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Monday, May 5, 2014

Banana Puddin' Parfait and the Scan & Go App!!

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Banana Puddin' Parfait - a cool and refreshing dessert idea - perfect for summer potlucks and parties! #parfait #banana #CollectiveBias #shop

Banana Puddin' Parfait - a cool and refreshing dessert idea - perfect for summer potlucks and parties! #parfait #banana #CollectiveBias #shop



Like many of you, I'm a busy mom. I appreciate products and services that save me time and money - or ones that help me stay withing my budget! I recently found out that Walmart has a Scan & Go app for my smartphone that makes shopping so much more convenient!! 

Have you heard of the Scan & Go app at Walmart?! I had never heard of it until recently! I'm not sure if I have been living under a rock or what, but I was so excited to find out that my local Walmart was one of the stores that the Scan & Go app works in! We have many stores in which the Scan & Go app works at here in the valley! (You can check this list of cities to see if the app is available at your local Walmart!) 

I needed to head to Walmart to pick up some things to make Banana Puddin' Parfaits for a party - and I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to check out the Scan & Go app!

First of all, you will need to download the Scan & Go app to your smartphone. It works with iPhone and Android devices.

Banana Puddin' Parfait - a cool and refreshing dessert idea - perfect for summer potlucks and parties! #parfait #banana #CollectiveBias #shop

Next, you'll need to head to your local Walmart that has the Scan & Go feature available. You may be prompted to sign into your Walmart account - and if you don't have one, no worries, it's easy and free to sign up for one!

Banana Puddin' Parfait - a cool and refreshing dessert idea - perfect for summer potlucks and parties! #parfait #banana #CollectiveBias #shop

You're going to want to open your Walmart app and select your store from the "Find a Store" menu. Scroll down and find where it says, "In-Store Mode" and make sure the box is checked. Hit the menu bar in the upper left hand corner and select the home screen. You should see an option for the "Scan & Go" in green, near the top of your screen. Click it - you're all set to scan & go!

Banana Puddin' Parfait - a cool and refreshing dessert idea - perfect for summer potlucks and parties! #parfait #banana #CollectiveBias #shop

As you make your way around the store and add items to your cart, simply click the "scan button" on your phone and place it over the bar code on the product. Keep scanning new products as you place them in your cart. Once you have everything you need, head to the self check-out lane in the front of the store. Select the checkout button on your phone and the Scan & Go button on the register. Follow the prompt to scan the QR code. Your basket and total will be transferred over to the register for checkout. Select your method of payment and finish checking out! Easy peasy! 

Banana Puddin' Parfait - a cool and refreshing dessert idea - perfect for summer potlucks and parties! #parfait #banana #CollectiveBias #shop

For me, it was super convenient to get what I needed for the Banana Puddin' Parfaits! I was able to scan it all as I added it to my cart and I checked out on my own. I didn't have to wait in any lines. Yay!! Since the Scan & Go app keeps a running total of everything I scanned as I put them in my basket, I knew my total BEFORE I hit the checkout. The best part? I was in and out of the store in no time!


I have to say, I was thoroughly impressed with the Scan & Go app. I wish I had known about this app sooner - which is why I am so excited to share it with YOU - so you know about it too! This is definitely an app I will continue to use!

Banana Puddin' Parfait - a cool and refreshing dessert idea - perfect for summer potlucks and parties! #parfait #banana #CollectiveBias #shop

I told y'all I picked up some things to make Banana Puddin' Parfaits, so let's share that recipe! It's perfect for warmer weather and parties! I picked up some 9 oz. clear plastic cups for mine since we were eating them outside! No broken glass to deal with! :) Plus, it made clean-up a breeze!

Banana Puddin' Parfait - a cool and refreshing dessert idea - perfect for summer potlucks and parties! #parfait #banana #CollectiveBias #shop



Banana Puddin' Parfait
Printable recipe
Yield: 6 servings

1 box (5.1 oz.) banana cream instant pudding and pie filling mix
3 cups milk
2 cups Nilla wafers
1 cup heavy cream
2 tbsp. powdered sugar
3 bananas, chopped or sliced
Additional Nilla wafers for garnish, if desired


In a medium bowl, combine the pudding mix and milk according to package directions. Place in the refrigerator while you prepare the rest of the parfait.


Place 2 cups of Nilla wafers in a food processor and pulse until it resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.


In a medium mixing bowl, beat the heavy cream and powdered sugar on HIGH speed until stiff. Set aside.

In parfait glasses, layer some of the pudding mix, Nilla wafers, sweetened whipped cream and bananas. Follow with an additional layer of pudding mix, Nilla wafers and sweetened whipped cream. Refrigerate until serving time. Garnish with an additional Nilla wafer, if desired.


Banana Puddin' Parfait - a cool and refreshing dessert idea - perfect for summer potlucks and parties! #parfait #banana #CollectiveBias #shop

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13 comments:

  1. What a delicious dessert! Blessings, Catherine xo

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  2. Looks yummy! Thanks for joining us at Marvelous Mondays, pinned.

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  3. Jamie, these pudding parfaits look just totally delicious and I'd like one right now! The app sounds so cool and I love learning about new tech. Thanks for sharing and pinning! Hugs!

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  4. that looks like a great app!! I need it ;o) And your parfait is amazing! Must be parfait week, because I posted one this week too ;o) pinned! Emily@nap-timecreations.com

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  5. I am very interested in the app. Have you used it for a big grocery haul or just small trips? Now I need to go to Walmart for your parfait ingredients. Yum!

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    1. So far, I have only used it for smaller grocery trips! The app is so easy to use that I may try it on a bigger trip! :)

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  6. Had no clue about the Scan and Go app either. Thanks so much for spreading the word.

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  7. Yum! Love these banana pudding parfaits! Pinned! =)
    Thanks for the info about the scan and go app!

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  8. These parfaits look amazing! Thank you so much for joining us this week, at Simple Supper Tuesday.

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  9. I would use that app just to not stand in those awful, long lines!
    Banana pudding is one of my husband's and son's favorites. Individual servings make food so much more fun. Thank you for sharing, Jamie.

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  10. I'm a new fan, love your recipes and stories. Thank you for sharing with us.

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  11. They look yummy, I love banana in desserts. Thanks for linking up to Sweet and Savoury Sunday, stop by and link up again. Have a great day!!

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I love reading your comments. Thanks so much for taking the time to read and respond. :)

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