Almonds are a great source of protein and are so versatile!!
I have listed 12 delicious ways to use almonds.
Buy raw almonds and make your own almond meal by simply blending them in a food processor for 30 seconds to one minute on medium speed or until you got a fine texture. Then use the almond meal to make gluten free cakes, meals etc…
See below for some recipes.
I have reviewed the French basic lemon cake recipe to make a Gluten Free lemon cake.
Are you looking for a healthier alternative to the chicken nuggets?
This recipe can be either cooked in the pan or in the oven.
Being French, I love quiches!! But the original crust is made with lots of butter, eggs and wheat flour (short crust or "pâte brisée" in French). It is quite heavy!!
This recipe is a healthier version where I have used seeds and almonds instead of wheat flour and considerably reduced the butter to replace with an additional egg too...and it is totally delicious!
Do you know the percentage of almonds contained in commercialised almond milks? It is usually around 2-3%! By making you own almond milk, you can easily increase this percentage! It will taste a real almond milk without any additives or sweeteners.
You can check my step-by-step recipe here.
This is a healthy version of the chocolate French cookies recipe I used to do when I was a teenager...
This version contains less sugar and butter than the original version and I have also swapped the white flour by almond meal.
Homemade granola makes a nice and healthy breakfast!
8. Muesli bars
Did you know that most of the muesli bars available in the supermarkets contain more than 18% is sugar? Some contain up to 31% of sugar! And sometimes the sugar doesn't even come from natural dried fruits but simply added refined sugar.
Try this recipe of almond and carob energy balls.
If you are looking for a very simple and basic recipe for gluten free biscuits, you can try my recipe.
11. Almond butter
Almond butter is so easy to do!! Just follow by Hazelnut butter recipe and replace the hazelnuts by the almonds
12. Apple slices with almond butter
This is one of the easiest snack!! Simply spread the almond butter over the apple slices!!
Fore more ideas and recipes checkout my recipe section on my website.