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Tooth-friendly Trail Mix with Peanuts

Posted on September 13, 2015 in Recipes


September_Why Peanuts Are Good and Bad for TeethPeanuts are a delicious snack and good for your smile as long as you don't crack the shells with your teeth.  Peanuts are packed with protein, which helps produce the connective tissue that supports teeth. Peanuts also benefit oral health by reducing the acidity of your saliva, lowering the likelihood of tooth decay.1 Enjoy this recipe that is full of tooth-friendly peanuts!

Mountain Trail Mix

Ingredients:
½ cup cashews
¼ cup peanuts
¼ cup almonds
½ cup raisins
3 tablespoons dark chocolate chips
 
Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Enjoy immediately, or save for later in an airtight container.

Recipe courtesy of http://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/5-healthy-homemade-trail-mix-recipes-that-go-the-distance.html/?a=viewall.
1 http://oralhealth.deltadental.com/Search/22,HD17