Spiced Almonds

November/December 1998, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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A high-protein predinner snack—like these simple curry-roasted almonds—is a good way to take the edge off your appetite so that you don't overeat at mealtime.

Spiced Almonds

Makes: 16 servings, 1/4 cup each

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  • 2 cups whole almonds, (with skins)
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Combine almonds, oil, curry powder, salt and cayenne in a small baking pan; toss to coat well. Bake until the almonds are fragrant and lightly toasted, about 25 minutes. Transfer to a bowl to cool.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.


Per serving: 112 calories; 10 g fat (1 g sat, 6 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 4 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 4 g protein; 2 g fiber; 73 mg sodium; 4 mg potassium.

Exchanges: 2 fat (mono)

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