Finding vegan products in grocery stores has never been easier. Not only are massive 100 percent vegan grocery stores popping up around the globe, but many big name grocery stores carry an abundance of plant-based options as well. And while there is no shortage of different vegan cereals to buy and enjoy, not all of those cereals are the most healthy for you (Captain Crunch, anyone?).
We don’t think you should have to give up your favorite Sunday morning ritual — consuming a big bowl of cereal with your favorite plant based milk — in order to be healthy, so we’ve scoured Amazon to find 15 different plant-based cereal options that offer enough nutritional benefits to help you start your day feeling satisfied and strong. Check them out below!
Nature's Path Organic Gluten-Free Sunrise Crunchy Maple
Nature’s Path Organic Gluten-Free Sunrise Crunchy Maple contains corn, rice, flax, quinoa, buckwheat and amaranth. The cereal contains .15 grams of Omega-3 per serving, which is 11 percent of the recommended daily value of 1.3 grams. The cereal features a variety of crunchy textures from flakes, puffs and crispies. You can pick up two boxes for $18.54.
Living Intentions Activated Superfood Cereal in Cacao Crunch
Living Intentions Activated Superfood Cereal in Cacao Crunch is organic, probiotic, non-GMO, gluten free, paleo, vegan, and kosher. The cereal contains chocolatey dates, crunchy coconut, and raw cacao. It also features herbs like reishi and astragalus, as well as 2 billion cfu’s of probiotic cultures in each bag to Support immune health. You can pick up 9 ounces for $8.99.
ELAN Original Granola Cereal in Almond Pecan Walnut Coconut
ELAN Original Granola Cereal in Almond Pecan Walnut Coconut is gluten-free, whole grain, vegan, non-GMO, soy-free, salt-free, and dairy-free. It’s also high in all natural fiber, protein, antioxidants, omega 3s, and iron. Its ingredients are Gluten Free Rolled Oats, Walnuts, Pecans, Almonds, Unsweetened Coconut, Vermont Maple Syrup, Pumpkin Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, and Organic Virgin Coconut Oil. You can pick up a 1.33 pound Bag for $23.74.
Kashi Sweet Potato Sunshine Cereal
Kashi Sweet Potato Sunshine Cereal is packed with the antioxidant beta-carotene and has 4 grams of fiber and 5 grams of protein. It is made with organic, non-GMO project verified ingredients and is vegan. The cereal is made with 100 percent whole grains and sweet potatoes sourced from Eastern North Carolina which provide vitamin A, fiber, and potassium. You can buy a 10.5 ounce box for $3.32.
Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Organic Sprouted Grain Cereal, Golden Flax
This Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Organic Sprouted Grain Cereal, Golden Flax is all natural, kosher certified, organic, vegan, dairy free, yeast free, flourless, and contains no conditioners, additives, artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives. It’s low glycemic and ships in certified frustration-free packaging. You can pick up a pack of six 16 ounce boxes for $42.95.
Back to Nature Granola, Apple Blueberry
Back to Nature Granola, Apple Blueberry is non-GMO project verified, contains no high fructose corn syrup, and has no artificial preservatives, flavors, or colors. The vegan granola has sweet pieces of apples and dried little blueberries, and is further weetened with fruit juice concentrate and cane sugar. You can buy 12.5 ounces for $4.03.
Fiber One Cereal, Original Bran, Whole Grain Cereal
Fiber One Cereal, Original Bran, Whole Grain Cereal is made with 13 grams of whole grain per serving. Its ingredients are Whole Grain Wheat, Corn Bran, Modified Wheat Starch, Xanthan Gum, Color Added, Cellulose Gum, Salt, Baking Soda, *Phenylketonurics: Contains Phenylalanine. Aspartame breaks down into phenylalanine, and when it combines with amino acids (which occurs naturally in food), it becomes aspartame. You can buy 16.2 ounces for $3.49.
Arrowhead Mills Puffed Millet Cereal
Arrowhead Mills Puffed Millet Cereal is made from pure puffed whole grain millet. It has a complete protein and fat composition and contains no added salt or sugar. It is low fat, sodium free, and cholesterol free, and is all natural with no artificial ingredients. You can buy 6 ounces for $1.40.
Cascadian Farm Organic Fruitful O's Cereal
Cascadian Farm Organic Fruitful O’s Cereal is a naturally fruit flavored sweetened organic corn and oat cereal and a certified organic fruity cereal made without GMOS or synthetic pesticides. One customer praises the cereal’s “simply refreshing charming flavor.” You can pick up a 10.2 oz Box for $4.07.
Barbara's Bakery Puffins Cereal, Original
Barbara’s Bakery Puffins Cereal, Original is made with crunchy corn and oat pillows sweetened with molasses for a heart-healthy 5 grams of fiber and 5 grams of sugar. The cereal is low in fat and has a non-GMO Project Verified seal. You can buy a 10 ounce pack of six for $22.69.
Kashi 7 Whole Grain Puffs Cereal
Kashi 7 Whole Grain Puffs Cereal is made with Kashi Seven Whole Grains & Sesame Blend (Whole Hard Red Wheat, Whole Brown Rice, Whole Oats, Whole Barley, Whole Triticale, Whole Rye, Whole Buckwheat, Sesame Seeds). It is vegan and sodium free, and non-GMO Project Verified. You can buy a 6.5 ounce box for $3.00.
KIND Healthy Grains Granola Clusters, Vanilla Blueberry with Flax Seeds
KIND Healthy Grains Granola Clusters, Vanilla Blueberry with Flax Seeds are gluten-free and made wth whole grains (gluten free oats, brown rice, buckwheat, millet, amaranth, quinoa), dried cane syrup, flax seeds, chicory root fiber, non GMO canola oil, vanilla extract, molasses, apple puree, plum puree, apple juice, blueberry puree, brown rice syrup, glycerine, sea salt, Natural Vitamin E (to maintain freshness), citrus fiber, citrus pectin, natural flavor. You can pick up a three count of 11-ounce bags for $13.47.
Nature's Path Love Crunch Premium Organic Granola, Dark Chocolate and Red Berries
Nature’s Path Love Crunch Premium Organic Granola, Dark Chocolate and Red Berries are made with rolled oats*, evaporated cane juice*, soy oil*, rolled spelt (wheat)*, dark chocolate chunks* (evaporated cane juice*, unsweetened chocolate*, cocoa butter*, soy lecithin*, vanilla*), flax seeds*, dried coconut*, cocoa*, freeze-dried berry blend* (freeze-dried strawberries*, freeze-dried raspberries*), rice starch*, sea salt, natural chocolate flavor, natural vanilla flavor, tocopherols (natural vitamin E). *Organic. You can buy 26.4 ounces for $10.74.
Purely Elizabeth Ancient Grain Granola Minis Gluten Free Original
Purely Elizabeth Ancient Grain Granola Minis Gluten Free Original is made with made with organic quinoa, amaranth, and chia. It is gluten-free, sweetened with organic coconut sugar, made with over 70 percent organic ingredients certified organic through Organic Certifiers, and has no artificial flavors or colors. You can pick up a 2 ounce pack of eight for $23.72.
Bob's Red Mill Old Country Style Muesli Cereal
Bob’s Red Mill Old Country Style Muesli Cereal is made with whole grain rolled oats, wheat, rye, and triticale with barley flakes, almond slivers, date crumbles, raisins, flax seeds, sunflower seeds and walnuts. It is vegan, 100 percent whole grain, and has 4 grams of protein per serving. You can buy an 18-ounce pack of four for $14.72.
Make Your Own!
If you’re excited to begin your healthy plant-based cereal journey, we also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook.
It’s where we found this recipe for gluten-free 3-Ingredient Berry Cereal by Sara Grandominico! We’re also loving this gluten-free Cookie Crisp Cereal by Emma D’Alessandro and this gluten-free Chocolate Protein Cereal by Laura Peill. The Food Monster App has more than 8,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to ten new recipes per day. Check it out!
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