A Dozen Delicious Almond Recipes
Adding almonds to your diet can improve your health, but there are more ways to eat these nuts than by the handful. Try these plant-based recipes, and sneak some healthy almonds into your day.
Almonds – like other nuts – deliver protein, fiber and healthy fat. In multiple studies, almonds have been shown to reduce bad cholesterol and reduce risk of heart attack. You can read more about the health benefits of almonds here.
If you’ve tried to get more almonds into your day-to-day, you may have started drinking almond milk instead of soy or cow milk. Unfortunately, most almond milks contain barely any almonds. The good news is that you don’t need almond milk to add these healthy nuts to your diet.
Check out these delicious ways to cook with almonds!
Dip generously for a healthy dose of almond goodness!
This rich, creamy dip is secretly packed with healthy almonds and lots of veggies.
You can serve this chocolatey almond treat for breakfast or for dessert.
Almond butter is the base for this creamy, citrusy dressing. Serve it over raw ribbon salad or your favorite green salad.
If kimchi isn’t your thing, pour this delicious almond sauce over whatever you like!
If you’re going to eat almonds by the handful, they should be flavorful with a spicy kick!
These are a healthy sweet treat with no added sugars and plenty of rich, delicious almond butter.
Milkshakes, schmilkshakes. Drink this no-sugar-added glass of almondy goodness instead.
Serve this healthy pesto over noodles, spiralized veggies or with bread for dipping. It will work anywhere that you’d use a traditional pesto.
Add a healthy treat to your next party spread. This fancy appetizer is surprisingly easy to make.
This cozy soup gets its creaminess from almond butter and pureed sweet potatoes. Perfect for a chilly evening!
This warm bowl of oatmeal only has five ingredients and takes about 10 minutes to make!
Related at Care2
- 9 Health Benefits of Almonds
- Adding Nuts to Your Diet Protects Against Disease
- There Are Barely Any Almonds in Your Almond Milk
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