Spicy Cereal Mix

This is a whole grain snack that kicks back. With red pepper and hot sauce seasoning, enjoy the flavor and crunch of potato chips without the unhealthy oils and fat.


  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 3 cups rice cereal squares
  • 1 cup cornflakes
  • ⅔ cup whole-grain pita chips, broken into small pieces
  • ½ cup unsalted pumpkin seeds (pepitas)



  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water for 20 seconds.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Whisk the olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, garlic powder, cumin, onion powder, cayenne and salt in a bowl.
  4. Combine the cereals, pita chips, and pepitas in a bowl.
  5. Toss with the spice mixture and spread evenly on a baking sheet.
  6. Bake, stirring occasionally, until golden, 20 to 40 minutes.

Makes 16 servings

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