Why do I have refined almond oil in my kitchen?
- It has a high smoke point making it great for stir-frying and sautéing. It is good for High Heat Up To 460F.
- What I like about it is that it has a light, clean flavor that does not alter the taste of the foods I am using it to cook with.
Nutritional Benefits Of Almond Oil
- 50% of the oil is monounsaturated fatty acids
- Rich in vitamin E and magnesium
- It helps reduce blood cholesterol levels.
It is a lightweight oil extracted from sweet almond nuts. It has little odour with a faint, nutty scent.
Almond Oil History:
Egyptians used it to strengthen their hair and as a skin emollient.
There are different grades of almond oil.
For sautéing and stir-frying use the refined almond oil for its high smoke point. This is the one I use for sauteing: Spectrum Naturals Refined Almond Oil 16 Ounce
For your skin use: Highest Quality USDA Organic Cold Pressed Sweet Almond Oil, 8 oz
100% Organic and Pure.
Best Carrier Oil for Aromatherapy. Natural Massage Oil.
Moisturizing & Organic Skin Care for DIY Beauty Care.
Best not to cook at high temperatures with it.
Discover the health benefits of almonds: 9 Health Benefits of Almonds – The Kind of Nuts
Tasty Recipes with Almond Oil
Tofu with Zucchini & Almond Cream is Delicious – This tofu with zucchini and almond cream recipe was developed for Randy’s daughter in his kitchen while he was in India many years ago. I wanted to make her a very yummy and easy-to-make dinner; I am happy to say she loved it. Recently I prepared the recipe to test it out, take the photo above and serve it to Randy as a thank you for helping move a big plant for me. He said, “with that much almond butter; of course, she liked it!”
Healthy Vegetable Stir Fry – A vegetable stir fry is a very simple and quick meal that tastes great. Feel free to substitute the vegetables you like best for this recipe.
Crispy Tasty Tofu is a Great Addition to Meals – I enjoy adding crispy tasty tofu to a meal. It adds a vegan protein which is actually good for us. You can get tofu in most health food stores; it is also Bean Curd and can be bought in Chinese markets. Make sure it is organic and not GMO.
Delicious Chinese Vegetables for Dinner – Here is my version of delicious Chinese vegetables which are vegan and gluten-free. This is a great dish to serve on the Chinese New Year or any day! I especially like the Chinese broccoli which is called gai lan which I get from a Chinese supermarket. Although I have been finding it in some other supermarkets.
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