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Breakfast Made Easy

Grab & Go Drinks

Our nutrient-packed ready-to-go drinks are perfect for busy mornings. Simply get up, grab and go!



Stir up breakfast in a snap by combining our drink mixes with skim milk. As easy as pour, stir, enjoy!


Breakfast Does More than Just Fill Them ...

... it fills their potential. And at Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, we believe a strong nutritional foundation is just the beginning. We believe each new day could be the day – the day they make a friend, the day they score the goal, the day they change the world. Because each small step is a catalyst for something big. When kids feel ready to take on the day, there's no telling where they will lead us.


Each Prepared Serving of this Nutrient-Packed Breakfast Drink Mix Provides

when prepared as directed with 1 cup of skim milk



As much protein as two large eggs


As much calcium as three 5.3 oz cups of Greek Yogurt

Vitamin D
Vitamin D

As much vitamin D as two 8 fl oz glasses of milk

Vitamin C
Vitamin C

As much vitamin C as one medium orange

Source-USDA FoodData Central: One large egg has 6.3 g protein. One 5.3 oz cup of Greek Yogurt contains 141 mg calcium. One 8 fl oz glass of skim milk contains 2.9 mcg vitamin D. One medium orange has 70 mg vitamin C.

Good Nutrition From the Start®


to support growth and help build & maintain muscle

Vitamins C & D

key nutrients for immune support


to help build strong bones

No Artificial

flavors, colors, or sweeteners*

Kid-Approved Taste

for sunnier mornings

Quick & Easy

convenient breakfast nutrition


*Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start Drinks do not contain artificial flavors or colors, but do contain artificial sweeteners

why parents love

Carnation Breakfast Essentials®

Read what some of our happy customers have to say

Perfect on-the-go breakfast!

My son loves these […] it is a great way to give him some protein to start his day. Delicious chocolate flavor.

My kids love the taste of this shake!

They can be picky eaters […] and this drink really helps fill in the nutritional gaps from their picky diets. And I don't have to fight with them to drink it!

I loved the creaminess!

It was both flavorful and nutritious. It was great for on the go. As a mom who’s always on the go it was the quick fix for skipping breakfast.