Finding healthy kids breakfast ideas can be a task. Especially if you’re looking for something gluten free and appealing enough for your child to consume.

Eggs are a breakfast staple at our house. But we do love to make muffins, pancakes or waffles on the weekend. We have been so impressed with these oatmeal banana carrot muffins for two reasons.

First, they are very healthy, sneak veggies in, and are easy to make. Second, our child will eat them without a fight.

healthy kids breakfast muffins

Our toddler is a fairly good eater, but there are certainly areas in which they are picky. We have found that including them in the cooking process excites them and inevitably they eat more.

So whenever possible, we let them create a meal with us. Eating together as a family has also proven fruitful for our little one eating. They understand they will need to stay at the table until everyone finishes, which encourages them to continue to eat.

We originally found this recipe on Momables. We loved adding hidden vegetables to meals, so we put a little twist on these already delicious muffins.

healthy kids breakfast

Oatmeal Banana Carrot Muffins

These healthy muffins are gluten-free and sneak a little veggie into your kids breakfast!

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 people


  • 2 1/2 cups Old Fashioned Oats
  • 1 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/3 cup Honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 2 Bananas
  • 1/4 cup Carrots shredded


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees and line muffin tins with liners. You can also just spray with a non-stick spray if you don’t want to use liners. 

  2. Put all of your ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until it is smooth. 

  3. Divide the batter between your muffin cups and bake for 15-20 minutes. A toothpick will come out clean when done. 

Let us know in the comments a healthy kids breakfast idea that you make regularly at your house!

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