Nuts are loaded with health benefits. Besides being high in anti-oxidants and minerals such as copper and magnesium, nuts contain the healthy Omega-3 fats that can help lower bad cholesterol levels. Sure nuts are calorie-laden, but studies show that when taken in moderation, eating nuts can actually help with weight control.
Using nuts in recipes is one way to keep your total intake of nuts to a healthy handful. From Kung Pao Shrimp to Vegetable Fried Rice, here are my favorite Chinese and Chinese-inspired recipes with nuts.