipe yields 16 cookies. Best of all, you only need one bowl for this recipe! With bananas, almond butter, maple syrup, and chocolate chips, you have to try them!
13. Homemade Blueberry Poptarts
You can’t get better than some Homemade Poptarts! They are warm, comforting, and super homey. Not to mention beautiful! I know you and your kids will love them.
They take 25 minutes to make and serve 4 people. You only need 4 ingredients, and the recipe is pretty easy to make. If you like blueberries, then you have to try this amazing recipe!
14. Pancake Muffins
These Pancake Muffins are super cute and super easy! There’s no flipping involved and they are perfectly bite-sized. Serve them with butter and syrup just like regular pancakes!
They take just 30 minutes to make and the recipe yields a dozen. Make them ahead of time and eat them all week! They are the best breakfast for a busy morning. Go ahead and give them a try!
15. Sausage Crescent Rolls
These Sausage Crescent Rolls can be made for breakfast, lunch, or an appetizer! Talk about versatile. They also only need 4 ingredients and they’re super easy to make. Count me in!
They take 30 minutes to make and the recipe yields 4 servings. They are packed with protein and so delicious, I just know you’ll love them. So grab some sausages and crescent rolls and get to it!
16. Mini Egg Muffins with Cheese and Veggies
If you’re looking for a super cute but super healthy breakfast for your kiddos, try these Mini Egg Muffins with Cheese and Veggies! You can add any veggies you’d like to these tiny treats.
The recipe takes just 26 minutes to make and the recipe yields 6 servings. The recipe recommends butternut squash, broccoli, carrots, or spinach. And there’s three cheeses mixed in! Sounds good to me!
17. Cereal Bars
These homemade Cereal Bars may just be the easiest and quickest recipe ever. They are perfect for picky kids. Who doesn’t love cereal? And they are so so tasty! What could get better than this?
They only need 3 ingredients and you can use any cereal you’d like. They only take 5 minutes to make and the recipe yields 9 bars. Plus they are vegan! You seriously have to give them a shot!
18. Blueberry-Ginger Smoothie
If you need a quick and yummy drink for a busy day, try this Blueberry-Ginger Smoothie. It’s another good way to sneak some fruit into your kid’s diet! And it’s vegan!
It only takes 15 minutes to make this delicious smoothie. The recipe only yields one drink, so be sure to double it for others. It’s immune-boosting and scrumptious, what more could you want? Get to it!
19. Vanilla Almond Milk Porridge With Honey Roasted Pear
Porridge is always a comforting and tasty breakfast for when it gets cold outside. So as you can imagine, this Vanilla Almond Milk Porridge With Honey Roasted Pear is the ultimate winter treat!
The recipe takes 25 minutes to make and again, only yields 1 serving, so be sure to double it if cooking for others. It’s also vegan! I promise, this porridge will impress anybody. You have to give it a try!
20. Summer Fruit Vanilla Bean Chia Pudding Bowl
If your kiddo prefers a breakfast full of color, you have to give this Summer Fruit Vanilla Bean Chia Pudding Bowl a try! With blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, cherries, and peaches, anyone will adore it!
The chia pudding needs to sit for at least 4 hours, or overnight. But after that, it only takes a few minutes to put together. I know you’ll love this yummy and refreshing treat. Try it out!
21. Freezer-Friendly Spinach Feta Breakfast Wraps
In the mood for a more hearty breakfast? Try these Freezer-Friendly Spinach Feta Breakfast Wraps! They are so yummy and you can make them ahead of time for a quick and easy morning.
The recipe serves 4 people and it is sure to satisfy! Spinach and Feta is a timeless combination that I know you’ll love. Pop them in the freezer and microwave for 2 minutes when you are ready. Give it a try!
22. Rainbow Waffles
Looking for a fun and easy recipe to spice up your kid’s morning? Check out these Rainbow Waffles! They’re super unique but simple, just grab some food coloring and get to it!
They take 24 minutes to make and the recipe makes 4 servings. Anyone, adult or kid, will love it! You can even mix up the colors, it doesn’t need to be rainbow. So what are you waiting for? Get to it!
23. Bacon Egg & Cheese Pinwheels
These Bacon Egg & Cheese Pinwheels are such a delicious and filling breakfast! They are packed with protein but so yummy. And they are perfectly bite-sized!
They only take 20 minutes to make and the recipe yields 6-8 servings. If you don’t like bacon, replace it with sausage or leave it out altogether! It’s all up to you. So give it a try!
24. Zucchini Breakfast Skillet
Zucchini is such a delicious and nutritious veggie to add to your mornings. So you have to try this Zucchini Breakfast Skillet! It’s so yummy and so healthy for your kiddos.
It takes 20 minutes to make and the recipe yields 2 servings. With garlic, parmesan cheese, poblano, and hot sauce, it’s sure to be good! I know you’ll adore this dish. Go ahead and give it a try!
25. The Best Healthy Banana Bread
Banana bread is a classic that you just can’t beat! This Healthy Banana Bread is guaranteed to impress everyone. And it’s super easy! With honey, nutmeg, and cinnamon, it’s sure to be tasty.
It takes an hour and 15 minutes to make and the recipe yields a whopping 10 servings, perfect for sharing. Banana bread is the best treat to eat on a busy morning, so give it a try!
26. The Easiest Breakfast Patty Melt
On busy mornings where you didn’t prepare ahead of time, this Breakfast Patty Melt is absolutely perfect! All you need is some English muffins, cheddar cheese slices, eggs, sausages, and butter. Sounds yummy!
The recipe is made with beaten eggs and ready in just about 10 minutes. Use one of each ingredient for however many people you are serving, and the butter as needed. I know you’ll love it!
27. Strawberry Overnight Oats
Do you like strawberries? Then you simply have to try these Strawberry Overnight Oats! Oats are a great way to get filled up in the morning and the yogurt is full of probiotics and nutrients. A great way to start the day!
You can make the oats in a little over 4 hours, or you can let them sit overnight. The recipe only yields one serving, so be sure to double it when needed. Both you and your kiddos will adore this simple and tasty recipe!
28. Blueberry Breakfast Quesadilla
Perhaps blueberries are more your taste. No problem! This Blueberry Breakfast Quesadilla is sure to satisfy you. It’s even served with a cinnamon cream cheese dip. Yum!
The best part is, it only takes 5 minutes to make! The recipe serves 1 person so be sure to adjust your measurements accordingly. There’s only 4 ingredients and 4 steps, it can’t get better than that!
29. Breakfast Sausage Casserole
If you’re searching for something warm and comforting on a cold day, look no further! This Breakfast Sausage Casserole is so comforting and fit to serve a crowd. Perfect for big weekend brunches!
The recipe takes 35 minutes to make and yields 12 servings. It’s made with eggs, cheese, crescent dough, and sausage all layered into a casserole. You won’t want to miss out on this delicious dish!
30. Paleo Gingerbread Pancakes
Need a cozy but healthy holiday breakfast? Try these Paleo Gingerbread Pancakes! They’re also dairy-free and gluten-free. And with cinnamon and ginger, they have to be good!
The recipe takes 17 minutes to make and yields 1 large serving, so be sure to adjust the recipe if you’re cooking for a crowd. You simply have to give these pancakes a try!
31. Blueberry Baked Oatmeal
Are you a blueberry fan? Check out this Blueberry Baked Oatmeal! It’s so yummy and it’s vegan. With just rolled oats, almond butter, bananas, blueberries, and white chocolate chips, it’s simple too!
It only takes 16 minutes to make and the recipe serves 9 people, perfect for sharing. It’s packed with protein and full of delicious blueberries. What are you waiting for? Get to it!
32. Surprisingly Yummy Carrot Pancakes
Wanna sneak some veggies into your kid’s diet? Try these Carrot Pancakes! They are both yummy and healthy, the perfect disguise. Just don’t tell your kids they’re eating carrots!
With cinnamon, coconut, and brown sugar, they have to be good. And you only need one bowl! Just mix the ingredients and cook them on a skillet and you’re good to go! Give them a try.
33. Berry Frozen Yogurt Bites with Honey Granola
Froyo for breakfast? Count me in! Last but certainly not least is this Berry Frozen Yogurt Bites with Honey Granola recipe. Yes it’s a mouthful, but it’s a tasty one. Your kids will love it!
The recipe is made with Greek yogurt, milk, honey, mixed berries, and homemade honey granola. It takes 40 minutes to make and yields 24 yogurt bites. Trust me, you have to give this one a try!
Thank you for reading our collection of the 30+ BEST Breakfast Ideas for Kids! We hope you found some delicious ideas for those busy weekdays. Which one will you try first?
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- Mushroom, Spinach and Egg Breakfast Skillet
- Dutch Baby (German Pancakes)
- Cheese Grits
- Breakfast Tacos
- Biscuits and Gravy
- Sheet Tray Pancakes with Peaches and Strawberries
- The Best Fluffy Pancakes With Almond Milk
- Easy Egg Breakfast in a Jar
- Strawberry Stuffed French Toast
- One Bowl Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins
- French Toast Sticks
- Breakfast Cookies
- Homemade Blueberry Poptarts
- Pancake Muffins
- Sausage Crescent Rolls
- Mini Egg Muffins with Cheese and Veggies
- Cereal Bars
- Blueberry-Ginger Smoothie
- Vanilla Almond Milk Porridge With Honey Roasted Pear
- Summer Fruit Vanilla Bean Chia Pudding Bowl
- Freezer-Friendly Spinach Feta Breakfast Wraps
- Rainbow Waffles
- Bacon Egg & Cheese Pinwheels
- Zucchini Breakfast Skillet
- The Best Healthy Banana Bread
- The Easiest Breakfast Patty Melt
- Strawberry Overnight Oats
- Blueberry Breakfast Quesadilla
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