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6 Healthy Breakfast Cereals Your Kids Will Ask For In The Morning

By David Bauer

Sugary breakfast cereals have been a staple of American diets for a long time. They're a quick way to get kids breakfast in the often hectic early morning. But many cereals, especially those marketed to children, are loaded with excess sugar, refined carbs, and are made from processed grains, which means their nutritional value is sorely lacking. Too much sugar can cause blood-sugar spikes followed by crashes, which means that by the time lunch rolls around, kids might be nodding off in class. 

But never fear! There's no need to skip out on cereal entirely. Instead, look for cereals high in fiber and low in sugar. Though not all of these cereals have kid-centered artwork their boxes, the contents within are delicious for anyone, including kids! Listed here are six healthy cereals that your kids will love. 

1. Barbara’s Puffins

Fiber is the key to feeling fuller longer. With five grams of fiber per serving, Barbara's Puffins Cereal should keep little stomachs full for hours. This cereal also boasts being low fat, low cholesterol, and is wheat-free, for those with low-gluten diets. It is available in original (sweetened with molasses) and cinnamon flavors. The adorable box art is a bonus too, and should help smaller children gravitate toward this healthy breakfast.