ALMOND

Almonds are loved all over the world for their unique and delicious taste and are known to bring good luck!

Superfruits almond flour comes from southern Spain, where almonds are grown organically by a cooperative.  Almond trees have grown and been cultivated there for centuries and historically have grown in Spain, Italy, Greece, Morocco and the Middle East. The Romans threw almonds instead of grains on newlyweds to wish them luck. Almonds were also a popular food when traveling on the Silk Road to China. Today 80% of the world's almond production comes from California; however, originally they were brought there by the Spaniards in the 1700s. In Sweden we hide an almond in the rice pudding as a symbol of happiness. Whoever finds the almond is said to be married in the coming year. What many do not know is that almonds are actually a stone fruit, consisting of a hard shell with a seed inside. The shelled almonds we eat are not actually a nut, even if we call them so.

Nutrition
Superfruits extra fine almond flour is made of blanched almonds and gives lovely results in baking and cooking. Almond flour contains less than 5g of carbs per 100g and is perfect for LCHF-diet. Almond flour is super delicious in muffins, pancakes and cakes such as macaroons. You can also use almond flour for breading, as you would flour. In baking, substitute part of the wheat flour with almond flour and use slightly more eggs and liquid. In addition to being a low carbohydrate, almond flour contains 5% Dietary Fiber, more than 50% fat and almost 20% Protein. Almond flours composition provides a lasting feeling of satisfaction which is also important in low carbohydrate diets.