The Australian Healthy Food Guide has released a shocking image on popular breakfast cereals and the amount of sugar they contain, and these amounts are only PER CUP, so if you have a big bowl you’ll need to double or triple that sugar total!

I do worry about the amount of sugar that is in the kid’s food and I certainly don’t want my kids having a whole lot of sugar for breakfast.

We eat Weetbix or muesli on weekdays and usually toast and eggs on the weekend.

Here’s some great healthy MOMs breakfast recipes ideas:

What do your kids have for breakfast? Please share in the comments below.  

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  • poached eggs are great and the kids love them. boiled eggs with toast is great too


  • We have no cereal at home. We do toast and eggs, sweet potato or banana pancakes without sugar or sweeteners added, yoghurt with homemade granola or porridge.


  • My kids eat none!
    We gave up sugar 18 months ago and haven’t looked back!
    In saying that, we do still have fruit and raw local honey.
    we’re not missing anything but we’re gaining so much for our future.


  • mm our favourite is froot loops…


  • What an eye opener for sure! You wouldnt think it would be so much!


  • A great, easy table for people to follow. I only ever have traditional oats or weet-bix in my pantry. Always remember, where it says low fat – usually means high sugar or salt.


  • Scary how much sugar is in most of the foods we eat and for me, a lot of the foods I thought were relatively healthy.


  • We generally do a cooked breakfast from scratch, no nasties, but my little ones love Vita-Brits too. I prefer it over Weetbix for my kids as it has zero added sugar.


  • My daughter usually has Weetbix or organic oats with rice malt syrup. She’s not fussed on CocoPops etc thankfully. Hopefully they can put a regulation in place one day to limit the amount of sugars allowed in these things.


  • Relieved to see weetbix was a better performer as my toddler loves weetbix. We also have plain oats with milk.


  • This was an eye opener, thank you for sharing.


  • We only do Weetbix, Rice Bubbles or Cornflakes for quick breakfasts. If I have time I’ll cook eggs or pancakes with no sugar and maple syrup.


  • This doesn’t surprise me. If work in the health industry. We always recommend Weetbix or porridge or whole grain toast for breakfast.


  • thankfully my kids are weetbix kids but I was surprised to read what was in those


  • It’s just scary what’s in all this processed foods… think we need to go back to more natural and real foods and what’s in a box is not real, lol


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