Thursday, December 10, 2009

Healthful Holiday Eating: Christmas Holiday Snack Mix

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Yield: 5 Cups

Ingredients:

  1. 1-1/2 cups small unsalted or lightly salted pretzels
  2. 1 Cup bite-size shredded whole wheat biscuits
  3. 1-1/2 cups popped popcorn, no added salt or fat
  4. 1 cup oyster crackers
  5. 2 Tablespoons reduced calorie margarine
  6. 1 Tablespoon low-sodium Worcestershire sauce
  7. 2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
  8. 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  9. 1/8 teaspoon salt
  10. 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  11. 2 Tablespoons grated Parmesan Cheese

Preparation:

1.  Combine pretzels, shredded whole wheat biscuits, popcorn and oyster crackers in a large bowl.  Toss well and set aside.

2.  Combine margarine and low-sodium Worcestershire sauce, Italian seasoning, pepper and salt in a small saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring frequently until margarine melts.  Pour margarine mixture over cereal mixture.  Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; toss well.

3. Spread the mixture in a 13x9” baking pan.  Bake at 275 degrees for 45 minutes, or until crisp, stirring occasionally.  Cool, store in an airtight container.

Source:  Dr. Jennifer Bueche

3 comments:

  1. I love worcestershire sauce! Especially on a mix like this! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Healthy Chex Mix?! Nice! This is a fantastic recipe. I'll have to show my mom before she makes her triple batch of unhealthy chex mix, she may go for this recipe!

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  3. Worcestershire is the key ingredient! Yummm!

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