Crunchy, toasty, a tiny bit salty — these nuts make a great after-school snack to keep you going until dinnertime.
- Mixing bowl
- Measuring cup
- Measuring spoons
- Mixing spoon
- Baking sheet
- Pot holders
- 2 cups unsalted roasted almonds
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons olive or canola oil
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
- Turn the oven on and set the heat to 250 degrees.
- Put the almonds, oil, and soy sauce in the bowl and mix well.
- Pour the almonds onto the baking sheet and put the sheet in the oven.
- Once the oven temperature has reached 250 degrees, bake until fragrant and browned a shade darker, about 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.
- Serve right away or cover and refrigerate up to 1 week.
DiD YOU KNOW? Almonds grow inside a shell in the center of a green fruit, on trees that are in the same family as plums, apricots, peaches, nectarines, and cherries. If you’ve ever broken open a pit from one of those fruits, you’ve probably seen a kernel that looks sort of like an almond, and that’s why.