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Benefits of Almonds
Nuts.com has offered me the opportunity to share this information about how healthy almonds are, along with my own facts and opinions on, you guessed it Nuts. More specifically, Almonds. I’m going to share with you a brief history about Nuts.com, health benefits of almonds and share some recipes using almonds.
Nuts.com has been a family owned and operated business since 1929. It’s an American Dream Come True. The company was started by “Poppy” Sol during the depression with only a dream and a bank loan. With hard work and perseverance, Poppy Sol launched the Newark Nut Company. He began selling premium bulk nuts and dried fruit at the popular Mulberry Street open-air market.
Poppy Sol believed in choosing only the highest quality super colossal nuts from the worlds best growers. He then would roast the nuts to perfection and 86 years later..the third generation of family members are keeping up the Nuts.com company standards of excellence Nuts.Online was launched in 1999 to bring over 2000 items right to your front door. Nuts.Online has since changed it’s name to Nuts.com
Almonds are in the peach family. The almond is technically the hard-shelled fruit of the almond tree. The almond tree is a member of the
Prunus family. This family is part of the stone fruit family, that are trees and shrubs that produce edible fruit such as: cherries, plums, peaches and nectarines Almonds are among the lowest-calorie nuts. One ounce serving of almonds is 160 calories.
Almonds also have more calcium than any other nut. Nearly 9 grams of heart-healthy mono-unsaturated fats, 6 grams of protein and 3.5 grams of fiber. Almonds are best for you raw or dry-roasted. Natural, unsalted almonds are a tasty and nutritious snack with plenty of health benefits, loaded with minerals they are among the healthiest of all tree nuts. Almonds are rich in energy and healthy mono-unsaturated fats.
Nuts have a good nutrient profile, packed with anti-oxidants, dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals. Nuts.com isn’t just about nuts… Check out all of the items they have to offer. Products sold by Nuts.com: Nuts, Dried Fruit, Chocolates and Sweets, Snacks, Coffee and Tea, Cooking and Baking. Along with: Organic, Raw, Sugar-free, Gluten-free, Dark Chocolate, Candy by Color, Wedding Candy, Wholesale, New Products and Top Sellers
At Home Facts:
I have always loved almonds. I started eating almonds on a daily basis about five years ago when I needed to lower my cholesterol and regulate my blood sugar levels My grand-children, two and four years old will only drink almond milk. They have been drinking almond milk since they were around a year old. I started using almond butter and almond milk over a year ago. I now use them both in many of my baking recipes and I’m starting to incorporate almond flour into more of my baking recipes also.
A delicious blend of ingredients, including almond butter and cereals.
Dates filled with Cream Cheese and Almond Butter.
Almond Thumbprint Cookies
Cookies made with almond butter and an assortment of jams and marmalade.
Almond French Toast
French toast made with almond flour and almond milk. Serve with Mulberry Syrup.
A family holiday favorite. An almond is tucked into the Rice Pudding to bring good luck.
Cherry Crumble Bars
A wonderful fruity bar made with a touch of almonds.