Grab & Go Breakfast Muffins
Contributed by: NAPSA
Give Breakfast A Wake-Up Call This Morning (NAPSA) - At the start of another busy year, it may be time to rethink breakfast. There's no doubt breakfast is an important meal for both kids and adults (it supplies energy to start your day and may help you concentrate so you can be more productive), but often there's not enough time in the morning to sit down and eat at the table.
If you're looking for some food ideas you and your family can take on the run, Kraft Kitchen's Andrea MacAlpine recommends these grab-and-go recipes:
Breakfast Munch Mix and
Traveling Cream of Wheat.
Tips To Get A Head Start
To help start your day with a wholesome breakfast, consider these tips:
- Combine the above recipe ideas with a piece of fruit and a carton of milk or yogurt for a well-rounded meal.
- To make more time in the morning, go to bed 15 minutes earlier and set the alarm 15 minutes earlier than normal.
- For a quick and easy morning snack, grab a Balance bar on your way out the door.
- If you eat on the run, stock up on specially designed containers and plastic eating utensils.
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup POST Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 Tbsp. baking powder
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 1 cup milk
- 1 egg
STIR flour, cereal, sugar and baking powder together in a large bowl.
MIX peanut butter, milk and egg in a small bowl. Stir into flour mixture with a few handfuls add-ins* until just moistened.
DIVIDE between 12 muffin cups and bake at 400 F for 20 minutes or until golden. Cool.
* Try add-ins like chopped and peeled apples or pears, frozen berries, mashed bananas, drained pineapple tidbits, dried cranberries, dates, apricots or raisins.
Nutritional Information: Per Muffin: 230 calories, 11g fat, 27g carbohydrate, 2g dietary fiber, 7g protein.