Macerate of almonds in honey

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Preparation time5 min
Waiting time14 days
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Ready in14 days 5 m

The ideal combination for a tired and stressed body!

Almonds macerated in honey are the ideal combination for a tired and stressed body, but the benefits do not stop there: it stimulates immunity, supports the nervous system, cardiovascular and digestive system, hepato-biliary protector and helps fight cancer. This macerate provides a potent source of vitamins (A, B, C, D, E and K), minerals (potassium, magnesium, calcium, manganese, iron, selenium, zinc, phosphorus, copper), fatty acids (omega-3 and omega-6), protein (tryptophan), fiber (soluble and insoluble) and antioxidants.

Servings

A 350g jar, about 15 servings!

Ingredients

Estimated cost: 1.5

Materials

  • - glass container with lid (jar)

Preparation

  • Macerate of almonds in honey - Preparation step 1We prepare the ingredients: almonds and honey.
    Note: do not clean the almonds of that fine / thin and brown coating, because 20 flavonoids with a strong antioxidant effect have been identified in it.
  • Macerate of almonds in honey - Preparation step 2Add the almonds to the glass container!
  • Macerate of almonds in honey - Preparation step 3We pour the honey, little by little, over the almonds, waiting for it to drain between them. Ideally, the almonds should be covered with honey at the end.
  • Macerate of almonds in honey - Preparation step 4Put the lid on and leave to macerate for ~ 2 weeks in a ventilated, cool place away from light.
    After maceration, it can be ideally consumed in the morning, on an empty stomach one tablespoon.
    Keep covered with a lid in dark, cool (~ 20ºC) and away from light (closet, cellar).

Observations
→ When mixed with honey, almonds become more nutritious, nutrients and macronutrients are potented, thus providing the body with a high energy intake.

→ The taste is also particularly good, the almonds absorb honey from the sweetness of the bees, and the honey acquires an intense almond aroma.

→ Practically through this maceration it is as if we hydrate the almonds in honey.

⚠ That thin, brown shell that covers the almonds (almond peel) is rich in flavonoids, so don't clean the almonds from that thin layer.
20 flavonoids with a strong antioxidant effect have been identified in the almond shell (that thin, brown coating). Antioxidants fight free radicals, help protect against oxidative stress, which can damage molecules in cells and can contribute to inflammation, aging and diseases such as cancer.

→ Almonds are an important source of fiber, good quality protein, omega fatty acids, folic acid, as well as a number of vitamins and minerals essential for the optimal functioning of the body.

→ Bee honey with almonds strengthens the immune system, preventing the appearance of asthenia and anemia.

Vitamins contained in almond macerate with honey: A, B, C, D, E and K, but especially vitamin E.
Minerals contained in almond macerate with honey: potassium, magnesium, calcium, manganese, iron, selenium, zinc, phosphorus, copper. Rich in copper and iron, almonds and honey help prevent and combat anemia. Almonds are considered one of the most important natural plant sources of calcium and potassium!
Other nutrients contained in almond macerate with honey: omega fatty acids, folic acid, protein and fiber. An essential amino acid, imported contained in almonds is tryptophan, which supports the nervous system, and together with vitamin B6 protects us against depression and relieves stress;

Storage and validity: keep container closed at room temperature (~ 20ºC), away from light. It is recommended for consumption in a maximum of 24 months if it is kept in optimal conditions (“airy place and protected from light”) and if it is not opened. Once the container is opened, it is recommended to consume it in maximum 3 months.

Administration

⚠ It will be consumed in moderation, being a caloric product!

→ In general, for maximum absorption of nutrition, it is recommended to consume one tablespoon (~ 25 g) 1 - 3 times a day, 30 minutes before meals.

→ In the morning, on an empty stomach, the best assimilation of nutrients takes place.

→ It is recommended to consume in the first part of the day, 4-6 hours before bedtime, because almonds together with honey form a strong energizing cocktail.

Effects

  • nourishing and energizing product, rich in protein, Omega 6 fatty acids, folic acid, vitamins A, B, C, D, E, K (especially vitamin E), and minerals (calcium, magnesium, potassium, ..);
  • reduces bad cholesterol (LDL);
  • supports the cardiovascular system;
  • helps with heart disease;
  • rich in protein, fiber and monounsaturated fats;
  • accelerates metabolism;
  • facilitates digestion;
  • fights constipation;
  • helps to improve the intestinal flora;
  • rich source of fiber;
  • induces the feeling of satiety;
  • supports the nervous system, stimulates memory (rich source of calcium, potassium, vitamin B6, the amino acid tryptophan);
  • relieves stress, depression (due to the essential amino acid tryptophan and vitamin B6);
  • relaxing;
  • fights anemia;
  • helps during asthenia;
  • helps fight cancer, being a rich mixture of antioxidants, protein and vitamin E;
  • helps maintain healthy skin, hair and nails (being rich in vitamin E);
  • hepato-biliary protector, also vitamin E has an important role;
  • helps increase immunity
  • helps prevent colds and flu;
  • prevents infections;
  • helps maintain health and strengthen bones, teeth (being rich in calcium);
  • a strong antioxidant (flavonoids in almond peel mixed with honey create a strong antioxidant effect);
  • promotes hemoglobin synthesis;

Side effects

  • insomnia due to the energizing effect, if consumed in the evening;
  • allergies to those allergic to the ingredients used;

Contraindications

  • babies
  • people suffering from diabetes
  • people who are allergic to almonds / nuts / honey
Another information
The maximum recommended daily dose of almonds for consumption is 35 grams, which provides the necessary RDA: Vitamin E (40%), Manganese (45%), Magnesium (24.6%), Tryptophan (21.8%), Copper ( 20%), Vitamin B2 (17.6%), Phosphorus (16.8%).
RDA= ecommended daily dose

100 grams of almonds contain about 1.15 mg of copper!
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