Looking to eat a bit healthier but don’t want to ditch your cereal? It’s always nice to enjoy a fruit smoothie for breakfast, but sometimes you just want something with a satisfying crunch! Luckily, there are many nutritious, vegan-friendly cereals at grocery stores around the country! Try out one of these healthy, plant-based cereals next time you are deciding what to eat for breakfast. We’ve also included some recipes from the Food Monster App for homemade cereals!
1. One Degree Organic Foods – Organic Sprouted Brown Rice Cacao Crisps
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If you love the sweet taste of chocolate, try out Organic Sprouted Brown Rice Cacao Crisps made by One Degree Organic Foods. This cereal is made with brown rice and sprouted grains, so not only is it filled with chocolaty-deliciousness, but it is good for you too! This cereal is sweetened with organic cacao as well as organic palm sugar. One 2/3 cup serving has two grams of protein and is 120 calories. You can purchase this lovely breakfast treat on Amazon Fresh. You could always try making this 3-Ingredient Chocolate Cereal if you feel like making your own!
2. Nature’s Path – Organic Coconut Chia Granola Cereal
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The Organic Coconut Chia Granola Cereal by Nature’s Path is made with crunchy clusters of whole-grain oats, chia seeds, and of course, coconut! This cereal is sure to give you the perfect boost to start your day. It even has 5 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber for every 3/4 cup serving! You can find this cereal on Amazon Fresh for $2.89. If you love the combination of coconut and chia seeds, try out this recipe for Coconut Vanilla Chia Pudding.
3. Go Raw – Organic Raw Sprouted Live Chocolate Granola
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If you are trying to eat raw, try out this Organic Raw Sprouted Live Chocolate Granola from Go Raw. This granola cereal combination consists of sprouted seeds, coconut, dates, buckwheat, and of course — granola! You could also sprinkle this chocolate treat on some ice cream to jazz up your desserts! One 1/3 cup serving is 240 calories, and has five grams of protein. You can order a pack of two of these cereals on Amazon Fresh for $25.48.. You could also try making your own Chocolate Granola.
4. Cascadian Farm – Organic Cinnamon Crunch Cereal
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If your favorite cereal as a kid was Captain Crunch, you need to try this healthier, organic version by Cascadian Farm. This Cinnamon Crunch Cereal is pretty simple — organic, whole-grain squares, sprinkled lightly with cinnamon sugar! One serving has 110 calories and three grams of fiber, and is available on Amazon Fresh. If you prefer to create your own cinnamon-y cereal, try out this recipe for Homemade Cinnamon Toast Crunch.
5. Envirokidz – Organic Peanut Butter and Chocolate Leapin’ Lemurs
If you love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, try out the Organic Peanut Butter and Chocolate Leapin’ Lemurs by Envirokidz. This cereal is made with puffed corn that are made of a mixture of peanut butter and chocolate. There is a satisfying crunch with each bite, and it curbs cravings! Organic Peanut Butter and Chocolate Leapin’ Lemurs is also gluten-free, wheat-free, and has two grams of protein for every 2/3 cups serving. This product is available on Amazon Fresh for $2.99. You can always try making these Chocolate Peanut-Butter Cereal Treats at home, too.
6. Kashi – Strawberry Fields Cereal
Kashi Strawberry Fields Cereal is perfect if you are in the mood for something fruity and sweet! It is made with organic long grain rice, organic hard red wheat, organic evaporated cane juice, organic freeze-dried strawberries, organic brown rice syrup, sea salt, and organic freeze-dried raspberries. If you want to make this cereal extra-delicious, try adding some fresh fruit on top! A one cup serving has 200 calories and three grams of fiber. This cereal is available on Amazon Fresh. You can also try making this 3-Berry Cereal.
7. Food For Life – Sprouted Whole Grain Cereal Almond
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This Almond Sprouted Whole-Grain Cereal is all-organic and so good for you! It is made with sprouted wheat, malted barley, almonds, sprouted barley millet, lentils, sprouted soybeans, and sprouted spelt. A 1/2 cup serving of this cereal has 200 calories and a whooping eight grams of protein! This cereal is available on Amazon Fresh. If you want to make your own cereal that’s high in protein, try out this recipe for Chocolate Protein Cereal.
8. Vigilant Eats – Organic Superfood Oat Based Cereal, Coconut Maple Vanilla
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If you are looking for a delicious, healthy, plant-based cereal on-the-go, try the Organic Superfood Oat Based Cereal, Coconut, Maple, Vanilla, from Vigilant Eats. The cereal comes in a pre-packaged 2.3 ounce cup, and includes hempmilk powder inside the cereal, so all you have to do is add cold water and voilà — breakfast is served! This cereal is gluten-free and soy-free, and has no additives, preservatives, or added sugar. A pack of 12 is available on Amazon Fresh for $42.41. If you love the taste of maple and coconut, try out this recipe for Maple Coconut Caramel Macaroons.
9. Barbara’s Bakery – Multigrain Honest O’s Cereal
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In the mood for a Cheerio-like cereal? This this Multigrain Honet O’s Cereal from Barbara’s Bakery! It is made with pure oats, and is a great source of Vitamin C, D, calcium, and iron! A one cup serving is 150 calories, and has nine grams of whole grains! This cereal is available on Amazon Fresh. You could always try out this recipe for Apple Walnut Spice Granola.
10. Arrowhead Mills – Organic Oat Bran Flakes Cereal
Arrowhead Mills Organic Oat Bran Flakes Cereal is a great way to start your morning — especially if you throw some fresh fruit on top! This cereal is gluten-free, and contains 16 grams of whole grains per one cup serving, that will keep you energized for the whole day. This product is available on Amazon Fresh. You can also try this recipe for Cereal Doughnuts.
For more cereal ideas, check out this article on 9 Healthy, Whole-Grain Cold Cereals as well as These 15 Vegan Cereal Brands Are Nutritious an Delicious!
We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, where you can find recipes like; Cookie-Crisp Cereal, Homemade Reese’s Puffs Cereal, and Popped Amaranth Cereal. The App is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
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