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Almonds
These protein rich nuts have been praised for many health benefits. When eaten daily almonds can help lower cholesterol, and boost the immune system. They are delicious prepared many different ways. This page contains recipes using almonds.
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Description:

The almond is a nut, native to Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Lebanon, and Turkey. Nutritionally almonds offer a good source for vitamin E, fiber and magnesium along with calcium, iron and protein.
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Uses:

Almonds can be used in dessert dishes, chopped and sprinkled on top of candy, used in stir fry, ground up into almond butter, roasted, seasoned and eaten as a snack. Almond is one of the key ingredients in marzipan, a moldable, edible confection often used for cakes.

Storage:

You can keep raw almonds longer in the freezer. Roasted almonds should be kept in an airtight container.

Recipes:

Substitutions:

Almonds can be ground and made into a almond butter which is a great alternative to peanut butter. Can be made into a flower for a low carb alternative to wheat flour. A milk substitute can made, which is a dairy-free and soy-free alternative for those with dietary restrictions.

Interesting Fact:

Almonds have been praised for many health benefits, such as, cancer prevention. If eaten daily can help lower cholesterol, and boost the immune system.
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 cups packed torn fresh spinach leaves
  • 2 cups packed torn fresh lettuce
  • 2 cups halved strawberries
  • 1/3 cup poppyseed dressing

Directions

Toss almonds with sugar in medium non-stick skillet; cook on medium heat 6-8 minutes or until sugar forms a golden brown syrup and evenly coats the almonds, stirring constantly. Spread into single layer on greased baking sheet or sheet of waxed paper; cool. Break into small pieces. Toss spinach leaves, lettuce and halved strawberries in large bowl. Drizzle with dressing just before serving; mix lightly. Sprinkle with almonds. Serve on chilled plates.
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Spiced almonds are a tasty and healthy treat for any time of year. This is a guide about spiced almond recipes.

A pile of cinnamon toasted almonds with a scoop.

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This guide is about making almond milk. You can avoid lactose by using raw almonds and making your own nut milk at home.

Almond Milk

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June 10, 20130 found this helpful

This page contains broccoli almond recipes. A delicious side dish can be made with this nutritious vegetable and nuts.

Broccoli With Almonds

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May 29, 20040 found this helpful

There has been a recall of raw almonds due to a potential infection with Salmonella. Eating these almonds raw can cause extreme food poisoning 12-36 hours after eating them. Anyone who purchased raw almonds which are affected by the recall should take them back to the store where they purchased them.

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The recall include raw almonds from Paramount Farms that were sold under the brand names Kirkland Signature (Costco), Trader Joe's, or Sunkist with "best before" dates bewteen 8/21/04 and 3/15/05. Other brands may also be affected.

The Salmonella will be killed if you cook the almonds. However, you should probably return any unused almonds if they are within the affected range of "best before" dates.

http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/news/2004/NEW01072.html

Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA

http://www.paramountfarms.com/pr_052204.html

Toll Free Hotline: 800-496-5168

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