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Toast Monsters

This recipe is yummy, simple, flexible and fun. Parents love this recipe because it provides a balanced breakfast with plenty of protein, energy, fiber, and healthy fats. Kids enjoy the brightly colored fruits and an opportunity to have fun with their food. When parents and children cook together, kids build curiosity for healthy food and a family tradition of healthy eating.


You may use one or more of the ingredients from each group.


  • Whole wheat bread
  • Whole grain bread
  • Gluten free whole grain bread
  • Sprouted whole grain bread


Chopped or sliced

  • Mango
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Blackberries
  • Apple
  • Pear
  • Papaya
  • Peach
  • Nectarine
  • Orange
  • Banana


Unsweetened spreads recommended

  • Peanut butter
  • Almond butter
  • Cashew butter
  • Sunflower seed spread
  • Cottage cheese
  • Cream cheese
  • Yogurt

Additional Toppings:

  • Shredded coconut
  • Cinnamon
  • Toasted sesame seeds
  • Toasted flax seeds


  1. Choose a slice of the bread of your choice.
  2. Add the spread(s) of choice on to the bread.
  3. Create a fun monster face using fruits and additional topping.
  4. Enjoy!

Special Note: It is recommended that all cutting and washing of the ingredients to be done by an adult.