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I work full time and leave the house at 6:30 every morning. My husband leaves shortly after that. I was wondering if anyone has some good suggestions for quick, healthy breakfasts for a 1 year old. She is actually only 10 1/2 months old now, but I want her to start gradually getting used to eating breakfast. She is pretty good with solids and can self-feed most things. I just need ideas that don't require a lot of spoon feeding (yogourt, etc.) because I will have to be getting things ready to go while she eats. What does everyone else do?<br><br><br>
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I choose things we can eat in the car. It allows DS to sleep longer, plus it occupies him in the long commute. I do understand not everyone is comfortable with that, as there is a risk of choking.<br><br>
Scrambled eggs, fresh or dried fruit, dry cereal, pancakes, waffles, toast, muffins, cheese sandwiches...<br><br>
Both mornings this week he's asked for a waffle, a banana and a sippy of milk.
 

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what time is she at daycare? ours will feed breakfast to the kiddoes who are there by 7:30. snack is then at 9, lunch at 11:30, snack upon wake up and again at around 5 for those still there...
 

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My DD likes french toast or waffle sticks - no syrup. I will usually give her fruit I had cut up the night before, or grapes with it. Her daycare also gives her breakfast, but I still feed her at home.
 

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Waffles and/or cheerios. My DS is 13 months old. He usually gets some cheerios either before or after I nurse him at home and then a kashi waffle at school.
 

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Cereal bars. I get the organic ones and then just break it up into little pieces for her. She loves them. Also banana pieces, dry cereal, and a sippy-cup of milk or juice.
 

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We are all about the scrambled eggs here (that I scramble in the microwave <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/duck.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Duck"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> along w/ cut up fruit, avocado, or cheerios, etc...<br><br>
We have a little play desk thing that DD can stand at or sit at and eat w/o too much supervision while I'm getting ready.
 

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my son eats breakfast at daycare (i leave at 6;15 and DH and DS leave at 7;30 and he just 'can't' manage to feed him <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"> ) he eats, scrambled egg, sausage patty, half a banana and cheerios. (he doesn't eat like that for lunch and dinner he is just a big breakfast eater!!)
 

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I freeze leftover homemade pancakes from the weekend and pop one in the toaster in the morning for DD. If you separate them with waxed paper they won't stick together and you can get one out at a time. She also gets a baggie of Cheerios for the ride to daycare.
 

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I did this with my boys when they were toddlers and I still do it with my youngest now!<br>
Scrambled eggs with meat and/ veggies was a total morning life saver as was precooking a batch of French toast (usually a whole loaf) and freezing the slices which I would then just pop in the toaster as needed.<br>
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If you decide to make your own French toast and freeze I recommend laying all the slices out on a cookie sheet to cool and then place cookie sheet in freezer. Once the slices are frozen place in a freezer Ziploc bag or back into the loaf bag...because they were frozen separate they will not freeze together KWIM.<br>
Also, I keep various chopped/ grated veggies in individual Ziploc bags in the fridge so that in the morning I can literally just toss the into the egg mixture with no fuss & no mess<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"> .<br><br>
ETA: Opps sorry Ladies about the double suggestion on the homemade toaster stuff LOL!
 

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I got a really good idea from a show in the Food Network the other night. I haven't made them yet, but I just bought all of the ingredients from the store. You saute some chopped onions, zucchini, and red pepper. Meanwhile, break some (?) eggs in a bowl (or a pitcher might work better) and whisk together. Stir in the, now cooked, veggies along with some chopped broccoli. Pour (or spoon) the mixture into a greased muffin tin and, finally, sprinkle with some chopped cauliflower. Bake for about 30 minutes and you have yummy little egg and veggie muffin-esque concoctions.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/yummy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="yummy"> I would imagine that you could refirgerate these and reheat them in the morning pretty easily. I'll probably cook mine tonight and try reheating one for dd tomorrow morning. I'll post whether or not they hold up.
 

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I've already seen some great suggestions in this thread, so mine probably won't be much help, but I've always had success with scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, waffles/pancakes, sausage, cheese, cereal, oatmeal, etc.
 
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