This recipe for candied pecans a delicious way to boost your energy during the holidays!
Looking to boost your energy during the holidays? Raw foods like uncooked fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and whole grains are easy to incorporate into traditional Thanksgiving Day recipes. Nutritionists have found that incorporating more raw foods into your diet will increase consumption of fiber, vitamins and minerals, aid in weight loss, and will increase energy levels. Recipe developers from Excalibur Dehydrators and Omega created recipes below- a raw twist on Thanksgiving Day favorites.
I cup soaked, rinsed and towel blotted pecan halves
- ½ cup of maple syrup
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- Pinch of nutmeg
Toss the soaked pecans, maple syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg together and spread them on a Paraflexx sheet. Dehydrate pecans at 105°F for 12 hours or until they are crisp in an Excalibur dehydrator. Enjoy as a snack or salad topper, or use in desserts, like the Black Bottom Pecan Pie. Store Candied Pecans or other flavored nuts in a sealed glass jar in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.
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