What was your favorite part of the day when you were a child? Snack time and recess are probably the first things that come to mind, but there’s only one thing that got us out of bed in the morning: a delicious bowl of cereal.
Though some brands — like Fruity Pebbles or Fruit Loops — are targeted towards children, who doesn’t love enjoying a sugary bowl of heaven first thing in the morning? Making the perfect bowl of cereal is simple: All you have to do is find the best milk to pair with it.
Milk preference is a very personal choice, and we understand that. Nonetheless, if you’re willing to try something new, we’ve come up with four perfect cereal and milk pairings that are sure to get you out of bed in the morning.
Start your day right with these cereal and milk pairings.
Cinnamon Toast Crunch with Skim
Everyone knows that the best part of Cinnamon Toast Crunch is drinking the sugary, cinnamon-loaded milk that remains once you’re finished the cereal. If you paired this brand with whole or soy milk, the thick texture with the cinnamon sugar may be a little too much. Keep it light and refreshing with skim milk instead.
Reese’s Puffs with Whole Milk
This is possibly the easiest DIY chocolate milk recipe you’ll ever find. Reese’s Puffs are best paired with whole milk because soon after they’re combined, the milk extracts the chocolate from the cereal, creating a delicious bowl of chocolate milk. If you use whole milk, the result will be a thick and creamy treat.
Raisin Bran with Almond Milk
The raisins in Raisin Bran paired with the rich taste of almond milk will create a flavor that is similar to trail mix. Fuel your morning with this simple, yet delicious combination.
Special K with Soy Milk
Special K is best known for being a healthy alternative to its sugary competitors. That being said, it only makes sense to pair it with a healthy dairy alternative, right? Together, these two create the ultimate, guilt-free bowl of cereal.