Almonds Indulgent Reci-Tips
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Title: Almonds indulgent reci-tips
Yield: 1 Servings
If you stick to well-balanced, healthy eating on a regular basis, then
giving into a craving when it strikes is not only permitted, but is
encouraged. The nutritional profile of almonds allows you to
incorporate them into a healthy diet, and their wonderful flavor and
texture makes those decadent foods that much more special. So, with
"everything in moderation" as your motto--indulge!
Your favorite prepared cheesecake can be dressed for success by
covering the top with toasted, slivered or chopped almonds. Simply
sprinkle the almonds over the top of the cake to cover, and press
down lightly. A fabulous marriage of textures and tastes!
If the spirit moves you once in a while, indulge in a hot fudge
sundae. Top it off with a generous amount of toasted slivered
almonds. You can choose decadent fudge sauce and ice cream or go with
the low fat versions. Either way, the crisp almonds make it a
To make surprisingly delicious and crunchy "croutons," heat your oven
to 350 degrees, then toss 2/3 cup slivered almonds with 2 teaspoons
olive oil in a shallow baking pan; arrange almonds in a single layer
in pan and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese and 1/2
teaspoon garlic salt before baking 10 to 15 minutes until golden
brown, tossing once. Cool, and toss the "croutons" with green salads
just before serving, or sprinkle on steamed vegetables.
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