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Weet-Bix Wake-Up Shake & Weet-Bix Breakfast Trifle

Put on your chef’s hat and create a Better Brekkie thanks to Celebrity Chef Michael Van de Elzen & Weet-Bix

Star chef Michael Van de Elzen is on a mission to make breakfast a more exciting time of day, so he has teamed up with Weet-Bix to inspire Kiwi families to eat a Better Brekkie.

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Working with Weet-Bix on fresh ideas for wholesome and nutritious Better Brekkies, even Michael has been surprised at how versatile an ingredient the long-time breakfast favourite can be. “It makes a great, nutritious base and from there it’s so easy to build in the flavour.”

From a breakfast trifle and a wake-up shake, to Weet-Bix bircher muesli, porridge and pancakes, through his Better Brekkie recipes Michael has brought a chef’s flair to the first meal of the day. But his recipes are still quick, simple and family friendly.

Thanks to this delicious new collaboration, we have 4 family size boxes of Weet-Bix to give away, so your lucky family can try Michael’s yummy recipes below;


Weet-Bix Wake-Up Shake


(Serves 2)

With all the goodness of bananas, dates and Weet-Bix, the Weet-Bix Wake-Up Shake delivers a source of iron and fibre.


  • 2 Weet-Bix wheat biscuits
  • 300ml So Good Almond Milk
  • 1 banana
  • 4 dates
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds


  • Place the Weet-Bix into a blender with the So Good Almond Milk and let soak for a minute to soften.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and blend until smooth.


Weet-Bix Breakfast Trifle


(Serves 4)

Try Weet-Bix Breakfast Trifle for a treat that delivers fibre and fruit – while being just a little indulgent


  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup unsweetened yogurt
  • 4 Weet-Bix wheat biscuits
  • ½ cup toasted pecans


  • Using a small saucepan, heat the blueberries and reduce for a couple minutes until thick.
  • Take a glass (approximately 270ml) and start to layer your trifle, starting with ½ crushed Weet-Bix followed by a spoonful of yogurt, then the blueberry mix and pecans. Repeating once again.
  • Finishing with a layer of the crushed pecan nuts. Sit for a few minutes to allow the Weet-Bix to soften before eating.


For more information on the Better Brekkie see www.weetbix.co.nz/the-better-brekkie-programme/


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