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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

WFMW - Breakfast Treat!

The real title of this post should be: How to get your children to eat oatmeal and be a cool mom at the same time! But that's a little long.

When we eat oatmeal or cream-of-wheat on our "Hot Cereal Wednesdays," I've long-since let the children drizzle on honey or maple syrup. The other morning while looking in the too-packed fridge, inspiration struck. Why not let them use up the ice cream toppings that need to move on from my fridge shelves?

They were so excited to gobble-down their oatmeal. Pineapple sundae topping on oatmeal is soooooo yummy. Many liked strawberry, but I felt the color was beyond unappetizing (think raw hamburger).


  1. Clever idea!

    I can't quite read your previous comment! :)

  2. I have done oatmeal with sugar sprinkles that are made for cookies. Everyone could pick their color. And chocolate chips. Those I have to dole out or soem end up with more chocolate than oatmeal.