Sponsored Video: A Kellogg’s Breakfast Cereal Creation

sweet grits with special K cereal

Kellogg’s® recently challenged 50 different culinary influencers to think outside the (cereal) box and create a new unique breakfast recipe using a Kellogg® cereal.

Recipes like Frosted Mini-Wheats® with matcha powder and skim milk, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes® chilaquiles, Mediterranean style Rice Krispies® and more were some of the star recipes chefs and foodies created.

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Avocado Toast with Schmacon

One of my favorite things about writing my food blog is getting to share recipes with the world. Since I do eat out a lot, I find myself posting a lot of healthier recipes like this acorn squash recipe to balance out the frequent restaurant visits. BUT, there are definitely times I like to experiment with more indulgent foods, especially bacon!

I recently discovered the amazingness that is Schmacon. Schmacon is smoked, uniquely seasoned and sweet, crispy beef product that tastes like a combination of your favorite pastrami from the deli with the crispiness of bacon. Schmacon is made with whole-muscle beef and has less calories, fat and sodium than regular bacon.

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Huevos Rancheros in Fifteen Minutes

There are only so many days (and ways) one can eat turkey, sweet potatoes and green beans without getting burnt out after Thanksgiving. With a fridge full of leftovers, Taste Tester #1 and I both felt guilty going grocery shopping when there was more than enough food for both of us. This little creation was born from the odds and ends in the fridge I found that were completely unrelated to Thanksgiving. This recipe was like my own personal episode of Food Network’s Chopped: “What will you do with…the last of a red onion, stale corn tortillas, the end of a bag of shredded cheese and Greek yogurt??” Make a Mexican breakfast for dinner of course! Huevos Rancheros are the perfect throw-together meal.

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Easy and Healthy Baked Eggs Over Creamy Spinach

If you’re looking to impress guests with a fancy brunch dish, look no further! These easy baked eggs over creamed spinach are super simple to prepare and require very few ingredients making it the perfect semi-homemade meal. I came upon this idea after seeing baked or shirred eggs on the brunch menus of several restaurants around Chicago and I decided to make my own version. I also slimmed it down a little bit with some semi-homemade, low fat ingredients.

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