Different Ways Of Using Almonds!
It is a well known fact that almonds are healthy. Portable and easy to munch on, they are a great snack idea. You can add them to your daily diet to feel full for long as it is a great plant-based source of protein.
Almonds contain B vitamins such as biotin and riboflavin (vitamin B2), along with manganese and copper. All of these are great in energy production. Almonds have a good amount of magnesium that helps in balancing the nervous system and supports muscle relaxation plus a healthy heart. This makes almonds a perfect pre and post workout meal.
Apart from being healthy, almonds are the ultimate beauty foods as they have vitamin E and good fat content that brings a glow to the skin and prevents oxidative damage. Also, eating almonds adds on more fiber to you plate that aids digestion.
Here are the different ways of using almonds,
1) Add them to your coffee
You can use almond milk in place of regular cow’s milk to make your daily cup of coffee. It is great for those who have lactose intolerance and those who want to follow a vegan diet. You can make your own almond milk at home, here is the recipe – Click!
2) Make protein-packed snacks
Almonds can be used to make energy balls in order to add more protein to your mid morning or 4 pm snack. You can add in other dried fruits (or even fresh fruits such as cherries) and seeds such as flaxseeds for extra nutrients as well as crunch. You can use chocolate to hold all those yummy energy balls. Carry these delights along wherever you go and pop one in when hunger strikes!
3) Add almond to your meals
Apply almond butter to your multigrain toast for breakfast or stir in slivered almonds to soups and stews. You can blend them in your smoothies too. You can get creative and add almonds to almost anything you want to.
4) Ward off dead skin
You can use almonds in your beauty routine for exfoliation. But the almonds need to be ground well. The vitamin E present in them along with the healthy fat and scrub like texture make it a great for face exfoliation. Just combine almond meal with a bit of honey and jojoba oil and apply it to your face in circular motions. Allow it to sit on the skin for a minute at least and then rinse it off. It is a very simple way of exfoliating when compared to expensive scrubs that have skin damaging additives.
5) Get a soft and glowing skin
Almond oil is an effective and versatile product for skin care. It can be used as body oil. You simply need to massage it into damp skin after a bath. Do you use expensive makeup removers? Well, try giving almond oil a chance. It is a good eye-makeup remover as well as a facial moisturizer. You simply need a cotton ball and the oil to remove your mascara and eye-liner. For moisturizing your face, apply it to a cleansed face and allow it to get soaked in for a hydrated skin.
See, there are so many ways of using almonds!
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