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Breakfast Fruit Skewers
The kids are back to school, and things are finally falling back into routine. Of course, it’s important to make sure that kids have a healthy breakfast before they head off to start the day. I don’t know about you, but I am always trying to find fun and healthy kids breakfast ideas that are easy!
This super fun recipe meets all of that important criteria, it’s very healthy, super fun, and most importantly, very easy. This simple recipe can be used as part of a healthy breakfast, or a snack any time. My kids also love these fruit skewers as an after-school snack.
Produce for Kids
Healthy eating for kids is very important to me. IThat’s why I am partnering with Produce for Kids, which offers shoppers at my local Country Mart a chance to to purchase healthy food while supporting local Feeding America food banks. Produce for Kids is partnering with select grocery stores in Arkansas and Missouri. To find a full list of participating stores, visit this page.
Feeding America is a nationwide network of over 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. They provide food to more than 46 million people through 60,000 food pantries and meal programs across America. Keep an eye out in your local store for signs noting sponsors of the program.
Your kids are going to love these fruit skewers, and you can find over 300 more fun, easy and kid-friendly healthy recipes at ProduceforKids.com. You can also follow Produce for Kids on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Snapchat (ProduceforKids) for yummy recipes and healthy eating tips all year long.
Breakfast Skewers with Citrus Dipping Sauce
You can choose any fruit that you’re kids love, but we choose three of our favorites, bananas, blueberries, and strawberries.
- 2 Bananas
- 1 package of Naturipe Blueberries
- 1 package of Naturipe Strawerries
- Juice of a Sunkist orange
- Splash of lime juice (throw the rest in some water for some yummy flavored water.)
- 12 oz. package of of dairy, almond or coconut yogurt.
Combine yogurt, orange juice and lime juice in a bowl.
Thread fruit on skewers and enjoy.
Done! This recipe is so healthy, and easy for those morning when time is running short. It’s gluten free, easily adapted for allergies, vegetarian, and also dairy free and vegan if you use coconut or almond milk yogurt.
As a bonus, kids love putting these together themselves. I have found that kids want to eat healthier when they’re involved in the meal prep. Simple recipes like this one can help kids get involved in the kitchen.
More healthy kids breakfast ideas and more
If you’re looking for more kids breakfast ideas or other healthy meals, don’t forget to check out all the recipes over at Produce for Kids. You can also be on the look out for Produce for Kids signage in the produce department of all stores and support the brands with the Produce for Kids logo, which will help give back to Feeding America food bank programs that support children and families.
Don’t forget to share their own healthy recipes and ideas during the campaign using the hashtag #produceforkids.