Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Try it Tuesday......Kelloggs Mini-Wheats Blueberry Muffin

Blue Mini-Wheats! Yum!

Actually, I was thinking I might not like this new cereal, but I do! Kelloggs didn't impress me with the strawberry version, but I DO like the blueberry. They don't taste like fake blueberries with an after taste or anything like that. They just taste like blueberry. I can't say that I taste any 'muffin', but that's ok. It's just blueberryish. Not much else that I can say about it. It's just yummy! Go out and try some.

Speaking of Mini-Wheats, did you know that they have an UNfrosted version? Check out the many flavors here. They don't have the blueberry muffin in there yet, but the original site does here.
At the Mini-Wheat site, kids can play "mind games". Remember how the commercial for Mini-Wheats says that the cereal helps kids concentrate better by about 20%? Well, kids can test themselves at the website playing the "mind games" here. If 20% better concentration is a true fact after eating Mini-Wheats, then Macie must be smarter than the average bear because she lives off of the stuff! Heck, after the shopping trip that my hubby made a several months ago, we ALL should be pretty darn alert in after eating Mini-Wheats!

And speaking of blueberries, it's blueberry season in Michigan! Quick fact...did you know that Michigan leads the nation in blueberry production? Michigan produces 32% of the nations blueberries each season. Weee!

Head out and pick some blueberries and then share a recipe with me. Not only does my family love to eat blueberries plain with milk, but I make a blueberry batter pudding with a cinnamon crust on top that is delish. Here is the recipe:

Leanne's Blueberry Batter Pudding:

2 cups blueberries (preferably fresh)

3 TB lemon juice

3 TB butter or margarine

Sugar (1/2 cup and 1/3 cup separately)

1 egg

1/2 tsp vanilla

1 cup all-purpose flour

2 tsp baking powder (not soda!)

1/4 tsp salt

1 TB cornstarch

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp grated lemon rind (optional, I hardly ever use it)

2/3 cup boiling water

Pick over and wash blueberries. Put in shallow 1-1/2 quart baking dish. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Cream together butter, 1/2 cup sugar, egg and vanilla until well blended. Mix flour, baking powder and salt. Stir into mixture. Spread over berries. Mix 1/3 cup sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and lemon rind. Stir in boiling water. Pour over blueberry mixture. Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes or until golden brown and pick inserted near center comes out clean. Serve warm, plain or with whipped cream or ice cream.


Leanne Sig.

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Megan said...

YUM! I'm adding that to my grocery list. :)

Nikabee said...

Yeah, I saw those blueberry mini wheats and almost got them. Didn't look like they were a part of the sale last week at Meijer though so I passed them up. Tell me that they were included and I'm gonna flip out! :( Anyway, they look yummy and if you give them the thumbs up, I gotta get some.

Btw ~ that stinky chess challenge is still staring us in the face and you need to eat over tomorrow if you wanna see Michael before he leaves! ;) I MIGHT be making ribs... yummy! :P

Nikki said...

I love me some Michigan blueberries! I bet that cereal would be extra yummy of you added some real blueberries on top. I'll have to try that. :)
Frozen blueberries in hot oatmeal is so very good... and frozen blueberries with milk and sugar- yummmm!!