Spiced Toasted Almonds

An energy rich snack that makes a great holiday gift. Taken from
“The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen. Nourishing, Big Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery” available at The Granary

2 cups raw almonds
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Toss the almonds with all the ingredients until evenly coated. Spread them evenly on a baking sheet and bake for 7-10 min, until aromatic and slightly browned.

Variations : For a more savory snack, swap the cinnamon and ginger for 1/4 teaspoon each of dried rosemary, sage and thyme.