Brain Talks ~ Recipes: From Almond Milk to Trout Amandine…11 Healthy Recipes Using Almonds

Almonds are super healthy and a great way to boost melatonin levels in the body. Here is the latest post from my recipe blog, The Purple Almond Wellness Kitchen, highlighting 11 different almond recipes! Follow the link below for all 11 recipes.

The Purple Almond Wellness Kitchen

With the recent popularity of low carb and keto diets, almonds (specifically, almond flour) has become very popular as an alternative in baking. But beyond the use as a low carb flour, almonds have many health benefits.

Yesterday, I talked about phytomelatonin as a way to boost melatonin levels in the body. You can read that article on my main blog HERE. You can read more about the health benefits of melatonin HERE. Below you will see a chart of the foods highest in phytomelatonin, or plant based melatonin. As you can see, almonds are packed with this super hormone.

Almond Nutrition

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  • 529 calories per cup
  • 130 calories per ounce (approximately 23 almonds)
  • Carbs: 5 grams per cup
  • Protein: 30 grams per cup
  • Fat: 71 grams per cup (more than 50% are heart healthy monounsaturated fats)

Health Benefits of Almonds

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  • high in melatonin
  • high in…

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