Got milk? Prizes offered for pics of teens’ breakfasts

Triplicate Staff

High school students in Del Norte County have a chance to win $1,000 simply by snapping a photo of their breakfast.

The California Milk Processor Board, creator of the "Got Milk?" advertising campaign, invites California teens 13andndash;18 years old to participate in the Breakfast Challenge. Students should post a picture of their breakfast with milk on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and tag the image using the hashtag #gotmilkinmybreakfast.

The three photos with the most likes on the Facebook contest page will win cash prizes. The Grand Prize winner will receive $1,000 and two runners-up will each receive a $200 gift card.

This is the board's seventh annual Breakfast Challenge to remind students that eating breakfast helps them do better in school. The Breakfast Challenge runs from August to


For more information on the challenge, social media contest and for easy breakfast recipes, . Find "Got Milk?" on Facebook, on Twitter at@gotmilkand on Instagram at@officialgotmilk.

Purple Power Smoothie


8 ounces frozen blueberries

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon honey

1andfrac12; cups 2% milk

Pinch of ground cardamom


Take the blueberries out of the freezer 30 minutes before using.

Mix the blueberries in a blender with the lemon juice, honey and milk. Add a sprinkle of cardamom before serving.

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal


2 cups old-fashioned oatmeal

4 cups fat-free milk

Pinch of salt

4 tablespoons peanut butter

2 bananas, sliced


Combine the oatmeal, milk and salt in microwave-safe bowl and give a quick whisk.

Cook the oatmeal according to the package directions.

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