- — Non-GMO, Vegan
- — Unsalted
Hazelnuts, sometimes called filberts or cobnuts, are small round tree nuts that naturally grow inside glossy and hard shells. Organic Hazelnuts by Food to Live are both shelled and blanched, which means that they do not have their outer shell or skin. Filberts are highly valued for their rich sweet, nutty flavor and a tremendous amount of healthful nutrients.
Ways to use Organic Blanched Hazelnuts
Hazelnuts make an excellent snack to munch on at home, work, on a hike, picnic, and road trip. Because these hazelnuts have their skin removed, they are perfect for baking pies, cakes, cookies, muffins, and tarts. Blanched Filberts are often used in desserts and various sweets, especially those that involve chocolate. Furthermore, you can blend hazelnuts into a butter-like consistency and eat as a spread over bread, pancakes, or rice crisps. You can also add these nuts to your homemade granola, the infamous charcuterie board, or savory dishes like salads, tuna, and avocado toasts.
Organic Blanched vs Unblanched Hazelnuts Nutritional Value
Comparing nutrition facts of Blanched vs Unblanched Hazelnuts, you may notice a slight difference in numbers. This is because the nut’s skin contains additional nutrients, however, the overall nutritional value difference is minimal. Organic Blanched Filberts remain a powerhouse of dietary fiber, protein, and healthful fats. In addition, these nuts are packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals including Vitamins E, B6, Manganese, Potassium, Thiamin, Copper, Folate, and Magnesium. Blanched Hazelnuts may promote heart health and have anti-inflammatory properties. These nuts are great for those who follow Vegan, Keto, and Paleo diets.
To keep blanched hazelnuts fresh, store them in an airtight container in a refrigerator or a cool, dry place.