Post Great Grains Cereal Bar Snack Recipe

My kids love when I make rice crispy treats at home. Just recently I realized that I had some boxes of Post Great Grains cereals that were sent to me from a rep.  Whatever was I going to do with these cereals, sure we could eat them with milk for breakfast, or we could do something different with them. That’s when it dawned on me … let’s create Post Great Grains Cereal Bar Snacks!

Post Great Grains Cereal Bar Snacks Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 3 Tablespoons of Butter
  • One 10.5 oz bag of Mini Marshmallows
  • 5 Cups Post Great Grains Digestive Blend Vanilla Graham Cereal
  • 1 Cup Post Great Grains Digestive Blend Berry Medley Cereal
  • 9×13 Greased pan

Post Great Grains Cereal Bars

Directions:

 In large saucepan melt the butter down to liquid form.

Add the package of marshmallows and stir over medium heat until marshmallows are completely melted.

Remove from heat and add the total 6 cups of cereal to the melted butter/marshmallow mixture.

Place cereal mixture that has been evenly mixed with the marshmallows/butter in a greased 9×13 pan.

Let sit for about 2-3 hours.

Cut into shapes you wish them to be cut into and ENJOY!

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Honey Maid® Grahamfuls Are Delicious

My family was able to test out Honey Maid® Grahamfuls not that long ago and well the boxes didn’t last that long.  You can choose from three varieties; Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter & Chocolate, or Banana Vanilla Creme. My kiddos much preferred the Peanut Butter & Chocolate ones, then they ate up the Peanut Butter ones last but not least the Banana Vanilla Creme was gobbled up.

Honey Maid® Grahamfuls are a wonderful addition to any lunchbox, made with real Honey Maid graham crackers and 100% whole grain while also containing real honey these are certainly Mom approved. At least this Mom approves of them for a wonderful addition to my kiddos cold lunch for school.  There is no high fructose corn syrup or artificial flavors and also Honey Maid® Grahamfuls are a good source of calcium.

Each box of Honey Maid® Grahamfuls contains eight individually wrapped pouches and are available at your local grocery or superstores in the cookie and cracker aisle for a suggested retail value of $4.19 per box.

Learn more about Honey Maid® Grahamfuls at HoneyMaid.com

Disclosure: I received all three boxes for free. All opinions are my own.

If Only the Big Bad Wolf Was Real…

My three year old son is obsessed with the big bad wolf, if you ask him he will tell you he “isn’t scared of anything, not even the big bad wolf”. Then he will proceed to tell you that he will just punch him in the face. This kid has a mouth on him the size of Texas, no joke. Since he will be in preschool soon, hopefully, I am working on figuring out how to properly redirect his amazing imagination with a less mouthy touch. It’s. not. working. yet.

The other night I needed to cook dinner because the children need to eat. My daughter was at her Dad’s house so it was just the boys and me. It’s easy to cook dinner, most nights, when all three kids are home because Ki and Mister K usually do something fun together, but when Ki is gone that leaves Mister K near me either whining or trying to cause trouble. Some nights nothing works, and this was one of those nights.

I thought and thought about what would distract Mister K from his overtired whiny self and assist to keep him entertained while I cooked dinner. Then it dawned on me, the boy loves “helping”. Since he couldn’t help with what I was cooking for dinner on this particular night, I thought I would give him a pan, some water, a small amount of butter and some seasoning. This way he could make his own little creation to feel like he was helping me.

What Mister K came up with was…. a mixture of spicy seasoning, butter, milk and water. He called this mixture the “big bad wolf potion”. When you feed this to the big bad wolf he will run away and never ever come back again!

So there you have it, my three year old has figured out the secret remedy of keeping big bad wolves away… maybe he can sell it to the three little pigs.

My Little Baking Boy

My first born and only daughter is a fabulous cook, well baker. That girl can bake way better than me, it’s always a joke that if someone is going to make one of our family member’s birthday cakes that Miss Ki better do it for Mom will end up ruining it. It’s the fun joke around our home, and yes I can laugh at myself so it’s all in fun!


My second born is a stereotypical boy, has zero interest in the kitchen and that’s just fine by me. He excels in other areas, but my youngest child, a boy, loves baking, cooking and helping me in the kitchen whenever possible. I love that Monster K can calm his energy long enough to bake cupcakes, mix up scrambled eggs or even help with pancake batter mixing.

We have so much fun when his brother and sister are at school baking various things to enjoy as an after school treat when we picked up the other two from school. This particular day we made cupcakes and I chose a cool type of frosting so that Monster K could frost the cupcakes on his own.

The best part about cupcakes is the frosting and that is where this boy takes right after his Mama…

What a yummy way to spend our day!

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