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What I do with dry cereal

Saturday, August 24, 2013

You know when you there isn't enough cereal for a bowl, but to much to throw out? And if you're like me you don't always buy the same kind each week you end up with a lot of boxes with 1/2 a serving in them.
What do I do with it? I dump it on my salad.
Now I'm not using the kiddy kind that is full of sugar and junk, I'm using just mine. The healthy stuff.
I've been eating a lot of salads here lately and I don't add meat to them so my protein has been low. I was trying to find something to increase the protein and I found frosted shredded wheat. (I know it's got sugar in it, but it's still really good for you.) Measured me out a serving, crumbled it up, mixed in the salad. It was good!
Yes it increase the calories and sugar. but when all you're eating is lettuce, tomato, carrots, cucumber and a little dressing ... the calories from the cereal made it a meal.

So that's it, that's my blog for today.
Hope you guys are having an awesome weekend!!
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Becky
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GABIBEAR 8/25/2013 1:08AM

    Not a bad idea Becky. A lot of people put in croutons, so why not? This way you can have breakfast and lunch at any time!!! emoticon Hope you are having a great weekend so far!

Gabi
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LUANN7 8/24/2013 11:39PM

    that's a really good idea-thanks
Lu Ann

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SLIMLILA 8/24/2013 8:46PM

    One of my favorite cereals lately is Fibre One... but with diabetes, they say it has too many carbs, so the dietician gave me a solution for that... add a couple tsp. of bran buds, when the fibre is upped, it reduces the carbs.... (I know it's not PR, or using up leftover cereal, just a healthful cereal tip) and my favorite one is to mix 1/3 cup bran buds with a dish of yogurt, and if you add crushed pineapple, it's like a desert and very healthy....lots of fibre...

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TRYINGTOLOSE64 8/24/2013 8:24PM

    Leave it to you to come up with an interesting way to get rid of the cereal! LOL

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SUNSHINE99999 8/24/2013 7:54PM

  yes, and had some fresh berries too. emoticon

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NELLIEC 8/24/2013 7:30PM

    My solution is more dull, since I just combine two kinds of cereal.

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ELRIDDICK 8/24/2013 7:21PM

  Thanks for sharing

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