If you are looking at introducing a superfood that really packs a punch into your diet this year, give almonds a go. There are enough health benefits of eating more almonds to make them a delicious part of your diet all year round. They are Good for Bowel Health: Because almonds are high in fiber with 3.5 grams per ounce of nuts, they are an excellent choice to ensure bowel regularity. They Contain Heart-Healing Magnesium: A good source of magnesium, almonds are a great way
Ingredients 3 cups of almonds (yep thats it!) Method Pour almonds into your food processor and pulse/process until the almonds go from whole to coarsely chopped to crumbly to finely ground. If they aren't coming together easily, add up to 1 Tablespoon of oil such as canola oil, peanut oil, or vegetable oil. Process again until the almonds resemble a thick and relatively smooth almond butter. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. But it won't last that long!
Ingredients 10 tablespoons each of Chia Flaxseed Sesame Pumpkin seeds Sunflower seeds Almond meal 3 - 4 Tbsp Psyllium 1 cup boiling water salt and pepper and herbs to taste Method Combine all ingredients then press out onto a baking tray to very thin. Cut into small squares & place in the oven. Bake at 120 degrees until crisp
Ingredients 10 servings 1½ cups oats ½ cup almonds ⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut ¾ cup cooked butternut pumpkin 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper Preparation Preheat oven to 300°F. Chop almonds finely. Place oats, almonds, and coconut on a large rimmed baking sheet. Bake, stirring once or twice, until lightly browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack. Combine pumpkin, honey, spices, sal