starting her day with Great Grains® cereal

Food, Fun With Kids
If your morning is anything like mine, it can be summed up in one word–chaos. Having three kids under five, you have to make the most out of every second you have and everything has to be dual purpose. It would be very easy to feed my kids something with an extreme amount of sugar and a whole bunch of unpronoucable ingredients, but I want to start the precidence for the rest of the day to make it a great one. With Great Grains® cereal they get substance and mommy still gets to feel like the morning has been conquered with time to spare.

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To tie in the fun factor, I’ve created a new fan favorite in our household called the inside out cereal bowl. I took things out of the box (pun intended), and made the cereal the “bowl” for our yogurt “milk.” Their Cranberry Almond Crunch and Raisin, Dates & Pecan flavors have just the right mix of texture and variety to work perfectly for this recipe. The kids not only had a fun time making them with me, but their imaginations ran wild while I had the satisfaction they were eating something wholesome. Ready to make it with us? Grab your coupon here and purchase Great Grains® to join in the fun!



inside out cereal bowl

​step by step

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gather the goods:

Makes 12 bowls
Prep time: 5 minutes
Bake time: 8 minutes​8 cups of Cranberry, Almonds, & Crunch or Raisins, Dates, and Pecans Great Grains® cereal (coupon here)
8 oz of honey
2 cups of vanilla yogurt
1 cup cranberries
1 sprig of mint leaves



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Place cereal in a large bowl. We used the entire box of Great Grains® cereal, but you can certainly make a smaller batch if desired. Prep time takes 5 minutes, so this is a super easy recipe you can toss together to add some variety to the morning breakfast regimen.

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Stir in 8 oz of honey until the entire bowl of cereal is coated evenly with a tacky texture. This will ensure your bowls will stay together after baked later on. Plus, you don’t want one little smidge to be without the honey as it complements the cereal components beautifully!

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Scoop the mixture and place into your non-stick muffin tin. I used a 1 cup measuring cup and it was the perfect amount. Grab a tablespoon sized spoon and firmly press toward sides to make the bowl shape.

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 Bake the bowls for about 8 minutes at 375 degrees or until darker golden brown. Let cool to room temperature. I was worried the honey aspect would make it difficult to get the bowls out once ready, but the mixture fully adhered to itself and came out easily.  Can we talk about the bottom of these? Some of the honey concentrated towards the bottom and oh emm gee, heaven! 

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Add a plop of yogurt, I mean “milk,” to each bowl, then your toppings. For this version, I used cranberries and mint leaves. For the alternate version (below) the kids made, they added their favorite mixed berries to the top.

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Voila!

Yummy, right?! Ready to make your own? Snag a coupon here to make your own inside out cereal bowls. We used the Cranberry, Almond, & Crunch, but you can see below, that the Raisin, Date, & Pecan version will be equally as delish!!

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alternate toppings my kids adore!

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Not bad, right?! Turns out their little fingers are perfect for applying the toppings. The even bigger win? They devoured every bite since they got to help.

I am so glad we’ve found something to start our day off right. Whether we take a few more minutes to make a fun recipe like this or go the conventional route and just add milk, they love it, so I love it even more!


don’t forget  to snag your coupon so you make this deliciousness!

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  • Megan
    January 2, 2017 at 12:24 PM

    This is such a cool to mix up cereal! I love it and definitely have to try it. xo~ Megan

  • shelby
    January 2, 2017 at 2:28 PM

    What a great idea! Love how easy it is too. I will definitely give this a try with my cereal!!

  • Hanna Smith
    January 2, 2017 at 3:02 PM

    ok, I’m trying these tomorrow! SO cute and easy!

  • Brittany
    January 2, 2017 at 5:29 PM

    What a cute idea! Those look really fun to eat!

  • Andrea Bai
    January 2, 2017 at 10:37 PM

    Yummy! I absolutely love this idea!

  • Livi
    January 3, 2017 at 7:46 AM

    Yummy!!! That looks amazing. I also love your daughters pajamas, both my girls are in love !

  • Dena
    January 3, 2017 at 11:10 AM

    I can’t wait to try this Ashley! 😍 Looks delicious and can’t wait to use those coupons – perfect for a college student!

  • Kim Reed
    January 3, 2017 at 1:56 PM

    What a cool idea! I know my kids would love these!

  • Tamara Goyette
    January 3, 2017 at 8:02 PM

    A cereal bowl!!! Why have I never thought to do this. My daughter would love this.

  • Nicole Banuelos
    January 3, 2017 at 10:43 PM

    This is so awesome! I love the idea of the inside out bowl. You are so creative!

  • Annie
    January 4, 2017 at 9:20 AM

    Yum! These look so good! And a fun activity for the kids to help with.
    -Annie
    http://www.discoveringyourhappy.com

  • Brittany
    January 4, 2017 at 11:23 AM

    These look AMAZING.

  • Kristen
    January 4, 2017 at 11:45 AM

    These look so good!! Plus your video turned out great and I now know who to turn to for help!! lol

  • Amy
    January 4, 2017 at 5:52 PM

    These look delicious! I bet my kids would devour them.

  • Liz | Ellie And Addie
    January 5, 2017 at 1:07 PM

    This is seriously the BEST idea ever! I’m totally making these for my toddler!!

  • Kerry
    January 5, 2017 at 1:11 PM

    The cranberry almond crunch sounds right up my alley! These bowls look so fun. Very creative!

  • Jessica
    January 5, 2017 at 6:53 PM

    This is such a fun idea! I will definitely be trying it out.

  • Amy
    January 5, 2017 at 7:16 PM

    My kids are going to go nuts for these! They look so fun and delicious!

  • Danielle
    January 5, 2017 at 8:29 PM

    What a great idea! That looks so yummy!!

  • Emily
    January 5, 2017 at 10:45 PM

    What a creative breakfast!

  • Patricia
    January 6, 2017 at 10:22 AM

    These look absolutely delicious!!! My girls would love them!!

  • April
    January 11, 2017 at 5:39 AM

    This is a great idea, my kids would love this seriously!
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  • Kristen
    January 11, 2017 at 6:00 AM

    Ok this is genius!! I’m definitely gonna have to recreate this!

  • Tamara Goyette
    January 11, 2017 at 4:33 PM

    I need to go grocery shopping so I can get what I need to make these.

  • Lauren
    January 12, 2017 at 5:42 PM

    Chaos with 3 kids? Not me! Said no one ever. My son would love that!

  • Ashley
    January 12, 2017 at 6:21 PM

    These are brilliant!

  • Jenna
    January 17, 2017 at 8:13 PM

    Love this idea! I eat cereal and yogurt a lot and never thought to do it this way. Can’t wait to try it. Thanks for sharing!
    Cheers, J
    http://www.cheersj.com

  • Hanna
    January 19, 2017 at 12:39 PM

    I LOVE this cereal so much! My favorite way to eat it is with fresh berries and cold milk!

  • Lindsey
    January 23, 2017 at 1:41 PM

    This is so creative, and it looks yummy! I have no doubt my girls would love this! Thanks for sharing!