Journal prompts: cereal

My one true love!

A bit of a random one, but this prompt jumped out at me!

When you have cereal, do you have more milk than cereal or more cereal than milk?

This is not a small deal – I don’t have cereal often, so if I do, I want it perfect! For a start, none of this healthy rubbish. No All-Bran, or unsweetened Cornflakes or molar-snapping museli. I want something packed full of sugar. It doesn’t have to taste of chocolate, but it does have to be tooth-rottingly sweet. Crunchy Nut Cornflakes are good. I like Krave, despite the stupid spelling of the name. Cookie Crisp is my favourite, I think.

Then, once I have my favourite bowl – both wide and deep, for maximum amounts of cereal – I pour the cereal in, followed by the milk. This is important – the milk can come no further up than half way. Just under half way, actually. The milk has to be semi-skimmed. No skimmed milk – that’s just white water. I’ve never actually tasted full fat milk, to the best of my knowledge, but I suppose I should make some nod towards health!

Cereal is a real treat because I’m supposed to be on a diet. I can have cereal, but only the boring healthy ones, and only 30g of it. 30g! That’s nothing! I can’t get filled up for the day on that! Plus, I’m not a big milk drinker as I don’t drink tea or coffee, so more often than not if I buy a pint of milk, most of it is just wasted.

So, if I do get to have cereal, it’s go big or go home. But only in my favourite bowl, and only with the correct ratio of cereal to milk! Too much milk and the cereal gets too soggy. Too little, and it’s all too hard and crunchy. Tell you what, Goldilocks had nothing on me!