“I don't even butter my bread; I consider that cooking.” Katherine Cebrian

Crisp and Spicy Snack Mix

Yield: 4 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Take this to snack on. And if there's any left, toss it on a salad.

  • 2 cups crisscross of corn and rice cereal (such as Crispix)
  • 1 cup tiny pretzel twists
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat wheat crackers (such as WheatThins)
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat cheddar crackers (such as Cheez-It)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon ginger stir-fry sauce (such as Lawry's)
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 250º. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a bowl. Combine butter, stir-fry sauce, powder, cumin, and salt; drizzle over cereal mixture, tossing to coat. Spread mixture into a jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 250º for 30 minutes or until crisp, stirring twice.


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