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Ingredients: Whole Unblanched Almonds (almonds are steamed
1oz = Approx. 24 whole kernels
Nutritional Information: Serving Size 1/4 cup (35g)
Calories from fat 160
Total Fat 18g - 28%
Sodium 0mg - 0%
Sat Fat. 1.5g - 8%
Total Carbs 7g - 2%
Cholesterol 0mg - 0%
Dietary Fiber 4g - 16%
Vitamin A - 0%
Vitamin C - 0%
Calcium - 10%
This product was packaged using equipment that also handles wheat, soy, peanuts & tree nuts.
Almonds are 54% fat. Most of the fat is monounsaturated, with some polyunsaturated; Their saturated fat content is one of the lowest among nuts. They are 19% protein. One cup of Almonds contains about 850 Calories; 1oz., or about 22 nuts, contains 170 Calories.
Almonds are rich in B vitamins & vitamin E. Minerals are in good supply, particularly iron, magnesium, and phosphorus. Of special interest is the relatively high calcium content in almonds.
Though they can't be considered a high calcium food when compared with most dairy products.
They can be a good addition to the diet of those who must avoid dairy foods. Ten almonds contain more calcium than 2 tablespoons of cream cheese.
Add to stir-fried vegetables or noodle dishes (roast and chop first).
Grind and add to breakfast to boost protein and calcium intake. 1-2 tablespoons per serving. Garnish steamed green vegetables such as green beans, swiss chard, asparagus or broccoli. Garnish each serving of soups made from these ingredients with a sprinkling of chopped almonds.
Make into homemade nut butter by running through a blender or nut grinder.
Make into nut meal to be incorporated into cookies or other baked goods.
Gluten-Free Almond Cookies
1/2 c. Rice Flour
2 Tbsp. Soy flour
2 Tbsp. Honey
1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
1 tsp. Almond extract
1/4 c. Butter Blanched Whole Almonds
Combine dry ingredients; cream butter, Egg and honey. Mix 2 mixtures and add Almond extract.
Drop by teaspoonfuls and press Almonds into center of each cookie. Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes.
Makes 2 dozen.
**Steam Pasteurized: Water steaming - they will be using hot water and quick-dry method. This will kill all bacteria (if any). Water used will be pure with absolutely no additives or preservatives. The result will not affect the quality or flavor of the almond. The almond will have a cleaner look, as opposed to what customers have seen in the past.
Per our supplier, a natural spray is used on the almond blossoms in Feb to protect the blossom. No other sprays or chemicals are used during the rest of the growing season for the almonds.