Guest Post: Brittany Angell, Paleo Trix Cereal

We are so thrilled to have Brittany Angell guest post for us today! Although we usually have scrambled eggs, veggies, bacon and Stacy’s Soup for breakfast, on Sundays we like to have a special family brunch where we have a Paleo breakfast treat included in the spread. This recipe for Paleo Trix Cereal is just the type of special breakfast item we like to throw in the mix to keep things interesting, and also make the kids feel like they get to have something that makes them feel like other kids. I know our boys will be begging us to make this soon! Brittany is a wonderful blogger and Allergy Awareness Advocate and she has a real knack for creating recipes that can satisfy nostalgic cravings without having to compromise, like her recipe for Paleo “KFC” Chicken Tenders.





I.LOVE.Breakfast. Love.Love.Love Breakfast. My fixation on breakfast recipes began several years ago when I discovered I had a number of food intolerances, and was left with the big question: What the heck should I eat in the morning??

As an adult, with many allergies and an autoimmune disease I have gotten to a place that I’m ok with having meat and veggies as my breakfast most days, but when I think about all you moms out there, I know can be a bit trickier. Every kid deserves a healthier treat, EVERY kid. My heart in particular goes out to the kids that can’t have an occasional box of cereal because of food intolerances, allergies and or health issues.

I’ve been on a breakfast making crusade. It started with some cereal recipes..and then I wrote an entire e-book with over 40 fun and unique recipes that are all Gluten Free, Grain Free and Paleo (many also egg and nut free too!) You can check out the full recipe list here. Additionally, when you purchase the e-book for $10 you become a VIP Club Angell member which includes all kinds of fun perks. Coupons from 20+ gluten free and paleo companies, weekly bonus recipes, access to forums to get your baking questions answered and more.


I’m a huge fan of the Paleo Parents. Stacy in particular inspires me to no end! (as I’m sure she does many of you!) When given the opportunity to share a recipe with you guys, I knew instantly that it had to be an extra fun kid cereal, that I knew both Stacy and Matt would feel good about giving to their adorable 3 boys!

I hope you love my version of Trix, made with real freeze dried fruit powder. There’s nothing artificial happening here. You don’t need to feel an ounce of guilt when letting your kids dig in. And don’t forget silly rabbit, Trix can be for grownups too!



Paleo Trix Cereal



  1. Preheat Oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In a food processor add dehydrated banana and process until it becomes a powder.
  3. Empty food processor, clean out and add next flavor.
  4. Repeat process.
  5. Mix together the dry ingredients (Almond Flour, Tapioca Flour, Salt, Palm Sugar, and Baking Powder).
  6. Add in the Vanilla, Oil, and Eggs. Mix really well to form a dough.
  7. Separate dough into three bowls.
  8. Add your three flavors to the bowls, and kneed into dough.
  9. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  10. Roll teaspoon sized balls of dough (or smaller if you have the patience) in between your palms.
  11. Place the baking sheet into the oven and bake for 15 minutes. Make sure to keep a close eye on them.
  12. Let cereal cool completely before eating. (They will get crispy as they cool).


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[author] [author_image timthumb=’on’]http://paleoparents.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/brittany-angell.jpg[/author_image] [author_info]Brittany Angell runs the popular blog BrittanyAngell.com formerly RealSustenance.com. A site with over 800 highly adaptable recipes created to make you fall madly in love with GOOD food. Wether you follow the Paleo Diet, eat Grain Free, Gluten Free, avoid Dairy, Soy or Sugar, there’s something for you! [/author_info] [/author]



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  • Lexi @ Lexiscleankitchen.com

    Oh man, this looks awesome!

  • Summer Len Davis

    OH. MY. GOODNESS. I was just saying I Missed cereal with marshmallows in it, but when I said that I had Trix in mind. NO. LIE. This is getting made TODAY because HOLY COW do I miss sweet cereal.

  • Shante’

    Do you know what the shelf life is ? Could they be frozen or would that make the cereal soggy ? Thanks !!!

    • I just emailed Brittany and asked her, and this was her response,

      “While I haven’t tried freezing the cereal I assume it would do fine if it was.

      Also- I kept my cereal out in a bag ( or Tupperware would be fine) for a solid week and it stayed pretty fresh.”
      Hope this helps Shante! <3

      • Shante’

        Yes, This helps a lot!!!

  • Melissa

    I had to blink twice– What a genius!! I am going to share SHARE!! SHARE!! Thank you so much! I am sure it will be wonderful as I have tried her other cereal recipes!

  • prestonfamily

    Really!! Oh yay!!!! Pinning this NOW!

  • Brandy @ A Mindful Mantra

    So creative and adorable! I love it! Good thing we just got a dehydrator for Christmas 🙂

  • Jessica Bahny

    Very cool! Love it. Looks just like the “real” thing, but without all the nasties!

  • Lauren

    In the oven now. They are spreading like crazy. Also, the coconut sugar (from Trader Joe’s) is too dark to show much color from bananas or strawberries. They are baking like mini cookies and I will update after finished.

    • Faith Mitchell

      The way mine feel, I think they’ll spread too. How’d yours turn out?

  • Faith Mitchell

    My dough is much too wet to be able to knead. Not sure what I did wrong 🙁

  • Jasmine Gannalo

    Ugh! I wish I would read the reviews before making. Mine is also far too wet. Total bummer

  • c. c

    Is there any substitutes of these ingredients just in case I can’t find it anywhere?