5 Protein Cereal Recipes for the Perfect Morning
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5 Protein Cereal Recipes for the Perfect Morning

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Who isn't a fan of cereal?? It is a childhood favorite and convenient breakfast for busy mornings. Instead of buying the store bought stuff that's full of artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives, why not just make your own? It's faster and easier than you think.


These protein cereal recipes are innovative, unique, and just plain fun, but they are also filled with Clean Lean Protein, making them a nutritious alternative to anything you'll find at the store!


Here are our Favorite Protein Cereal Recipes:



Chocolate Chip Protein Cookie Cereal




  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup Rich Chocolate Clean Lean Protein by Nuzest
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter, or coconut oil
  • 2 chia or flax eggs, or other vegan alternative
  • 1/2 cup stevia, or other sugar alternative
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup vegan dark chocolate chips, or cacao nibs




  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together vegan butter, egg alternative, stevia, and vanilla.
  4. Mix dry ingredients into the wet.
  5. Fold in vegan chocolate chips.
  6. Transfer dollops of dough onto a baking sheet lined with parchment and flatten.
  7. Bake 12-14 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and transfer to baking rack. Allow to cool 15 minutes before serving and enjoying!
  9. Pour into a bowl, pour in your plant-based milk, and enjoy! 



    Pancake Cereal




    • 1/2 cup rolled oats⁠
    • 1/2 cup gluten free flour ⁠
    • 1 banana, mashed⁠
    • 1 cup almond milk ⁠
    • 1 serving Smooth Vanilla Clean Lean Protein by Nuzest
    • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder⁠
    • 1/4 tsp baking soda⁠
    • 1 tbsp coconut oil (for frying)⁠



    1. Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor⁠.
    2. Blend until smooth⁠.
    3. Heat up your oil or butter in a frying pan.⁠
    4. Add the batter to a condiment squeeze bottle (to pipe little quarter-sized circles on the pan). If you don’t have a bottle, you can easily pour the batter into a bag, cut a little hole in the corner, and use that as your piping bag.
    5. Cook on low-medium heat until you see little bubbles appear on the surface of the pancake.
    6. Flip over and cook for another few minutes, until golden brown and crispy on both sides. (I used chopsticks to flip them.)
    7. Top with maple syrup (or agave), vegan butter, then add plant-based milk and eat it like cereal!⁠



    Vegan Donut Hole Cereal




    Donut Holes:


    • 1 cup medjool dates⁠
    • 1 cup raw walnuts or cashews⁠
    • 1/4 cup almond flour ⁠
    • 1/2 cup Smooth Vanilla Clean Lean Protein by Nuzest
    • 1/3 cup coconut flour ⁠
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract



    • 4 tbsp coconut oil, melted⁠
    • 1 tbsp vanilla extract⁠
    • 1 tbsp maple syrup⁠




    1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Add pitted dates to a food processor and blend until smooth. Scoop out and set aside.
    2. Add to the food processor: nuts, almond flour, protein, and coconut flour. Blend 30 seconds.
    3. Add the dates back in and vanilla extract. Blend until smooth. ⁠
    4. Scoop out 1 1/2 tbsp amounts of dough and roll into balls. Repeat until all of your mixture is used. Arrange on your parchment-lined baking sheet. Transfer to the freezer and freeze for 10 minutes.
    5. Prepare glaze by adding all ingredients to a mixing bowl and whisking thoroughly to combine.⁠
    6. Remove donut holes from the freezer, and one at a time, dip donut holes into the glaze. Lift up with a fork or slotted spoon and tap off any excess glaze. Place back on the parchment paper to harden. Repeat until all donut holes are glazed. Then carefully transfer back to the freezer to set.
    7. Freeze for 10 minutes. Then remove from freezer and dip again. ⁠
    8. Add to a bowl, fill with plant-based milk, and voila! Donut cereal! 


    Protein Puppy Chow




    • 3 oz vegan dark chocolate chopped⁠
    • 1/4 cup peanut or almond butter
    • 1/4 cup agave or maple⁠ syrup
    • 1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil⁠
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract⁠
    • 4 1/2 cups Honey Nut Chex cereal⁠
    • 2/3 cup Smooth Vanilla Clean Lean Protein by Nuzest




    1. Melt the chocolate, peanut butter, agave or maple syrup, and coconut oil in a microwave safe bowl. To do this, microwave in 20 second intervals, stirring between until everything is smooth and melted.
    2. Stir the vanilla extract into the melted chocolate mixture, followed by the Chex cereal. Stir the cereal until each piece is well coated in chocolate.
    3. Place the protein powder into a large bag or bowl and then scoop the cereal into the bag. Seal the bag and shake around until the protein powder evenly coats the cereal.



    Vegan Gluten-Free Strawberry Puffs


    Courtesy of our friend @feliciasfabfoodz.




    • 1/2 cup almond flour⁠
    • 1/4 cup quinoa flour (or sub oat)⁠
    • 1/4 cup brown rice flour⁠
    • 1/3 cup freeze-dried strawberries⁠
    • 1 serving Wild Strawberry Clean Lean Protein⁠ by Nuzest
    • 2 1/2 tbsp maple syrup⁠
    • 1 tbsp beet purée (roasted & blended beet)⁠
    • 1 tbsp coconut oil⁠
    • 1 tbsp almond milk⁠
    • 1 tbsp coconut yogurt⁠
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract⁠
    • Pinch of salt⁠




    1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. Blend dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients and blend again.
    3. Roll dough into little, grape-sized balls. Place on parchment-lined baking tray and bake at 350°F for 13-15 mins.
    4. Serve with plant-based milk and strawberries, then enjoy!