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Delicious Snack Recipes for Any Health Nut

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Nut snack recipe

Looking for a healthy, homemade way to add a little variety to your afternoon snack sessions? Try any (or all!) of these nutritious recipes.


Here comes the first recipe, which is called Energizing Trail Mix.

  • 1/4 cup craisins
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/4 dark chocolate chunks
  • 1/2 cup pistachios
  • 1/2 cup almonds (I prefer the lightly salted ones)
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cashews

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1. Combine all ingredients and store in an airtight container.
2. Eat, enjoy, be energized!
* Yields 3 cups

Homemade Granola

  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 2 tbsp wheat germ
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seed
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup dried fruit (your choice)
  1. Preheat oven to 300F. Combine ingredients from top column and spread over large baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from oven.
  2. Increase oven temperature to 350F. Combine ingredients from bottom column - except dried fruit - in a small saucepan. Heat for 1-2 minutes, or until coconut oil is completely melted and blended into the mixture.
  3. Drizzle honey mixture over oats and stir to coat. Bake for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until oats are crispy.
  4. Blend in dried fruit. Store in an airtight container & enjoy!

Homemade Red-Pepper, Garlic Scape Hummus

  • 1 can chick peas (drained)
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh red pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped garlic scapes
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • The juice from 1 lime
  • Pinch of salt
  • Red pepper flakes, to taste
  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor.
  2. Blend until smooth
  3. ENJOY!