They are tasty on their own, raw or toasted. An excellent component to unlimited recipes - from breakfast muesli, cereals, oatmeal, or porridge to healthy natural snacks like trail mixes; from appetizing meals of salads, exotic recipes to desserts such as cakes, ice cream, or baked goods.
Almond Crust French Toast
2 large eggs
1/4 cup milk
a dash of vanilla extract
2 slices whole-grain bread
a handful of raw almonds, finely chopped
2 tsp honey
In a bowl, combine the egg, milk, sweetener, and vanilla extract.
Dip the slices of bread into the egg mixture then place it on waxed paper.
Cover each slice with chopped almonds.
Cook on a nonstick pan for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
Drizzle with honey.
Serve and enjoy!
They are nuts in vitamin E, some minerals, fiber, phytonutrients, and monounsaturated fatty acids! Every hundred-gram serving provides 114% daily value of vitamin E, 115% copper, 95% manganese, 69% phosphorous, and 46% fiber. Most of their fat contents are monounsaturated fatty acids, which are good fats. They are also rich in several other B vitamins, especially Riboflavin or vitamin B2.
Research has indicated that regular intake of almonds may aid in lowering the risk of heart disease through reducing blood levels of bad cholesterol and are included as a good source of protein, calcium, and zinc among the recommended healthy foods.
Storage: Store in an airtight sealed bag in a cool dry place. For best quality, refrigerate after opening.
Shelf life: 1 year unopened in the fridge, 6 months after opening.