Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  92
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  14 g
  • Fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  127 mg
  • Potassium  37 mg
  • Phosphorus  16 mg
  • Calcium  3 mg
  • Fiber  0.4 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Compare brands—cereals, crackers and pretzels vary greatly in sodium content. Always get the brand with the least amount of sodium.

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Spicy Crunch and Munch Snack Mix
MaryDeann says:

I see that someone asked if you could substitute unsalted butter. I could not find your answer. Dietitian comment: See the answer to banuettom--yes you can make the change to eliminate trans-fats. It adds 8 mg cholesterol and no significant change to other nutrients.

Jan. 29, 2018, 11:01 AM
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RevDi13 says:

Just made this and I love it - so does my husband!

Apr. 04, 2015, 4:49 PM
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CindyRD says:

Made these for patients the month before the superbowl, mostly a big hit but most patients don't want to go through the trouble of baking, they enjoyed it a lot though, good flavor. And made the house smell delicious when cooking!

Feb. 26, 2014, 10:10 AM
Spicy Crunch and Munch Snack Mix

When you add the cereals/pretzels etc. to the sauce, do they get soggy? Dietitian comment: Not unless you use a margarine that contains added water[INVALID]usually found in some of the reduced-fat products. The oil from the margarine coats the cereals and pretzels but will not saturate them. The baking will make the cereal and pretzels even more crisp.

Nov. 02, 2013, 9:04 AM
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banuettom says:

I have tried looking for unsalted margarine and have been unsuccessful. Which is a better substitute, New Balance or unsalted butter? Love your website!! Dietitian comment: Smart Balance buttery spread adds 22 mg sodium per serving[INVALID]still acceptable. If you use unsalted butter it adds 8 mg cholesterol per serving and the sodium remains the same.

Jan. 22, 2013, 8:25 PM
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elby says:

I couldn't find Kellogg's Crippex Cereal so I substituted Wild Riceworks gourmet wildrice crisps bag 5.5 oz. They only have 85mg. sodium. Don't know Phosphorus or potassium. I'll email the company and see. Anyway, it was delicious!!! Thank you DaVita.

Apr. 19, 2012, 3:28 PM
Spicy Crunch and Munch Snack Mix
plew says:

Can unsalted butter be substituted for the margarine? If not, I suggest warning readers about the trans fat content.

Mar. 19, 2012, 4:19 PM
Spicy Crunch and Munch Snack Mix
ssy42 says:

A lot of flavor and not to spicy. I followed the directions excactly and it turned out perfect. Was a big party favorite.

Sep. 28, 2011, 2:22 PM
Spicy Crunch and Munch Snack Mix
jgrimm1 says:

I made this for my patients multiple times and it's always a hit!

Aug. 05, 2010, 7:17 AM
Spicy Crunch and Munch Snack Mix
mcrdld says:

I recently made this for a snack during an edcuational event at our clinic. Everyone loved it. Such a great snack idea, with limited sodium, potassiun and phosphorus. It definitely doesn't taste "diet"!

Apr. 19, 2010, 1:11 PM
Spicy Crunch and Munch Snack Mix

My husband really liked these. It is so hard to find low sodium chips so these were a great treat for him.

Mar. 29, 2009, 8:16 PM
Spicy Crunch and Munch Snack Mix
katielegli says:

I made this recipe for my patients & it went over really well.

Mar. 26, 2009, 7:17 AM
Spicy Crunch and Munch Snack Mix
JPRD says:

I have a patient who makes this regularly. It's very good.

Sep. 08, 2008, 12:27 PM

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