I’ve got nothin’. No story behind this one. No fun facts. Just nuts. Seeds. Spice. And it’s gooooood. the citric acid powder lends a tartness and brightness kin to lemon juice without all the sogginess (it can be found amongst cheese-making supplies online). You can make the nut and seed mix without it, but I personally think the mix is much better with it. Be careful, a little goes a LONG way! Do monkey with the heat by adding more or less ancho or cayenne–the heat is a great contrast to the brightness offered by the citric acid powder. Make a big batch…you’ll find yourself sneaking into the kitchen to refill that snack bowl!
Spicy Nut and Seed Mix
1 cup almonds
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 cup coconut flakes
1/2 tsp coconut oil
1/4 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp ancho chili powder
1-2 pinches cayenne powder
2-3 pinches citric acid powder
Salt to taste
Toast your almonds, seeds, and coconut flakes in a wee bit of coconut oil (this will help the spices stick). Toss with all spices and sprinkle with citric acid powder and salt to taste. It’s that simple!
3 thoughts on “Spicy and Bright Nut and Seed Mix”
Wha hoo! Love this recipe and can’t wait to make it! 😀
It’s too tasty…the citric acid powder does make a nice addition (especially if you make them a little spicy)–but you can definitely forgo it. Definitely my go to snack!
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