Heart Health: California Walnuts

Everyone is looking for new ways to be heart-healthy this month and we want to share with you ways to eat smarter with California Walnuts!

Did you know that walnuts are a heart-healthy food, certified through the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check program? With it’s rich source of plant-based omega-3 fatty acids walnuts can help maintain healthy cholesterol levels and decrease blood pressure, two of the major risk factors for heart disease.

Below are some of our favorite ways you can incorporate walnuts into your life everyday:

  • Sprinkle over a salad for that extra crunch.
  • Top your avocado toasts for the ultimate heart-healthy snack.
  • Mix into your favorite bowl of oatmeal.
  • No coleslaw is complete without a hearty helping of walnuts.
  • Use in your favorite pesto or Romesco sauce recipe.
  • Bake into your next crowd pleasing banana bread or sweet treat.

Check out our favorite recipe this month: Ricotta, Banana, Walnut and Honey Toast

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*All informational text adapted from walnuts.org