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Better Breakfast Recipes for Busy Kids with Katie Morford

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What if you could make a better breakfast with breakfast recipes that are super fast and nutritious, delicious and a home run every time?
Today’s guest has just the book you need! Katie Morford, author of Rise and Shine: Better Breakfasts for Busy Mornings, has a cookbook focused on fast and fabulous breakfast recipes your child will love.

What You Will Learn:

  • How Katie came up with her book title
  • What inspired Katie to write a cookbook about breakfast
  • What to do if your child doesn’t have an appetite in the morning
  • Whether breakfast really is “the most important meal of the day,” or not
  • The benefits of breakfast
  • The components of a healthy breakfast, including protein, healthy fats and quality carbohydrate
  • What a buyer’s guide for food products can do for you
  • How you can actually make breakfast happen on busy mornings
  • How Katie decided on which recipes to include in the book
  • Recipes that empower kids to get involved and take ownership of breakfast
  • Why Katie included savory recipes
  • Katie’s tips for making smoothies

What We Cover:

  • How the success of her first cookbook, Best Lunch Box Ever, led to the creation of Rise & Shine
  • How eating late at night can interfere with morning appetite
  • The validity of recent suggestions that report breakfast isn’t really needed
  • The carb-heavy breakfast and how to get away from it
  • What too many sweets in breakfast means for your child
  • How to handle the busy teenager
  • Ideas for getting fruits and veggies included in breakfast
  • The different reasons why your child might not be interested in breakfast
  • Solutions for the rushed child
  • Solutions for the picky child
  • Katie’s favorite breakfast recipes in the book
  • Quick, on the go breakfast options, including smoothies, toasts, and other goodies
  • The Smoothie Pantry

Links Mentioned in the Show:

Rise and Shine: Better Breakfasts for Busy Mornings
Best Lunch Box Ever: Ideas and Recipes for School Lunches Kids Will Love
Mom’s Kitchen Handbook
More breakfast ideas for toddlers
8 High Protein Breakfasts for Teens

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