Soaked almonds contain folic acid and help release enzymes to aid in digestion. From an Ayurvedic perspective, almonds with the skin aggravates Pitta and should be avoided during the summer and transition into Vata time.
Susan Kiskis is the publisher for Freedom Journal and author of memoir, Born Fire Dragon. Her second book, Let Me Carry You Home, is due out in 2017. She has a deeply seeded case of wanderlust.