- — Non-GMO, Vegan
- — Oven Roasted nuts
As you already know, raw pecans are absolutely delicious, now imagine that famous pecan flavor only much more intense. At Food to Live we roast Organic Pecan Halves in the oven with no oil or any additives. This process allows them to get a rich nutty aroma and the perfect crunchiness. Moreover, our roasted pecans are Organic and Non-GMO, they’re a wholesome snack and a versatile ingredient and are suitable for Vegan and Keto diets.
Nutrition Comparison of Organic Roasted Pecans vs Organic Raw Pecans
Feel like choosing raw pecans over roasted ones only because you worry about nutritional composition? Well, we are here to reassure you that the nutritional value of the nut remains almost the same after dry roasting. For example, raw nuts have 193 calories and 20 grams of fat per 28 grams while the latter has 199 calories and 21 grams of fat respectively. They are both a great source of fatty acids, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, and Potassium, which are linked to regulating blood pressure. Organic Dry Roasted Pecans are full of flavonoids – powerful antioxidants found to lower the risk of many diseases. They are also filled with beta carotene and Vitamin E which protect our cells from damage and inflammation. Moreover, they are a sodium-free snack that is very popular among those who want to cut on salty foods.
How to use Organic Roasted & Unsalted Pecans in your favorite dishes
While Roasted Pecans serve as a hearty snack, you’ll also find them to be very useful in cooking. Chopped or whole, they are popularly used in green salads in combination with dried fruit or berries. For extra crispiness, add them to main and side dishes or chop and use as a coating for tender meat or seafood. Pecan Halves also taste great in pastries, like pies, sweet buns, cakes, and fudge. For additional nutrients, you can sprinkle pecans over your desserts, oatmeal, ice cream, and smoothies.
Once opened, store the package in your refrigerator. If you keep Organic Roasted Pecans in the freezer, their shelf life will last for up to 1.5 years.