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Kid-Friendly Gluten-Free Breakfast Recipes

Healthy gluten-free recipes for your growing gluten-free kids


These kid-friendly gluten-free breakfast recipes supply protein, complex carbs, fiber and good fats - foods that provide sustainable energy for growing kids on gluten-free diets.

1. Fast and Easy Overnight Gluten-Free Oatmeal

A bowl of oatmeal with raisins on top
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Add warm water to gluten-free oatmeal before you go to bed, store in a wide-mouth thermos overnight and the next morning you will have an "almost instant" super-creamy, more easily digestible gluten-free breakfast cereal.

Recipe for Fast and Easy Overnight Gluten-Free Oatmeal

2. GFCF "Banilla" Protein Smoothie

GFCF High Protein Banilla (Banana and Vanilla) Breakfast Smoothie Recipe
© 2010 Teri Lee Gruss, licensed to About.com, Inc.

Kids will love this creamy delicious high protein "banilla" smoothie. There's a lot of nutritional value in this 5-minute busy morning gluten and dairy free smoothie. Use a frozen banana for extra creamy texture.

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3. French Meadow Gluten-Free Vanilla Flax French Toast

French Meadow Gluten Free Vanilla Flax French Toast Recipe
2010 (c) French Meadow Bakery, reprinted with permission

Flax is a good source of essential fatty acids and soluble fiber and a terrific addition to this easy breakfast dish.

Recipe for French Meadow Gluten-Free Vanilla Flax French Toast

Recipe for gluten-free French toast made with homemade gluten-free bread

4. GFCF Morning Glory Muffins

Gluten Free and Dairy Free Morning Glory Muffin Recipe
2010 © Teri Lee Gruss, licensed to About.com, Inc.

What makes GFCF morning glory muffins so special? Along with their sunny flavor, they are literally loaded with fruit and vegetables. What a fun way to get your kids to eat produce for breakfast!

Recipe for Gluten-Free / Dairy-Free Morning Glory Muffins

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5. Gluten-Free Homemade Energy Bar

2009 © Teri Lee Gruss

On those especially hectic mornings it's good to have homemade gluten-free energy bars on hand. They're an easy, no-bake, nutritious and economical alternative to commercial energy bars. Best of all, you can substitute your favorite dried fruits, nut butters, nuts or seeds and sweeteners to create your own personalized energy bar.

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6. Gluten-Free Blueberry Pancakes

2008 © Teri Lee Gruss

These gluten free pancakes are loaded with blueberries- so you get an antioxidant boost first thing in the morning. They're also loaded with flavor!

Recipe for Gluten-Free Blueberry Pancakes

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7. Eco-Planet Gluten-Free Whole Grain Hot Cereal

Eco-Planet Gluten-Free Whole Grain Hot Cereal Product Review
© 2010 Teri Lee Gruss, licensed to About.com, Inc

Super fast. Super easy. Super good. And organic! Eco-Planet Gluten-Free Organic Whole Grain Instant Hot Cereals are the ultimate fast-and-easy gluten-free breakfast cereal

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8. Overnight Yeasted Gluten-Free Belgian Waffles

Easy Gluten Free Make Ahead Belgian Waffle Recipe

This is my favorite make-ahead gluten free breakfast recipe. It's extraordinarily delicious and fast!

Recipe for Overnight Yeasted Gluten-Free Belgian Waffles

9. Homemade Corned Beef Hash

2009 (c) John Mitzewich

Hearty, delicious and satisfying, this gluten-free recipe for homemade corned beef hash comes from Chef John Mitzewich, About.com Guide to American Food. Next time you serve corned beef for dinner use leftovers to make this classic kid-friendly breakfast recipe.

Homemade Corned Beef Hash Recipe

10. How to Poach Eggs

Gluten-Free Eggs Benedict Recipe
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Poached eggs are fast, easy and delicious served on a slice of gluten-free toast. "The secret to this perfect poached eggs recipe is using the freshest eggs you can find." - Stephanie Gallagher, About.com Guide to Cooking for Kids

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