Taste: Raw hazelnuts have a lightly sweet, yet earthy taste. Most people find them comparable to raw almonds.
- Rich in monounsaturated fats, the kind that are actually good for the heart
- Contains high levels of vitamin E, which promote healthy skin, hair, and nails
- Rich source of potassium, calcium and magnesium
When to Look for Hazelnuts:
Best Uses for Hazelnuts: Hazelnuts can be used in so many ways. Try roasting them and using them as toppings for salads, cheese platters, or on their own! Add them into your baking for a sweet, nutty crunch.
How to Store Hazelnuts: Unshelled hazelnuts can be kept in your pantry for several months. To extend the shelf life, hazelnuts can be shelled and frozen for about a year.