Yupik’s Almonds in Shell are whole nuts left in their shell! These almonds can be opened with a nut cracker. Almonds are earthy, nutty, and milk-like in flavor, while firm and crunchy in texture; ideal for snacking, baking, or cooking applications. Buy Almonds in Shell by 500g, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry must-have!
HEALTH BENEFITS: The 411 on almonds!
Almonds are packed with wholesome goodness that helps keep your heart healthy. Here are the facts:
- Low in calories, low in carbohydrates
- Excellent source of protein, fiber, iron, and calcium
- No cholesterol
- High in monounsaturated fats, which help lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases
CULINARY TWIST: Get nutty!
There is no end to almond-based recipes on the web, but recently we’ve discovered a new way to get our almond-fix outside of baked goods! Chopping a few almonds and adding them to sautéed or roasted vegetables; from spinach to bell peppers, almonds add crunch and protein to vegetarian meals in no time! We also love to toss a handful of chopped almonds to salads, couscous, rice, and pasta dishes!
To benefit from the freshness of shelled almonds, use them in raw dishes, such as pestos, salads, granola mixes, mixed nuts, cheese platters, etc.
ABOUT ALMONDS: Did you know?
Though widely regarded a nut, almonds are actually seeds! The almond tree is native to the Middle East and South Asia, and the almond” itself is the edible seed that is cultivated from it.
HOW TO STORE YOUR ALMONDS: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 3 months.