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Our ancestors understood food was medicine. Walnuts are a super food for the brain, and a good source of Omega-3. We have modified Kris’s mother’s recipe by cutting the sugar in half and replacing it with low glycemic coconut sugar. The spices are medicine, cinnamon re-builds DNA, nutmeg increases brain plasticity and alertness, while cloves are anti-inflammatory. Learn more at www.alzheimerstestkitchen.com   

From: Norma Denkert with ATK modifications

 

1/2 cup coconut sugar

1 tsp. salt

2 tsps. cinnamon

½ tsp. nutmeg

¼ tsp. cloves

½ cup water

2 cups Walnut halves

 

Combine sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and water in a medium saucepan.

Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves.

Continue cooking, stirring, add the walnuts and turn down low, then continue cooking until all the liquid is absorbed

Remove from heat.

Turn onto waxed paper.

Immediately, use 2 forks to separate the walnuts.

 Pop into fridge to cool off then let dry.

Makes about ¾ lb. spiced nuts.