Healthy Food Snacks
Healthy food snacks can include live plant foods such as properly prepared raw nuts that you can turn into a raw trail mix. And healthy food snacks that are properly soaked and dried at the right temperature can give you important vitamins and minerals.
Some of my favorite snacks are nuts. However, before I eat nuts
especially raw nuts, I will deactivate as many anti-nutrients as
Anti-nutrients are nature's way of protecting a nut.
And deactivating anti-nutrients ensures better digestibility and more
However, it can be a long process and you will have
to plan a day or so ahead to complete this necessary procedure before
you can safely eat these healthy food snacks.
How to Properly Prepare Raw Nuts
- Basically, you will soak your raw nuts in water for 7 to 12 hours.
will also have to add in a certain amount of salt to help deactivate
certain anti-nutrients (1 tbsp. of salt per 4 cups of nuts).
the nuts need to be rinsed and dried below a certain temperature (116
degrees F is an acceptable temperature for most people) to retain as
much nutrients as possible.
- You can then make your own trail mix or use these nuts to make other raw food snacks.
Ultimately, you want to eat healthy snacks that contain some raw
ingredients. And foods that come with real nutrients and with no
chemical additives is very important!
How to Make a Trail Mix
As you can see, there are a variety of nuts, seeds, fruits, and chocolate that you can choose from to put into your trail mix.
And this is a great snack to have in your car for emergency snacks.
You can also buy or order properly prepared raw nuts these days.
You'll find a good variety of soaked and dehydrated raw nuts as well as
soaked cashews at US Wellness Meats.
To purchase any of these raw nuts go to
US Wellness Meats.
Then look for Healthy Snacks on the shopping menu bar.
Lets face it - we are all looking for a quick fix to our hunger problems
for our busy lives.
What could be better than having healthy food
snacks prepared and ready to go in our pantries to help nourish our
Raw snacks can be made with properly prepared nuts, properly prepared seeds, raw chocolate, and dehydrated fruits.
Live plant foods come with important nutrients like minerals and vitamins that can help to keep us young.
And as a Bonus, the more raw snacks that you consume - the less toxins that will likely enter into your body such as Acrylamides, AGEs, or MSG.
Go to How to Make Nut Butter
Return to Raw Food Health
Save Time and Shop On-line
Featured Back-Issue Newsletter