DIY Microwaveable Hot/cold Packs

For years, I’ve been buying those microwaveable hot packs filled with wheat. The heat doesn’t last as long as a hot water bottle, but they’re quicker to heat up. Over the years, I’ve burnt a few, too. Leave it in the Microwave for a few seconds too long and it starts smelling of burnt cereal, and then every time you re-heat it the smell won’t go as the seeds are burnt. So, as I’m very likely to over-heat them again, I thought I’d try and make my own as it works out much cheaper. It was surprisingly easy.

I used rice for mine, but you can use wheat or a number of other cereals.

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