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JULY 8, 2019 | NATIONAL CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY

 

NATIONAL CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY

National Chocolate with Almonds Day is observed annually on July 8th. What a great way to wrap up chocolate and almonds in one package. Celebrate it by giving some to a friend or neighbor. 

When it comes to adding almonds to chocolate, the options are plentiful.  From cakes to chocolate bars, puddings and cookies we can celebrate this National Day with snacks and desserts galore! Whether you pick up a chocolate bar or make something from scratch, this holiday will surely hit the spot. This timeless combination brings smooth chocolate and crunch to snack time. However, it also adds a warm nuttiness to cakes and brownies. Add both to ice cream or mousse for a richer flavor or elevate other divine desserts such as cheesecake and custards. 

Chocolate syrup with chopped nuts drizzled over your favorite pastry adds just a hint of sinful flavor.  When popcorn screams for added crunch, chocolate and almonds answer the call. The options are unlimited for this combo, don’t doubt it.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF ALMONDS:

  • reduce the risk of heart attack
  • lower ‘bad’ cholesterol
  • protects artery walls from damage
  • help build healthy bones and teeth
  • provide healthy fats and aid in weight loss
  • lower the rise in blood sugar and insulin after meals
  • help provide good brain function
  • nourish the nervous system
  • alkalize the body
HOW TO OBSERVE NATIONAL CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY

Try this Chocolate Almond Cake recipe to celebrate. Other simply ways to enjoy chocolate and almonds is by sipping coffee flavored with the combination. Be sure to invite friends who appreciate these holidays, too. Anyone who savors friendship and chocolate should be included. Don’t forget to share photos on social media using #ChocolateWithAlmondsDay.

HISTORY OF NATIONAL CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY

We were unable to identify the creator of National Chocolate with Almonds Day.

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