Recipe for Gluten free, low carb cold BREAKFAST CEREAL

cereal

This is very close to how ours looks. Our walnuts are chopped in smaller pieces.

INGREDIENTS:  It’s got walnuts and unsweetened coconut in it.

Actually, that’s all that’s in it!

For 1 bowl:
Chop 1/4 cup walnuts
Add to 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut.
Top it with 2/3 cup of unsweetened almond milk and a teaspoon or less of stevia.

There! A great filling breakfast and it’s gluten-free and low carb.

*And, may I add that walnuts are full of Omega 3 fats which help fight inflammation and free radicals. This is the stuff that causes most disease in us and it’s at the cellular level in our bodies. More on this later…

I make it in larger quantities. Just mix 1 part unsweetened coconut to 1 part chopped walnuts. I store it in a sealed container. Doesn’t need refrigerated. Nice fast breakfast.

Here’s the nutrition breakdown for one bowl. Check it against your favorite cold cereal:

Coconut, Unsweetened, shredded 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 4 tbsp raw  1/4 cup
Calories 160

Total Fat 14.667g 

Cholesterol 0mg

Sodium 7mg

Carbohydrates 5.333g

Dietary Fiber 2.667g

Sugars 1.333g

Protein 1.333g

Walnuts, English

Nutrition Facts

Calories 92

Total Fat 9.15g

Cholesterol 0mg

Sodium 1mg

Carbohydrates 1.9g

Dietary Fiber 0.95g

Protein 2.15g

Pure Almond Unsweetened Milk

Nutrition Facts
Calories 30

Total Fat 2.5g

Cholesterol 0mg

Sodium 150mg

Carbohydrates 1.0g

Dietary Fiber 1.0g

Protein 1.0g

Vitamin A 10% · Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 45% · Iron 4%

Compare almond milk to cow’s milk, 2%: too much sugar (lactose) and not enough calcium in milk

Milk, Reduced Fat, Fluid, 2% Milkfat

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size .666 cup (163 g)

Calories 91 

Total Fat 5.0g

Cholesterol 20mg

Sodium 115mg

Carbohydrates 12.0g

Dietary Fiber 0.0g

Sugars 11.0g

Protein 8.0g

Vitamin A 1% · Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 29% · Iron 0%
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8 thoughts on “Recipe for Gluten free, low carb cold BREAKFAST CEREAL

  1. peppermintfarm

    tannngl,

    Wow, that cereal sounds really good plus the content is so healthy.
    I use a light yogurt with Go Lean cereal, it’s light but not as much as yours.
    I have a problem getting pure unsweetened almond milk in this rural place I live in however. Would not know where to get it. Our 2 groceries here in town don’t carry a lot of stuff I’d like to get.

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    1. tannngl Post author

      Aw, thanks for checking it out, Pepper.
      You can order this stuff on the net. All of our grocery stores now carry many brands and a large supply of almond milk. It comes with sweetening (which we don’t get), plain unsweetened and with vanilla. The vanilla gives it a more drinkable taste. I find it real good.

      AND, BTY, I forgot to add, you might add a half to a teaspoon of stevia to the cereal. Sorry about that.

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      1. peppermintfarm

        tannngl,
        Do you have any websites where you can order this stuff? I’d like to be able to do that.
        Thanks in advance. What is stevia?

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      2. tannngl Post author

        Stevia is a natural sweetener. We do use a generic form of Splenda that is sold at Aldi’s and Walmart-it’s cheaper. But many people are afraid of sucralose which is in Splenda so I put stevia in the recipe in stead. Aldi’s has stevia now for same price as the splenda generic. You use the same amount for both as you would for sugar. 1:1.

        The unsweetened coconut is at my grocery store in specialty section. It’s with quinoa which is a flour not made of wheat, barley, rye. No gluten.

        Bob’s Red Mill site has the unsweetened coconut and other gluten free stuff.
        http://www.bobsredmill.com/flours-meals/

        The almond milk is at my grocery and pretty common now. Walmarts have it. Amazon has it on line. Actually it’s cheaper than cow’s milk even with the price controls for milk!

        We are truly trying to stay on the very very low carb (>60gm/day) and no gluten-Just in case this David Permutter, MD is correct on gluten and sugar. I’m still reading his book and I hesitate to say much about it til I can link up some of the studies he has referenced.
        What he says is pretty amazing.

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    1. tannngl Post author

      hahaaha! Thanks! I probably messed up the post somehow. It’s taken HOURS to get this the way I wanted it and I’m still not happy with it. (formatting)

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      1. tannngl Post author

        Thanks for the feed back. I spent hours on starting the whole blog with the appearance, header, etc.
        And I always make typos and little mistakes that I don’t pick up when I post.
        That feed back is really helpful, Pepper.

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