Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Cocoa Roasted Almonds

Cocoa Roasted Almonds

This is a great snack when that sweet tooth is in full affect.  Almonds provide 45 percent of the recommended dietary allowance for the antioxidant vitamin E in just 1/4 cup. This serving also offers 45 percent of the RDA for manganese, a trace mineral essential to bodily enzyme activity. Almonds are also a good source of the minerals magnesium, copper, phosphorus and riboflavin.  Buying RAW almonds is key.  This recipe will add a little flavor to your every day nut.

1 cup of raw almonds
1 Tablespoon of maple syrup
2 Tablespoons of cocoa powder
1 Tablespoon of 100% wheat floor

preheat oven to 275 degrees
Toss all ingredients together
Then line baking sheet with foil and place almonds on baking sheet lay flat.
Roast for 25 minutes stirring every 5-10 minutes.
Let cool completely before storing in airtight container
Cocoa Roasted Alomonds

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