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Vanilla Sugared Almonds

Vanilla Sugared Almonds Looking for a sweet snack? These almonds coated with cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla should satisfy your craving! Ingredients 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 3 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons water ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 tablespoons vanilla extract 2 cups whole blanched or natural almonds ¼ cup turbinado sugar (such as Sugar In The Raw®) Directions Preheat the oven to 225°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and

2017-10-02T20:54:23+00:00

Quinoa Salad with Almonds, Feta and Summer Vegetables

Quinoa Salad with Almonds, Feta and Summer Vegetables Topped off with basil-chive vinaigrette, this salad is packed with healthy veggies and crisp almonds. Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth 3 ounces cubed feta cheese ½ cup sliced almonds, roasted ½ pint grape tomatoes, halved 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 small zucchini, trimmed and diced 2 scallions, diced Basil-Chive Vinaigrette (recipe below)   BASIL-CHIVE VINAIGRETTE:

2017-10-02T20:55:32+00:00

Roasted Chicken Salad with Almonds & Cherries

Roasted Chicken Salad with Almonds & Cherries An easy lunch recipe that can be made with last night’s chicken. This protein-packed chicken salad is full of flavor. Ingredients 2 cups cubed or shredded cooked chicken (removing the meat from a rotisserie chicken works well) ½ cup sliced almonds, roasted ⅓ cup celery, chopped ¼ cup dried cherries or cherry-flavored dried cranberries, roughly chopped 1 (6-ounce) container low-fat plain yogurt 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise 1 tablespoon lemon juice

2017-10-02T20:55:59+00:00

Almond Mole Chicken Wings

Almond Mole Chicken Wings Add a Hispanic flair to your chicken wings by coating them with an almond mole sauce! Ingredients 1 (8.25 ounce) jar almond mole sauce* 1 (32 ounce) can low-sodium chicken broth 1 (2 pound) package chicken wings Salt and pepper 1 cup roughly chopped or slivered almonds, roasted, divided *Find this in the Hispanic section of the supermarket. Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat mole sauce and chicken broth on

2017-10-02T20:56:42+00:00

Consuming almonds vs. isoenergetic baked food does not differentially influence postprandial appetite or neural reward responses to visual food stimuli.

Sayer, R.D., J. Dhillon, G.G. Tamer, Jr., M.-A. Cornier, N. Chen, A.J. Wright, W.W. Campbell, R.D. Mattes, 2017. Consuming almonds vs. isoenergetic baked food does not differentially influence postprandial appetite or neural reward responses to visual food stimuli. Nutrients. 9(8): 807. doi: 10.3390/nu9080807.

2019-02-21T20:52:19+00:00Tags: , , |

Effects of dark chocolate and almonds on cardiovascular risk factors in overweight and obese individuals: A randomized controlled-feeding trial.

Lee, Y., C.E. Berryman, S.G. West, C.O. Chen, J.B. Blumberg, K.G. Lapsley, A.G. Preston, J.A. Fleming, P.M. Kris-Etherton, 2017. Effects of dark chocolate and almonds on cardiovascular risk factors in overweight and obese individuals: A randomized controlled-feeding trial. J Am Heart Assoc. 6(12). pii: e005162. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.116.005162.

2019-02-21T20:46:39+00:00Tags: , , , |

Longitudinal analysis of nut-inclusive diets and body mass index among overweight and obese African American women living in rural Alabama and Mississippi, 2011–2013.

Sterling, S.R., B. Bertrand, S. Judd, T.L. Carson, P. Chandler-Laney, M.L. Baskin, 2017. Longitudinal analysis of nut-inclusive diets and body mass index among overweight and obese African American women living in rural Alabama and Mississippi, 2011–2013. Prev Chronic Dis 2017;14:160595. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5888/pcd14.160595.

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