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!
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!
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!
Honey Nut Granola
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!
Homemade Almond Milk
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.
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.
Candied Honey Roasted Nuts
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.
Basil Walnut Pesto
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 Nut Balls
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.
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!