Hungry Jack Brings Back Breakfast Brigade + Giveaway
In our home, dinner is the main meal where I make sure we all sit down at the table together as a family. I have to admit that I’m not as good with breakfast. In the mornings, the kids are usually eating breakfast while I’m making lunches and double-checking backpacks to make sure homework, permission slips, jackets and lunches are where they’re supposed to be. Thanks to Hungry Jack, I had the chance to Bring Back Breakfast with my family.
As a participant in the Hungry Jack Weekend Breakfast Brigade, I was provided samples of some yummy Hungry Jack products and was ready to put them to work and into our tummies. This past weekend, we were carving pumpkins with the kids and I thought I would try making Pumpkin Spice Pancakes for the family. I have to admit that I was a little nervous my family wouldn’t like the pancakes, but I was way wrong. They loved them!!!
Making the pancakes was simple and quick! All I had to do was add water and mix together. I tried to make them into the shapes of pumpkins, but, uh, they didn’t exactly turn out the way I planned. However, let me say again, everyone loved them, especially when I added whipped cream to the top!
So, how does a parent “Bring Back Breakfast” in their home? Here are 3 tips I’ve discovered with our big family:
1 – Put away all electronics. Yes, that even means me (a blogger) puts away my cell phone. Without the distractions of electronics, you and your family will have the chance to have meaningful conversations and form bonds that will last a lifetime.
2 – Make extras. With a big family, I’ve learned to make LOTS of food so there is plenty for seconds and thirds. Heck, if you have leftovers, pancakes or waffles can be great snacks throughout the day.
3 – Use paper plates. I know, it’s not exactly the green thing to do, but by using paper plates, it gives me more time to spend with my family that I might otherwise spend at the sink while doing dishes.
1 lucky winner on The Mommy-Files will receive a “Bring Back Breakfast this Weekend” with Hungry Jack Kit, including a variety of Hungry Jack products and one Hamilton Beach Belgian Waffle Maker!!!
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