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Healthy breakfast cereal?


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Hi all, I really don't have time in the mornings to make and eat anything other than breakfast cereal...does anyone have any suggestions for a healthy kind though?

 

Thanks!

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Some of my favorite "healthy" cereals are:

 Kashi heart to heart honey oat, or the warm cinnamon flavor. Or their shredded wheat

Fiber one honey squares or the original.

Kelloggs mini frosted or unfrosted wheats

Special K protein plus cereal(low in sugar, high in protein/fiber)

Lately I have been eating a lot of "kids" cereals, have an addiction for some reason lately. But Kix is low calorie and low sugar, however not to filling. Also plain cheerios.

Cool, thanks. I like the idea of the Special K high protein cereal, I had no idea they even made high-protein cereals!

I really love:

-fiber one honey clusters

-honey nut cheerios

-plain chex mix cereal

-and raisin bran!

There are a lot of brands of granola, but granola has 400-600 calories per cup, but a 1/4 cup adds so much flavor to your cereal!

I used to add in banana chips, sliced banana, soymilk, slivered almonds, raisins, dried fruit into plain cereal, really adds flavor:)

lately i've been having oats with milk, left in the fridge overnight. It soaks up some milk so it's as if it's been cooked but not.

I was wondering if that would work. I used to eat hot oat bran every morning and it really helped with my weight loss. It takes so long to eat when it's hot though, I want to just wolf down breakfast so I can get on with my day. That's a good idea about leaving it in the fridge overnight.

I really like kashi go lean, it's 140 calories per serving and very high in protein & fiber. It's a bit bland, but i'm not much for a sweet tooth but if you add some stevia and some frozen berries! It's very yumm =)

This isn't cereal...but very easy to make. Greek yogurt (sprinkled with stevia), some of the cereal stated above thrown on top as a granola type, and then a cut up apple. Mix all together...it's a lil parfait type thing. Very tasty & filling!

Good luck =]

I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE CEREAL! haha. favorites are :

  • Kashi Go Lean
  • Kashi Honey Sunshine
  • Barbara's Bakery Puffins
  • Honey Bunches of Oats (amazing) 
  • Fiber One Honey Clusters
  • Life- Cinnamon Flavor

My favorite healthy cereal is Nature's Path Smart Bran. It's Bran Buds with added psyllium and oatbran. It's really amazing!

I don't care what anyone says, Cheerios are my #1 cereal.

There really is none.. except maybe Ezekiel cereals. 

Even 'healthy' cereals are overly processed to make them edible.. if it has more then 5 ingredients on the label, don't buy it. Even if you do find something healthy enough, chances are you will be hungry in an hour.

Even my younger sister who knows hardly anything about nutrition, knows that cereal, regardless of brand or type, is NOT filling. Nobody in my family eats cereal because YOU WILL be hungry very shortly after, and it is so easy to overeat it. Does anyone really eat the proper 30g serving size?? 

You say you don't have time? I call bull. If you have time to sit down and eat a bowl of cereal then you have time to grab a piece of fruit and a couple hard boiled eggs and head out the door... and guess what. You can eat those in the car if you want!! AND, get this: this meal will be 100x more satisfying then cereal!

All it takes is a little prep work. Hard boil a dozen eggs on sunday, and you'll have easy snacks for the week. Pre cut veggies or fruit. Make a big salad. Bake some chicken breasts, make a big batch of crock pot oatmeal.. etc. If you do a little planning, it will make your life a whole lot easier. 

 

 

Cereal makes me full. :/

All you have to do is add milk, or maybe peanut butter.

 

Anyways, my favorite healthyish ones are:

kashi golean crunch

cascadian farms (all of them!)

most kashi cereals really...

oatmeal

raisin bran

I third (or fourth.. whatever it's up to now!) the Kashi GoLean, especially the original.  

It's so low (digestible) carbohydrate, it doesn't even enrage my blood sugars, and they won't even stand for a banana in the morning.  It's become a faithful stand-by for me, along with cottage cheese and low-carb yogurt.

 

Edit: I love the fact that there is a "Life - Cinnamon Flavor."  I may have to go look for some cinnamon flavored Life sometime.  Laughing

100g fruit and nut muesli e.g. harvest morn (aldi)

or 

3 weetabix and 30g ready brek mixed with 200+ml hot milk is awesome with honey lol.

 

edit:

i agree cheerios are immense.

why dont you mix cereals up? like have cornflakes with branflakes and crispies. my sister mixes cocopops with ready brek oats so she can have sugar the oats reduces any sugar rush nthat would happen.

bran and wheat are the key really. 100g branflakes with 100ml milk and sliced banana is 485kcals.

or have it with milkshake, so 200ml with 1/2 banana poured over 30g branflakes and you can even have a croissant to side it and its still low :)

Original Post by krystalambro:

Some of my favorite "healthy" cereals are:

 Kashi heart to heart honey oat, or the warm cinnamon flavor. Or their shredded wheat

Fiber one honey squares or the original.

Kelloggs mini frosted or unfrosted wheats

Special K protein plus cereal(low in sugar, high in protein/fiber)

Lately I have been eating a lot of "kids" cereals, have an addiction for some reason lately. But Kix is low calorie and low sugar, however not to filling. Also plain cheerios.

i liked ur ways

Original Post by carmenxox:

 

You say you don't have time? I call bull. If you have time to sit down and eat a bowl of cereal then you have time to grab a piece of fruit and a couple hard boiled eggs and head out the door... and guess what. You can eat those in the car if you want!! AND, get this: this meal will be 100x more satisfying then cereal!

 

 

Haha, way to do it with the tough love! ;)

 

I'm taking baby steps in the right direction. I used to eat a poached egg on dry wheat toast with 1/2 banana, orange juice and milk every morning. Then my schedule got a little more hectic and I quit that, started eating just a 90-calorie granola bar and maybe a banana later on. So I'm trying to quit that too and get some more calories and protein in my breakfast. I do eat a banana or an apple mid-morning. 

 

I know I could eat an egg again in the morning if I could just manage to get up on time. Sometimes you just want a change too. I am trying!

I like:

Kashi Go Lean Crunch! (9g fiber, 10g protein)
Kellogg's Fibre Plus Summer Berry (10g fiber, 5g protein)

I always try to eat the healthiest cereals I can find, and while some taste nasty(bran flakes >.<), others actually taste quite delicious! Here are my favorites:

Kashi Go Lean! Crunch - this is probably the most nutritious out there! Its kind of high calorie(190 per cup), but I'm trying to gain weight anyway, and it has lots of fiber and for a breakfast cereal, is very high in protein(9 grams per cup!)

Fiber One Honey Clusters - This tastes DELICIOUS with a banana added in. It's extremely high in fiber, and has 160 calories per cup.

Kellogg's FiberPlus Berry Yogurt Crunch - This cereal is also really yummy. Fiber one is slightly more nutritious, but this cereal is also very healthy and I personally think it tastes better.

My favourite is Kashi Honey Almond Flax, with a quarter cup of sliced strawberries, a quarter cup of blueberries, a tablespoon of freshly ground flaxseed and a cup of Natrel Sim Milk.

Original Post by kittycats502:

Kashi Go Lean! Crunch - this is probably the most nutritious out there! Its kind of high calorie(190 per cup), but I'm trying to gain weight anyway, and it has lots of fiber and for a breakfast cereal, is very high in protein(9 grams per cup!)

 

I have a cup of cereal with berries and ground flaxseed every morning, and this is the LOWEST calorie cereal I eat!

 

I used to mix my own muesli with whatever I felt like or had lying around: oat flakes, flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, flaked or slivered almonds, bran flakes, raisins, dried cranberries, etc. Pretty calorie-dense, but very satisfying and very healthy, and you know exactly what the ingredients are!

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