10 min 4
Toasted Cinnamon Vanilla Coconut Cereal
Cinnamon is a natural sweetener, so when you’re missing cereal, look no further than this crunchy alternative to sugary breakfast bowls. All you need is ½ cup with unsweetened almond milk. The fiber-rich coconut will fill you up all morning.
2 cups unsweetened shaved coconut
½ cup crushed walnuts
1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped out
Unsweetened almond milk
TipsCoconut is high in carbs in large quantities, but it’s full of the good fats you need, so you can get full on just a little.
Directions Preparing:5 minCooking:5 min
Step 1Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Step 2Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
Step 3Spread out the coconut and walnuts in an even layer on the prepared sheet. Toast in the oven until light brown, about 5 minutes.
Step 4As soon as the coconut and walnuts come out of the oven, sprinkle them with the vanilla bean seeds, cinnamon, and stevia and toss to evenly coat. Taste and adjust the flavor as desired with more cinnamon, stevia, or both.
Step 5Put ½ cup of this cereal in a bowl and pour in your preferred amount of unsweetened almond milk. Serve immediately. Store any unused cereal in an airtight container at room temperature.
Nutrition Facts (per serving of 4)