Eating Clean? 6 Processed Foods You Can Avoid & Easily Make at Home (Page 3)

2. Breakfast Cereal

With more than 100 kinds of cereal in many grocery store aisles, choosing a healthy cereal can be like searching for a needle in a haystack. (How to Pick a Healthy Breakfast Cereal.) Some cereals are packed with sugar while others are low in nutrients that you want to get out of cereal, such as fiber. Take the stress out of the search by making your own granola or muesli mix at home. You can pick the ingredients and have control over how much fat, fiber and sugar goes into your first meal of the day. Homemade granola holds well, so make a batch on Sunday and you’ll be set for the rest of the week. And cost-wise you will get more for your money by making a batch than buying a box of cereal.

Recipes to Try: Healthy Homemade Granola and Muesli Recipes

Pictured Recipe: Maple-Nut Granola

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