Guess Who's Gunna Be Featured on the Front of Cheerios Boxes?

by Amie on April 6, 2010

Yep, You Guessed it…Me….

I am one of the winners for the Expressions of Hunger Video Contest who will be featured on the front of  Cheerios Boxes, sold exclusively at nationwide ShopRite stores this Fall 2010!

The Expressions of Hunger Video Contest focused on sharing emotions, thoughts and feelings through music, poetry, performance, art and storytelling to enlighten others about hunger in our community.

I am looking forward to my Cheerios photo shoot and I’ll be sure to let you all know when my picture and name are in the cereal aisles!

Keeping in line with my cereal theme of the day, I thought I’d share with you a tasty breakfast idea that is an easy go-to-snack and convenient on-the-go breakfast idea…Enjoy!

Amie’s Homeade ‘Oaties’ Bars


  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup rice milk
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flax seed or wheat germ
  • 2 Eggland’s Best egg whites or egg substitute
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (from a large orange)
  • 1 tsp. orange peel zest
  • 1 tsp. vanilla (gluten free)
  • 2 Tbsp. raw cacao or dark chocolate chips
  • 3 Tbsp. unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • Dash of sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl and blend well.
  • In a separate bowl, combine rice milk, egg whites, orange juice, vanilla, and applesauce.
  • Combine dry and wet ingredients; mix well.
  • Spread mixture evenly onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake until edges are crispy and brown.
  • Cut into bars.

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Heather (Where's the Beach) April 6, 2010 at 10:23 am

Congrats – how cool!!! Those oaties bars sound great too.


Quinn April 6, 2010 at 12:04 pm

Sooooo exciting!!!!! I didn’t even know you were applying! Can’t wait to see your face in the grocery!


janetha April 6, 2010 at 12:09 pm

wow! congrats!! so awesome


cookinfanatic April 6, 2010 at 12:15 pm

congratulations girl! now if only i had a shoprite in richmond….!!!


The Healthy Hostess April 6, 2010 at 12:29 pm

That is soo exciting! I feel so cool to even “know” you! :) Yay! Love the recipe too!


Deirdre April 6, 2010 at 12:40 pm

Congrats! Good for you!


Jacquie April 6, 2010 at 12:49 pm

Yay! I get to see your beautiful face everywhere :)


Mellissa April 6, 2010 at 12:59 pm

How exciting, you will look GREAT on that box ;)


allijag April 6, 2010 at 1:22 pm

Amie!!!!!! That’s awesome! Congrats and OMG I can’t wait to buy it and walk around with it saying – THIS IS MY FRIEND AMIE! :)


homecookedem April 6, 2010 at 3:13 pm

Omg, that’s awesome!! Congrats!! They sure did pick a pretty lady to go on the front of their box, that’s for sure!! :) How exciting!!!!!!!!


The Healthy Apple April 6, 2010 at 4:03 pm

Thank you so much, Ladies…you’re all so sweet…I’ll surely let you know when you can raid the shelves for my boxes, hehehe..,,,have a wonderful day!


Morgan April 6, 2010 at 4:33 pm

Congratulations! That is really exciting! This recipe looks awesome, Im definitely going to have to try it!


Lauren @ Eat, Drink, and Be Hopeful April 6, 2010 at 4:54 pm

WOW!!!! That is so so exciting. Oh my gosh..congratulations!!!!


Kelly April 6, 2010 at 5:13 pm

Congrats! How fun.


Sweet and Fit April 8, 2010 at 12:10 am

congrats! had no idea you applied for this! love the oat bar recipe, will be giving it a try soon =)


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