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Organic Raw European Almonds


General Description

Low-fat nut of choice, almonds have been part of our diet for several centuries. Still to this day, almonds are the most eaten nut worldwide. Excellent source of monounsaturated fatty acids, fiber and protein, almonds are an excellent hunger quencher. More iron and 4.5 times more calcium than peanut; this classic nut is alkaline and mineralizes the body.

Our delicious raw European almonds have a light sweet almond oil taste. Since European raw almonds can sometimes be bitter, once in a while you might come across an intense flavoured almond (only 1%). High in free radical fighting antioxidants, almonds are an excellent source of protein and magnesium and helps protect the heart. Tasty and nourishing, these crunchy almonds are excellent in a homemade nut milk recipe. A new amazing flavour frontier for your taste buds!

History

Native to Central Asia and introduced by the Arabs during their 8th century conquest of Spain, the European almond was widely used in Europe during the Middle Ages to prepare both soups and sweet desserts.

Nutrition & Benefits

  • Good source of monounsaturated fatty acids and rich in antioxidants
  • ¼ cup of almonds is equivalent to the calcium in ¼ cup of milk
  • Rich source of many antioxidant phytonutrients
  • Good source of fiber, protein, magnesium, manganese, copper, iron and vitamins (E & B2)
  • High concentration of minerals, almonds help reduce bad cholesterol and maintain a healthy heart and bones
  • Helps the digestive track and helps reduce the risk of colon cancer

Culinary Uses

Almonds are naturally sweet and can be eaten raw or flavoured for a healthy snack. Chop and grind them up to add them to your cakes, cereal and muesli or even in your smoothies.

Raw European almonds are also the perfect nut for making almond milk.

MORE RECIPE IDEAS
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Rocking Mocking Tuna
Vegan Cashew-Almond Yogurt

Did you know?

The almond tree has always been associated with fertility. It was the Romans who established the tradition of throwing almonds at the bride, to encourage plenty of offspring, a custom which continues today in various parts of Europe.

Nutritional Facts Table

Practical information

Preservation:

Can be preserved in a cool, dry cupboard, protected from light and humidity for up to 12 months or up to 18 months if stored in the refrigerator.

Origin:

Spain/Italy/Andalusia

This product is
Organic

Organic

Raw

Raw

Kosher

Kosher

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

 

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