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Spicy Nuts or Seeds

These simple-to-prepare nuts/seeds make a wonderful salad topping or simple snack.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Plant-based, Vegan
Servings 1 cup


  • 1 cup slivered or whole almonds (or pecans, walnuts, pumpkin seeds)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup (or agave)
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • pinch Salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat sheet.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together all four ingredients. Spread out the nuts or seeds onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes until topping on nuts/seeds start to brown and have become drier and somewhat crunchy. They will continue to harden as they cool.


*adapted from Rouxbe recipe
Nutritional information??for two tablespoons made with slivered almond:
110 calories, 3g protein, 0 g cholesterol, 40 mg calcium, 1 mg iron
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