Manage Your Workplace Snacking

Raw almonds are an excellent source of protein, riboflavin, vitamin E and magnesium. They will keep you satisfied between meals and give you that boost of energy your body needs during office hours. Now Sam the only thing I would suggest is to portion out your almond servings into easy to carry Ziploc bags (or a reusable container). Although raw almonds are great for you many nuts have a high fat content that may not be the best for weight loss. It’s all about portion control and by pre-packing snacks for the office you can stay on track without those mid afternoon chocolate cravings.

For some fun ways to spice up your almonds once and a while, try adding them to salads, muffins, or your morning oatmeal. Here’s a fun easy recipe to make your own roasted almonds right at home!

*TIP: Remember to pay attention to the fat content and keep portion control in mind, about ¼ cup is my recommended daily intake.

Quick and Easy Roasted Almonds

Things you’ll need:

–  2 cups of whole raw almonds

–  2 teaspoons of your favorite spice (ex: ground cumin, chili powder, etc.)

–  2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil

–  Pinch of salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F
  2. Toss all ingredients together in a bowl
  3. Place almonds onto a baking sheet with parchment paper
  4. Bake for about 25 minutes or until lightly toasted
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One thought on “Manage Your Workplace Snacking

  1. Good Article. I have the same problem I tend to snack a little extra at work lol. I’m gonna give this recipe a try and see how it tastes. Sounds delicious though..

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