Simple, delicious recipes

Walnuts are versatile and can be used as a snack, a meat crumb, or raw or candied in a salad. They are also great for sweets including biscuits, slices & smoothies. Walnuts can be incorporated into almost any meal! Our range of recipes will help you on your way

1 1/2 cups Aussie walnuts, shelled

1/4 cup sugar (the plain white granulated kind)

50g unsalted butter

Heat a medium frying pan over medium heat, add 1/4 cup granulated sugar…

Serves 2 as a main or 4 as a side.

1 cup cooked chickpeas (canned is fine)
2 endives, leaves washed and separated
1 pear, quartered
4 mini zucchini (with flowers a bonus!)
1/2 lemon, freshly squeezed
Salt and pepper to taste.
4 tbsp good-quality extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup Australian walnuts
1/4 cup crumbled feta or goats cheese
Thai basil (or straight-up basil) to garnish.

In a large salad bowl, add the chickpeas, leaves, pear and zucchini…

Serves 1-2 as a snack

2 rice cakes
2 tsp walnut butter
1/2 large banana, sliced
Pinch sea salt flakes, to taste
Crushed Australian walnuts and black chia seeds to garnish

Spread the nut butter across the rice cakes…

Serves 2-4 as a side dish

750g dutch carrots, tops removed
2 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper
2 tbsp honey.

For the candied Walnuts:
Date syrup or local honey
Pinch sea salt flakes

2 tsp sesame seeds
2 tbsp pepitas
2 tbsp dried sour cherries
Micro herbs of choice (or reserved carrot tops)

Start by pre-heating the oven to 180 degrees celsius…

Makes 3 cups

2 cups rye flakes or rolled oats
1/2 tbsp dried lavender
1/4 cup tbsp Pepitas
1/4 cup coconut flakes
1/2 – 3/4 cup Australian walnut halves
Fresh blueberries and your favourite milk to serve

Mix together the dry ingredients and store in a glass jar…

Serves 4

6 large frozen bananas (be sure you’ve peeled them first!)
1 tbsp + 4 tsp Australian walnut butter
4 tbsp crushed Australian walnuts
4 fresh dates, diced
Pinch sea salt flakes

Blend the frozen bananas with a high-powered blender…

Makes 3 cups

3 cups Aussie walnuts
5 tbs pure maple syrup
3 tsp Chinese five spice powder Pinch of chili powder, to your taste
1 tsp flaky sea salt

In a bowl, mix together the walnuts, maple syrup, five spice…

Serves 6-8

1 medium-sized bunch tuscan kale/cavolo nero, stalks removed & finely chopped
1 medium-sized bunch curly kale, stalks removed & finely chopped
2 medium-sized red apples
Extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt & black pepper
Five Spice Maple Walnuts
3 cups Aussie walnuts
5 tbs pure maple syrup
3 tsp chinese five spice powder
Pinch of chili powder, to your taste
1 tsp flaky sea salt
Creamy Garlic Dressing
6 tbs thick greek yoghurt
3 tbs extra virgin olive oil
3 tbs apple cider vinegar
1 tbs maple syrup
1 small garlic clove, crushed or finely grated with a microplane
Sea salt & black pepper to taste

In a bowl, mix together the walnuts, maple syrup, five spice…

Makes 18-20 balls

2 1⁄2 cups Aussie walnuts
1 1⁄2 cups rolled oats
1⁄2 cup shredded or desiccated coconut
1⁄4 cup coconut flour
1⁄4 cup pure maple syrup
150g (roughly 10) pitted medjool dates OR 150g pitted packet cooking dates soaked in hot water for 10 minutes
then drained
1 tbs vanilla bean paste or extract
1 1⁄2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp sea salt Ground clove for sprinkling
Desiccated coconut for rolling (optional)
Additional Aussie walnuts, crushed finely for rolling (optional)

Place the walnuts onto a paper-lined baking tray and bake…

Serves 6-8

3⁄4 cup Aussie walnuts
4 large handfuls of mixed lettuce leaves
1 small bunch fresh basil leaves
1 small bunch fresh mint leaves
1 small bunch fresh chives, roughly chopped
6 fresh nectarines, pitted & sliced into eighths
120g goats cheese – you could also use feta cheese or fresh mozzarella
Aleppo pepper flakes or chili flakes
Extra virgin olive oil
Balsamic vinegar
Sea salt & freshly cracked black pepper

Place a fry pan onto medium heat, add the walnuts…