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Honey-Roasted Nuts and Fruit

Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup)
Use any variety of mixed nuts or seeds in this trail mix. Dried fruit is a concentrated source of carbohydrates, and the nuts add good fats and protein to this snack, which you can pack in bags for the road.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash of ground cloves
  • 1 cup raisins

Nutrition Information

  • calories 194
  • caloriesfromfat 44 %
  • fat 9.4 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 5 g
  • polyfat 2.8 g
  • protein 3.4 g
  • carbohydrate 27.8 g
  • fiber 2.2 g
  • cholesterol 2 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 82 mg
  • calcium 30 mg

How to Make It

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil; coat with cooking spray.

  2. Heat butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in honey; cook 2 minutes or until mixture bubbles around edges of pan. Add nuts and next 5 ingredients (nuts through cloves), and cook over medium heat 8 minutes or until nuts are golden, stirring frequently. Stir in raisins. Immediately spread onto prepared baking sheet; cool completely.