Cinnamon-roasted Almonds

Both ingredients in this snack have tremendous health benefits—combine them with this powerhouse recipe.

Cinnamon Roasted Almonds
 Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD

Nut mixes are simple to make and go with almost anything you’re serving. Plus, the nuts will give you a healthy dose of fat and protein to help keep you and your guests feeling satisfied.

Recipe and photo by Natalie Rizzo, M.S., R.D. of Nutrition A La Natalie.

Prep time

10 min.

Cook time

10 min.

  • 1 cup raw whole almonds
  • ½ Tbsp agave or honey
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp salt

Preheat oven to 350°.

Place almonds in a mixing bowl. Drizzle agave or honey over the almonds. Use a spatula to stir and coat the almonds with agave.

Mix in cinnamon and salt, and stir a with spatula. Try to make sure the almonds are evenly coated.

Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray, or drizzle with canola oil (spread oil over pan with paper towel). Spread almonds evenly on the pan.

Bake for 10 minutes.

While still warm, taste the almonds and add a sprinkle of cinnamon if desired. Let cool, and enjoy.