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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Cashew Day

If you have ever snacked on cashews then you know the buttery, sweet and salty taste that they offer. With the shape like no other nut they offer a great source for vitamins and minerals. 

Cashews grow on cashew nut trees. These trees can easily be found in subtropical climates. 
Cashews are great to snack on but also great for our bodies. From helping our blood system to helping to prevent diabetes to helping to reduce blood pressure to protecting against cataracts Cashews can potentially help our health in many different ways .

A small bag of cashews (1.5 0z.) contains 235 calories Vitamin K important for blood clotting is also provided for through cashews.  Cashews also provide Vitamin E important for immune system function can help protect against prostate cancer. 

Try a Snack of Cinnamon Roasted Cashews

1 egg white
1 teaspoon cold water
1 cup whole or halved cashews (salted)
1/2 cup white sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. Spray baking sheet with cooking oil

Lightly beat the egg white with water until frothy. Add cashews, then stir until well coated. Mix together the sugar, salt, and cinnamon, and sprinkle over the coated cashews. Toss to coat, and spread evenly on the prepared pan. Toss to coat, and spread evenly on the prepared pan. Bake for about 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes, until golden. Allow cashews to cool, then store nuts in a ziploc bag or other airtight container

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