Cocoa-Chia Almond Snack Mix
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Cocoa-Chia Almond Snack Mix

Prep: 5 minutes plus cooling
Bake: 10 minutes • Serves: 6

1 cup PICS almonds
1 tablespoon Full Circle chia seeds
1 tablespoon PICS honey
1 tablespoon PICS unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon PICS ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon PICS pure vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon PICS salt
1 cup whole-grain squares cereal (such as Quaker® Oatmeal Squares)
1/4 cup unsweetened dried cherries, chopped
1/4 cup roasted pepitas

1. Preheat oven to 350°; line rimmed baking pan with parchment paper.

2. In medium bowl, stir almonds, chia seeds, honey, cocoa powder, cinnamon, vanilla extract and salt until almonds are well coated; spread on prepared pan and bake 10 minutes, stirring once halfway through. Cool 20 minutes.

3. In same medium bowl, toss cereal, dried cherries, pepitas and almond mixture; store in an airtight container up to 1 week. Makes about 2 cups.

Serving Size: 1/3 cup
Approximate nutritional values per serving:
222 Calories, 14g Fat, 1g Saturated Fat, 0mg Cholesterol, 95mg Sodium,
20g Carbohydrates, 5g Fiber, 7g Sugars, 3g Added Sugars, 6g Protein