Cereal

Free your cereal from the bowl! These innovative ideas bring ways to use your cereal benefits that you may never have considered!

 

Looking for new ways to use your WIC Foods?

Make meat go further

Make meat go further

Crush rice cereals and mix with canned fish or ground turkey to add great texture to fish patties and flavorful meatballs. For hearty meats like ground beef, try adding crushed wheat flakes or frosted shredded wheat to add some fiber to meatloaf and a touch of sweetness.

For detailed recipes and nutrition information, visit healthybeginnings.com.

Excite your senses by using creative cereal toppings with a Latin flavor

Excite your senses by using creative cereal toppings with a Latin flavor

Chopped avocado makes a great cereal topping. Yes, you heard right, avocado!  Top corn flakes with a few dollops of plain yogurt, add diced avocado and then finish off with a dash of chili powder or cayenne if you want a little heat. This filling, sweet and savory combination tastes great for any meal. For other combination ideas, recipes, and nutrition information, visit: healthybeginnings.com.

 

For detailed recipes and nutrition information, visit healthybeginnings.com.

Arcadia Eggplant

Arcadia Eggplant

Eggplants are packed with vitamins, low in calories and potent energy sources. Once you realize how beneficial eggplants are to your family's health, you will want to make them a steady addition to your diet.

WICShopper add flavor without frying
Flavor without frying

Flavor without frying

It's easy, mixed crushed corn flakes with your favorite seasoning. Then, dip chicken or fish in lightly beaten egg whites and roll in the cereal coating. Bake until cooked through and crisp. Enjoy!

For detailed recipes and nutrition information, visit healthybeginnings.com.

Blueberry Summer Crisp

Blueberry Summer Crisp

This Blueberry Summer Crisp is made with fresh summer blueberries, strawberries and a squeeze of lemon all topped with a refined sugar-free crumble and a dollop of whipped coconut cream. A tasty dessert that can be enjoyed by the entire family!

A hot, wholesome on the go breakfast in minutes

A hot, wholesome on the go breakfast in minutes

Bake and freeze a batch of breakfast muffins over the weekend using high fiber cereals like frosted shredded wheat or bran flakes. Every morning, pop a muffin in the microwave for 20 seconds at a time until warm and soft. Then, cut the muffin in half and fill with peanut butter and banana slices, a slice of turkey and cheese, or just a touch of fruit preserves.

For detailed recipes and nutrition information, visit healthybeginnings.com.

It looks and tastes like rich, delicious chocolate pudding, but it starts with a ripe avocado and a banana.

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