I know you have heard this a million times – Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I do agree that a protein-packed breakfast will get you up and running faster than a cup of coffee will, but you know … there are some days when you just look at the stove and go, nope. Not happening today.
Breakfast for the Children
When I was younger, and my children were in elementary and middle school, I ‘tried’ to make sure that they had a good breakfast before going off to fill their noggins with knowledge. Some days were hit or miss, and if the school offered breakfast – I sent them on their way with breakfast money!
While nearly 77% of toddlers and preschool-age children are eating breakfast according to a survey by Kellogg’s – breakfast consumption dips as American children get older. That number falls to 50% in the middle school years, and to 36% among high school students.
When You Don’t Want to Cook
I am not big on cooking during the week – no matter what meal of the day it is – especially during the blazing hot days of summer. I get my husband off to work, check my emails, messages, and plan my day, and usually between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m. I will rustle up something quick for breakfast that requires minimal effort or time.
That’s why I love items like these Freedom Jars. Packed with protein and long-lasting carbs that will keep you full for hours, not only are they delicious but they are also rather pretty to look at! They are all-natural, vegan, and gluten-free, and come in a snack size as well as their normal size.
One of my must-have items every morning though when I sit down to go through the emails and plan my day, is something caffeinated. My body is not a huge fan of coffee any longer, so usually a small glass of soda will do but there are days when I really need an extra boost. Those are the days when I wish I had an https://www.anthonysespresso.com machine in my home. It would save me from driving to the local coffee shop to get a coffee with a shot or two of espresso!
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So to summarize, if you’re feeling burned out from cooking every day but don’t want to go the fast food route – there are many services out there who can deliver a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly supply of what you want – or provide you with the equipment you need to make what you want at home with minimal mess and fuss!