Antioxidant Almond Snack Mix


3 cups (750 mL) multi-grain cereal squares, such as Chex brand
3 cups (750 mL) fibre cereal twigs, such as Fibre One brand
1 cup (250 mL) sweetened dried cranberries
3/4 cup (175 mL) dark chocolate morsels
3/4 cup (175 mL) almond butter
1/2 cup (125 mL) enriched margarine or butter
3/4 cup (175 mL) almond flour
1/4 cup (50 mL) sliced almonds
3/4 cup (175 mL) confectioners' sugar


Line a large sheet pan with waxed paper. Place cereal and dried cranberries in a large resealable plastic bag. In a microwavable bowl, add chocolate chips, almond butter and margarine. Microwave on High heat, uncovered, for 1 minute. Stir. Microwave for another 30 seconds; remove and stir until smooth. Pour chocolate mixture into plastic bag, seal and shake to coat evenly. Add almond flour, sliced almonds and confectioners' sugar. Reseal and shake to coat. Spread mixture on waxed paper and cool completely. Refrigerate in an airtight container; mix can be stored for up to 1 week.


Remembered as a staple of childhood snacking everywhere, this party mix, created by the Almond Board of California offers a nutritious spin. Packed with tasty ingredients like almond butter, dried cranberries and dark chocolate, this mix will give you (and your loved ones) the perfect boost of energy.




Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 1:57pm


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