Tuesday, January 5, 2010

The Importance of a Healthy Breakfast! Review & Cereal Giveaway!

General Mills provided me with coupons for free cereal through MyBlogSpark.  Since, I already buy Cheerios & Kix regularly I was happy to get them. 

I eat Kix and my daughter eats Cheerios, almost every morning.  I like eating Kix because it's low in sugar and calories and helps me maintain my weight and it's quick and easy.  I feed my daughter Cheerios because she has been eating them since she was able to chew solid foods on her own as snacks and then naturally it then became her cereal of choice to eat in the morning.  I like it and feel good about feeding to her because it has fiber, low in calories, and sugar.

Here is some information provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark:
Studies also demonstrate the benefits of eating breakfast. A 1998 study showed that children who eat breakfast tend to perform better at school. Compared to children who skip breakfast, children who eat breakfast score higher on tests, are less likely to miss class or be tardy, have fewer reported discipline problems, and make fewer trips to the office.

Did you know that ready-to-eat cereal eaters consume less fat, less cholesterol and more fiber than non-cereal eaters? Cereals also deliver important vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients, making cereal a top source of key nutrients in children´s diets.

Other cereal benefits:

•Ready-to-eat cereals, including presweetened cereals, account for only 5% of sugar in children´s diets.

•Ready-to-eat cereal is the No. 1 source of whole grains in a child´s diet today.

•More frequent cereal eaters tend to have healthier body weights and lower Body Mass Index measures.

I'm a label reader so I thought you might like to read the labels for yourself.

Right now if you visit here you will find a $1 off coupon for one of four General Mills cereals.

Also, I will be giving away one coupon for 1 FREE box of your choice of any General Mills Cereal (up to $6.00) to help your family come together at the breakfast table every morning. 

You will have two methods of entry:

* Leave me a comment telling what your favorite General Mills cereal is.

* Become a follower.

Don't forget to leave your e-mail so, I can notify you if you are the winner.  Giveaway will end 1/11/10.
If winner doesn't respond within 48 hours another winner will be chosen.


  1. Our favorite GM cereal is Kix. The kids love them dry for a snack.

  2. BTW my email is lucia23don@yahoo.com for the giveaway!

  3. My favorite is Cherrios...my email is jeanniebair@yahoo.com

  4. We are a Cherrios house. Perfect snack to pack for school. 1216coupons@gmail.com

  5. Our favorite cereal is Lucky Charms.

  6. My fav Gm cereal is Reese's. Yum!! Jenprincess88 at aol dot com

  7. My favorite General Mills cereal is Cheerios.
    pkildow at gmail dot com

  8. Honey Nut Cheerios!

    urchiken at gmail dot com

  9. Honey Nut cheerios without a doubt!

  10. My favorite is Honey Nut Cheerios

  11. We love Lucky Charms here! I am also following your blog

    Ravish30 at aol dot com

  12. I love plain 'ole Cheerios and Wheaties.

    LKARambo at comcast dot net

  13. I'm a new follower

    LKARambo at comcast dot net

  14. I love Reese's Puffs


  15. We love Honey Nut Cheerios.
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    proudyaya04 {at} yahoo {dot} com

  16. My fave cereal is Apple Cinammon Cheerios.

  17. cdziuba - What name are you under as a follower? I didn't see you as one.


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