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40 Delicious Paleo Cereal Recipes

Louise Hendon | September 17
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Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but prefers Indian, Thai and Mexican food above all else. She is currently either cooking, eating, grocery shopping, or browsing recipes on Pinterest.

While I truly enjoyed the egg, bacon and spinach scramble I had for breakfast this morning, I certainly tire of savory breakfasts if I eat them too many days in a row. The alternative is often a fruit salad, but this really doesn’t do much to satiate my hunger so it ends up coming back sooner than I’d prefer.

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While corn flakes and traditional granola don’t cut it for those trying to start or stay Paleo, there are plenty of deliciously nutty cereal alternatives that are OK to eat and will give you that cereal fix when you need to change things up a bit. Even better, these Paleo cereal recipes can usually be topped with my sweet and healthy fruit salads, resulting in a filling breakfast that isn’t just like the same old omelet. Check out this great list of Paleo cereal recipes and bookmark this page so you can come back to try all our favorites!

Top 10 Paleo Cereal Recipes

1. Cranberry Walnut Paleo Granola

Paleo Cereal Recipe from Cook Eat Paleo on This is a really simple and Paleo-friendly granola recipe with nuts, cranberries and “pepitas” (aka pumpkin seeds). (Photo credit: Lisa of Cook Eat Paleo.)

Ingredients: walnuts, slivered almonds, raw pepitas (pumpkin seeds), unsweetened shredded coconut, salt, coconut oil, honey, dried cranberries.

2. Cavegirl Pumpkin Cereal

Paleo Cereal Recipe from Cavegirl Cuisine on Great for pumpkin fans, this includes puree and tasty pumpkin pie spice, as well as yummy dates to sweeten it up, and healthy almond butter for a great texture. (Photo credit: Michelle from Cavegirl Cuisine.)

Ingredients: pumpkin seeds, unsweetened coconut shreds or flakes, pumpkin puree, Medjool or Deglet dates, almond butter, pecans, pumpkin pie spice, raw honey, coconut flour, coconut oil.

3. Choco-Hazelnut Paleo Cereal

Paleo Cereal Recipe from Cavegirl Cuisine on Nothing says decadence like chocolate for breakfast. Yet this cereal manages to keep it surprisingly healthy! (Photo credit: Michelle from Cavegirl Cuisine.)

Ingredients: sunflower seeds, unsweetened coconut flakes, hazelnuts, cocoa powder, dried cherries, almond butter, maple syrup, coconut flour, coconut oil.

4. Paleo Pumpkin Spice Granola 3 Ways

test Another great option for pumpkin-lovers, these are actually cereal bars that you can make ahead of time and have on hand for an on-the-go snack, every day of the week! (Photo credit: Cassy Joy of Fed & Fit.)

Ingredients: honey, extra virgin coconut oil, vanilla extract, kosher salt, pumpkin puree, ground ginger, ground cloves, ground cinnamon, pumpkin seeds, unsweetened shredded coconut, whole brown flax seeds, golden berries, Enjoy Life brand or dark chocolate chips (optional).

5. Apple & Cinnamon N’oatmeal

Paleo Cereal Recipe from The Healthy Foodie on The Healthy Foodie brilliantly uses riced cauliflower to make the perfect Paleo oatmeal! How does she think of this stuff?! (Photo credit: Sonia, The Healthy Foodie.)

Ingredients: riced cauliflower, coconut milk, sweet apple cider, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, Himalayan salt, raisins, pecans, eggs, flaxseed meal.

6. Apricot Granola

Paleo Cereal Recipe from My Heart Beets on A very easy recipe with only six ingredients, it also stands out because the ground cardamom gives it that Indian flare that I love so much! (Photo credit: Ashley from My Heart Beets.)

Ingredients: almond flour, dried apricots, ground cardamom, sea salt, walnut oil or melted butter/ghee, honey.

7. Cinnamon Faux-st Crunch Cereal

Paleo Cereal Recipe from I Breathe... I'm Hungry on If you’re trying to get your picky kids to eat Paleo, this cereal is the sneakiest on the list. They look so much like Cinnamon Crunch, but are much healthier! (Photo credit: Melissa of I Breathe… I’m Hungry.)

Ingredients: milled flax seed, hulled hemp seeds, ground cinnamon, apple juice, coconut oil.

8. Paleo Polly’s Granola

This delicious cereal uses a mix of healthy nuts, apricot and cooking apples for a healthy breakfast or sweet afternoon snack.

Ingredients: flaked coconut, ground almonds, chopped apricot, mixed seeds, chopped walnuts, chopped pecans, cooking apples, coconut oil, butter, cinnamon.

9. Cold Cereal

Another great cereal with diced apples, this one doesn’t take much effort and is light on ingredients.

Ingredients: half an apple, sliced almonds, dates, coconut flakes, cinnamon, almond milk or coconut milk.

10. Cinnamon Apple Creamed (Hot) Cereal

This Paleo cereal recipe is more like porridge. Macadamia nuts and walnuts are warmed up in a mix with coconut milk, almond milk, and more!

Ingredients: raw walnuts, raw macadamia nuts, Medjool dates, apples, coconut oil, ground cinnamon, almond milk, full fat coconut milk.  

Ancestral Chef’s Paleo Cereal Recipe

Here are 2 great Paleo cereal recipes from our site.

Paleo Granola Breakfast Recipe

Paleo Cereal recipe from Ancestral Chef on

Ingredients: almonds, pumpkin seeds, raisins, prune, coconut milk or almond milk.

Paleo Breakfast Porridge

paleo breakfast porridge recipe

Ingredients: almonds, coconut cream, sweetener of choice (for example, raw honey or stevia), cinnamon powder, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom.

More Great Paleo Cereal Recipes

1. Cherry Almond Paleo Granola

2. Paleo Strawberry Granola

3. Leftovers Granola

4. Cinnamon Raisin Spice Paleo Granola

5. Paleo Granola With Oven-dried Strawberries

6. Paleo Granola

7. Paleo Chocolate Cereal

8. Copycat Reese’s Peanut Butter Puffs Cereal

9. Pumpkin Pie Granola

10. Grain Free Maple Nut Granola

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11. Paleo Pumpkin Granola

12. Easy Paleo Cereal

13. Grain-Free Granola

14. Grain-Free Coconut Raisin Granola

15. Frosted “Corn” Flakes Cereal

16. Grain-Free Granola

17. Pumpkin Seed Granola

18. Simple Honey Granola

19. Paleonola

20. Caveman Cuisine: Coconut Muesli

21. Paleo Almond Cereal

22. Vanilla & Orange Granola

23. Grain Free Coconut Crunch Mango Granola

24. Paleo Breakfast Cereal

25. Apple Cinnamon Chia Cereal

26. Honey Bunches of Paleo Cereal

27. Cinnamon Pecan Crunch Cereal

28. Tropical Paleo Cereal