Eeek! I am SO excited to be starting my year off with Champions for Kids! For those of you that are new, Champions for Kids is a GREAT organization that teams up with great brands, to mobilize millions in making a difference in the lives of kids. Each month they pair up with a brand for a Simple Service Project.
This month, CFK is teaming up with Jennie-O and encouraging you to 'Give Breakfast a Wake-Up Call!' Breakfast is THE most important meal of the day. For us, on school days, it is a mad rush to get out the door. Mads likes to eat breakfast, with her friends, at school most days. Some days, she likes to have breakfast at home.
Mads is at the age now that she can start cooking a few things on her own. This weekend I made a HUGE batch of Jennie-O Turkey Sausage (more on why in just a bit). I saved a few cups of sausage and put it in a baggie in the fridge. A few months ago I taught Mads how easy it was to make an omelet in the microwave. I was a bit nervous to let her do it on her own so we just left it at me showing her how to do it. This weekend though, I let her have at it!
She LOVED being able to pull out the already cooked sausage from the fridge, pour the eggs into a mug, stir and pop it into the microwave....all by herself. In less than 2 minutes her healthy, warm, and yummy breakfast is ready! She is already planning out her next omelet creation and I need to run to the store for more Jennie-O Sausage! It is REALLY good!
CFK and #JennieO4Kids are encouraging you to teach children and parents the benefits of a healthy breakfast, with a low-fat protein like Jennie-O bacon or sausage, and how it can help children focus and stay alert in class. The girls and I decided the best place for us to do that would be at church. We purchased a bag of oranges and quartered each orange. I made sausage patties, scrambled eggs with sausage (the kids LOVED the eggs and BEGGED me to make more for next week....), biscuits and we picked up some 100% Orange Juice. I am not kidding, the kids devoured the eggs and the sausage! lol I loved knowing that their little bellies were full and hopefully it helped them stay focused during their lesson.
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