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23 Tips

Here are 23 brilliant ideas to help you enjoy nuts in your daily diet:

  1. Toss roasted pistachios through a salad of roasted pumpkin, spinach and avocado.
  2. Blend almonds, milk, yoghurt and ice cream to make a delicious smoothie.
  3. Roast chestnuts and add to a poultry stuffing mix.
  4. Bake blueberry bread with pecans.
  5. Dry roast cashews and sprinkle over a Thai beef salad.
  6. Try hazelnut in a chilli pasta.
  7. Sprinkle crushed macadamias into your next risotto.
  8. Add roasted pine nuts to a frittata with tomato and feta.
  9. Use walnuts next time you make pesto and added to grilled meat.
  10. Whiz Brazil nuts, garlic, ricotta and parsley together for a mushroom stuffing.
  11. Mix a handful of nuts with apple, oats and yoghurt and refrigerate overnight for a bircher muesli.
  12. Munch on pistachios as a pre-dinner appetiser.
  13. Sprinkle almonds or cashews through a stir fry.
  14. Roast chestnuts or pine nuts and toss them through a salad.
  15. Crumble pecans or walnuts into a yoghurt dessert topping and serve with fruit.
  16. Sprinkle chopped, roasted hazelnuts or almonds onto low-fat ice cream.
  17. Sprinkle crushed macadamias or pistachios onto grilled fish.
  18. Sprinkle chopped almonds and walnuts on breakfast cereals or muesli.
  19. Use a pure nut spread (eg almond or brazil nut spread) on toast in place of butter or margarine.
  20. Mix chopped hazelnuts or pecans in muffins or cakes.
  21. Add extra crunch to dips with macadamias or walnut pieces.
  22. Use roasted chestnuts in place of potato at evening meals.
  23. Snack on a handful of unsalted mixed nuts.