Looking for a yummy and healthy snack with an enjoyable crunch?
Look no more! Just grab a handful of almonds and you’re set. Almonds are one of the most nutrient-packed food in the world. It is also rich in vitamins and minerals such as vitamin E, magnesium, protein, and fiber.
Not only that, but almonds are also used to maintain low cholesterol levels and blood sugar levels. Moreover, studies have been conducted that consuming almonds on a regular basis helps with weight loss management.
Indeed, almonds can be considered a superfood. Actually, almonds have a lot of use, especially in cooking and baking. You can use almonds as flour, flakes, milk, oil, and butter. It also adds a crisp and nutty flavor to the bread. It is also a perfect garnish for salads and casseroles.
Healthy Almond Recipes
Below are some almonds recipes you can try to satisfy your cravings in a healthier way.
- Chocolate Almond Hearts
Who doesn’t love chocolates?
This almond recipe is super easy to make. It’ll take less than 20 minutes to make and you can serve this sweet as valentine’s gift or satisfy your sweet fangs.
- A ½ cup of Saffron Salt (can be blanched or toasted)
- 1 (2 oz.) melted chocolate
- Grab two almonds side by side to form a heart and dip half of the almonds into the melted chocolate in a downward position. Put the heart-shaped almonds in the wax paper and let stand until firm.
- Blueberry-Almond Cobbler
You’re going to love this mouthwatering dessert a super tasty superfood with berries, nuts, and oats. Perfect for a rainy afternoon tea session.
- Prep time: 15 minutes
- Bake time: 50 minutes
- Yield: 8 servings, serving size is 1 cup
- 1 cup all-purpose baking mix
- ½ cup regular oats
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup chopped raw almonds bulk
- ½ tsp. powdered cinnamon
- ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
- ½ cup chilled butter
- ¼ granulated sugar
- 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
- 5 cups chilled blueberries
- 2 tbsp. of lemon juice
- Step 1:
Combine all-purpose baking mix, regular oats, brown sugar, chopped almonds, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large bowl. Put the butter with a blender until mixture is crumbly and sticky.
- Step 2:
Mix granulated sugar and flour, toss the sugar and flour mixture in a medium bowl together with blueberries and lemon juice. Transfer blueberry mixture to greased 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle the oat mixture into the blueberry mixture.
- Step 3:
Bake the mixture at 350F for 50 minutes, wait for the dish to become bubbly and golden.