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Perfect Crunchy BBQ Roasted Nuts

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FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 370
Protein 10g
Fat 30g
Carbs 19g
Total Time 33 minutes

Man! I have to admit that I had trouble ONLY eating 1 serving! These are incredibly delicious and a healthier (and cheaper) alternative to packaged seasoned nuts in the store.  This works well with other seasoning combinations as well so make them your own (and watch the sugar).

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Perfect Crunchy BBQ Roasted Nuts

Ingredients

Ingredients for 8 servings

Serving size: ~1/3 cup
  • Seasoning
    • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
    • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon mustard
    • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/3 cup coconut sugar (OR brown sugar OR swerve equivalent)
  • 1 egg white, beaten into foam/froth
  • Nuts (3 1/2 cups – any combination of your favorite nuts)
    • 1 1/4 cups raw pecan halves
    • 1 cup raw almonds
    • 1 1/4 cup raw cashews
  • pinch of sea salt & pepper (to taste)
Steps
  1. Set oven to 350F.
  2. Mix together the seasonings in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat an egg white until it becomes foamy or frothy, about 6 to 8 minutes.  It is VERY important that it becomes white and frothy.
  4. Add the nuts to the bowl, followed by the seasoning.  Mix everything together using a spatula and ensure every nut is covered in the seasoning.
  5. Line a baking tray with parchment paper, then add the seasoned nuts and spread them evenly on the tray, allowing them room to breathe.  Add a pinch of sea salt & pepper.
  6. Bake in increments of 8 minutes, shaking the tray or stirring the nuts each time.
  7. Allow them to cool to room temperature and get crispy.  Store them in an airtight container in a cool environment for up to 1 month.

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Calories
370
Protein
10g
Fat
30g
Carbs
19g
Sodium
Fiber
4g
Sugar
11g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.