Morning routines are a good thing for getting families out the door but routine breakfasts get dull fast. If you've fallen into the cold-cereal-everyday trap, we've got tips, ideas and recipes to help brighten everyone's morning
Make oatmeal exciting with an easy-to-make oatmeal bar. Put enticing toppings such as brown sugar, dried cranberries, chopped nuts, shredded coconut and maple syrup, in an array of stackable plastic containers. The night before, make oatmeal every in a slow cooker, and in the morning you can whip the tops off the topping containers and let the kids dress their own bowls of oatmeal with their favorite flavorings. Slow-cooked oatmeal is much creamier than the stovetop variety and many kids prefer the smoother texture.