Nuts Roasted in Molases

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Nuts Roasted in Molases

Positive Vitality’s Nuts Roasted in Molases are dairy free, gluten free, Vegan and Paleo.

Nuts Roasted in Molases are super crunchy, sweet and very delicious. The sweetnes in Nuts Roasted in Molases  comes from molasses which is extremly nuritious and very healthy (see health benfits bellow)


(several portions)

200g raw Nuts (Walnuts and Pecan nuts works best for me)

2 Tbs Black strap Molasses


  1. Pre heat the owen to 170C
  2. Place the nuts on a bakin tray and insert to the owen
  3. Roast for 15min until they start to get crunchy
  4. Take out and cover evenly in molasses
  5. Place back to the owen for another 5min
  6. Take out and let it cool down before eating

Health benefits:

Black Strap Molasses

Blackstrap molasses is the dark, viscous molasses that remains after maximum extraction of sugar from raw sugar cane. It has the consistency of a thick syrup, as the third boiling of sugar syrup yields blackstrap molasses. Unlike refined sugar, blackstrap molasses contains essential vitamins and minerals — boasting a number of powerful health benefits.

Blackstrap molasses contains the vitamins and minerals that it absorbs from the sugar cane plant. Molasses has a moderate glycemic load of 55, which makes it a better choice than refined sugar, especially for people with diabetes. It contains high levels of vitamin B6, manganese, magnesium, potassium, iron and selenium.

As opposed to refined sugar, molasses has the power to naturally relieve PMS symptoms, stabilize blood sugar levels, improve bone health, treat symptoms of ADHD and boost skin health.



Nuts are naturally low in sodium, contain potassium and most contain some carbohydrate in the form of natural sugars.

Each nut variety contains its own unique combination of nutrients and is generally rich in a few nutrients such as:

  • Almonds: protein, calcium and vitamin E
  • Brazil nuts: fibre and selenium: just two brazil nuts a day provides 100% RDI for selenium for an adult
  • Cashews: non haem (plant based) iron and a low GI rating
  • Chestnuts: low GI, fibre and vitamin C (although much vitamin C is lost during cooking)
  • Hazelnuts: fibre, potassium, folate, vitamin E
  • Macadamias: highest in monounsaturated fats, thiamin and manganese
  • Pecans: fibre and antioxidants
  • Pine nuts: vitamin E and the arginine amino acid
  • Pistachios: protein, potassium, plant sterols and the antioxidant resveratrol
  • Walnuts: alpha linoleic acid: plant omega 3 and antioxidants

If you enjoyed this recipe, make sure you try more Recipes by Positive Vitality

By | 2017-08-15T11:04:08+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Desserts, Paleo, Recipes, Vegan|Comments Off on Nuts Roasted in Molases

About the Author:

Ola Van Zyl is Owner of Positive Vitality Nutritional Therapy, Health Coach, Corporate Nutrition Specialist, Sports Nutrition Specialist and Public Speaker. Ola is a graduate of the Institute of Health Sciences in Nutritional Therapy, Dietary Counselling and Functional Sports Nutrition. She is a member of Nutritional Therapists of Ireland. In her work Ola applies the latest theories and research in nutrition, functional medicine and coaching to achieve optimum health. She works with groups and individuals, helping them to gain more energy, to lose weight, to manage stress, improve sleep quality and mood, as well as increase physical performance. Ola believes that nutrition is the key to long and vibrant live and she is very passionate about creating nutritious and delicious recipes to encourage healthy eating.