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Cinnamon Faux Crunch

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If you’ve ever been shopping with me you will know that Cinnamon Toast Crunch is always taunting me… it’s my favorite thing in the world [read dramatically]. So I went on a hunt and found this beauty on http://www.ibreatheimhungry.com/ So I went shopping. Mixing this up the house started to fill with the smell of Cinnamon Toast Crunch. I was getting pretty stoked. Fired this in the oven and made sure my Almond Milk was in the fridge, I was going to have myself I nice bowl of cereal mid-day. Living the dream! Now I will be honest, it doesn’t taste exactly like CTC but it is still awesome, and nails the sweet tooth.
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INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup milled flax seed
  • 1/2 cup hulled hemp seeds
  • 2 Tbl ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1 Tbl coconut oil

Approximate nutrition info per serving: 138 calories, 9g fat, 3.4g net carbs, 5g protein

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine the dry ingredients in a Magic Bullet, blender or food processor.
  2. Add the apple juice and coconut oil and process until fully combined and mostly smooth.
  3. Spread the batter out on a parchment lined cookie sheet until nice and thin – about 1/16 of an inch thick.
  4. Bake in a preheated 300 degree (F) oven for 15 minutes.
  5. Lower the heat to 250 degrees (F) and bake for another 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and using a pizza cutter or knife, cut into squares about the size of the keys on your computer keyboard.
  7. Turn off the oven and put the cereal back inside for about an hour, or until it’s crisp and breaks easily.
  8. If it’s still soft, keep in the oven until completely dried out and crisp.
  9. Serve with unsweetened almond or coconut milk!