With such a large selection of muesli and breakfast cereals available at the supermarket, working out which is the best option to feed your child can be difficult. Many store-bought varieties are labelled 'healthy' but unfortunately this isn't always the case. They often contain added chemical preservatives, emulsifiers, nasty vegetable fats and full of 'hidden' sugar. These are my top tips when trying to determine which muesli or breakfast cereal is the healthier option for your child. The nutritional panel is a good place to start - to work out the sugar content, 4 grams of sugar...

These breakfast muffins are the ideal way to serve your child a healthy breakfast on the run and they make the perfect snack too. Ingredients 2 free-range eggs, whisked2 bananas, mashed1 teaspoon vanilla extract21⁄2 cups rolled oats2 teaspoons ground cinnamon2 tablespoons coconut, flakes or desiccated, 11⁄2 teaspoon baking powder1 1⁄2 cups of milk, of choice1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup Method Preheat oven to 180 degrees CelsiusIf using a 12-hole muffin tray, grease with oil or butter.Mix together bananas, eggs, vanilla extract and maple syrup in a bowl, add oats, cinnamon, coconut and baking powder and mix until well combined. o Spoon the mixture evenly...