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What is a snack mix for people with diabetes?

Go nuts for this easy, crunchy snack mix! This recipe uses two types of healthy nuts: Macadamia nuts are high in monounsaturated fats, which are good for your heart. And almonds are a rich source of fiber, which can help to keep blood glucose levels stable.

On-the-Go Snack Mix

Ingredients

1/2 cup flaked unsweetened coconut
1 cup pumpkin seeds, shelled
1/2 cup macadamia nuts
1/4 cup dried tart cherries, chopped
1/2 cup mini semi sweet chocolate chips
1 cup whole almonds

Directions

1. In small bowl, mix all ingredients. Divide into 16 portions.
2. Store in snack size resealable bags or plastic containers.
 
Makes 16 servings

Calories 158
Total Carbs 8 g
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
Sugars 4.4 g
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 3.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 9 g
Potassium 36.1 mg
Protein 3.9 g
Sodium 3.3 mg
 

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