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Here’s Why And How To Have Macadamia Nuts. And Taste Isn’t The Only Reason!

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I usually have a pack of dried fruits and wholesome nuts, hidden somewhere around my desk. Having a hand full of nuts each day is a great way to incorporate all the nutrients you need in your diet. It makes for a great mid-meal snack and doesn’t drive up the calorie count like crazy. And the yummiest, most creamy nuts have got to be macadamia nuts! From sweet breakfasts to savoury dishes, it is a great to incorporate then into your diet. Although they are higher in fat and contain more calories, they pack an impressive amount of nutrients. Here are some benefits of having macadamia nuts on the daily:

  1. Prevents signs of ageing like wrinkles and age spots
  2. Antioxidants help improve skin and strengthen your hair
  3. Improves metabolism
  4. Helps you gain weight healthily since it is low in carbs but slightly high in calories
  5. Flushes toxins out of the body and also aids digestion
  6. Prevents heart attack or stroke
  7. Helps improve blood sugar levels, and prevents diabetes
  8. Prevents bone demineralisation due to it’s high content of calcium, magnesium, and potassium
  9. Prevents and treats Anemia due to high content of iron

If you’re unsure of how to include macadamia nuts in your diet, here are a few easy and creative recipes that you can add to your daily routine!

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Macadamia Coconut Granola – Tutti Dolci

1. Macadamia Coconut Granola

A great way to start your day is by indulging in a nutritious brekkie!  This delicious granola will definitely kickstart your day in the right way leaving you full and happy for hours on end.

Click here for the recipe.

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Macadamia Nut Hummus – Platings And Pairings

2. Macadamia Nut Hummus

Move over chickpea hummus, a healthier version of you is here! This macadamia nut hummus is far better than the traditional one and it is extremely healthy as well.

Click here for the recipe.

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White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies – The Chunky Chef

3. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Who said desserts have to wreak havoc with your diet? These macadamia nut cookies are delicious and you won’t even have to feel guilty about it.

Click here for the recipe.

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Hauterfly's Content Writer and Video Producer, Kreena is a sucker for all things DIY. In love with nail art, beauty, fashion, textiles, and all things creative under the sun, she follows the mantra: Why buy, when you can DIY?!

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