Cooking is an important life skill we have been teaching our teens.
Most teen love to eat, however some are interested in learning to cook while others claim they have no interest in being able to find their way around a kitchen. In the past we have shared some of our favorite tips for teaching kids to learn to cook. Today we are offering some ideas to not only get kids cooking in the kitchen, but also give them a reason to look forward to getting up and starting their day on a tasty note!
Here are some of our kids’ favorite simple breakfast recipes teens can make on their own. We hope your teen will also want to prepare some of these delicious dishes for your family soon too.
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Breakfast Recipes Teens Will Want to Make
1. Fruit Smoothie
Looking for a quick and delicious way to start your day? Try this smoothie made with your favorite berries.
- 1 ripe banana
- 7 oz ripe strawberries (or berries of your choice)
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1/2 plain yogurt
- Sharp knife
- Cutting board
- Measuring spoons
- Rinse and drain strawberries, cut off stems
- Cut the strawberries in half. Peel the banana and slice into small pieces.
- Put the banana, strawberries, milk, yogurt, and honey into the blender
- Been the mixture until completely smooth. Pour into tall glass and enjoy!
This delicious Fruit Smoothie recipe and many other simple to make dishes can be found in our favorite kids’ cookbook – DK’s Complete Children’s Cookbook.
This recipe is so good! It makes it very easy to take regular french toast “up a notch” for any special family occasion.
Kids can use their favorite cookie cutter shapes to make this hearty breakfast with a grilled cheese-like twist.
These colorful and delicious muffins require just 4 ingredients and are ready in less than 25 minutes!
This yummy breakfast treat is not only fun to eat, but will it will also make your house smell amazing.
This might just be the BEST way ever to practice kids’ vocabulary words.
Use up leftovers with these easy to make “muffins.” They also freeze well so kids can microwave them for a quick and filling breakfast.
Mini waffles, fresh fruit, and a delicious dip made with Greek yogurt. Kids will have fun making them AND eating them!
This retro dish has been updated for our gluten-free friends and can be served for breakfast or dessert.
10. Potato Rosti
This dish is made from grated potatoes that are fried until crispy. Sounds a lot like hash browns to us and we love it!
What is your teen’s favorite breakfast dish to make for the family?
Make sure to check out all of our other Simple Back to Homeschooling ideas!