What's the most versatile, bran-tastic, and indispensable breakfast food around? Fiber One Original bran cereal, that's what! Today, we salute you, F1!
What Is It?
Fiber One Original Bran Cereal
PER SERVING (1/2 cup): 60 calories, 1g fat, 105mg sodium, 25g carbs, 14g fiber, 0g sugars, 2g protein -- PointsPlus® value 2*
"Deliciously simple. With 14 grams of fiber in every half-cup serving, Fiber One Original is an easy way to get more than half of the Daily Value of fiber... With so many delicious ways to add it to every meal, you'll want to make it part of your whole day."
Honestly, what DID we do before we found Fiber One Original? It's more than a great, crunchy, fiber-boosting element in parfaits, snack mixes, and breakfast bowls. It's a MIRACLE ingredient. Read on, humans...
That's right. Our pal Fiber One allows us to whip up swaps for fatty fried favorites. We're gonna break it down into super-simple steps for ya...
1. Place cereal in a blender or food processor and blitz it until reduced to a breadcrumb-like consistency.
2. Season up your crumbs, in a sealable bag or a container with a lid. (Seal and shake to mix!) For something savory, go with salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, or your favorite seasoning blends. For sweets, try no-calorie sweetener, cinnamon, and/or pumpkin pie spice.
3. Coat your food of choice with fat-free liquid egg substitute (like Egg Beaters Original). Give it a shake to remove any excess egg sub, and then evenly coat it with the seasoned cereal crumbs.
4. Place on a baking sheet sprayed with nonstick spray. Bake at 375 degrees until the insides are cooked through and the coating is crunchy, about 25 minutes, flipping halfway through. Tada!
Our F1 crust has evolved over the years. Here's a version we LOVE!!! Follow the full-on pie recipes linked to below, use it as you would any prebaked pie crust, or just empty a bunch of Mousse Temptations by Jell-O into the thing and grab a spoon (and a few friends)!
Just the Crust PER SERVING (1/8th of crust): 55 calories, 3g fat, 92mg sodium, 10g carbs, 3.5g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 0.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 2*
CHEW ON THIS: October is Eat Better, Eat Healthier Month. One way you can do that? Make sure you're getting enough fiber! Click here for a bazillion ways to use our favorite cereal, Fiber One Original.
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