Dessert for Breakfast!

Many of us have a sweet tooth and love to enjoy dessert after our meals. While most desserts tend to be high in fats, sugars and calories, there are some desserts that we can treat ourselves to that are both nutritious and delicious.  What makes this dessert recipe even better is that it can be eaten for breakfast.  Try these dessert tacos; serve them at home for dessert or even at your KES Club for breakfast.  Using whole grain flour, fresh or frozen fruits and yogurt can provide the students at your KES Club with a filling and nourishing start to their day!

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water (or a little more until it’s a consistency you like)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • Yogurt
  • Fresh or frozen berries

Directions

Mix all ingredients together (except yogurt and berries). Pour 1/3 cup of batter onto skillet and cook until both sides are browned and middle is cooked through.  For the filling use plain, greek, or vanilla yogurt and berries.  Serve up and enjoy!

dessert tacos

Recipe adapted from: http://www.superhealthykids.com/dessert-taco/

Janel Genge is a registered dietitian with Kids Eat Smart Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador

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