Upgrade from boring cereal with these exciting morning-meal builders that’ll put a spring in your step and set the tone for your day. Here are our 2021 Clean Choice Awards winners.
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Grain-Free Pancake & Waffle Mix | $7
Of all the protein-pancake mixes we tested this year, Purely Elizabeth’s fluffy Grain-Free Protein + Collagen Pancake & Waffle Mix takes the cake (pun intended), made with superfood seeds.
Paleo Syrup | $16
Made with only dates and aloe vera, the exceptionally clean Bomb Drizzle Original by Blender Bombs is a Paleo syrup like no other that pairs well with pancakes, waffles and even over plain ol’ toast.
Editors’ Obsession: Grain-Free Paleo Granola | $8
Baked to uniquely chewy perfection, Within/Without Maple Pecan Grain-Free Paleo Granola is a mouthwatering mix of almonds, pecans and the distinctly sweet taste of maple syrup.
Chocolate Almond Spread | $14
Broma Organic Dark Chocolate Almond Spread not only contains the obvious (cocoa powder and almonds), it’s also powered by plant-based protein and fiber from lentils.
Dairy & Dairy-Free Dupes
Milk is yesterday’s news. We’re shaking up the dairy category with modern finds to update this dietary staple.
Goat Milk Kefir | $7
Our editors fell in love with Redwood Hill Farm Plain Goat Milk Kefir, a sweet and silky-smooth sip with 11 live active cultures, resulting in a subtly tangy flavor that’ll do wonders for your gut.
Cashew Mango Lassi | $5
A contemporary twist on a cultural classic, Plant Veda Cashew Mango Lassi is a plant-based, dairy-free, gut-healthy take on the ethnically Indian lassi drink. This bottled blend contains herbs, spices, chunks of whole Alphonso mango and 10 billion probiotics.
Cashew Milk | $14 per two-pack
You’ve tried oat and almond milk. Now, check out Elmhurst 1925 Unsweetened Milked Cashews, a super-clean plant-based milk with two ingredients: cashews and water! Plus, it froths beautifully for lattes.
Editors’ Obsession: Coconut Yogurt | $2.50
We couldn’t get enough of the incredibly creamy cocojune Organic Cultured Coconut yogurt in Pure Coconut, made with spring water, cassava and probiotics.
Lactose-Free Cream Cheese | $3.50
Green Valley Creamery Lactose-Free Cream Cheese is a dream come true for lactose-intolerant clean eaters, formulated with only pure cream, sea salt, lactase enzyme and live, active cultures.