• MSA’S MAPLE SPICED NUTS

    MSA'S MAPLE SPICED NUTS

    MSA'S MAPLE SPICED NUTS

    MSA'S MAPLE SPICED NUTS

    I like to have healthy snacks close by so that when hunger strikes and my evil side is unleashed, I have something to calm the caged beast. Just so you know, I do get quite cranky when I’m hungry, so if you ever want to ask me for a favour, wait until I’m fed and I’ve returned to my nicer self :-).

    One of my favourite snacks are spiced nuts – I can eat bowls of them in one go! Instead of finding a recipe for spiced nuts online, I decided to create my own maple spiced nuts by just experimenting with the ingredients I had in my kitchen cupboards. Thankfully, my experiment was a success, so I decided to share my recipe with you. I used a mix of cashews, walnuts and pecans, but this recipe would work just as well with almonds or even macadamia nuts.

    I decided not to use any butter and I used only 2 tablespoons of maple syrup, so say goodbye to saturated fat and lots of processed sugar. In small amounts, my maple spiced nuts are actually a healthy snack.  So do control yourself and eat them in moderation – I must confess that I fail hopelessly when warm roasted nuts are close by! The struggle is real.

    Have a look at the ingredients below and give this easy maple spiced nut recipe a try.


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    MSA'S MAPLE SPICED NUTS

    Ingredients:

    • 1 cup raw Cashews
    • 1/2 cup Walnuts
    • 1/2 cup Pecans
    • 2 tbsp Maple syrup
    • 1 tsp Cinnamon
    • 1/2 tsp Chilli flakes
    • 1/4 tsp Ground ginger
    • Rapeseed oil spray

    Directions:

    1. Heat oven to 150 degrees celsius (this is approximately 302 degrees Fahrenheit).
    2. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and spray lightly with Rapeseed oil.
    3. Use a mortar and pestle to finely grind the chilli flakes.
    4. Toss all ingredients together in a bowl until the nuts are well coated.
    5. Bake for approximately 15 minutes until the nuts are a golden brown colour.
    6. Remove nuts from the oven and stir them before transferring onto a plate to cool (this step is important because if you don’t stir and transfer them they will set into a block on your baking tray – not fun, trust me!).

    MSA's Maple Spiced Nuts

    MSA'S MAPLE SPICED NUTS

    MSA'S MAPLE SPICED NUTS

    MSA'S MAPLE SPICED NUTS

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