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10 Quick-fix Holiday Brunches


Sometimes, parents worry that their children aren't eating healthfully and getting the proper nutrients. Also, it can be hard to find kid-friendly fare in a lavish brunch setting. At the kids' table this holiday season, cater to the little ones. One way to appeal to a picky eater is to get a little creative, like preparing food in bite-sized portions or with child-friendly colors and ingredients.

Suggested Menu:

Entree: Apple quesadillas topped with vanilla yogurt, peanut-butter-banana burritos or mini bagel sandwiches with egg and cheese

Side dishes: French toast sticks with chocolate or strawberry syrup for dipping

Beverages: Fruit smoothies or chocolate milk

Holiday accent: Spread large sheets of paper on the kids' table, and put a bowl of crayons in the center. Ask each child to draw a picture of his or her favorite food. Or, turn the table into a self-serve breakfast burrito bar or sandwich station if the kids are old enough to help themselves. Provide tortillas and toast and bowls of scrambled eggs, salsa, crumbled sausage and shredded cheese.

Recipes to try: