Raw almonds are a good source of protein, fibre, amino acids, vitamins and minerals.They help to promote heart health as they contain a natural source of vitamin E which is a nutrient that helps reduce oxidation.
They are a great snack to help reduce cravings due to there content of protein and fibre. As almonds are a good source of magnesium and calcium they are also beneficial for bone health.
A ¼ cup of almonds is equal to about 206 calories.
Health Benefits of Almonds are a great source of vitamin E, with 25g providing 70 percent of the recommended daily allowance. They contain more calcium than any other nut which makes them great for vegetarians who do not eat any dairy products.
2 ½ cups ground almonds
¼ cup melted coconut oil or olive oil
¼ cup agave nectar (options-maple syrup or applesauce)
1/8 tsp unrefined sea salt
½ tsp baking soda
½ cup shredded coconut
1 cup grated wet carrots
1 shredded apple
1 tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp sea vegetable granules (dulse flakes) optional
Combine all ingredients to make batter.
Use muffin paper cups to line muffin tin.
Fill half full with batter.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-35 minutes until muffins spring back when pressed.
Notes: From Shannon Bliss, although originated from Eva Cabaca
Special Diet: Gluten Free, Low Sodium, High Protein, High Fibre, Low Calorie, Diabetic - Low Carb
Submitted By: Shannon Bliss
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