Ingredients:

  • 1 pinch ground allspice
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1/2 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 1 teaspoon chili piquin or ground cayenne
  • 1/2 cup mixed nuts
  • 2 egg white

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Mix all the dry spices and Splenda Granulated sweetener in a bowl.
  3. Whip the egg white in a separate mixer bowl on medium high until soft peaked, then stir in the mixed nuts and other dry ingredients.
  4. Spread the nuts over a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven, cool and serve.

Note: This recipe is featured in Adrian Leon’s Mixed Green Salad with Pomegranate.

Exchanges per Serving: 1/2 Lean Meat, 1 1/2 Fats, 1/2 Starch.

Recipe courtesy of Splenda Inc. Splenda is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 4 Servings
Calories:   110
Calories from Fat:   80
Total Fat:   9g
Cholesterol:   0mg
Sodium   230mg
Total Carbs:   5g
Dietary Fiber:   2g
Sugars:   1g
Protein:   4g

Exchanges per Serving: 1/2 Lean Meat, 1 1/2 Fats, 1/2 Starch.

Marlene Koch

Marlene Koch, RD, (pronounced "Cook") has specialized in delicious food and healthy lifestyles for over twenty years. Thus, when Marlene realized she couldn’t bake a delicious cake without sugar for her stepdaughter newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, she set out to find the sweet solution! Marlene is now a foremost authority on sugar and sugar substitutes and the author of the best-selling healthy, low-sugar hardback cookbook series which includes Unbelievable Desserts and Fantastic Food with Splenda, and her newest release, Marlene Koch’s Sensational Splenda Recipes: 375 Recipes Low in Sugar, Fat and Calories (M.Evans publisher). With combined sales of over 600,000 copies, Marlene and her books successfully bridge the gap between good food and good health!

Marlene graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in nutrition from U.C.L.A. in 1986 and is one of a select group of dietitians to hold an advanced certificate in Child and Adolescent Weight Management from the American Dietetic Association. Combining her love of food with her educational foundation, she has held such positions as Hospital Foodservice Director, Nutrition Professor, Cooking Instructor for the Columbus State Culinary Academy and as a national nutrition educator to chefs for the American Culinary Federation. Her passion for teaching others how to make healthy food taste delicious also extend to her private nutrition practice specializing in weight loss, diabetes, and wellness.

Marlene loves to teach (and to eat!); her energetic and upbeat style has made her a popular food and nutrition speaker for organizations such as the American Diabetes and American Heart Associations and sought after for television and radio appearances which have included affiliates for ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and Shaw TV (Vancouver) and radio stations nationwide.

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