Puffed Cereal Breakfast Bowl

Often the best way to enjoy seasonal produce is in the simplest of meals. Sweet, in-season berries elevate an otherwise ordinary bowl of cereal. If you peruse the cereal aisle in a natural foods section, you’ll likely find a variety of puffed grains, usually unsweetened, which make for a healthy, crunchy and satisfying cold breakfast for warm spring mornings. My favorites are puffed quinoa, puffed rice, and puffed kamut. I love the wonderful snap, crackle and pop! Try a little sprinkle of homemade granola on top, for extra crunch.

Puffed Cereal Bowl w/ Berries

Grain | Protein | Fruit
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Active Time: 5 minutes
Servings 1

Ingredients
 

Grain

  • 1 cup puffed cereal of choice, 1 oz

Protein

  • 3/4 cup plant-based milk of choice, 6 oz
  • 1 Tbsp nuts or seeds (I like pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, and sliced almonds), 0.5 oz

Fruit

  • 3/4 cup sweet, in-season berries, 6 oz

Seasonings

  • A dash of cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • Assemble your cereal bowl, pair with your beverage of choice, and find a peaceful spot to gratefully enjoy your morning meal.

Notes

  • I highly recommend making your own nut-based milk, if you’re interested. Fresh nut milk can be made ahead and keeps well in the fridge for about four days. See this page for an excellent tutorial.
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7 Comments

  1. KJ

    This is shockingly good and surprisingly filling! It’s also the first time I’ve had cold cereal in years, so it was a real treat!

    • I know this is my go to breakfast! I never liked cereal before beginning my recovery journey either!

  2. This was an absolute hit with my pre-school aged girls; which is a huge bonus for me, meaning I don’t have to prep different meals for each family member! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  3. Debora

    Hi
    I’m confused about cereal I was told this puffed rice ( crispy rice errowhead) has sweetener on it and it has to be zero sugar/sweetener for the BLE no?

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