This recipe works well with a few berries, 1 x sliced/chopped kiwi or half a grated granny smith apple. If you would like to add banana, remember that banana is much higher in carbs so it’s worth using a smaller less ripe banana. Nuts can be expensive to purchase and this recipe uses a lot, so it’s advisable to buy online or look in discount stores such as Lidl, Aldi and £1 stores for good deals. This ‘cereal’ is great to make in large quantities and store in a mason jar or tub, adding the fresh fruit and sweetener as you make it just like a normal shelf ready cereal. You can obviously use any nuts and seeds to create this type of cereal, but the ones I’ve listed seem to compliment each other well, taste sweet and have that breakfast feel to them. Be wary of using higher carb nuts such as cashews. Nuts and seeds are packed with good fats and protein but they still contain carbs, I’ve tried to select the best ones for taste and nutritional values. I hope this helps anyone craving cereal, I wish I’d made this when I was pregnant with gestational diabetes!
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