Smoothie recipes

Protein Fruit Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 cup of fresh strawberries
1 cup of fresh bananas
1 cup of milk
1 cup of water
3 cups of of ice cubes
2 scoops of whey protein

 

Instructions

Mix the ingredients in a blender and serve.

 

Banana Milk Smoothie

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons of coconut milk powder
1 cup of almond milk
1 banana

Instructions

Blend the ingredients and serve.

 

Pineapple Yogurt Smoothie

 

Ingredients:

1/2 cup of milk
1 cup of pineapple chunks
1 cup of crushed ice
1 1/2 cups of strawberries
1 1/2 cups of plain yogurt

 

Instructions

Blend the ingredients until they’re smooth.

2 cashew based healthy snack recipes

Here are 2 cashew based recipes that are healthy

Cashew Almond Candy

Ingredients

1 cup cashews
1 cup almonds
½ cup dates soaked 30 minutes and drained
½ cup carob/cocoa powder
pinch salt
1 tablespoon vanilla essence
1 cup desiccated coconut

Instructions

Process nuts in food processor until coarsely chopped. Add dates and process until smooth and then add all other ingredients and pulse until blended.
Place in fridge until firm. Then cut into small squares.

 

Cashew Cookie Bar

Ingredients

 

1 cup cashews
1 cup dates soaked 30 minutes and drained
1 teaspoon lemon juice
pinch salt.

Instructions

Put all ingredients in a food processor and process until well combined. Leave a little chunky as it gives the bars a better texture. Form into 6 bars and refrigerate.

Spicy roasted nuts

Nuts are good for you, from a Keto point of view there are a couple that you can eat which are listed below. The spice gives the recipe a little kick, you can obviously adjust the spiciness depending on your tastes

Ingredients

8 ounces of nuts you can choose from pecans or almonds or walnuts
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon olive oil or you can use coconut oil
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon paprika powder

 

Instructions

Mix all ingredients in a frying pan, and cook on medium heat until the nuts are warmed through.
Let cool and serve as a snack.
Store in a container with a sealed lid at room temperature.

Apple chips recipe

Apple chips

Apple chips are delicious but can be expensive to buy, luckily its easy to make them with just 3 ingredients

Ingredients:

2 large apples
2 tablespoons honey
1 lemon juice

Direction:

Wash apples and then cut apple into thin slices. Dissolve honey in lemon juice.
Preheat oven at 100C and line baking tray with parchment paper.
Dip apple slices, just one side in honey-lemon mixture.
Place apple slices on baking sheet, dipped side up.
Dry apples in oven for 90 minutes and for last 10 minutes turn oven up to 120C.
When baked take them out and leave on grid to cool.
Take them from parchment paper and store them in a suitable container.

Almond Cookies recipe

Almond Cookies

User submitted recipe, its a good one. With the benefits of almonds and walnuts

Ingredients

½ cup raw almonds
¼ cup raw walnuts
½ cup dates
¼ cup raisins
¼ teaspoon almond extract
dash salt
¼ cup ground almonds.

Instructions

Put the almonds, walnuts and salt into a food processor and process until coarsely chopped. Add the dates and almond extract and process until the mixture begins to stick together. Add the raisins and mix briefly, just to mix. Scoop about 1 tablespoon of the almond mixture into your hand and squeeze firmly until it sticks together. Roll into a 1 inch ball and flatten slightly to make a cookie. Roll each cookie in the ground almonds, and place on a plate. Chill for at least 2 hours before serving.

Spicy almonds recipe

Spicy almonds recipe

Almond Nutrition

The almond is a nutritionally dense food and a 100 gram amount is a rich source (>20% of the Daily value, DV) of the B vitamins riboflavin and niacin, vitamin E, and the essential minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, and zinc. The same amount is also a good source (10–19% DV) of the B vitamins thiamine, vitamin B6, and folate; choline; and the essential mineral potassium. They are also rich in dietary fiber, monounsaturated fats, and polyunsaturated fats, fats which potentially may lower LDL cholesterol. Typical of nuts and seeds, almonds also contain phytosterols such as beta-sitosterol, stigmasterol, campesterol, sitostanol, and campestanol, which have been associated with cholesterol-lowering propertie

Ingredients

1 cup raw almonds
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste after cooking

 

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325 F.
Stir all ingredients together in a bowl until the almonds are well coated. Spread the nuts out over a lined cookie sheet and bake for 15 – 20 minutes. Stir half way through the baking time. Keep an eye on the almonds to make sure they do not burn as this can easily happen