Here’s a mid morning or afternoon snack to hold off hunger until your next meal. Good sources of omega 3 fatty acids, b vitamins, and complex carbohydrates. Great addition to any anti-inflammatory diet and for battling inflammation.
2/3 c Chopped walnuts
2/3 c Sunflower seeds
2/3 c Almonds
1/3 c Unsweetened dried cherries
2 oz Chopped banana chips
6 oz Dark chocolate chips or cacao nibs
2/3 c whole grain cereal
Makes 12 servings
Per serving 212 kcal, 5g Pro, 15g Fat, 18g Cho, 4g Fiber
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