Benefits and Use Of Almond Oil For Cooking

Almond oil is also useful for your beauty.

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 hair and as a skin emollient.

There are different grades of almond oil.

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For sautéing and stir frying use the refined almond oil for its high smoke point. This is one I use for sauteing: Spectrum Naturals Refined Almond Oil 16 Ounce

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Best not to cook at high temperatures with it.

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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.

 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.

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Diana Herrington

Diana has been writing about natural health and wellness for over 20 years. Having used foods to heal her own body, she now shares her wisdom with others.

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