With the holidays in full swing, I am definitely in bake mode. Really though, who isn’t? This is the time to put on your favorite worn apron and get comfy in the kitchen. Parties and gatherings are calling for pies here and cookies there. With all the Thanksgiving leftovers around, I am finding things to get out of control. I may just have to get myself a new pair of jeans. And fast.
If you’re having trouble fitting into your skinny jeans, take a breather from the usual baked goodies and try this healthier treat. Less carbs, more protein. These healthy roasted nuts are a nice change but just as sweet and satisfying as any traditional baked treat.
Pecans are a favorite nut of mine and these get an added touch of deliciousness with a sweet sugared coating. Candied with a covering of natural sweeteners and cinnamon, they are truly irresistible! You’ll want to remake this recipe all through the holiday season. I sincerely hope you do!
In a bowl, beat egg white and oil until soft peaks. Add pecans to the egg whites and coat well. Add honey or coconut sugar, salt, and cinnamon. Mix until all pecans are well coated. Spread out nuts on a parchment lined baking dish. Bake at 300 for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.