Looking to satisfy a snack attack with a healthy crunch? Then you’ll want to get your hands on this Sweet, Spicy & Citrus Roasted Walnut Mix. It’s dotted with pepitas and dried cranberries for added texture, color, and tastes.
Coating the ingredients in this mix with lime juice, honey, chili powder and ancho chili powder provide the flavor. Baking it brings the fabulous crunchy texture to this snack mix.
I’ve been reading up on the benefits of walnuts, and as you might know, there is a wealth of goodness that comes from these wrinkly nuts. You’ll find they’re high in Omega-3 fat (the kind that comes from plants and that can help reduce heart disease).
Walnuts can help reduce inflammation in the body (inflammation is a component of many chronic diseases); they’re good for good-gut health; and they can help lower your blood pressure, manage and lower your risk for Type-2 diabetes, AND….they taste great.
Interested in finding out more about the benefits of walnuts? Check out this info from Healthline.
Sweet, Spicy & Citrus Walnut Mix
Moderation is key to anything we eat, and that includes all the good things, too. You’ll see that I’ve sprinkled some of these Sweet, Spicy & Citrus Walnut Mix over ice cream, which is probably not on any “healthy foods” lists, but we all deserve a treat once in a while, right?
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This mix, with pepitas (a type of pumpkin seed) and dried cranberries, makes a fabulous snack whether you’re hiking, you need an afternoon crunch at work, or if you’re on a road trip.
Give Sweet, Spicy & Citrus Walnut Mix a try. You’ll love it as a snack, or to top your morning yogurt, or your evening bowl of ice cream!
Yields About 2 cups
5 based on 9 review(s) Ingredients Instructions Notes Remember: don't add the dried cranberries to the mix until after it's removed from the oven.
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Yields About 2 cups
5 based on 9 review(s)
Remember: don't add the dried cranberries to the mix until after it's removed from the oven.