Easy Chili Almonds
I’ve partnered with California Almonds on this sponsored post. As always, all opinions are my own.
These Easy Chili Almonds are a simple snack that’s packed with deliciousness. Roasted in a skillet and tossed with zesty flavors, these almonds are perfect for those snack cravings!
Sometimes you just need a snack.
And not just any snack, but one filled with lots of flavor and lots of nutrients.
Am I right? When those mid-afternoon or late night snack attacks happen, you better watch out!
I’ve talked about this before, but one of my favorite, healthier snacks is a handful of almonds. With so many flavors and varieties to chose from, I never get tired of this treat.
Almonds are naturally full of heart healthy goodness, such as a high level of monounsaturated (or good) fats, cholesterol and sodium free, and a good source of the antioxidant vitamin E. They are are also gluten free, perfect for weight management, provides energy and powerful nutrition. I never have to worry about getting some protein and fiber in my diet when I’m munching on almonds.
And in addition to February being Almond Month, it’s also American Heart Month (perfect for Valentine’s Day) and National Snacking Month! Almonds are also extremely versatile and can be used in a variety of recipes. Carrying almonds is also a great habit that’s easy and good for you, due to the protein, fiber, and healthy fats.
Did you know that a healthy handful of chopped or whole almonds provides up to 25% fewer calories than previously thought? Research also shows that munching on 1.5 ounces of almonds every day can curb appetite, without increasing body weight or calorie intake.
And that’s where almonds come into play. These Easy Chili Almonds are a simple snack that’s packed with deliciousness. Roasted in a skillet and tossed with zesty flavors, these almonds are perfect for those snack cravings!
Trust me when I say that it’s hard to eat just one (or five). These babies are dangerously addictive and oh-so good.
And you know me…I’m all about the simple recipes! These Easy Chili Almonds couldn’t get any easier to whip up. You can have this healthier snack ready to be devoured in just 10 minutes. Sounds pretty good, right?
Now, let’s talk about the flavors. If you like a hint of spice, then these almonds were made for you. Chili powder, salt, and a hint of cilantro is what makes these nuts oh-so special.
And it’s so easy to incorporate more almonds into your diet! You can snack on handful in the car, keep them at your desk for those afternoon cravings, toss them in your gym bag or briefcase, or add them to your meals throughout the day to provide a hearty crunch and unique flavor. The possibilities are endless!
Crunchy, spicy, and loaded with goodness, these Easy Chili Almonds make the perfect snack for when you’re on-the-go, need a healthier option, or just want to indulge in some almonds with a little heat. It’s an indulgent way to eat almonds!
Looking for more easy snacks? I’ve got you covered!
Easy Chili Almonds
- 2 cups whole almonds
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1½ teaspoons chili powder
- 1 tablespoon kosher salt
- 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
- In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
- Add almonds, chili powder, and salt. Stir for about 5-7 minutes, or until toasted. Remove from heat and toss with cilantro.
- Allow to cool and then serve immediately or store in an airtight container until ready to serve.