You’re hosting a party and want a quick and easy “wow” appetizer. It’s game day or movie night and you’re looking for something to nosh. You’re going to a party and need a hostess present to bring. Rather than dumping a can of store-bought nuts in a bowl, why not take a few extra minutes and whip up these delicious spiced nuts? These sweet and savory spiced nuts are going to take that bowl from boring to brilliant and no one needs to know how easy they are to make. Get the recipe…
People in the health community go nuts about nuts. They’re good for you. They’re bad for you. I can’t keep it straight.
One thing that we take an enormous amount of pride in here at Pink Fortitude is that we do not judge. Everyone is on your own unique health journey with your own unique nutrition protocol. What works for some does not work for others. Our primary focus is to create recipes based on whole foods that are for health-conscious people with real lives.
With that being said, if you enjoy nuts, you’re really going to enjoy these spiced nuts.
When I think of spiced nuts, I didn’t realize that you have to worry about the ingredients because nuts are their own complete food. But after searching way too long on Pinterest, I realized that many recipes use egg whites and/or sugar in the recipe. I kept the ingredients simple for this recipe. We used vegan butter and maple syrup. We also used 1 tsp of each of the spices, but if you want some more kick and flavor, feel free to add some more.
If you are allergic to or do not care for a certain nut, then just replace it with another. You can add any combination of nuts, but you’re looking for approximately 4 cups, plus a little extra if you want to add in some seeds (pumpkin or sesame) or pistachios. I purposely left out peanuts in this recipe, but you can always add them in too, or Brazil nuts or macadamia nuts. You get the picture.
Spiced Nuts Recipe
Spiced Nuts - Sweet and Savory
- 4 Cups Raw Mixed Nuts - Almonds, Pecans, Walnuts, Cashews, etc Any combination (approx 1 cup each)
- 1 TBSP Melted Vegan Butter We use Earth Balance
- 2 tsp Maple Syrup Organic if possible
- 2 tsp Liquid Aminos We use Bragg
- 1 tsp Sea Salt or Himalayan Salt
- 1 tsp Cinnamon
- 1 tsp Cumin
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Spray a baking sheet with baking spray.
In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together.
Bake for 15 minutes, stirring once or twice while baking.
Check after 15 minutes. You want the nuts to be golden but not burned. Leave in for another couple of minutes if necessary and check often.
Store at room temperature in an air-tight container.
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