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Roasted Almonds - three ways

Roasted almonds are a delicious nourishing snack. Here are three moorish flavour combinations, feel free to increase the quantities as needed. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Snack
Servings: 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 150 g raw almonds (1 cup)

Tamari Almonds

  • 2 tbsp tamari (enough to just cover the nuts, not soak them)

Indian Spiced Almonds

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil (melted if solid)
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper -optional for a bit of heat

Sweet Spiced Almonds

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil (melted if solid) or macadamia nut oil
  • 2 tbsp rice malt syrup, honey or maple syrup
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp mixed spice

Instructions

Tamari Roasted Almonds

  • Place raw almonds on a tray lined with baking paper (in a single layer).
  • Roast in a preheated oven (150℃ fan-forced)) for about 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and drizzle with the tamari (enough to just cover the nuts, not soak them).
  • Return to the oven for another 20 minutes or until the almonds are crunchy and the tamari has formed a crunchy, salty coating.

Indian Spiced Almonds

  • Place almonds on a tray lined with baking paper. (in a single layer).
  • Mix together coconut oil (melted if solid), garam masala, cumin powder and a good pinch of sea salt and mix through the almonds until well coated.
  • For a bit of spice, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or chilli flakes too.
  • Roast in a preheated oven (150℃) for about 20 minutes or until the almonds are crunchy.

Sweet Spiced Almonds

  • Place raw almonds on a tray lined with baking paper (in a single layer).
  • Mix together coconut oil (melted if solid) or macadamia nut oil,  rice malt syrup (fructose free), honey or maple syrup, cinnamon and mixed spice.
  • Stir through the almonds until they are well coated.
  • Roast in a preheated oven (150℃) for about 20-30 minutes or until the almonds are crunchy.
  • As they cool the coating will harden to form a crunchy coating. Warning - these are very moreish!

Store

  • In an airtight container or jar in a cool pantry or the fridge or freezer.

Notes

Soy-free

Choose liquid or coconut aminos to replace the tamari.

Coconut-free

Choose macadamia nut oil instead of coconut oil.

Fructose-friendly

Choose rice malt as your sweetener.

Any nut or seed will do

These mixes can be applied to any nut or seed.
 

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