Sweet and Salty Roasted Nuts

Makes 12 servings (1/3 cup per serving)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups raw nuts (almonds/walnuts/mixed nuts)
  • ½ cup raw seeds (pumpkin/sunflower)
  • 1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼-½ tsp. cayenne pepper

Preparation

  1. Lightly grease slow cooker liner with cooking spray, or line insert with parchment paper.
  2. Place all ingredients inside, stirring to evenly coat nuts and seeds.
  3. Cover and cook on high for 15 minutes. Stir and reduce heat to low.
  4. Cook uncovered for 1½ to 2 hours, stirring every 20 to 30 minutes until nuts are coated with glaze.
  5. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition analysis per serving: 166 calories, 5.8 g protein, 13 g fat, 9 g carbohydrate (5.5 g of available carbohydrate), 3.5 g fibre, 92 mg sodium

My Viva Servings: 0 grains, 1 protein, 0 vegetable, 0 fruit, 0 fat, 0 dairy

 

Although this delicious snack can easily fit into your meal plan (please see the My Viva Servings above), we understand that you may also want to enjoy it as a treat, which are servings above and beyond your meal plan. Treats are just as the name suggests; they are a treat for you and meant to be enjoyed mindfully. We want most of your calories to come from nutrient-dense foods that nourish and support your body. Treats can be added in addition to your meal plan for the enjoyment and balance of life.