072: Krishna Kaliannan on Cereal: It’s Back on the Menu (and it’s Keto!)

Aug 19

Krishna Kaliannan has never run from anything, including a life-altering diagnosis. After managing Type-1 diabetes for years, he was frustrated with a lack of healthy breakfast options and decided to do something about it.

As founder of Catalina Crunch, Krishna prides himself in helping healthy eaters everywhere discover that low-carb breakfasts don’t have to sacrifice flavor or fun.

In this episode, Krishna Kaliannan talks about:

  • Type-1 Diabetes diagnosis at age 18
  • Difference between T-1 and T-2 diabetes
  • Forms of insulin resistance
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Choosing the low carb route to manage T1D and epilepsy
  • Rising cost of insulin
  • Creating a crunchy keto breakfast
  • Early recipe fails
  • Cost of keto ingredients
  • Catalina Flour
  • Replacing gluten as a binder
  • Potato fiber as an ingredient
  • Choosing soluble fibers for gut health
  • Monk fruit as a sweetener instead of sugar alcohols
  • Three Catalina Crunch flavors – inspiration
  • Ways to enjoy Catalina Crunch
  • 10% discount for Straight-Up Wellness listeners: StraightUp10

Featured Guest

Krishna Kaliannan


Catalina Crunch Website (Use discount code StraightUp10 for 10% off!)

About the Author

Kate Jaramillo: Creator of Ketogenic Living 101, 102, Straight-Up Wellness & Keto Living Coach Certification. Wellness Advocate & Badass.