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16th March 2021Like

Get set for Easter with these tasty recipes

Get set for Easter with these tasty recipes Get set for Easter, no matter what its shape or size this year, with these tasty recipe ideas. The unique taste and texture of California Walnuts means they can be used to add crunch, sweetness, colour and more, to sweet and savoury recipes. From mouth-watering Roasted Lamb with California Walnut Salsa, to
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9th March 2021Like

Could this important nutrient be falling under your radar?

Could this important nutrient be falling under your radar? Nearly 2 in 3 people (63%) have not heard of omega-3 ALA (alpha-linolenic acid) – an essential fatty acid which cannot be made in our body and a vital nutrient which we must make sure we get enough of through diet to maintain health 8 in 10 people are not aware
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3rd March 2021Like

Share The Power of 3!

Share The Power of 3! We’re delighted to announce the launch of the second annual “Power of 3” global campaign.  Celebrations will take place across the globe, including in the USA, Germany, India, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, the Middle East as well as here in the United Kingdom. The campaign builds on one of California Walnuts’ core benefits, as
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22nd February 2021Like

Heart-healthy recipes

Heart-healthy recipes Scientific research suggests California Walnuts may offer benefits to your heart, for example a handful of walnuts a day can have a positive effect on the elasticity of the blood vessels helping to keep the cardiovascular system healthy[1]. California Walnuts are also the only tree nut to contain a significant amount of the plant-based omega-3, alpha-linolenic acid (ALA),
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11th February 2021Like

Sweet Treats for Valentine’s Day

Sweet Treats for Valentine’s Day Everyone deserves a sweet treat on Valentine’s Day, and maybe even more so this year. Chocolate has long been synonymous with Valentine’s Day, but have you tried pairing it with California Walnuts? Mild, smooth and creamy in taste, California Walnuts are a perfect partner for chocolate and add new and exciting flavours and textures to
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25th January 2021Like

How California Walnuts can help support overall wellbeing and immunity

How California Walnuts Can Help Support Overall Wellbeing and Immunity As we move into a new year, finding easy ways to look after our overall wellbeing is top of mind for many of us. California Walnuts are a great option when it comes to choosing foods that support wellbeing, especially immunity and mental wellness. Immune Support – Walnuts are a
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12th January 2021Like

Food To Support Mood: Three Tips From Psychologist Dr Aria

Food To Support Mood: Three Tips From Psychologist Dr Aria The food we choose has been shown to influence the way we feel, so we’ve teamed up with leading clinical psychologist Dr Aria to bring you tips on what to eat to sustain energy and mood. As Dr Aria explains; “What we eat and how we feel are closely linked:
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18th December 2020Like

Get #ChristmasCracked with our Festive Menu

Get #ChristmasCracked with our Festive Menu “I love cooking with California Walnuts. Their unique taste and texture means they’re a super versatile ingredient for all kinds of festive dishes – not just for cracking! So whatever you’re cooking up in the kitchen this winter, California Walnuts are a true Christmas Star!” We’ve teamed up with actress, presenter and home cook
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9th December 2020Like

WIN a copy of new charity cookbook ‘From Beder’s Kitchen’

WIN a copy of new charity cookbook ‘From Beder’s Kitchen’ Here at California Walnuts HQ we love a new cookbook, especially ones which have been created for amazing causes (and feature walnuts of course!). ‘From Beder’s Kitchen’ is a new charity cookbook that has been created by the mental health and suicide prevention charity Beder. From Beder’s Kitchen contains a
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26th November 2020Like

New research suggests that a green Mediterranean diet may be even better for cardiovascular health and weight loss, than the traditional Mediterranean diet

New research suggests that a green Mediterranean diet may be even better for cardiovascular health and weight loss, than the traditional Mediterranean diet New research suggests that a green Mediterranean diet, which contains more plant-based foods such as vegetables and walnuts and less meat, may be even better for cardiovascular health and weight loss, than the traditional version of the
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30th September 2020Like

Making and sticking to new healthy habits, with Psychologist Dr Aria

Making and sticking to new healthy habits, with Psychologist Dr Aria Did you start any new habits during lockdown, and would you like to make some healthy changes moving forward? Research* carried out for World Heart Day (29 September) shows that lockdown prompted 1 in 3 people (33%) to look at ways to live a healthier lifestyle. 36% of people
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15th September 20201

Fabulous family meal ideas with California Walnuts

Fabulous family meal ideas All of a sudden you may have noticed that family meal times during the week are a bit of a rush again – which we know can be stressful – and quick and easy nutritious dinner options (that the kids will enjoy too!) may be just want you need to help you get back into a
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18th August 2020Like

Heart healthy recipes

Heart healthy recipes As the only tree nut to contain a significant amount of the plant-based omega-3, alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), 2.7g/ 30g and 1.4g of fibre[1], California Walnuts are a great heart healthy food*. Their mild and creamy flavour means they can be used to add taste and texture to a variety of dishes. Omega 3 ALA contributes to the
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16th July 20201

Got It Cracked – Free downloadable Guide

We’ve #GotItCracked And you could too…with our Free downloadable guide.  Enjoying a handful of naturally nutritious California Walnuts every day as a snack is a simple step towards healthier eating. Ever wondered though what else you could do with your California Walnuts? With their fabulously creamy and mild taste, wonder no more… We’ve put together 30 different ways to enjoy a
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17th June 2020Like

Five Things You Didn’t Know Could Affect Male Fertility

Five Things You Didn’t Know Could Affect Male Fertility According to the NHS, around 1 in 7 couples may have difficulty conceiving[1]. In many cases, the focus on treating infertility can be on women, but, as half of (heterosexual) couples are men, it pays to remember that successful conception requires both healthy eggs and sperm and a man’s reproductive health
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11th May 2020Like

No flour? No problem! Try these flourless bakes from plant-based recipe developer Luce Hosier

No flour? No problem! Try these flourless bakes from plant-based recipe developer Luce Hosier With flour becoming increasingly hard to come by, that doesn’t mean you have to put down the mixing bowl and stop baking – No flour? No problem! We’ve teamed up with plant-based recipe developer Luce Hosier of WhatLuceEats to create three easy flour-free bakes to try
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21st April 2020Like

Step-by-step guide to making Chocolate Chip & Walnut Cookies

Step-by-step guide to making Chocolate Chip & Walnut Cookies Our Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies are perfect for making together with the kids – just follow our simple step by step guide. All you’ll need is: ​75g Butter ​50g Brown Sugar ​40g Granulated Sugar ​1 Egg 1 tsp Vanilla Extract ​150g Plain Flour 1/2 tsp Baking Powder ​ 1/4 tsp Salt
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15th April 2020Like

Five Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze

Five Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze from Food Safety & Nutrition Consultant Barbara Bray, for California Walnuts With the message to stay at home and only visit the supermarket for essentials and many self-isolating, now more than ever it is important to know which foods can and cannot be stored in the freezer safely. As well as keeping
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