10 best breakfast cereals
1. Beggar's Mantle Muesli
Muesli doesn't come much more luxurious than this one from Fife-based bakers, Your Piece Baking. It's jammed with juicy fruit and all the oats used come from farms close to the bakery.
2. Alara Date with Cocoa Organic Muesli
Vegan food is tasteless, right? Wrong - this cocoa and fruit muesli from Alara, which is packed with antioxidant-rich dates and has no added salt or sugar, is full of flavour.
3. Lizi's Granola
Lizi's jumbo oat, coconut and pecan granola won a gold star at the Great Taste Awards. And a single bowlful accounts for nearly a quarter of your recommended daily intake of vitamin E, zinc and selenium
4. Sharpham Park Honey Puffs
Start the day the healthy way with these spelt puffs from Sharpham Park, which are low GI and high in both iron and riboflavin. A great alternative to traditional wheat-based cereals.
5. Food Doctor Papaya Passion Muesli
Wholesome is the best word to describe this mixture of rolled oats, rye flakes and dried fruit. Add low-fat yoghurt and fresh fruit for an early-morning feast.
6. Optivita Berry Oat Crisp
If you have high cholesterol, you will want to take a look at this Heart-UK-approved cereal which is chock-a-block with oatbran, which helps keep artery-clogging cholesterol at bay.
7. Gorilla Munch
This cereal is easy on the conscience and the digestion - because, as well as being gluten-free, one per cent of the price goes to wildlife charities around the world.
8. Biona Wild Berry Crisp Granola
It's all about the crunch with Biona's chunky-cluster granola, roasted to perfection, covered in honey and then mixed with what seems like a field's worth of freeze-dried strawberries.
9. Jordans Super Nutty Granola
When they say super nutty, they really mean it - this granola is brimming with hazelnuts, almonds and brazils. Be warned though, all those nuts make it quite fatty, so it's best kept as a weekend treat.
10. Infinity Foods Cranberry and Pecan Muesli
It might not have the jazziest packaging in the world, but this Great-Taste-Award-winner wins hands down in the deliciousness stakes, with its mixture of smooth dried fruit and crunchy pecan nuts.
Go against the grain... and go with the granola. Here’s our pick of the best bags of early morning boost
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