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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Homemade Snacks are Healthier

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Grillside Gorp
Bring out cold beer and big bowls of this snack when the gang gathers around the grill waiting for the burgers to get done. Packed with energy and nutty nutrition, the mix can also be packaged by the cupful for your pack or pocket. 

8 cups square cereal, preferably three or four different flavors (not sweetened)
2 cups garlic croutons
3 cups smoked almonds
1/3 cup canola oil
1 teaspoon each smoked paprika, black pepper
1 teaspoon each onion salt, garlic salt

Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Put cereal, croutons and almonds in two baking pans or rimmed cookie sheets. In a microwaveable cup stir smoked paprika and black pepper into the oil and heat 30 seconds or until warm. Drizzle over cereal mixture, mixing gently as you go. Bake 10 minutes, mix and bake 5 minutes more. Cool, sprinkle with onion and garlic salt and mix again.  
         Serve in bowls or cool completely and package for the hiking trail. Makes 13 cups. 

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