Easy Sweet Nut Recipes

It’s National Nut Day (there seems to be a national day for everything these days) and if you know Waxing Kara, you know we have a round-up blog featuring all of our favorite recipes revolving around that yummy ingredient.

When people hear fats, they may stay away from that food, but nuts contain good fats like omega-3 and omega-6 that give your body energy and support cell growth. That’s why they are such a good midday snack. Instead of a third cup of coffee, try a handful of nuts or better yet one of the recipes below, for an energy boost. They are super tasty too!

Variety of nuts

Nuts are extremely good for you; they are full of protein, fiber, and good fats.

Nuts are a versatile ingredient, easy to integrate into any recipe, often adding a needed texture or crunch. We feature recipes from salty to sweet, and even spicy! Each nut recipe includes our Eastern Shore honey of course!

Nut Recipes

Starting off with a quick and easy breakfast, this honey nut granola will jumpstart your morning. This nut recipe can be sprinkled on top of yogurt or oatmeal, or even eaten as a cold cereal. Granola can be easily manipulated based on your favorite ingredients and flavors, customize this recipe to make the best breakfast for you!

Raw honey nut granola in bale jar, lid open on grey fabric

Honey Nut Granola

This simple granola aims to please nut lovers everywhere; it’s rich, nutty, and sweet, so we cover all the food groups!

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There is nothing better than homemade almond milk.

It really truly tastes like an entirely different thing than what you buy in the store. With this recipe, you will learn exactly how we make ours and wonder why you haven’t been doing this all along!

Treat yourself to some homemade almond milk. It doesn't take long and lasts a few days in the fridge.

Homemade Almond Milk

Fresh, homemade almond milk is among the most popular plant-based milk and it’s very easy to make.

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This Spicy Nut Mix with cayenne and chili powder are the perfect snack food for a tailgate, watch party or get together with friends. Our recipe features; almonds, pistachios, pecans, and pumpkin seeds, but use your favorite nuts or whatever you have in your pantry.

spicy honey nut mix in square skillet accompanied by pinch pot full of seasoning mix and open jar of raw honey and honey hangtag on black marble slab

Spicy Honey Nut Mix

This Spicy Nut Mix made with our honey really has a kick of sweet heat! Roasted with our Eastern Shore Honey, these nuts are crunchy and sweet and are the perfect on-the-go snack for day trips.

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Candied nuts are an all-around favorite at our Honey House.

They are super versatile so here are some ways we enjoy them: on top a fresh summer salad, to add crunch to an ice cream sundae, a fancy topping on pies, or just by the handful.

I make these candied nuts and keep them in an air-tight container for a week or two. They get a little sticky, but I like that! I always find ways to use them. As a snack, for our guests with cocktails, to spice up a salad or garnish a favorite soup.

Candied Honey Roasted Nuts

Versatile and simple to make you can keep these around in an airtight container to use in salads, on cheese plates, or even on dessert.

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This pesto is made with walnuts, but you don’t have to use walnuts if you don’t want to. You can use the more traditional pine nuts or your favorite nuts. It’s delicious and takes only about 10 minutes to whip together.

Pesto with Walnuts in a white bowl on a green napkin on a wood table with fresh basil

Basil Walnut Pesto

We whipped this recipe up late summer when the basil naturalized in the garden. It looked like we grew basil trees. Make this and freeze it in ice cubes.

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These honey nutballs are packed with protein and relatively simple to make; just throw all the ingredients into a food processor and you’re good to go! Pack a few nutballs in your gym bag and you have a perfect pre or post-workout snack.

honey peanut butter balls in white bowl with oats on white table

Honey Nut Balls

Keep these honey nutballs in your freezer at the ready for the holidays or special occasions. I keep them around for a little treat when I need one. They are great for some energy just before a workout, or for breakfast.

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Oh, Fudge! That’s Honey Nut fudge Sauce for you.

Great for topping your favorite ice cream or dairy-free ice cream or even your favorite brownie recipe. Just try it, you’ll love it.

Make this Honey Nut Fudge Sauce for our Sexy Brownies recipe!

Honey Nut Fudge Sauce

This Honey Nut Fudge Sauce is good on just about anything, however, it was specially designed for our famous Sexy Brownie Sundae

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If you decide to try any of these nut recipes, take a photo and share them with us using #waxingkararecipes on Instagram. We love seeing your photos!

About the Author

Maya

Maya recently graduated Stevenson University with a Bachelors of Science in Business Communication. She was the Co-Editor and Chief of the Stevenson news paper and an avid writer. Maya is excited to start her journey with the Honey House!

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