Today is National Chocolate with Almond's Day 7/8/2013
NATIONAL CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY
Following National Chocolate Day, July 8 annually celebrates National Chocolate with Almonds Day. What a great combination to enjoy and it is also filled with added health benefits!
Perhaps you want to grab a chocolate bar filled with almonds or a bag of chocolate covered almonds or possibly you would like to bake some chocolate brownies filled with chopped almonds or any of the many other recipes that are available. Whichever option (or options) you choose, it is sure to be a delicious and enjoyable treat !
HEALTH BENEFITS OF ALMONDS:
- reduce the risk of heart attack
- lower ‘bad’ cholesterol
- protects artery walls from damage
- help build strong bones and teeth
- provide healthy fats and aid in weight loss
- lower the rise in blood sugar and insulin after meals
- help provide good brain function
- nourish the nervous system
- alkalize the body
Following is a “tried and true” recipe for you to enjoy: