California Almonds (Raw, Whole)

  • California Almonds (Raw, Whole)
  • Healthy Homemade Raw Almond Butter
  • Raw, Whole Nuts No Shell
  • Cholesterol & Sodium Free
  • A Good Source of Riboflavin,
  • Magnesium, Manganese, and
  • Vitamin E

 

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Product Description

Almonds are incredibly delicious, which is why they are so famous all over the world. They originate from West Asia, but today they are cultivated in many countries. At the moment, California is considered the best producer of almonds.

They are often used in desserts and confectionaries. However, they can be added to a great variety of other dishes. The one thing you can be sure of is that they will make any food taste better. They are also very delicious on their own, so you can eat them raw as a snack. However, note that there is no such thing as 100% raw almonds in California as the law requires all of them to be pasteurized.

Health Benefits

Apart from being incredibly tasty, almonds also make you healthier. The most significant benefits they offer to your health are:

  • They provide you with all the essential nutrients.
    The reason that makes almonds such an excellent snack is that they give you everything you need to support your body and provide you with a boost of energy that will last for quite a while. The nutrients in them affect a significant number of processes inside your body and maintain your overall well-being as well as increase your resistance to diseases.
  • Almonds lower the levels of “bad” cholesterol.
    Almonds are rich in oleic acid. Therefore, they can reduce the levels of LDL cholesterol and strengthen your arteries reducing the risk of heart disease, stroke, and similar conditions.
  • They make you beautiful.
    An extremely high content of vitamin E makes almonds a useful beauty tool. This element is essential for maintaining the strength and integrity of cell membranes. Therefore, it can make our skin more elastic and smooth, and your hair and nails – stronger.
  • They strengthen your bones.
    Almonds are packed with calcium and manganese, two minerals essential for bone density. Therefore, eating them on a regular basis can protect you from developing osteoporosis.

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  1. 5 out of 5

    I’ve ordered these almonds a couple times now, they are fresh, clean and make me feel great. Quality raw nuts, like these, are hard to find. I am glad I found these. Don’t expect a strong nutty flavor as these are raw but they are much healthier to eat raw because roasting breaks down the healthy fats/oils of the nut and greatly reduces the beneficial properties.

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    Are these nuts truly raw? I am looking for non steamed/non fumigated almonds! Thank you

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    • Please refer to our Organic Almonds to have truly Organic and unprocessed almonds.

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  3. 5 out of 5

    I love this product series. I can’t have any salt or preservatives on my almonds, cashews, etc. and this group does an excellent job of just giving you the raw nuts. So appreciative!!!

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  4. 5 out of 5

    I love this brand, I order several varieties of their nuts. I can’t eat salt or preservatives and this group knocks it out of the park. Perfect!

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  5. 5 out of 5

    I like this almonds of all those. I use them to make milk and they work great for that. Haven’t had a problem yet with freshness. The almonds arrived on time.

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  6. 5 out of 5

    Wonderful whole almonds. They were perfect for my energy balls with the medjool dates. Fantastic flavor and fresh.

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  7. 5 out of 5

    These are healthy and have become my go-to snack while at work. I won’t buy another bag of chips so long as I have these. I feel good that I can make little changes to my diet like this that could have a huge effect.

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  8. 5 out of 5

    Fresh and Tasteful is what I look for when it comes to eating almonds amongst other nuts on a daily basis. The product arrived in good condition and is fresh!

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  9. 5 out of 5

    My favorite food to grab and go. Add a bottle of water and a big handful of these delicious almonds — and it fills you up for a few hours!! Great power food!

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  10. 5 out of 5

    Simply put, the almonds tasted great and were of excellent quality. The packaging was very professionally done as well.

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  11. 5 out of 5

    Item was as described. The bag is sturdy and resealable. The almonds are delicious in my smoothie, I always add a good handful or more and they are good for HDL cholesterol… This seems to be the only way to get my HDL levels in good range along with excercise and abstaining from sugar to decrease triglycerides.

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  12. 5 out of 5 Nice Surprise

    I used to order this product via Amazon but don’t use that website any longer. So I ordered directly from Food to Live. The order arrived within 3 days. It was a very nice surprise indeed. It was less expensive because there are no shipping costs when ordering directly from the company.

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  13. 5 out of 5

    Great quality almonds for a good price! I made almond butter with these taste way better than store bought.

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  14. 5 out of 5

    It’s impossible to buy this product locally. I’m pleased I can get many of their products easily on line. Quickly! Thank you.

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  15. 5 out of 5

    Soft, fresh and delicious. These may be the only ones I can find with the actual almond nutrients still in them!

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    Arrived promptly, well packed, excellent service! Have ordered multiple items from this merchant and will again.

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  17. 5 out of 5

    I really like these. I buy them quite often. Never disapointed. So far, they always taste fresh and are a favorite.

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  18. 5 out of 5 Delishious!!!!

    These almonds are very pure tasting, nothing but crunchy almond goodness. Also I cannot leave without saying how much I enjoy the little treats I receive in my shipments, and the boxes speak for themselves! This is a dependable company and I am so glad I… ran across them.

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  20. 5 out of 5

    I’m just a beginner when it comes to eating right. I bought 2lbs to start with to use to make smoothies. I use them in almost every drink, and they seem to last forever. Taste good

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  21. 5 out of 5

    This is the second time that I have purchased this product for my son. He says that they are the best almonds that he has ever tasted!

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INGREDIENTS: Almonds

WARNING: Contains Tree Nuts

CAUTION: May Contain Shell Fragments

Packaged in a facility that also processes wheat

Cold Storage Recommended

Storage Time: up to 18 months

Country of Origin: USA

 

Nutritional Value

Almonds are delicious, so eating 100 grams of them won’t be difficult in the least. This amount of the tasty treat will provide you with:

  • Dietary fiber – 12.20 g (30% RDA)
  • Protein – 21.22 g (38% RDA)
  • Niacin – 3.385 mg (21% RDA)
  • Pyridoxine – 0.143 mg (11% RDA)
  • Riboflavin – 1.014 mg (78% RDA)
  • Vitamin E – 26 mg (173% RDA)
  • Copper – 0.996 mg (110% RDA)
  • Calcium – 264 mg (26% RDA)
  • Manganese – 2.285 mg (99% RDA)

RDA = Required Daily Amount

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Vegan Baklava

Vegan Baklava

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar or Sucanat
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup walnut pieces
  • 1 cup shelled pistachios
  • 3/4 cup raw almonds
  • 12 sheets phyllo dough, thawed overnight in the refrigerator
  • 1/2 cup light olive oil or melted coconut oil, plus more for the pan
  • 1 cup agave syrup (or, for a non-vegan version, honey)
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • Zest from 1 large lemon, preferably organic, removed in 1 long strip


DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Oil a 13-by-9-inch baking pan.
  2. In a blender, blitz the brown sugar or Sucanat and cinnamon until powdery. Transfer to a small bowl.
  3. In the blender or a food processor, pulse the walnuts until mostly finely chopped but still a bit chunky. Transfer to a small bowl and stir in 1/3 of the sugar mixture. Do the same for the pistachios and the almonds, dumping each mixture into a separate bowl.
  4. Cover the phyllo sheets with a large piece plastic wrap, then cover that with a towel that’s just barely damp. Remove 1 sheet and place it on a clean work surface. Brush half the surface with olive or coconut oil. Fold the sheet in half and place it in the prepared pan, then brush the top with oil. Repeat with 2 more sheets. Scatter the walnuts over the phyllo in an even layer. Repeat the layering with 3 more sheets phyllo, the pistachios, 3 more sheets phyllo, and the almonds. Layer the last 3 sheets phyllo on top.
  5. Using a sharp paring knife, score the top layer of phyllo sheets across the short side of the pan to form 6 strips. Next, score the phyllo diagonally from corner to corner, and then score parallel to that line 2 times on each side. (Or if that just completely confused you, just cut it into squares or triangles however you wish.) Bake for 40 minutes, until the phyllo is lightly golden and crisp.
  6. In a small saucepan, combine the agave syrup, water, and lemon zest. Bring to a boil over high heat, then lower the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes. Let cool slightly, then remove and discard the zest.
  7. Pour the syrup over the pastry. Cover the baklava and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Stored in the refrigerator, tightly covered, the baklava will keep for about 2 weeks.


Enjoy it!

 

Healthy Homemade Raw Almond Butter

Healthy Homemade Raw Almond Butter

Ingredients

  • 2 cups almonds
  • 3/4 cup coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey or grade B maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt


Instructions

Place nuts and sea salt in food processor and grind to a fine powder. Add honey and coconut oil and process until ‘butter’ becomes smooth. It will be somewhat liquid but will harden when chilled. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Serve at room temperature.

Enjoy it!

 

RawVegan Espresso Brownies (Grain Free)

RawVegan Espresso Brownies (Grain Free)
Ingredients:


Instructions:

  1. In a food processor process the walnuts and almonds until no large pieces remain. Place the nut meal in a bowl.
  2. Place the pitted dates in the food processor and process again until no large pieces remain. The dates may even form a dough. Just break it up with a knife and continue with the recipe.
  3. Add the ground up nuts back to the food processor along with the cocoa powder, instant coffee, vanilla and sea salt. Process until all the ingredient are evenly distributed and the mixture it just starting to clump together.
  4. Prepare a loaf pan by lining it with wax paper, parchment or even plastic wrap then pour the crumbly mixture in. Press down firmly.
  5. You may turn out the brownies and slice immediately or if you prefer, refrigerate 30 minutes before slicing so that the mixture is firmer. Store in an airtight container on the counter or in the fridge.

 

Recipe Source: www.fooddoodles.com

 

Almond Butter Maca Madness Smoothie

Almond Butter Maca Madness Smoothie
INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 heaping tablespoon maca powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • optional: raw almonds for garnishing


INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend for 2-3 minutes or until smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour into a glass and enjoy.

 

Recipe Source: www.blissfulbasil.com

 

Oat Cookies with Goji Berry Jam

Oat Cookies with Goji Berry Jam

Raw Oatmeal Cookies:

  • 0,5 cup raw oats
  • 0,25 cup hemp seeds
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes
  • 0,5 cup almonds
  • 25g coconut butter
  • 1 tablespoon raw coconut oil
  • Pinch of Himalaya Salt
  • Lemon peel from an organic lemon
  • 2-3 drops lemon oil
  • 3 tablespoons agave or yacon syrup
  • 5-6 teaspoons sucanat or coconut sugar

 

In the food processor, process raw, rolled oats into a fine meal, add almonds, hemp seeds and coconut flakes, process until they are finely ground as well. Add salt, lemon peel, agave syrup and sucanat, mix well. Add melted coconut butter and coconut oil(you can use only coconut oil), continue to process until a ball is formed and everything is mixed. With your hands, form small thumbprint cookies, then place for 30 minutes in the refrigerator. Spoon raw goji jam on top and enjoy. These cookies stay fresh for 3-4 days and should be kept in the refrigerator.
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Raw Goji Berry Jam:

  • 0,25 cup dried goji berries
  • 0,25 cup dried cranberries
  • 0,25 cup fresh orange juice
  • Juice from a half lemon(a huge)
  • 2-3 tablespoons of water
  • 1-2 tablespoons agave
  • 4-5 fresh, organic strawberries
  • 1-2 teaspoons psylium seed husk

 

Place dried berries in a bowl, add water, lemon and orange juice, let stand for 1-2 hours to soften the berries. Transfer in a high speed blender, add fresh strawberries and agave, blend till it is very smooth. Add psyllium husks, mix well and let stand for 10-15 minutes, then again blend very well. The psyllium husk acts as a thickening/gelling agent and provides the right texture, it tastes very similar to a real fruit jam, only much healthier and without tons of sugar.

Recipe source: www.blog.wagashi-net.de