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The weather is starting to get cooler, so soup season is nearly upon us. Whatever your excuse, why not whip up this tasty #chestnut & sweet potato soup. Repost via @chestnutsaustralia and @heneedsfood Recipe in bio.

A recent study has found that incorporating cashews into typical American diets can decrease both total and LDL cholesterol. The study published in AJCN showed that a modest 1-2 handfuls (ie approx 30-60g) of cashews a day did the trick. That's another string to their bow! Link in bio

Ease into Easter with delicious Hot Cross Buns. Perfect for an afternoon snack with a cup of tea. Of course you could buy them, or you could make your own like these @Donnahaymagazine or like our #macadamia & prune recipe. See bio

Feel like something other than chocolate this #Easter - then may we suggest nougat. This beautiful image courtesy of @lucky.nuts with delicious #pistachios

Who deserves to win the 2017 Storehouse @nuts_for_life Best Blog Award Post? Emma @emmajstubbs Skye @shiftnutrition or Lana @whatabouthealth Vote now

Who's to win the 2017 Storehouse @nuts_for_life Healthy Handful Award for their beautiful photos taken during #nuts30days30ways Is it @simone_austin or @emmajstubbs or Skye @shiftnutrition Vote for your favourite here

And the award for 2017 Storehouse @nuts_for_life Best Social Media Post goes to...who? Going clockwise, is it Joel @hearty_nut or Vicki @vickima_dietitian or Courtney @healthybodsnutrition Vote here

These tasty numbers are only around for such a short time - so make the most of them. #Chestnuts are in season now. They can be used in savoury and sweet recipes or eaten as a delicious snack on their own. For more information, visit

Why don't health professionals recommend #nuts w same enthusiasm as they do fruit&veg? We posed the question at the #wcph2017 & received some interesting responses. We'd love to hear your thoughts.

We have just given these guys a handful of #nuts each ...& look at them go! #wcph2017

Hump Day - and sometimes you need something to hold you together to get you through the week. #nutbutters are not only easy to make yourself, but they are great to mix through porridge, through a stir-fry, or simple spread on toast. Regram @royalnutcompany

A huge thanks to all of you who participated in our March challenge #nuts30days30ways and for sharing many nutty creations. Here's another quick look at our winners @eatingupwiththedietitian @laurafordnutrition @aust_rachel @simone_austin Congrats to you all. Finally, a huge thanks to our ambassador @libbybabet for helping to share the nut love.

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