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Creating Your Own Healthy Cereal

Cereal is such an easy and cheap breakfast for busy mornings. The problem is that most typical boxed cereals on the market are extremely high in added sugars.

Breakfast, as the first meal of the day, is very important for starting your day off right. Eating a well balanced meal that contains healthy fats, protein, and carbohydrates will help regulate your blood sugar and keep you fuller for longer.

The problem with most cereal is that is primarily simple carbs, without much protein. This means that one bowl of cereal is likely not very satisfying. High sugar cereals will also spike your blood sugar, followed by an energy crash.

Certain cereals and granolas with more whole food ingredients can provide a much more nutritious and filling breakfast. Here at U-raaw you can create your own unique cereal, of raw ingredients. You get to choose from a wide variety of wholesome grains, nuts, and dried fruits.

Here is a breakdown of how you can create the best cereal for your individual diet and preferences!

1. Cereal Base

Start off your cereal by choosing a base. The base is a large portion of your cereal, and you can choose one or more. There are five total to choose from.

Whole grain oats are a great complex carbohydrate source, and therefore provide sustained energy. Chia seeds and hemp hearts are both offered as a base, containing high levels of minerals and omega-3 fats. Lastly, if you are looking for more of a crunch in your base, buckwheat hearts or brown rice crisps are a better option.

2. Nuts & Seeds

Nuts and seeds are amazing sources of multiple vitamins and minerals, along with healthy fats and proteins. At U-raaw there are a total of 14 nuts and seeds to choose from for your cereal. You can choose to add as many as you want!

There are many common nut options, such as walnuts, cashews and almonds. But there is also multiple nuts and seeds most people rarely eat. From hazelnuts to flaxseeds to sesame seeds, there is a perfect nut and seed combination for everyone!

3. Dried Fruit

Adding dried fruit to your cereal creates texture and adds a natural sweetness. Nutritionally, many dried fruits are extremely high in antioxidants and vitamins.

There are 14 dried fruits to choose between when you create your own cereal at U-raaw. If you are looking for an immune system booster, mulberries, golden berries and goji berries are great options. Additions like manuka raisins and and coconut will make your cereal different than any other.

4. Treats & Goodies

The final step is to add more flavour boosters to make your cereal even more nutritious and delicious! If you are a chocaholic, you can choose to add cacao nibs, dark chocolate almonds, or dark chocolate hazelnuts.

Or you can add maple nut mix, or even toasted coconut. Who says eating a more healthful diet means compromising taste?

No matter what your preferences are, you will definitely be able to customize an organic cereal that is perfect for you on our website. All you have to do is head over to our cereal customizing page. Your order will be delivered within the week!

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