Sweet and Spicy Tigernut Trail Mix
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Tigernuts are small, wrinkled tubers with a faintly sweet nutty flavor. Full of resistant starch, they support gut health, optimal insulin response, optimal blood sugar and help to keep you full. Tigernuts are best served raw, as in this recipe, or cooked and cooled to get the most benefits of their resistant starch. This recipe comes together in a cinch, is mildly sweet with a punch of subtle heat.
  • 1 (8 oz) package tigernuts (find them here)
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon tigernut oil (find it here)
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  1. Toss the tigernuts, raisins and cranberries into a bowl. Drizzle with tigernut oil, and then sprinkle with paprika, cayenne pepper, sea salt and sesame seeds. Toss to coat. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to two weeks.
Recipe by Nourished Kitchen at http://nourishedkitchen.com/tigernut-trail-mix-recipe/