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Welcome to my latest blog post where I’ll be sharing with you a delicious and surprisingly unique twist on making keto cereal. That’s right! In this post, not only will you discover how to make your own low-carb cereal alternative, but I’ll also reveal an unconventional ingredient that will take your keto cereal game to a whole new level – salted caramel pork rinds! So get ready to tantalize your taste buds and join me as we explore this mouth-watering recipe together.
How to Make Keto Cereal with a Surprising Twist – Salted Caramel Pork Rinds Recipe Included!
Are you on the keto diet and miss having cereal for breakfast? Or are you simply looking for a low-carb cereal substitute that can satisfy your cravings? Look no further than this surprising twist on a classic favorite – salted caramel pork rinds cereal!
Many breakfast cereals are high in carbs and low in fiber, making them unsuitable for those on the keto diet. With the keto diet being a low-carb and high-fat diet, it’s important to find alternatives that align with this diet plan. One such alternative is pork rinds, which are a crispy and savory snack made of fried pig skin. Surprisingly, they make an excellent substitute for cereal when paired with the right ingredients.
To make this low-carb cereal, you’ll need:
- 1 cup of light and puffy pork rinds
- 2 tbsp of butter
- 1/2 cup of coconut milk
- 1/4 cup of heavy whipping cream
- 1/4 cup of erythritol
- 1 tsp of cinnamon
For the salted caramel topping:
- 2 tbsp of butter
- 1/4 cup of erythritol
- 1/4 tsp of sea salt
To prepare the cereal:
Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
In a medium-sized saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
Add in the coconut milk, heavy whipping cream, and erythritol. Stir to combine.
Add in the pork rinds and cinnamon. Mix well until the pork rinds are coated.
Pour the mixture into a baking dish and bake for 10-15 minutes, or until the pork rinds are slightly crunchy.
While the pork rinds are baking, prepare the salted caramel topping by melting the butter in a separate saucepan.
Add in the erythritol and sea salt. Cook until the erythritol has dissolved and the mixture has thickened.
Once the pork rinds are done, drizzle the salted caramel topping over them and serve with unsweetened low-carb milk alternatives.
To make the cereal crunchy, choose light and puffy pork rinds rather than hard and very crunchy ones. The recipe is simple and easy to make, and can be prepared in bulk and stored in the fridge for up to three days.
One serving (without added low-carb milk) contains 514 Calories, 48.38g Fats, 2.05g Carbs, and 17.12g Protein according to the nutritional breakdown.
The full recipe with nutrition information and step-by-step pictures can be found on the ruled.me website.
Additional Keto Diet Tips and Knowledge ##
The keto diet is a lifestyle change that involves cutting back on carbs and increasing your fat intake. This helps your body enter a metabolic state called ketosis, which can lead to weight loss and other health benefits.
To successfully follow the keto diet, it’s important to plan your meals ahead of time and focus on whole, nutrient-dense foods such as meat, fish, eggs, non-starchy vegetables, and healthy fats.
If you need help getting started, the ruled.me website also offers a 14-day meal plan to guide you through the first two weeks of your keto journey.
- Can I use hard and crunchy pork rinds for this recipe?
- To make the cereal crunchy, it’s better to choose light and puffy pork rinds rather than hard and very crunchy ones.
- Can I store the cereal for later?
- Yes, the cereal can be prepared in bulk and stored in the fridge for up to three days.
- What else can I add to the cereal?
- Some keto-friendly options include chia seeds, flax seeds, sliced almonds or berries.
- What is erythritol and where can I find it?
- Erythritol is a natural sweetener that is keto-friendly and does not raise blood sugar levels. It can be found in health food stores or online.
- Are there any other keto-friendly breakfast options?
- Yes, some popular low-carb breakfast options include bacon and eggs, avocado toast with almond flour bread, or a veggie omelet.