Helping Hands in the Kitchen: Roasted Almonds

Image of golden-brown roasted almonds arranged in a small bowl. The almonds have a slightly shiny surface and are slightly uneven in shape, conveying their natural and organic nature. The background is blurred but appears to be a neutral color, allowing the almonds to stand out as the focal point of the image.

Roasted almonds are a delicious and healthy snack that can be enjoyed any time of day. Whether you’re looking for a midday pick-me-up or a satisfying treat to munch on while watching a movie, roasted almonds are the perfect choice. Not only are they crunchy and flavorful, but they’re also packed with essential nutrients like protein, fiber, and healthy fats. In this blog post, we’ll share a simple and easy recipe for making your own roasted almonds at home. So grab a bag of raw almonds, and let’s get started!

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Baking sheet, parchment paper, and a medium bowl.



  • 1 cup unsalted whole almonds
  • Optional: 1/2 tbsp olive oil and favorite seasonings:
    • For spicy, use a dash salt and chili powder to taste
    • For sweet, use a dash salt and cinnamon, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. If using seasonings, add almonds to a bowl, lightly coat with oil and seasonings. Toss to coat.
  4. Evenly spread almonds on pan. Roast for 10 minutes. Enjoy!


Roasted Almonds
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 Serving
Amount Per Serving & % Daily Value*
Calories: 160 kcal 8%
Total Fat: 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 1g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 8%
Iron 6%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Almonds – rich source of Vitamin E, which is an antioxidant that protects the body from oxidative damage. Adequate Vitamin E intake has been associated with a lower risk of cancer, heart
disease, and Alzheimer’s.

Salt – source of sodium that helps regulate blood pressure, blood volume, and maintain nerve function. While too much sodium may contribute to high blood pressure, just enough sodium will help keep your body functioning properly.

Recipe provided by Reanetta Perkins
Maryland University of Integrative Health