Cooking with black walnuts

Black walnuts are calorie dense, high in protein and fat and with a significant number of necessary micronutrients. If people need to consume somewhere between 2000 and 2500 calories per day, a single pound of black walnuts delivers approximately this energy equivalent. The fat content of black walnuts is dominantly polyunsaturated fat with minimal saturated fat and includes beneficial omega-3 fatty acid. Ready to intentionally include black walnuts in your diet? Eat them as a snack or check out some of these recipes.

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