Recipes: Fuel for Focus

by | Mar 2024

RISE AND shine to breakfasts that fuel minds and bodies alike! Celebrate the power of wholesome, delicious meals to kickstart learning and energize young students. We’ll dish up recipes packed with nutrients and flavor, designed to nourish brains, boost focus, and set the stage for successful days. Get ready to explore the incredible connection between good food and great education, one bite at a time! GN 

Orange Smoothie: Submitted by Mary Mastin

1 c. plain or vanilla yogurt

1/2 c. orange juice

2 T. honey

1 c. fresh fruit, sliced

1/2 c. crushed ice

Place yogurt in a blender. Add orange juice, honey, fruit, and ice. Blend until mixture is smooth. Pour into a tall glass garnished with an orange slice and serve.

Breakfast Pizza: Submitted by Freddie Stewart

1 pkg. crescent rolls, 8 oz.

1 lb. sausage, cooked, crumbled, drained

6 eggs, beaten

1/4 c. milk

2 c. Cheddar cheese, shredded

salt to taste

pepper to taste

Line a pizza pan with crescent rolls. Sprinkle sausage on the dough. In a small mixing bowl, combine eggs and milk. Pour on top of sausage. Top with cheese. Add salt and pepper. Bake at 400° for 18-20 minutes.

Yogurt Parfait: Submitted by Rosina Eicher

1 pkg. cream cheese, 8 oz., softened

1/2 c. powdered sugar

1 box white chocolate pudding mix, 4 oz.

1 c. milk

32 oz. plain yogurt

1 tub whipped topping, 8 oz.

fresh fruit, strawberries, blueberries, etc.

granola, desired amount

In a bowl, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar. Add pudding and milk; mix well. Add yogurt and whipped topping. Layer with fresh fruit and granola in individual clear cups or in 9×13” pan.

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