Chili Cheddar High Protein Low Carb Trail Mix Recipe
This homemade chili cheddar high protein low carb trail mix recipe is a delightful savory treat. Since nuts are high in healthy fats, I intentionally made the recipe small. If you are making this recipe for your family, feel free to use the 2X and 3X button to double or triple the recipe. For those of you that tried the Onion Ranch Low Carb Trail Mix recipe, you may already have the ingredients to make this recipe as well.
The chili cheddar high protein low carb trail mix recipe is made with cashews, almonds, pistachios, and protein balls. To keep the recipe lower in sodium, you can use lightly salted cashews and unsalted almonds. The reverse will work out well too, so if you can find one and not the other, feel free to flip flop that suggestion. The pistachios are a delicious chili flavored pistachio. And lastly, the protein balls are cheddar cheese flavored. Many low carb and keto aware companies sell these now, so you could check the local grocery stores to compare prices. However, the image and link below are the specific ones that I purchased and used. I have tried several high protein puff brands and thus far, I have yet to encounter a bad tasting one…they have all been really tasty!
Once you add all of the ingredients together, gently shake or stir this high protein low carb trail mix recipe. Of course you can eat this recipe right away. However, if you allow it to sit for some hours, the flavor combinations become even more defined and delicious.
This chili cheddar high protein low carb trail mix can also be converted to a high protein keto trail mix by simply swapping the cashews for macadamia nuts. While cashews are a low carb food, in comparison to other nuts and seeds, it is a higher carb nut. Contrariwise, the macadamia nuts are one of the lowest carb nuts. Nuts are all full of there own unique health benefits. So, this high protein low carb trail mix recipe is loaded with unique vitamins and minerals that our body needs. You can learn more about the health benefits of almonds. You may also be interested in finding the answer to “what is protein” and learning more about your protein intake.
High Protein Low Carb Trail Mix Recipe (Chili Cheddar)
- Place all of the ingredients in a small dish with a tight fitting lid or a sealable bag.
- Then, gently shake the bag or container to mix the low carb trail mix.
- Serve and/or eat up immediately or store for an even better flavor combination.
- Waiting some hours before eating the trail mix will all all the flavors to merge together.
Well once again, that is all for now. Let me know what you think of this savory chili cheddar high protein low carb trail mix recipe.