Breakfast for Learning E-Newsletter: October 2016
It’s already October, and Breakfast for Learning would like to wish everyone
a terrific school year!
Thanks to your generous support, Breakfast for Learning-funded school
nutrition programs will once again be reaching hundreds of thousands of
children in every province and territory this year:
These students will be able to attend school fueled by nutritious meals
and snacks, ready to learn, with the opportunity all children deserve to
reach their full potential.
is what one elementary school principal in Saskatchewan told us about the
positive impact that funding from Breakfast for Learning donors has had on her
“Our school is in the heart of the inner city - an area of high
poverty, addictions, and transiency. These factors, and others, often
contribute to instability and trauma for our children. As a school we are SO
very thankful for the support provided by Breakfast for Learning and its
funding partners. When a child enters our doors coming from a challenging home
environment, it is very comforting to be able to start their day with a healthy
meal, a warm smile, and friends to visit with around the breakfast table.”
Thank you for everything you do to make a difference in so many young
FEATURED RECIPE: Omelet to Go
Not enough time to make an omelet in the morning? Make a week’s worth
in the evening and freeze them for a quick and nutritious breakfast all week
long! Want more great ideas for breakfast recipes you can “batch prepare” in
advance? Check out our Before
the Bell recipe book.
Makes: 1 serving
Equipment: Non-stick round pan (6-10”
in diameter), rubber spatula, waxed paper, microwave (optional)
1 tsp. milk
1 tsp. cooking oil or spray
so many different fillings you can
have in your omelet; try:
- grated cheese
- red or green peppers
- cubed ham
1. Heat pan
over medium heat. Add 1 tsp. of oil or spray pan with cooking spray.
2. Crack egg
into a mixing bowl, add milk and beat vigorously.
3. When pan
is hot enough to make a drop of water hiss, pour in the egg. Spread the egg
around to cover the bottom of the pan.
4. Cook eggs
for 1 minute or until bottoms begins to set.
rubber spatula to gently lift egg from pan. Flip over and cook other side for 1
6. Egg is
ready when it looks like the color of a cooked pancake.
egg from heat and add your favourite ingredients by spooning them across the
centre of the egg.
8. Lift one
edge of the egg and roll over the filling.
9. Place in
wax paper and then into freezer bag. Repeat directions to make more omelets.
Place all omelets in wax paper and freeze all in freezer bag.
Tasks for Children:
· Find ingredients · Put toppings into
separate bowls · Push
buttons on the microwave ·
Help clean up
Unthawing your omelet: When you are
ready to eat your omelet, remove from freezer bag, place on a microwave safe
dish, and microwave for 2 minutes or until heated through. You can eat your
omelet on a plate or wrap it in a napkin and go!