Fall is in the air & sweet treats are everywhere! Try this great snack for all your run-around needs or just an afternoon pick-me-up instead of those pumpkin sweets.
Pumpkin Cherry Trail Mix
Prep time: 20 minutes. Makes 8 servings.
2/3 cup raw shelled pumpkin seeds
1/3 cup raw slivered or coarsely chopped almonds
1/4 cup raw shelled sunflower seeds
2 Tablespoons maple syrup
1/3 cup dried cherries or cranberries
Preheat oven to 300°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a medium bowl combine the pumpkin seeds, almonds, sunflower seeds and maple syrup. Toss until all the nuts are evenly coated with syrup. Spread the mixture out in a single layer on the parchment. Sprinkle with salt. Bake for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until nuts are golden brown.
Remove pan from oven and set aside to cool.
Mix in the dried cherries or cranberries.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
Nutrition Information Amount per serving: Calories 130, Calories from Fat 81, Total Fat 9g, Saturated Fat 1,5g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 65mg, Total Carbohydrates 10g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 6g, Protein 5g, Calcium 2%, Iron 6% This recipe is from our partner VHPGo, an exclusive app created by Virtual Health Partners and accessible through your phone, tablet or computer. Through the VHPGo app, you can access nutrition, fitness and lifestyle modification videos, and message our team anywhere, anytime. Find out more here>>