Cereal for adults should be a thing. It’s a delicious breakfast option when you’re a kid and then all of a sudden we’re just supposed to… stop liking sugary bowls of goodness first thing in the morning? No thanks. Sure, maybe Lucky Charms isn’t the breakfast of champions you should be aiming for to get your day started, but that doesn’t mean you need to give up the beloved box from your childhood altogether. That’s where Magic Spoon comes in.
This cereal promises to be healthy cereal for adults that “tastes too good to be true.” Their cereals are high in protein, low in carbs and promise to be sweet just like your childhood favorites without all the crash-inducing sugar. They’re grain-free and gluten-free as well, made without any artificial flavors or sweeteners, and contain no rice or soy either. They just released two new flavors which brings their total selection up to 10 flavors in total, a wide variety that’ll satisfy any cereal lover — whether you prefer sweet, savory or a mix.
Our team has tried their four original flavors, and is currently sampling the rest of their lineup. Needless to say they check the delicious and nutritious boxes handily, and we’d recommend them if you crave the childhood experience of slurping down a bowl of your favorite flavored O’s. You can purchase boxes in four and six-packs via their website, build your own variety pack or purchase their cookie-specific six pack that consists of the Cocoa, Frosted, Peanut Butter, Fruity, Honey Graham and Oatmeal Cookie flavors.
Here’s our rundown of every Magic Spoon flavor, starting with their OG’s and working our way up to the latest additions.
I have to be honest, blueberry is my least favorite of all of their flavors, but it’s still solid. The blueberry definitely comes through but it was a little too fruity on the aftertaste IMO. The acidic “berry” flavor is nicely done, and the cereal is definitely sweet like it promises, without being overwhelming. They’re super transparent about all of the ingredients in their cereals on their website and the list is definitely shorter than other, more chemically-focused favorites.
The cocoa flavor was probably my favorite of all of the ones I tried. The rich chocolate flavor comes through clearly without being too sugary, and it somehow tastes healthy despite being chocolate-y. It also makes for great chocolate cereal milk after you’re done scooping up the protein-packed pieces.
The cinnamon flavor tastes like a healthy Cinnabun situation that also has some spice to it that balances out the sweet flavors. If Cinnamon Toast Crunch used to be your favorite (and still is) this one is the Magic Spoon cereal you should try first. The cinnamon definitely comes through but without the intense sugar-y sweetness, and you still end the bowl feeling like you’ve done something good for your body.
Former Fruit Loops lover? Try this fruity flavor from Magic Spoon instead. The fruity flavors were tasty for sure and tasted like Apple Jacks combined with Fruit Loops with less sugar and more filling flavor. After a bowl of these I feel fueled for the morning as opposed to hopped up on sugary carbs. If you’re looking to kick your sugary fruity cereal habit, try this flavor out.
Oatmeal Cookie and Honey Graham
These two seasonal flavors just launched on Magic Spoon’s website. As a cookie duo, they’re designed to taste like delicious treats bought at your local neighborhood bake sale, and be good for you at the same time. Both flavors contain nothing artificial, are low carb, high in protein (14 grams per serving) and are grain-free as well. You can purchase them in their own flavor pack, complete with two boxes of each, for $39.00.
Yum, you know it, you love it, this flavor is all about that warm nuttiness that’s crunchy and just the tiniest bit sweet. It’s a reimagining of your favorite peanut butter cereal, this time with only four grams of carbs and 14 grams of protein per serving. Oh, and only 170 calories.
Cookies & Cream
Yes, this is a cereal flavor and not an ice cream Magic Spoon happens to make. It’s sweet, creamy, decadent and somehow still healthy with only 150 calories per serving. It’s got chocolate and vanilla creamy pieces mixed together for a balanced flavor profile, and is still grain-free and made without anything artificial.
These are definitely healthier than a different, unspecific frostery cereal, with a sweet, smooth vanilla flavor with hints of marshmallow here and there for good measure. If you like your breakfast sweet and dessert-like, then this is the flavor for you. You can buy it in a 4-box flavor pack or build your own variety pack with all your favorites.
Nothing says “morning breakfast” like a big stack of waffles doused in maple syrup. This Magic Spoon flavor is one of the newer ones, and is a reimagining of your go-to maple-flavored cereal with sweetness, savory hints and only 4 grams of carbs in each serving. It’s got 13 grams of protein, 150 calories and zero artificial anything.