Yum Peaceful Cooking: October 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

Krusteaz Muffin Waffles & Giveaway

I know you've seen the boxes at the market. I mean, they've been around for longer than you and I have been alive.

(So glad I can say that. They may not card me at the market anymore, but I'm still younger than Krusteaz.)

Although, age is a huge plus when it comes to product. They must be doing something right.

Besides making a reliable product, they keep up with the times as well. They know what we like. They know that when the weather cools we like seasonal flavors such as pumpkin and cranberry.

They also know that we are more and more conscientious about what we eat. They have gluten free mixes as well as organic. Although I'm going to be specifically talking about the fun seasonal flavors, I did want to let you know that there are other options.

Not that long ago, a big ole package full of 10 boxes of Krusteaz mixes, a cool tote, an oven mitt and a selfie stick arrived at my door. Yes, I now own a selfie stick. I have to admit that I did need to read the directions to figure out how such a gadget works (another age reference? Hush).

Let me start by saying....it's been years since I've made pancakes. Everyone knows how good pancakes and muffins are and Krusteaz mixes are no exception. Simple, moist, fluffy....all those good things we expect. I had lots of fun making blueberry pancakes for breakfast. I only messed one of them up when I tried to flip the thing too soon, but we won't dwell on that.

What I really want to share with you is something totally cool! Did you know....that you can make waffles with muffin mix?

Ya!! For reals. You don't even have to do anything special to the mix. Simply follow the directions on the box and pour the mix into a waffle iron instead of a muffin pan.

How cool is that?!

What you see here is the lovely Cranberry Orange Muffin mix doing something so unmuffin like and she's totally loving it. A few minutes (3.5 - 4 in a Belgian waffle maker) and BAM! The aroma of sweet orange and tart cranberries begin to waif through the air and you find yourself counting the seconds until you can scoop her onto a plate.

Oh baby....let me introduce you to Mr. Maple Syrup.

Pumpkin Spice was just as nice. A side of basted eggs and bacon are a must. Next thing you know, you've got yourself a breakfast fit for a lumber jack because, of course, your eyes are much bigger than your stomach when you're anticipating something so delicious.

One bite....

Two bites....

Oh man. Such a fun Sunday morning breakfast.

Then.....if you have some of the mix left over? Just pour it into a muffin pan and bake them for later.

Nothing wasted. All's good in the world of Krusteaz.

(And I'm super stuffed!)

Now...you may have noticed the word GIVEAWAY in the title.

Guess what? You get a chance to try this out yourself. For free!

One lucky winner will receive the following Krusteaz products:

2 boxes of Buttermilk Pancake mix
2 boxes of Blueberry Pancake mix
2 boxes of Pumpkin Spice Pancake mix
2 boxes of Pumpkin Spice Muffin mix
2 boxes of Cranberry Orange Muffin mix
1 Krusteaz branded tote bag
1 Krusteaz oven mitt
1 Krusteaz selfie stick (it comes in instructions)

Just in time for the holidays!!!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

This giveaway is open to US residents only. This giveaway will run from Tuesday, November 1, 2016 through Friday, November 7, 2016 (11:59 pm PT). A winner will be notified within 48 hours of the close of the contest and given 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen. 

I was not compensated for this post, however Krusteaz supplied me with samples. They are also supplying the products for the giveaway.  
All opinions are my own.