I’m a big snacker. A big salty food snacker. That means that I won’t often reach for cookies instead I’ll reach for chips. Which frankly, isn’t much better for you. So when I find something that satisfies that salty craving and my hunger and is pretty good for me I’m all for it. These Garlic and Pepper Almonds are just that.
I generally like to snack on a handful of roasted almonds, but sometimes I want a little more flavor so I decided to mess with some seasonings to see what I could come up with. Taking a cue from The Flavor Bible (Don’t forget to leave a comment here for your chance to win a copy) I decided to toss freshly toasted almonds in a mixture of garlic powder and black pepper. It is the perfect, guilt free snack.
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My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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