Almonds may in fact be the most awesome of all the nuts. You can turn them into almost anything – almond flour, almond milk, almond paste, almond butter… the list goes on. Almond butter and pear slices is one of my favorite afternoon snacks. Ever had slivered almonds in your cereal? It’s amazing. Here are ten awesome almond recipes you will love. Check out our favorites:
Honey Almond Granola (via Cooked With Love, Mom)
Perfect for breakfast or as a snack, this honey almond granola is packed with whole grains, protein, healthy fats, and a little bit of added sweetness. Try having a bowl with almond milk and blueberries for a wholesome, sweet, and delicious breakfast.
Orange Mint Almond Cake (via Playful Cooking)
This delicious almond cake is refreshing, light, and super moist. Made with orange, mint, almond flour, eggs, sugar, and olive oil, you can have your cake and eat it too (without feeling the slightest bit guilty).
Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds (via The Healthy Apple)
When you’re desperate for something crunchy and sweet, reach for a handful of these dark chocolate coated almonds. Packed with protein and antioxidants, this healthy sweet treat will satisfy your sweet tooth without ruining your day of healthy eating.
Coconut Almond Quinoa Pancakes (via Eat Your Books)
These healthy pancakes are perfect for breakfast (or really any time of the day). Made with almond flour, quinoa, coconut, and spelt flour, these easy to make pancakes can be ready in minutes and will keep you full all morning!
Sweet Chili and Lime Almonds (via Eat Drink Paleo)
Perfect to serve at your next game day party, these chili and lime roasted almonds are sweet, tangy, spicy, and crunchy. You can add them to trail mix, toss a few in your salad, or just enjoy them by the handful.
Almond and Raspberry Cake (via Baker Wanabe)
This delicious, perfectly sweet raspberry and almond cakes makes a great breakfast with a cup of coffee or an awesome after dinner treat with a glass of milk. Top with fresh raspberries and homemade whipped cream. Yum!
Cherry Tart With Ricotta and Almonds (via Martha Stewart)
This cherry tart is flaky, sweet, tangy, and amazing. Cherry and ricotta cheese pair perfectly in this dessert and the slivered almonds give it a nice crunch and amazing flavor.
Almond Muffins (via Gourmantine)
Muffins make a great portable breakfast option or an awesome grab and go snack. These almond muffins are made with banana, strawberries, almond flour, coconut flour, and honey for a delicious muffin packed with wholesome ingredients.
Almond Butter Cookies (via Life’s Too Short To Skip Dessert)
Made with almond flour, honey, dark chocolate chips, almond butter, pecans and coconut, these gluten free almond cookies are perfect as a healthy sweet treat after dinner.
Fig and Almond Breakfast Cake (via Joy The Baker)
This fig and almond breakfast cake is sweet, fluffy, and perfect for breakfast, Made with figs, almonds, eggs, cardamom, and flour (you could use almond flour), this cake is filling and delicious.
As if we need anymore reasons to go nuts for nuts! Almonds can be enjoyed with practically everything and are a better alternative for those with peanut allergies. Need a full list of healthful nuts and butters? Check them all out here.