Honey Gingery Almonds

by ehwhite93

Even though the website I got this from advertised it as a snack to help women during their “moon time,” having once eaten a luna bar without any side-effects, I figured this snack would be safe.

Especially considering the four ingredients needed are usually lying around my house (except for Ghee butter, which I substituted Earth Balance for), and it practically takes a few minutes, I figured I’d give it a whirl.

This is a quick and easy one I found on Twitter from the folks @glutenfreeworks, who got it from the lovely people who run a blog called Spirit Voyage (http://www.spiritvoyage.com/blog/index.php/yogi-recipe-sauteed-ginger-and-almonds-with-honey/).

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Prep time: approx 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup raw almonds (about 75)
  • 3-4 inches ginger (diced)
  • 1.5 tbsp honey
  • 1.5 tbsp Earth Balance (subbed for Ghee butter, feel free to try it with margarine or regular butter)

Serves: 1-3 snackers

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Sauté the Earth Balance and diced ginger in a frying pan over medium heat for about 4-5 minutes (stirring occasionally). The ginger will start to brown and soften. Toss the almonds into the frying pan and continue to stir. They’ll probably need another 7-8 minutes to become a darker brown and will smell nicely roasted.

Let the nuts, and buttery gingery honey cool. After cooling, the nuts will be surrounded by the sticky deliciousness and make this healthy snack practically taste like candy.

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