Cereal – A Family Favorite!

Everyone of Autumn’s brothers and sisters love cereal, and it’s also her dad’s favorite nighttime snack 😉 . Because most cereals are not all that nutritious, we try to limit cereal to once a week.  Almost always the number one requested item for a birthday breakfast is Cinnamon Toast Crunch…not exactly a health food! 🙂

Autumn, however, can have have cereal on any day of the week – due to this yummy chocolate cereal from The Charlie Foundation/Keto Cook created by – once again, the infamous Dawn Martenz.

You will find the recipe for a 3:1 ratio here: http://ketocook.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/chocolate-breakfast-cereal-handout.jpg

You can raise the ratio by using cream instead of almond milk. We also use cream so that Autumn can add in some fruit. I have, at times, modified this recipe to make a “cinnamon toast crunch” cereal as well.

chocolate-breakfast-cereal-handoutHere are the items we use in making it:


Mix ingredients as directed in recipe. We make a “10 times” batch so we have quite a bit of dough that we separate onto 3  parchment lined cookie sheets:


You need to be watchful of the taste testers:


Then place another piece of parchment paper over the dough and roll out thin :


It actually works better to roll it out on the table/counter than on the cookie sheet:






Then “score” each pan of dough into bite-size pieces:



After they are all done baking, we break the pieces up and measure all the cereal:



IMG_0399Then we divide that number by however number batches we made. Although we make a “10 times batch” we often divide by nine due to people taking “snitches” of the batter and losing a bit in making it.  We then store each amount into its own separate plastic baggie:


We store all the bags in one container and keep it in the refrigerator….so we can just pop out a bag for breakfast…not just for birthdays…but any day!


Keto Joy!


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