An easy breakfast even young children can make—for Mother’s Day breakfast in bed or any time.
Here’s an easy, fresh and flavorful way to provide your kids some guided independence in the kitchen. All it takes to make the grapes and banana with yogurt and jam you see here is plucking the grapes from their stems, peeling and breaking a ripe banana into pieces by hand with no need for a knife, and then topping it all off with a yogurt and jam.
Preparation Time: About 5 minutes
Handful of Grapes
Jam (only needed if you’re not using fruit flavored yogurt)
1. Pluck a handful of grapes per person into a colander making sure to remove any stems from individual grapes as shown in the picture below on the right.
Give the grapes a good hand scrubbing rinse under cold running tap water, and put the grapes in a bowl.
2. Snap open the top of the banana and peel back the banana skin.
Break banana sections off with your fingers about 1/2 inch (1.5 cm) wide.
The cross section of a banana piece looks like a sliced pizza or pie and will naturally break into smaller sections if the banana piece is squeezed gently from the side and pulled apart as shown here.
3. Top with 1-2 tablespoons of yogurt and 1-2 teaspoons of your favorite jam, and…
Images courtesy of the author