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Honey Glazed Almonds

16 August 2015 Posted by Fit Affinity
Honey Glazed Almonds Almonds are an excellent source of minerals such as calcium, magnesium and selenium. Almonds are also a good source of protein, fiber and vitamin E. Eating this yummy snack is a great way to get more almonds into your diet. Portion control is key — this recipe makes 7 servings. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups raw almonds 1 tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon water 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Combine sugar, honey, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, salt and water in a saucepan and place over medium heat. Let the mixture boil for two minutes (watch closely, it’s a small amount and you may need to lower the heat so it doesn’t burn.) Remove from heat and stir in the the almonds until they’re all coated. The sugar mixture should start to thicken. Spread the almonds evenly over the baking sheet. Bake about 15 minutes or until the nuts are browned. Let the nuts cool. Break them apart and store in airtight container. Nutrition Information per Serving: 139 calories 10 grams fat 10 grams carbohydrates 3 grams fiber 4 grams protein