Blue Diamond Smokehouse and Blue Diamond Bold Wasabi & Soy Sauce Almond Review! #ad #GameChangingFlavors @bluediamond
With the holidays fast approaching and game time upon us, we need to start thinking about what to serve. As a family, we have a tradition in the Kelly household, to have snacks on Christmas Eve. We have meatballs, herring, crackers, cheese, sausage, maybe a fruitcake of stollen. A cheeseball is always nice to have a variety of crackers, celery or carrot sticks, whatever you prefer.
Almonds are packed with vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber, and are associated with a number of health benefits. Just a handful of almonds, approximately one ounce, contains one-eighth of our necessary daily protein, so what better thing to use in a cheeseball than Blue Diamond Almonds. In the recipe that I will be featuring, you can use any kind of Blue Diamond Almonds you want, but if you want a slightly smoky or spicy tang to the cheese, you can use Blue Diamond Smokehouse Almonds or Blue Diamond Bold Wasabi & Soy Sauce. So enjoy the holidays and that favorite team with Game-Changing Flavors in your nutritious snacks using Blue Diamond Almonds!
Almond Cheese Ball
3/4 cup salted Blue Diamond Smokehouse almonds, chopped
1 (8 oz) package cream cheese
1 (8 oz) package Neufchatel cheese
3/4 cup Cheddar cheese, finely grated (You can use a spicy blend if you wish)
3/4 cup Monterey Jack cheese, finely grated
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, finely grated
6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 Tbsp ranch dressing mix
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Place almonds on a large plate or cutting board set aside. Combine remaining ingredients in large mixing bowl. Blend well with a fork. Form mixture into a ball and roll ball over almonds coating all sides. Chill in refrigerator overnight. Serve with any type of crackers you wish.
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Product Provided to me was one container of Wasabi & Soy Sauce and one container of Smokehouse Almonds for my review.