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Allergic to walnuts, pecans, & hazelnuts. Alternatives for recipes calling for any of these?

I am allergic to, of course, the healthiest and most-used nuts in all of cooking - walnuts, pecans, and hazelnuts. I often use almonds in place of any of these when I need to, but am wondering if there are other alternatives besides almonds that might be good. Variety is the spice of life, right?

asked by bibbs almost 4 years ago
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Kristy Mucci

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added almost 4 years ago

Pumpkin seeds, pine nuts, sunflower seeds, pistachios, cashews -- basically any nut or seed that isn't one of the offending three.


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added almost 4 years ago

Peanuts were what I thought of first when I read your question.

added almost 4 years ago

Macadamia nuts and brazil nuts

added almost 4 years ago

I went right to macadamia nuts also. They are awesome!