16 Sweet, Crunchy, & Easy Keto Cereal Recipes
By: Amanda Suazo
These keto cereal recipes put a breakfast classic back on the table — perfect for days when you want to switch up your Bulletproof Coffee routine. Since each one cuts the grains and sugar, you can have a crunchy, creamy start to your day without maxing out your macros.
Keto cereal might taste better than the original gluten-filled versions you remember. Using low-glycemic sweeteners and rich flavor from chocolate, cinnamon, fruit, and nuts, these recipes pack flavor into every bite — all without the crash you would get from store-bought cereal.
Make classic versions of box cereal, or make crunchy granola and piping hot oatmeal. These keto cereal recipes will keep you satisfied all morning long:
Granola-style keto cereal
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This sweet and seasoned keto cereal creates a simple blend of coconut flakes, almonds, and warm spices like cinnamon for a low-carb granola alternative. Add to a bowl with some chilled canned coconut milk (try mixing it with ice cubes as the recipe suggests) to get the perfect blend of crunch and creaminess. Make it Bulletproof and skip the nutmeg, plus use raw almonds and Ceylon cinnamon.
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Spices like cardamom, ginger, and fennel make this keto cereal so flavorful, you won’t miss the high-carb version. Every bowl serves up 3 net carbs, thanks to low-sugar ingredients like coconut oil, shredded coconut, and seeds. Make this one more Bulletproof with a sweetener like non-GMO erythritol or birch xylitol, and avoid eating seeds too often.
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This super-crunchy keto cereal makes a delicious low-carb snack or breakfast alternative, and it stores well in the fridge. Make it with a blend of raw nuts, cacao nibs, cinnamon, and sweeteners for just 4 net carbs per serving. To stay Bulletproof, use a heat-safe collagen protein powder and Ceylon cinnamon, plus avoid eating too many nuts and seeds besides coconut.
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This coconutty cereal gets a sweet upgrade from fresh chunks of strawberries, all on a simple blend of flaked coconut, sweetener, and cinnamon. Make this one more Bulletproof and use full-fat canned coconut milk (thinned with water if desired) instead of the coconut almond blend. 5 net carbs per serving.
Classic crunchy keto cereal
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Grab a sheet pan for this ultra-crunchy and flavorful take on boxed cinnamon cereal. This keto version makes a crumbly base out of almond flour, shredded coconut, butter, and cinnamon, then coats the finished flakes in a cinnamon “sugar” topping — all for just over 3 net carbs! Make this one Bulletproof with grass-fed butter and Ceylon cinnamon, plus opt for coconut over flax seed meal in the recipe.
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This rich and chocolatey keto cereal tastes far better than the box version, thanks to satisfying ingredients like cocoa powder, butter, and almond flour. Whip this recipe up in under 40 minutes for a cravable breakfast treat with only 2 net carbs per serving. To keep this recipe Bulletproof, just avoid consuming xanthan gum too often.
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No eggs, nuts, or dairy here. Instead, this recipe gets flavor and crunch from shredded coconut, cinnamon, and chia seeds. Net carbs stay low at just over 4 grams with this recipe. For a more Bulletproof spin on this recipe, use a raw almond butter instead of sunflower seed butter, get Ceylon cinnamon, use full-fat canned coconut milk, and use liquid stevia to sweeten. Avoid enjoying chia seeds too often, since they can irritate your gut.
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This keto cereal recipe gets extra perks from brewed coffee mixed right into the dough. Bake it up with add-ins like cocoa powder and stevia for a super-satisfying breakfast with 3 net carbs. Stay Bulletproof with grass-fed butter, Ceylon cinnamon, and coffee from mold-free beans. Plus, avoid eating too many nuts and seeds beyond coconut very often.
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Make a unique and festive keto cereal with this easy recipe. Prep a dough with almond flour and warm spices like cinnamon and ginger, then cut into shapes and bake — each sweet serving is only 2 net carbs. To stay more Bulletproof, use Ceylon cinnamon and skip the nutmeg, black pepper, and molasses. Plus, avoid eating xanthan gum too often, since it can irritate your gut.
Keto cereal: Oatmeal and porridge
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These keto cereal recipe makes the perfect base for all your favorite low-carb oatmeal toppings. Using coconut flakes, coconut flour, and flaxseed meal, this recipe still makes a warm and creamy hot cereal without the oats — plus, it tallies up to only 2 net carbs. Stay Bulletproof here with full-fat canned coconut milk as your dairy, and avoid cooking with flaxseed meal too often.
Make this oat free keto cereal with a surprise ingredient: Cauliflower rice! Once it softens and cooks down with coconut milk, add tart raspberries for a lightly sweetened hot breakfast. Just 6 net carbs.
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This spin on sweet keto cereal uses pureed cauliflower and collagen protein as a base for a nut-free pesto. Explore other toppings like pastured bacon or a scoop of grass-fed ghee to keep this one Bulletproof.
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If you miss the make-ahead ease of regular overnight oats, this keto cereal recipe delivers. Soak ingredients like chia seed and hemp hearts in a mix of full-fat coconut milk and vanilla for a quick and cold breakfast with under 3 net carbs. To stay more Bulletproof, avoid eating hemp hearts and chia seeds too often.
With richness from cacao powder and healthy fats from Brain Octane Oil, this keto cereal tastes so good that you won’t believe it uses cauliflower rice as the base. This recipe also gets an added protein boost from grass-fed collagen peptides and whole eggs.
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Using the power of the Instant Pot (or the stove top), you can have this keto cereal recipe ready in about 15 minutes for only 6 net carbs. Lightly toast coconut flakes, then cook them in coconut milk and water before adding mix-ins like cinnamon and vanilla. Stay Bulletproof with this recipe and use full-fat canned coconut milk and Ceylon cinnamon — plus, avoid eating too much psyllium husk, since it can irritate your gut.
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This warm and comforting keto cereal contains only 4 net carbs and simple low-carb ingredients you probably have on-hand. Almond flour, pumpkin pie spice, and egg fold together to create a hot breakfast you can prepare anytime of year. To keep it all Bulletproof, use a pumpkin spice without nutmeg, swap heavy cream with coconut cream, use non-GMO erythritol or birch xylitol to sweeten, and top with grass-fed butter.
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