So, you have a sweet tooth but you’re still keen on keeping the processed sugar to the minimal. The solution? Make your very own maple glazed walnuts! Just toss a cup of walnuts, a third of a cup of maple syrup, and a pinch of salt into a dry skillet, according to Food Network. Stir frequently for about three to five minutes until the syrup has caramelised and you’ll have instant addictive nibbles for movie nights!
Ran out of your favourite exfoliator? Don’t throw away the shells – grind them till they are finely milled and mix with your face cleanser for a two-in-one scrub. if you find that a wee bit abrasive, mix it with a tablespoon of non-flavoured Greek yogurt to soothe your skin and give it that extra boost of moisture.
Published in The International Journal of Applied and Basic Nutritional Sciences, a study has shown links between this little tough nut and the rise of melatonin – a hormone secreted by the pineal gland that helps regulate your sleeping patterns and body clock. Bonus tip: munch on these if you’re suffering from jet lag.