Adrian Leon’s Chili Piquin Nuts

By ADW|2017-01-06T11:41:33-05:00Updated: January 10th, 2009|Appetizers, Diabetes Recipes|0 Comments


  • 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


  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.

About the Author: ADW

ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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