Full of healthy fats, protein, and fiber, these activated nuts make a nutritious, filling snack!
Why it’s so good for you:
The process of soaking nuts and seeds increases their nutrient value along with breaking down the problematic compounds that help enhance their digestibility!
(use organic ingredients where possible)
2 cups raw nuts or seeds (almonds, macadamia nuts, pecans, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts, pumpkin seeds, pine nuts or sunflower seeds)
Filtered or spring water, room temperature
1 tbsp sea salt
In a large bowl add the ingredients with enough water to cover completely. Leave at room temperature for at least 12 hours.
To dry in an oven: set temperature at the lowest possible level, normally 112º F (45º C). Spread nuts out on several baking dishes. OR Alternately if you have a food dehydrator: Spread nuts out on shelves. Leave until they are completely dried out and crunchy. It will take anywhere between 12 and 24 hours. Make sure to turn them several times.