Smoked Paprika Almonds


Almonds are pretty much a super snack. They keep you full while providing your body with tons of nutritional benefits… not to mention they are tasty! This simple recipe is a great way to shake up your favourite daily snack and still fuel your body with the healthy fats it needs!


  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 cups raw almonds
  • 2 tsps smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp celtic sea salt
  • ¼ tsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat (I used my cast iron skillet, though any skillet will work)
  2. Add garlic to the skillet and saute for 3-5 minutes, until the garlic is almost brown
  3. Add the smoked paprika, salt, chili and cayenne and stir to make a paste
  4. Add the almonds and stir constantly until they are thoroughly coated
  5. Continue toasting the almonds in the skillet until they are fragrant, about 5 minutes
  6. Remove from heat and allow the nuts to cool in the pan
  7. Serve

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Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary. Learn More