My favorite meal of the day in our household would have to be breakfast! It’s easy to prepare, usually no preparing needed at all! Our breakfast meals choices would mostly include breakfast cereals with the occasional corned beef, bacon and hotdog. I think that’s pretty typical of any household to have right? But ultimately, I try to make breakfast easy for everyone by stocking up on breakfast cereal, particularly Koko Krunch! We looove, love, love, love Koko Krunch! I grew up with this breakfast cereal, I have it for lunch or dinner and even as a midnight snack when I’m pulling an all-nighter editing vlogs or writing for my blog.
Nestlé Philippines sent us a huge bag of our favorite cereals and gave us this guide on what a healthy breakfast look like.
Your breakfast should include whole grain
According to research, children and adults who regularly consume whole grains have better diet quality and higher intakes of important nutrients, including fiber, B Vitamins and minerals, such as Iron and Magnesium. Breakfast cereals provide up to 50% of our whole grain daily intake needs!
Aim to have at least 3 food groups in your meal
A good breakfast should include nutritious foods from at least three of the four main food groups. You can have your favorite Nestle Breakfast Cereal with milk and a fruit (or two!) to easily achieve this!
Add fruits for that splash of color in your breakfast
Your cereal bowl doesn’t have to be plain! Add fruits to your whole grain cereal to add extra vitamins and minerals in the most important meal of the day!
If you have school age kids and you’re rushing in the morning…
Choose a breakfast meal that is easy to prepare but still nutritious and yummy. Like I said, I opt for whole grain breakfast cereals from Nestle and milk. We have our bananas or apples or grapes afterwards to start our day right.
Nestlé suggests that we use skim milk with our cereal. Maybe I should do that! We’ve been using full-cream milk because it makes everything so good! They say semi-skim milk contains 2% fat and has the same nutritional value as whole milk. The fat portion of the whole milk does not contain calcium, so you can lose the fat without losing any calcium. (source: Gavin, M. L., 2013 July. Does Skim Milk Provide the Same Nutrients as Whole Milk)