Sweet, salty and spicy – these walnuts have it all! And they’re an excellent source of plant-based omega-3 fats. This recipe makes a delicious and addictive cocktail snack for this season’s holiday parties. Did you know that consuming just 28 grams of nuts per day can significantly reduce your risk of a number of diseases? Click here to learn more. Love recipes? Download our free digital recipe book.
1.5 cups walnut halves
1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
2 tbsp honey
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper, or to taste
pinch salt, or to taste
1/3 cup dried unsweetened cranberries or other dried fruit
Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC).
In a medium bowl, combine walnuts, coconut, honey, cayenne pepper and salt.
Spread walnut mixture onto a baking sheet and bake, turning once, for 8 to 10 minutes, or until brown and slightly crispy.
Transfer walnut mixture to a bowl to cool. Toss with cranberries. Store in an airtight container.
Per ¼ cup serving: 251 calories, 8 g protein, 19 g total fat (2 g saturated fat), 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fibre, 0 mg cholesterol, 59 mg sodium
Excellent source of: alpha linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid
Good source of: magnesium
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