Fuel up your mornings now the kids are back at school

Posted 19.09.2015 in Kids, Back to School

Fuel up your mornings now the kids are back at school

The kids have gone back to school, you're back to work and autumn is knocking on the door! It's time to shake up that morning routine and ensure the whole family starts the day with the fuel they need.

We all know breakfast is important - studies have shown eating breakfast can improve memory and concentration levels - it can also make us happier as it can improve mood and lower stress levels. In studies amongst children, breakfast can improve attainment, behaviour and has been linked to improved grades. Just like any other organ in the body, the brain needs energy to work at its best!

It’s not just cognitive function that makes breakfast so important; it can make us healthier too. Studies have shown that kids who don't eat breakfast may have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes so make sure your kids don't head off to school hungry in the morning - give them the energy they need to perform at their best.

We’ve put together a set of breakfast recipes that kids and parents will love and that shouldn't take up too much time in the morning. Try our Blueberry & Oat Muffins – perfect for breakfast on the go as they can be made in advance and even freezed so all you have to do is grab one before leaving the house. Our Honeyed Muesli Crunch makes 12 portions and can be served in an airtight container for up to a month - you know exactly what's gone into it and can just serve up a quick bowl each morning.

If you’re looking for a super speedy breakfast to make on the morning, both our Seeded Porridge and Wheaty Raspberry Smoothie are ready in just five minutes. For more ideas, check out our reciope search which has over 100 breakfast recipes, including our child-friendly and family breakfasts sections. It’s easy therefore to make sure no one leaves the house hungry – whether heading to school or work!