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Kevin Curry

Perfect Crunchy BBQ & Healthy Roasted Nuts

Perfect Crunchy BBQ & Healthy Roasted Nuts

Ingredients for 8 servings

* Optional Substitution Note
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)


Step 1

Set oven to 350F.

Step 2

Mix together the seasonings in a small bowl and set aside.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 6

Bake in increments of 8 minutes, shaking the tray or stirring the nuts each time.

Step 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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Prep 8min
Cook 25min
Total 33min

Nutrition per serving

About Kevin - author


Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!