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- — Oven Roasted nuts
Hazelnuts, also known as filberts and cobnuts, are tree nuts originally hidden inside a hard shell and thin skin. These Food to Live’s Hazelnuts blanched to remove the skin, and then dry roasted in the without oil. These two processes make hazelnuts absolutely delicious, enhancing their nutty flavor and giving them the perfect crunch.
Ideas on how to use Roasted Blanched Hazelnuts
Dry Roasted Hazelnuts are an excellent choice if you are looking for a healthy snack. They are convenient to grab with you on a walk, hike, picnic, plane, to work, or to school. Moreover, due to the absence of skin, these hazelnuts are perfect for baked goodies and desserts. Make cakes, muffins, pies, cookies, or tarts. Hazelnuts pair especially well with chocolate; however, you can use them in savory dishes too. Try crushing these nuts and sprinkling them over salads, toasts, oatmeal, pasta, or adding whole nuts to cereals and granola. Furthermore, you can blend Blanched Hazelnuts into paste and spread over bread.
Raw vs Dry Roasted Blanched Hazelnuts
Although there is a popular assumption that roasted nuts are less nutritious than raw ones, this is not exactly accurate. It’s true that the nutrition facts of raw and roasted nuts may vary, however, the difference is insignificant. Roasted Blanched Hazelnuts remain an outstanding source of plant protein, dietary fiber, healthy fats, antioxidants, Vitamin E, Thiamin, Magnesium, Copper, and Manganese. These nuts may have anti-inflammatory and cholesterol-lowering properties. Finally, Hazelnuts are low in carbs, therefore, are great for Keto and Paleo diets.
To ensure freshness of your Blanched Roasted Hazelnuts, store them in an air-tight container in a cool dry area. For long-term storage, place the nuts in a fridge or a freezer.