“I grind almonds in the blender until they’re the consistency of coarse cornmeal and use them to coat pork chops, chicken or even hamburger patties. The nuts add excellent flavor,” explains Betty Wojciechowski of Denair, California.
"You can omit the jalapeno for an additional poblano to bring the heat level down a bit." Pair this spicy pesto with cream and tomatoes and pour over pasta for an out-of-this-world entree.
Susie Fisher, Watertown, MA
This recipe combines power-packed spinach, a good source of vitamins A and K, with other veggies, lean meat and crunchy, heart-healthy almonds. Reduced-fat dressing adds a light Asian flavor and touch to each hearty serving.
Mary Ann Kieffer - Lawrence, Kansas