February 16 is National Almond Day, and The Fresh Market has everything shoppers need to celebrate! These nuts pack a punch of protein and a dose of healthy fats and can be used in everything from salads to snacks to baking. Nut lovers will rejoice at the range of almond items offered at The Fresh Market, including private-label almond-milk, a wide selection of bulk almonds and grind-your-own almond butter.
Did you know?
- Nuts are packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, making them a perfect healthy snack.
- Almonds are a great source of calcium, Vitamin E, manganese, magnesium, copper, Vitamin B2 and phosphorous.
- It is believed that eating almonds regulates your blood pressure because of their high potassium and low sodium. They also help keep cholesterol levels in check.
Perfect for morning smoothies or a bowl of cereal, The Fresh Market’s private-label Original Almond-Milk, Vanilla Almond-Milk and Unsweetened Almond-Milk are all-natural and are an easy and delicious way to add a hint of almond (and a lot of calcium) into the day’s diet!
For those seeking a crunchy snack, The Fresh Market’s Honey Roasted and Roasted Salted Almonds are an ideal choice. The Honey Roasted Almonds’ one-of-a-kind recipe provides a crunchier bite than other types of almonds. For a sweeter option, the Almond Threefold is sure to please with yogurt, milk and chocolate covered almonds combined.
Avid almond enthusiasts who appreciate a freshly ground taste can grind their own almond butter in store from California-sourced dry roasted almonds! Whether it’s simply smeared on toast, paired with a banana or used as a variation to a classic PB&J, almond butter is a satisfying treat.