Macadamia nuts are the fruit of of the macadamia tree which is native to Australia. They have deliciously buttery, slightly sweet and are a great all-round nut packed with flavour and nutrients. Whole macadamia nuts have a crisp texture that is a welcomed crunch sprinkled on top of salads and curries. They boast an amazing nutritious profile whilst being high in protein, packed full of fibre and containing some of the essential fats required to aid a healthy lifestyle.
While macadamia nuts are delicious when eaten raw, they are even more tasty when roasted or toasted with an array of spices thrown on them! The textural versatility or Macadamia Nut means they are often added to baked goods such as cakes, muffins and classic sweet treats like white chocolate cookies.
Ways to use macadamia nuts
Not only are macadamia nuts great as a go-to snack for that mid-morning slump but they are also great when added to a variety of recipes or sprinkled on top of healthy meals such as salads and stir frys. They also toast very well which adds a smoky flavour to the nut and are amazing when blended to make your own nut butter, nut milk or added to a smoothie!
- Make your own Macadamia Nut butter
- Sprinkle macadamia nuts on salads, stir frys and curries for added texture
- Snack on whole, raw macadamia nuts for a boost of energy
- Roast your own macadamia nuts add add lots of spices and a touch of salt