Prep Time : 5 min | Cook Time : 5 min Ready Time : 10 min | Serves: 12 cups

Prep Time : 10 min | Cook Time : 20 min Ready Time : 30 min | Serves: 12



INGREDIENTS 9 cups air-popped popcorn

1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice

1/4 cup sugar

Butter-flavored cooking spray

1 cup California Raisins

1 pkg. (5 ounces) glazed pecans

INGREDIENTS Expeller-pressed canola oil spray

1 cup raw cashews

1/4 cup California Raisins

1 cup toasted pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds)

1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds

1/3 raw sesame seeds

3 tablespoons flaxseed meal

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup honey

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 CARB CHOICE Serving size: ½ cup

1 CARB CHOICE Serving size: 1 bar

PROCEDURE Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C, or gas mark 2) and coat a 9 x 9-inch (23 x 23 cm) pan with canola oil spray. Finely chop cashews and dried fruit in a food processor (or smash the nuts in a bag, and chop the fruit) and add to a large bowl. Add pepitas, sunflower and sesame seeds, flaxseed, and salt and stir to combine. In a separate bowl, microwave the honey for a few seconds until warm. Drizzle honey and vanilla into the nut mixture and stir until completely incorporated. Pour the mixture into the pan and spread evenly. Spray a sheet of waxed paper with canola oil spray; place the waxed paper on top of the mixture, spray side down, and pack down gently with your hands. Bake until golden, 20 minutes; cool completely.

Place a cutting board on top of the pan. Lay one of your hands on top of the board and the other hand underneath the pan and firmly flip the pan upside down to release the cake from the pan. Cut into 12 bars. For maximum freshness, store bars individually in snack bags and refrigerate for up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 90 (23% from fat); Total Fat 5g (sat 0.5g, mono 3g, poly 1.25g, trans 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 1g; Carbohydrate 12g; (Dietary Fiber 1.5g; Sugars 8g;); Iron 0.5 mg; Sodium 0mg; Calcium 7mg; Potassium 89mg

PROCEDURE Place popcorn in a large bowl and remove all unpopped kernels. In small bowl, stir sugar and pumpkin pie spice together. Spray popcorn liberally with nonstick cooking spray, tossing to coat evenly. Add raisins and pecans. Sprinkle with sugar mixture and toss until popcorn is well coated, adding additional spray as needed.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 260 Total Fat 18g (sat 3g); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 10g; Carbohydrate 17g; Dietary Fiber 3g

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