Adding fruit is a fantastic and healthy way to add some sweetness to your child’s breakfast.
Fruit can do a lot of good
Although fruit contains sugar, it’s good for your child in lots of other ways. Fruit is packed with good stuff like vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, whereas foods with other added sugars don’t offer any of these things.
Liven up plain cereal, porridge, toast
or shredded wheat
Plain breakfast options such as porridge often contain little or no sugar, which makes them the ideal way to reduce your child’s sugar at the start of the day. They can be delicious with some fruits added, we suggest giving some of these a try:
Make a delicious and healthy breakfast topping
Fruits like apples and pears that are past their best can be cored, peeled, chopped and cooked in a little water. Just pop them in a pan or microwave, add a sprinkle of cinnamon and you’ll have made a healthy and delicious topping for porridge or natural yogurt.