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Cashew Cumin Roasted Fennel Snacks (Gluten-Free)
Amie Valpone

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer and Food Writer specializing in easy Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free recipes. Amie is the Editor-in-Chief of the gluten-free blog, The Healthy Apple. Amie shares her passion for and approach to "Clean Eating" by focusing on natural, whole foods and ingredients that are good for you and your body. Amie works with Whole Foods Market as their Gluten-Free Manhattan Cooking Instructor and is a Gluten-Free Industry Innovator when it comes to helping clients, the community, companies and client live a healthy and happy life. Visit her site at: thehealthyapple.com.

By Amie Valpone
Published on 04/12/2012
This recipe makes a great, healthy snack that is perfect to tide you over between meals!

This recipe makes a great, healthy snack that is perfect to tide you over between meals!

Gluten-Free and Vegan

Serves 4

Cashew Cumin Roasted Fennel Snacks (Gluten-Free)Ingredients:

  • 4 large fennel bulbs, sliced into 1/2 inch pieces, reserving fronds
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1 cup ground cashews
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Lay fennel fronds in a large baking dish lined with tin foil; top with fennel bulb pieces.  Sprinkle with olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, cashews, cumin and sea salt.
  3. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Remove from oven; set aside to cool for 2 minutes before serving.
  5. Serve warm with a dollop of hummus, guacamole or salsa.
  6. Enjoy.