Breakfast for Learning's batch recipes help feed hungry kids and give parents a hand to start the school year

TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Breakfast for Learning (BFL) is giving parents a hand with breakfast this back-to-school season by offering five irresistible, easy "Before the Bell" batch recipes kids will love. The booklet features kid-friendly recipes from BFL funded nutrition programs to nourish young minds across Canada. To sweeten mornings even more, those who download the recipe booklet by September 5, 2014 will have the chance to win one of three $100 President's Choice® gift cards!

"As Breakfast for Learning gets ready to help nourish children across Canada each school day, we know how important having a healthy breakfast is to starting the day right," said Breakfast for Learning Director of Community and Organizational Development, Kelly Berlinic. "By sharing our programs' best, kid-tested and dietitian-approved recipes we can help make the back-to-school breakfast routine a little easier for busy families."

Breakfast is essential in giving kids a healthy start to the day. In Canada, 31% of elementary and 62% of secondary students do not eat a healthy breakfast before school. Research shows that students who are well nourished perform better in school and have improved memory, problem-solving skills, verbal fluency and creativity. As one of the largest charities focused on nourishing children, BFL has helped 3.4 million of our country's future leaders enjoy over 510 million healthy meals and snacks in school programs across Canada.

To sign up for BFL's exclusive Before the Bell breakfast-by-the-batch recipe booklet, please visit breakfastforlearning.ca/beforethebell

About Breakfast for Learning
Breakfast for Learning is committed to helping children across Canada realize their full potential in life by ensuring that all children attend school well nourished and ready to learn. Established in 1992, Breakfast for Learning is one of the largest national charities dedicated to supporting student nutrition programs in every province and territory. In the 2013/14 school year, Breakfast for Learning funded 2,402 breakfast, lunch and snack programs, supporting over 251,531 children and youth with more than 40 million nourishing meals and snacks. For more information visit breakfastforlearning.ca

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For further information: Sharon Nicholson - Manager, Marketing & Communications, Breakfast for Learning, P: 416-487-1046 x 231, E: snicholson@breakfastforlearning.ca