Warning! These addicting things are my best version of the Living Nutz company’s Vegan Cheezy nutz. At $7.00 for about 25 almonds, I decided to make them myself. These are great for snacking on the trail, at work or while traveling.
2 cup raw almonds, soaked at least 6 hours, drained
1 lemon , juiced
1 tablespoon Nama shoyu
1 teaspoon ceyenne pepper
2 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
½ cup pumpkin seeds, ground fine
Be sure to soak the almonds to bring them to life. Rinse them and drain them well. Grind the pumpkin seeds in a coffee grinder or vitamix ‘til fine. Mix them with the other ingredients except the almonds. Coat the almonds in this mixture. Taste one so you can adjust the seasonings, which will intensify after dehydrating. If it’s too runny, add more ground pumpkin seeds. You may want more Nama or to eliminate it altogether and use Celtic Sea salt instead. Start dehydrating at 115 degrees for 8 hours. Transfer to screens and finish dehydrating until crisp (24 hours total), but feel free to snack while they are dehydrating.