Toasted Sweet & Hot Walnut Fruit Salad
Walnuts aid in various areas of cardiovascular functioning, so adding them to your fruit salad is a great way to give it a healthy boost. It definitely doesn't hurt that they're coated in a sweet and spicy glaze!
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Hands-on time: 15 minutes
Total time: 18 minutes
- 1 pint strawberries, halved
- 1 6-oz pkg raspberries
- 1 mango, chopped
- 2 kiwis, sliced
- 2 nectarines, chopped
- 1 tbsp raw honey
- 3/4 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
Combine fruit in a large bowl. Preheat broiler to high. In a small bowl, stir together honey, 1 tbsp hot water and cayenne. Add walnuts and mix until well coated. Spread walnuts onto a cookie sheet. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes, watching to avoid burning. Add walnuts to bowl of fruit. Stir and enjoy.
Nutrients per 1-cup serving walnut fruit salad: Calories: 120, Total Fat: 5 g, Sat. Fat: 0 g, Omega-3s: 730 mg, Omega-6s: 2930 mg, Carbs: 19 g, Fiber: 4 g, Sugars: 13 g, Protein: 2 g, Sodium: 0 mg, Cholesterol: 0 mg