Portable Breakfast: Whole Wheat Toaster Pastries

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I’ve been wanting to make toaster pastries for a while. My boys bug me sometimes for Pop Tarts and I never buy them–I want them to have healthy breakfast choices–but portable foods really come in handy. It takes us about 20 minutes to get to school each morning and we usually all choose sleep over sitting groggily at the kitchen table. Things like smoothies, breakfast tacos, eggs in pita pockets are usually the way to go, but I wanted to give DIY Pop Tarts a shot.

I found this recipe and decided to make these at the same time as I made my sweet puppy girl some doggie treats.

I made half with pumpkin butter and half blueberry preserves and sprinkled the tops with cinnamon sugar before baking. I was worried that it would be to crust-y/dense and not fruity enough. The first morning my boys grabbed a pumpkin one and were.not.impressed. Day two was a blueberry morning and they tore them up. I’m going to make another batch and make some changes to make them still healthy but more interesting for the guys.

What are your healthy breakfast on the go recipes?

First Week

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My big, handsome boys have conquered their first week back at school, the first week of THIRD GRADE!! (how are they in third grade??!!!)

We have had the same routine for the past four years so even on the first day of school they woke up and began to get ready for their morning. Since we had a short summer, they really didn’t lose that which I am thankful for. I can’t do tears first thing in the morning, ya’ll.

Flashback: First day of second grade.

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They were so little then. I guess I’m going to say that every year when I look at old photos. I’m so proud of my little guys and so glad they had a good week.

Do you still get excited when it’s back to school time, even if it’s been years since you were in school? I do!!