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Q: What are some quick and healthy breakfast ideas?

Posted August 06, 2014 in Advice Column, Ames

A: With August also comes the start of a new school year. Whether it’s you, your children or other family members going back to school, here are some simple and healthy breakfast ideas for a family on the go.

Banana Dog — serves 1
1 to 2 tablespoons peanut butter
1 Tumaro’s Low-in-Carb wrap • 1 banana
Spread peanut butter on the wrap, place banana in the middle and fold. Enjoy with a cup of skim milk.

Wafflewiches – serves 1
1 tablespoon peanut butter
2 whole grain Kashi frozen waffles
1 peach, sliced • 1 tablespoon reduced-sugar raspberry preserves
Spread peanut butter on top of one waffle. Top with peach slices. Spread raspberry preserves on the other waffle and place on top to make a sandwich. Enjoy with a cup of skim milk.

Fruit and Yogurt Cone – serves 1
1 ice cream cone
1 cup cut-up fresh fruit, such as strawberries, blueberries, peaches, kiwi
6 ounces nonfat Greek vanilla yogurt • 1 tablespoon sliced almonds
In an ice cream cone, layer fruit and yogurt. Top your cone with the rest of the fruit and sliced almonds.

Information provided by Amy Clark, RD, LD, Hy-Vee, 640 Lincoln Way, 232-1961.

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