- — Non-GMO, Vegan
- — Oven Roasted
- — Unsalted
Cashew nuts are kidney-shaped seeds that grow on the cashew tree. They are a popular snack and ingredient in many cuisines due to their buttery, slightly sweet flavor, and an impressive nutritional value. Food to Live Organic Cashew Halves and Pieces are gently roasted in the oven in small portions to assure the perfect consistency of each nut. They do not contain added oil or salt and present with the perfect crunch on the outside and gentle creaminess on the inside. This phenomenal snack is suitable for almost any diet including Vegan, Paleo, Keto.
Roasted vs. Raw Cashews
Raw cashews and roasted cashews have some differences in nutritional value, although they share some similarities as well. Raw cashews are rich in protein, healthy fats, fiber, and a variety of essential minerals and vitamins such as Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin K. Roasted cashews, on the other hand, have a slightly lower content of these nutrients due to the roasting process, however, roasting also contributes to an increase of antioxidants. How so, you may wonder? Well, light heat helps break down the cell wall of the nut, helping to expose its nutrients. Because Food to Live’s Organic Cashew Pieces are mildly roasted without oil, their fat content increase is insignificant, and most of the original nutritional profile is preserved. Consuming roasted cashews in moderation may contribute to better heart health, improved digestion, and stronger bones and teeth.
How to enjoy
To enjoy roasted unsalted cashews, start by selecting a serving size that fits your dietary needs and preferences. You can eat them on their own as a snack or add them to other dishes, such as salads, stir-fries, grain bowls, and avocado toasts. Moreover, Roasted cashews can be a versatile ingredient in baking, adding a rich and nutty flavor and crunchy texture to your creations. Chop roasted cashew halves into small pieces and add them to cookies, cakes, muffins, and even breads. It can also be ground into a fine powder and used as a pie crust. And finally, organic roasted and unsalted cashews are excellent for making homemade cashew butter, simply grind in a food processor and enjoy.
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