Spicy Mixed Nuts

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The foods in this easy recipe are powerhouses of nutrition. Why the recipe is good for you: High antioxidants and fiber in nuts. Nuts lower cholesterol and help prevent heart disease. Adding cinnamon to foods helps suppress blood sugar by boosting insulin activity and cells' ability to process glucose.

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Servings:
8
Yield:
2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white

  • 2 tablespoons cold water

  • cup walnut halves

  • cup pecan halves

  • cup whole almonds

  • ½ cup sugar

  • 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ginger

  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg

Directions

  1. Beat egg white and water until frothy. Stir nuts into mixture to coat, then drain slightly in a colander, 3-4 minutes. Mix sugar and spices in a plastic bag. Add nuts and shake to coat. Spread wet nut mixture in a single layer on a microwave-safe plate; microwave on high for 1 1/2 minutes, or until mixture is bubbly. Stir.

  2. Microwave another 1 1/2 minutes. Remove; stir to separate. Cool. Store in a sealed container.

Tips

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

255 Calories
20g Fat
18g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 255
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 181mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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