I Spent $39 on Magic Spoon Cereal – Was it Worth it?

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The future of healthy breakfasts. 🥣

There’s a super delicious, yet totally healthy keto product in town – and we’re even sharing a way to save on it too! If you haven’t heard of Magic Spoon Cereal, we’re about to rock your world with yummy, easy, & totally healthy keto breakfasts in a box! Forbes is even calling it the breakfast of the future. 🙌

Many of us already know cereal is notorious for being loaded with sugar and carbs, so it’s a wonder why it ever became what so many people eat first thing in the morning. Thankfully, Magic Spoon did something about it and created a low-carb cereal – ditching the sugar and giving us a cereal packed with protein.

Welcome back to your favorite childhood breakfasts, keto style! 😏👏

Taking Magic Spoon cereal out of pantry

Sounds a little too good to be true, right? 

Well, kind of… Collin here, and I’m going to tell you why I’m both liking and disliking this cereal as far as it pertains to both my keto and frugal living lifestyle.

What I love about Magic Spoon Cereal:

opening bag of Magic Spoon cereal

The taste is spot on. 😋

First off, it’s really delicious! My keto tastebuds may be tuned a little differently than others, but I was so blown away!

Every single bite is totally magical. 🤩

Magic Spoon cereal was originally released in four flavors: Fruity, Frosted, Cocoa, and Cinnamon. Out of the four, my top favorites have been the cinnamon and frosted varieties. My brother-in-law Stetson even tried out the cereal and he also loved the Cinnamon flavor (he said they reminded him of Cinnamon Toast Crunch). Um…SOLD! 😍

Bowl of Magic Spoon Cereal

The brand often releases seasonal flavors, too.

That said, keep your eyes peeled for new ones to pop up (we’ll post about them here!). They previously released two Fall flavors of cereal, Salted Caramel & Apple Cinnamon, which were both incredibly delicious.

Sara on our team was one of the very first to give them a try. However, these are no longer available, but we have our fingers and toes crossed for something just as amazing really soon!

woman holding a bowl of magic spoon cereal

This was my first time trying Magic Spoon cereal after hearing my whole Keto team rave about it for months! After my first bite, it truly delivered beyond my expectations! You’d honestly never guess this cereal was low-carb… and not filled with loads of sugar.

I am so impressed and also so excited to be able to enjoy bowls of delicious cereal with absolutely no guilt! I’m even more excited that my kiddos also love it in milk or dry! Makes me feel so good they’re starting their day with a quality cereal rather than sugar-packed junk.”

man holding spoon full of Magic Spoon peanut butter cereal

Stetson and I really love the newish Peanut Butter flavor, too!

All Magic Spoon cereal is satisfyingly crunchy and perfectly sweet, but the Peanut Butter is an absolute game-changer. Both Stetson and I declared it our absolute favorite of all the Magic Spoon flavors, and I was ordering more before my bowl was even empty! 😬

handful of frosted magic spoon cereal

Magic Spoon uses great alternative sweeteners. 🍯

Many times when sugar is removed from a product, it’s replaced with a not-so-great-for-you sweetener. When I checked the ingredients list on the Magic Spoon box, I was pleasantly surprised to see Allulose, monk fruit, and stevia as the sweeteners. Those are all non-sugar options that are totally keto-friendly! YES! 👏

magic spoon nutrition facts

The other nutrition facts make my keto lifestyle happy too. 😁

Here’s what you’re looking at for each 1/2 cup serving of this cereal:

  • 6g of Fat
  • 3g Net Carbs (8g Total Carbs – 2g Fiber – 3g Sugar Alcohols)
  • 12g of Protein

Plus, it’s not made with any crazy ingredients that I can’t pronounce, so I feel good about what I’m eating. 🙌

Here’s what I don’t like about Magic Spoon Cereal:

screenshot of product listing on magic spoon website

Each box of cereal comes with nearly a $10 price tag.

In a way, I get it. This is the first true keto innovation into the breakfast cereal market, and I’m sure it took quite a bit of R&D (research and development) to get it to taste so darned good.

But come on… almost $10 a box?! My money-saving heart just can’t take that price, so hopefully, they release a coupon or cashback promo sometime soon so I can REALLY stock up!

Magic Spoon cereal boxes

With that said, we did reach out to Magic Spoon and we’re super appreciative when they responded to us with an exclusive code! Simply shop on MagicSpoon.com and use promo code HIP2KETO to score free shipping on your order.

Magic Spoon Cereal, 4-Pack $39
Score FREE shipping when using promo code HIP2KETO at checkout – that’s a $5 savings!
Final cost just $39.00

They also offer a Subscribe & Save option that will get you a 10% off discount! For $35.10/mo, you’ll receive 4 boxes of cereal and you can cancel it at any time.

Magic Spoon Cereal, 4-Pack Subscribe & Save Price – $35.10
Score FREE shipping when using promo code HIP2KETO at checkout – that’s a $5 savings!
Final Cost just $35.10

bowl of fruity magic spoon cereal

All in all, this cereal is truly what it claims to be: Magical! 😍✨🌟

If you’re a keto eater and you’ve been missing cold, crunchy breakfast cereal, Magic Spoon will fulfill all your wishes. Even better, their cereal is risk-free and they offer a 100% happiness guarantee so there’s no reason not to try it.

That is… if your wallet isn’t watching. 😆

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Comments 26

  1. Leah

    Mostly the low carbs are achieved by the low serving size. 1/2 a cup of cereal, when did you last time eat this little? Chances are you eat the entire cup of it, or just eyeball it. Who counts carbs? Add the $$$ price tag and you get the picture.

    • Jason

      Did you notice you are on a keto website?
      Almost everyone is watching carbs and the serving size is normal for cereal. 29g is one cup of Fruit loops(21 net carbs) and 28g is 3/4 cup of magic spoon fruit cereal(3 net carbs)which is now their labeled serving size.

      Healthier options almost always cost more. Bag of Lakota is 5x the price of bag of sugar. Get The picture?

      • Trey

        It has 61% of the carbs, all of which are just due to the removal of the sugar. It’s just artificially sweetened cereal except it’s $10.

        It’s 3.5 cups. 196g.

        A $10 box of real fruit loops is 550g. Healthy is expensive. Healthy is not 3x as expensive.

        Now simmer down Jason, it’s just cereal.

        • Donald G Johnston

          Stevia is a poor fit for some of us. I knew this was too good to be true. I will stick with cream of wheat being type 2 diabetic.

      • bradneufeld

        Considering that it is marketed towards adults, the serving size is not normal.

      • Anne Joyce

        Healthy options are too expensive and do not need to be they are making a killing

  2. Kathy

    I really love the taste, but this stuff sticks to my teeth like glue! Does anyone else have this problem? I always eat my cereal dry, so maybe that is the issue?

    • Kari

      Absolutely sticks in my teeth like glue! You are not wrong. Some days I don’t eat it if I don’t have a toothpick 😂 it is delicious though, so worth it. My concern as a keto gal is the high oleic sunflower oil. I know high oleic is better than regular oleic, but it is still like
      – what, 9% ish linoleic? Which can increase insulin resistance.

  3. Miki

    This is my favorite! Sad because it must be gone already. Didn’t see it as an option.

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      It looks like you can still get the Nutty four-pack option, Miki!

  4. mconferwv

    What’s your second favorite flavor? Can’t see Honey Nut option.

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      You can still get the Nutty pack option that includes 2 of the Honey Nut and 2 of the Peanut Butter. I love them both!

  5. spoiledchildren

    Do you use cream for the milk?

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Great question! You can use unsweetened almond milk. One cup contains only 1 gram of net carbs, 2.5 grams of fat, and 1 gram of protein. Enjoy!

  6. Sara

    Curious what they use for the food coloring in the cereal. Would like a health and natural dye instead of more chemicals in my diet if I’m paying that much money for a cereal. Might as well go for all natural food coloring at those prices.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Hi Sara! You can find the cereal ingredients pictured above OR through the link in the post. Hope that helps!

  7. YW

    Y’all. I hate writing bad reviews because I’m not just a troll, and I know how much effort goes into creating these products. However, i have four boxes of cereal that i cannot eat. I tried a few dry bites of the peanut butter. Flavor was fine, though a bit too (fake) sweet. BUT it left a gross, glue-like, sort of metallic tasting residue stuck on my teeth. It was nauseating and i cannot being myself to try again. Nor do i want to risk the other three flavors that i had to buy (because if i remember correctly, ordering four boxes was the minimum). It’s not worth that disgusting residue again. 🙁 i appreciate the effort to make sugar-free options, but this was an expensive fail. Did no one else have this problem?!

    • Diane Gagliano

      They offer a no questions asked money-back guarantee.

  8. Tim Smith

    I was kind of curious about this cereal as a diabetic; thanks for the heads-up about the sweeteners. I have a severe food reaction (not technically an allergy) to stevia.

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You’re very welcome!

  9. Max

    Will Magic Spoon make a Vegan (nom-dairy) version soon?

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      We’ll keep an eye out!

  10. Chris Vaile

    I started keto last year and basically flipped a coin on buying this or Cereal School, and the latter won the toss.

    It was okay. I got bored of it quickly and moved on to Catalina Crunch because I was given a bag to try, which I quite enjoyed (and still do) but it’s quite dense. It’s not really a 1-for-1 substitute for when you have THAT cereal craving (i.e., sweet, light airy crunch, classically nostalgic cereal taste). I still keep a back of Catalina maple stocked, but there is no going back to sugary cereal treats after Magic Spoon. The texture was an incredibly welcome surprise, it’s pretty much perfect.

    It’s not AS sweet as the “Saturday Morning” cereals you grew up with, but I actually prefer a bit less sweetness now anyway. The sweetness in MS hits a perfect midpoint for me. And it stays quite crunchy in your milk. Much like both Cereal School and Catalina, the high price/small size issue is offset to a fair degree by the fact that the high protein does fill you up much better than traditional cereal – i.e., with all of them less goes longer in the satiety department.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Thanks a bunch for your helpful review, Chris! SO glad you enjoyed the Magic Spoon cereal!

  11. Chris Vaile

    Sure thing, and I meant to add that Jelly Doughnut is one of the current seasonals and it is spectacular!

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      YUM! 😋

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