Did You Know My Spiced Walnuts Recipe Is Make A Healthy Nut Snack?
Popular Spiced Walnuts Recipe is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids and makes a good-for-you heart-healthy snack Who doesn’t like sweet spicy walnutss? Omega 3 fatty acids are essential for the body to work properly. We must get them through our diet because they are not made in the body. Research supports a long list of health benefits from eating foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids. Healthy benefits include reducing the risk of heart disease, stroke and lowering cholesterol and also reducing joint pain from inflammation. I am about healthy cooking! I devoted a chapter to Omega-3 rich foods in my new arthritis cookbook to give you good for your heart healthy easy recipes!
Spiced Walnts Recipe Offer more than just a great tasting nut
We understand we need to include more omega 3 fatty acids in our diet; however, sometimes it can be overwhelming figuring out what to eat. You might not realize how simply you can get this power packed nutrient into your everyday life. You have been hearing for years that nuts make a great snack and one reason is because walnuts are a rich source of omega-3’s. Put together a nut medley snack, toss walnuts in salads for a nice crunch, or layer with yogurt. I like to toast walnuts to enhance that wonderful nutty flavor but this Spiced Walnuts recipe really is fabulous. These sweet spicy walnuts make a delicious holiday gift. Rhe gift that keeps on giving. For a holiday gift, just put some sweet spicy walnuts in a glass jar or a festive canister for an easy enjoyed-by-all gift!
Spiced Walnuts Recipes (OR PECANS) from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC Eating Well to Fight Arthritis cookbook
Wonderful walnuts with a touch of spice, heat and sweet make incredible sweet spicy walnuts. Toss in salads, serve on cheese trays or eat as a snack.
2 cups walnut halves or pecan halves
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon canola oil
1. Preheat oven 375°F.
2. Spread walnuts on baking sheet and bake about 5-7 minutes or until golden.
3. In small bowl, combine sugar, salt, garlic powder, cumin, cinnamon, and cayenne.
4. In nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add nuts and stir to coat with oil. Add seasoning mix, stirring until nuts coated. Remove to paper towel to cool.
Nutritional information per serving: Calories 187 kcal, Calories from Fat 82%, Fat 18 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 74 mg, Carbohydrates 5 g, Dietary Fiber 2 g, Total Sugars 2 g, Protein 4 g, Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1/2 lean meat, 3 fat
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