A Round-Up Amazing Almond Recipes

Words: Stéphanie Pereira

Almonds seem to be the golden child of the nut family – renowned for their health benefits and versatility. They’re made into nut mylks and butters, they adorn tarts and cakes and can even be enjoyed as a raw or toasted snack – there really isn’t much that the humble almond can’t do. Have a look at some of our favourite almond recipes and make that next bag you buy into something amazing.

Delicious Drinking

Use almonds for texture in a smoothie or make your own almond milk.

Nutty Hot Choc made with Homemade Almond Milk
Avocado, Almond & Cocoa Smoothie

Nutty Hot Choc made with Homemade Almond Milk

Making your own almond milk is so easy and is a definite must for anyone who likes to use non-dairy alternatives in drinks and other recipes.

Recipe for Nutty Hot Choc made with Homemade Almond Milk

Be informed about almond milk; take a read through this article on the how the almond milk industry is affecting bee colonies and be sure that you are making conscious, responsible decisions for a balanced lifestyle. 

Avocado, Almond & Cocoa Smoothie

Avocado is a vegan’s life-saver in desserts. This fruit lends creaminess to this smoothie making it delicious and satisfying.

Recipe for Avocado, Almond & Cocoa Smoothie

Almond Recipes for the Mornings

High in energy, low in carbs – almonds are the perfect start to your mornings.

Chunky Cranberry, Almond & Poppy Seed Rusks
Date & Almond Butter Granola Bars

Chunky Cranberry, Almond & Poppy Seed Rusks

We promise you’ll love these rusks crammed with sweet cranberries, crunchy nuts and poppy seeds.

Recipe for Chunky Cranberry, Almond & Poppy Seed Rusks

Date & Almond Butter Granola Bars

Tuck into these deliciously moreish energy bars to keep you going throughout the day.

Recipe for Date & Almond Butter Granola Bars

Bircher Muesli with Toasted Almonds, Pistachios and Seasonal Berries
Coconut Granola with Nuts & Goji Berries

Bircher Muesli with Toasted Almonds, Pistachios and Seasonal Berries

Starting your day with this healthy bircher muesli with toasted almonds, pistachios and seasonal berries will make you feel great and feel full till lunch.

Recipe for Bircher Muesli with Toasted Almonds, Pistachios and Seasonal Berries

Coconut Granola with Nuts & Goji Berries

Start the day with a crunch with this coconut and nut based granola and goji berries. There are multiple benefits to eating goji berries – they promote healthy skin and could potentially protect you against cancer.

Recipe for Coconut Granola with Nuts & Goji Berries

Delicious Dinners with Almonds

Almonds add that perfect crunchy and nutty, earthy flavour to dishes.

Tomato and Almond Soup
Warm Pan-Fried Brussels sprouts, Clemengold and Black Rice Salad with Crispy Bacon & Almonds

Tomato and Almond Soup

This soup recipe has such a great earthy taste to it – so comforting during those cold winter evenings.

Recipe for Tomato and Almond Soup

Warm Pan-Fried Brussels sprouts, ClemenGold and Black Rice Salad with Crispy Bacon & Almonds

This is the quintessential cool weather salad. Full of healthy vegetables and immune boosting citrus from the ClemenGolds.

Warm Pan-Fried Brussels sprouts, ClemenGold and Black Rice Salad with Crispy Bacon & Almonds

Oven Roasted Pork Loin Chops, Almond Crumble, Citrus Glaze & Crackling

Oven Roasted Pork Loin Chops, Almond Crumble, Citrus Glaze & Crackling

The perfectly paired flavours of sage and almonds make this pork dish a yummy meal for any time of year.

Recipe for Oven Roasted Pork Loin Chops, Almond Crumble, Citrus Glaze & Crackling

Beef, Sage and Parma Ham Skewers with Cheesy Almond ‘Polenta’

A perfect low carb, high fat meal for all the health conscious people who love great tasting food.

Recipe for Beef, Sage and Parma Ham Skewers with Cheesy Almond ‘Polenta’

Tea-Time Treats

Greek Almond Shortbread Biscuits
Vanilla & Almond Shortbread 

Greek Almond Shortbread Biscuits

Scrumptious buttery biscuits traditionally cooked at Christmas but why wait! Satisfy your sweet tooth with this delicious recipe.

Recipe for Greek Almond Shortbread Biscuits

Vanilla & Almond Shortbread

This shortbread is so easy to make and can be transformed into a classic and pretty gift. Use any shaped cutter that suits your occasion – hearts for Valentine’s Day, an bunny for Easter or stars for Christmas.

Recipe for Vanilla & Almond Shortbread

White Chocolate Muffins with Streusel and Coffee Caramel 
Chocolate Almond and Beetroot Cake

White Chocolate Muffins with Almond Streusel and Coffee Caramel

These chunky white chocolate muffins are topped with a crumbly almond streusel and lashings of homemade coffee caramel sauce.

Recipe for White Chocolate Muffins with Almond Streusel and Coffee Caramel

Chocolate Almond and Beetroot Cake

Pro-tip: beetroot in cake makes for a deliciously moist bake. This decadent chocolate and beetroot cake is sure to become a favourite!

Recipe for Chocolate Almond and Beetroot Cake

6 Layer meringue Cake
Plum and Marzipan Galette

6 Layer Almond Cake

A very elegant option for any tea party, or celebratory occasion. Why not show off your baking skills!

Recipe for 6 Layer Almond Cake.

Plum and Marzipan Galette with Almond Pastry

A delicious celebration of almonds.

Make Plum and Marzipan Galette with Almond Pastry.

Gluten-Free Almond Recipes

Almond flour is a wonder when it comes to gluten-free baking and cooking. A real saviour to those gluten-intolerant folks. Yay for almonds.

gluten free, dairy-free Berry Cake Sandwiches
Buttery Pistachio and Almond Biscuits

Coconut Milk, Almond Flour and Berry Cake Sandwiches

Carb-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free (if using non-dairy cream), and absolutely delicious!

Recipe for Coconut Milk, Almond Flour and Berry Cake Sandwiches

Buttery Pistachio and Almond Biscuits

This is a low carb, high fat take on regular shortbread. It is so rich and nutty – you only need one biscuit to curb any sweet craving.

Make these Buttery Pistachio and Almond Biscuits

Chocolate Olive Oil Torte with Cardamom, Pears
Mini Coconut Doughnuts

Mini Coconut and Almond Doughnuts

Who says LCHF followers can’t enjoy a guilt-free doughnut treat every now and then? It’s really hard to believe that there’s no flour in these doughnuts – they are extremely tasty!

Recipe for Mini Coconut and Almond Doughnuts

Chocolate Olive Oil Torte with Cardamom, Pears & Almonds

A divine, fudgy torte that is best served with a dollop of vanilla-infused mascarpone or fresh cream.

Make Chocolate Olive Oil Torte with Cardamom, Pears & Almonds

Almond nuts are glorious treats of the earth, but how much do you actually know about nuts? Have a look at this nut guide for everything you need to know about nuts – with recipes!

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