Sports Bites | Salty Seed Mix

Did you know that pumpkin seeds are an excellent source of protein and omega-6 fatty acids? Try this protein-packed seed mix for your next snack.


  • 1 ½ Tablespoons pumpkin seeds
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoon agave nectar
  • Dash of sea salt


  1. Combine pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, agave nectar, and a light sprinkling of sea salt.
  2. Toast in skillet, and spread on parchment paper to cool.

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