These Lemon Thyme Toasted Almonds are a great snack to keep you full between meal times! The bright flavor lemon cuts through the richness and the fresh thyme add some floral notes.
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Need a healthy snack? Almonds are perfect because they are nutty and buttery and filled with vitamins.
I’m coming off a month of Whole 30 and these lemon thyme almonds have seen me through the tough times!
Times when I wanted to eat ice cream, inhale tacos like it was my last day on Earth, and drown my stress in a few bottles of wine, these lemon thyme toasted almonds were there.
Keeping me on track.
Keeping me strong.
Keeping me full until my next meal of grass-fed meat and organic veggies.
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LEMON THYME ALMOND INGREDIENTS
- raw almonds
- olive oil
- lemon zest
- lemon juice
- fresh thyme
HOW TO MAKE TOASTED ALMONDS WITH LEMON & THYME
FIRST: Preheat oven to 300F. Place almonds on a baking sheet in a single layer.
SECOND: Toast for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Watch carefully! If you smell the almonds, they are ready. When toasted, place in a mixing bowl.
THIRD: Combine olive oil, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a small bowl. Pour over the toasted almonds and stir to combine.
FOURTH: I pour the almonds onto a paper towel after a few minutes to soak up the excess olive oil. Store in an air-tight container until you eat them all or for a week, whichever comes first.
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Adding some brightness to these already toasted almonds in the form of lemon makes them dance on your tongue and tickle your taste buds. The fresh thyme makes them seem, adult:) Keep a bag of these Lemon Thyme Toasted Almonds with you at all times for snacking emergencies!
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- 1 pound raw almonds
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon lemon zest
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoons thyme
- Preheat oven to 300F.
- Place almonds on a baking sheet in a single layer.
- Toast for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Watch carefully! If you smell the almonds, they are ready.
- When toasted, place in a mixing bowl.
- Combine olive oil, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a small bowl.
- Pour over the toasted almonds and stir to combine.
- I pour the almonds onto a paper towel after a few minutes to soak up the excess olive oil.
- Store in an air-tight container until you eat them all or for a week, whichever comes first.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 2756Total Fat: 240gSaturated Fat: 19gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 210gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 13mgCarbohydrates: 101gFiber: 58gSugar: 20gProtein: 96g
This nutrition information was generated via a third party, Nutritionix, and can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.
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