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Spicy Energy Mix

October/November 2005

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Sweet mangos and dates mixed with crunchy pumpkin seeds get a dose of heat from a prepared spice rub.



READER'S COMMENT:
"This recipe sounds delicious, but not at 368 calories and 14 grams of fat in one serving! How about taking out the dates or substituting fresh mango instead? "
Spicy Energy Mix Recipe

Makes: 1 serving

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Ingredients

  • 1 ounce pepitas, (pumpkin seeds)
  • 1 1/2 ounces dried mango
  • 1 ounce pitted chopped dates
  • 1/4 teaspoon prepared spice rub

Preparation

  1. Combine pepitas, mango, dates and prepared spice rub.

Nutrition

Per serving: 368 calories; 14 g fat (3 g sat, 4 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 63 g carbohydrates; 8 g protein; 5 g fiber; 121 mg sodium; 456 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C, iron, magnesium, potassium, protein, fiber.

Exchanges: 4 fruit, 3 fat


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Recipe Categories

Health & Diet Considerations
Low sodium
High fiber
Gluten free
Low cholesterol
Meal/Course
Snack
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Servings
1
Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Type of Dish
Snack
Ethnic/Regional
American
Publication
October/November 2005

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