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Spiced Nuts

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 9 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 9 ingredients
These delicious homemade, spiced nuts are a far cry from the canned store bought varieties, and super easy to make. They are also my downfall. If I find a bowl in front of me,...

Ingredients


  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 cup raw walnut halves
  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 1 cup raw pecans
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • ¼ cup brown sugar

Nutrition Facts

Calories

208 cals

Fat

18 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

6 g

Monounsaturated Fat

10 g

Carbohydrates

10 g

Sugar

5 g

Fiber

3 g

Protein

5 g

Sodium

8 mg

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl whisk the egg whites until light and foamy. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl mix the nuts with the cayenne pepper, ground ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar until evenly coated. Stir in the egg whites 1 tablespoon at a time until well coated.
  4. Spread the nuts onto a baking sheet lined with parchment and bake for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Keep a close eye on them so they do not burn.
  5. Serve or let cool completely, then store in an airtight container.

Chef Tips

If you have allergies to any of the nuts in the mix we’ve chosen here, substitute them with the nuts that work for you.

Portion size is important to remember when chowing down on nuts. A portion as described here is roughly 1/3 cup, so portion out what you want and remove the bowl to avoid temptation!

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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