But Wait . . . How Many Almonds Is Too Many Almonds?

Almonds are such a healthy, clean, natural snack – and so easy to mindlessly snack on by the dozen. They’re delicious, filling, and loaded in MUFAs (monounsaturated fats) – that have been said to burn belly fat – as well as heart-healthy omega-3s and energizing B vitamins. Related Stories: Sweet, Savory, and Healthy: 9 Almond…

Baobab Truffles

These truffles are coated in baobab powder, the dried pulp from the fruit pods of an African tree that is rich in antioxidants. If you prefer not to use it, though, Ella says you can roll the truffles in raw cacao powder instead.

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Balsamic Cherry Pork Tenderloin with Crispy Asparagus

Balsamic vinegar adds a heady hit of sweet-and-sour flavor to the cherries and keeps this sauce on the savory side. Pork tenderloin has a thin end that cooks faster than the rest of the roast; to keep it from overcooking, simply tuck it under so that the tenderloin is the same thickness throughout. The post…

Pork, Potato & Plantain Toss with Almond Cilantro Pesto

Fragrant cilantro replaces traditional basil in our easy pesto sauce, which pairs beautifully with juicy pork, hearty potatoes and sweet plantains. Cilantro’s sharp flavor blends well with almonds, which are lower in fat and cost than the pine nuts normally found in pesto. Just one serving of this nutrient-dense dish offers 50% and 69% of…