Walnuts are used in a variety of foods, such as cakes, pastries, ice cream and other desserts, as well as sauces and salads. Walnuts can be further processed to nut oil and are extremely popular for snacking in between. Raw walnuts are pleasantly crisp and aromatic in taste. Walnut kernels are also used in a variety of nut mixes and fruit blends along with other nuts and fruits, increasing the taste and the energy.
Walnuts are wonderful for baking, garnishing, nibbling or for a snack in between. Walnuts contain unsaturated fatty acids, trace elements, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Walnuts have zinc, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, sulfur, iron, calcium and vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 and C. In addition, walnuts have a higher content of linolenic acid, one of the healthy omega-3 fatty acids, than any other nuts.