Love Your Heart with 5 New Almond Recipes Slideshow

Baked Fig Pops with Blue Cheese and Candied Almonds

"This is a different variation of my cheese tray in a bite  fruit, cheese, nuts in one mouthful  heaven. For slightly heartier fare, throw them on a thin crostini, pushing the figs down slightly so they don’t roll away onto your cocktail party neighbour’s fancy shoes! For a fabulous alternative, feel free to try sliced pears on a crostini instead of figs, as shown in this photo."

— Trish Magwood, author of James Beard Award-winning cookbook Dish Entertains

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California Tempeh Burger

A healthier take on the traditional burger, this tempeh creation is best topped with creamy almond yogurt sauce and served on crusty bread.

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Sweet Potato Almond Chipotle Soup

This soup is a perfect balance of sweet from the sweet potato, earthy from the almonds, and heat from the smoky chipotle — and it's good for you, too. It makes a great weekend lunch or light dinner. Serve it with crusty bread and a simple salad or in little sake or espresso cups for a cocktail party.

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White Fish Espagnole

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After trying this gremolata made from toasted almonds, onions, green peppers, and stewed tomatoes, you'll never think of eating a light, white fish another way again. 

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Almond Butter Cookies

A whole-wheat and almond butter version of the Chinese cookie classic. These treats are an ideal partner-in-cookie-crime to a cold glass of milk or a cup of afternoon tea. 

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