Are Cashews Good For Me?

Are Cashews Good For Me?

We get asked all of the time why we choose to use cashews in our low-sugar, vegan cashew dessert spreads instead of other nuts (eg. almond or peanut) and our answer is simple; cashews are one of the healthiest and most delicious nuts out there! Grab your spoon and get ready because we’re diving into all of the benefits of cashews!

Packed with Nutrients

Cashews are small but mighty. These kidney-shaped nuts are loaded with essential nutrients that support overall health. They are an excellent source of healthy fats, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Each serving of cashews provides you with the following: 

  • Healthy Fats: Cashews contain heart-healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which can help reduce bad cholesterol levels and improve heart health.
  • Protein Packed: With around 5 grams of protein per ounce, cashews are a great plant-based protein source, perfect for post-workout snacks or keeping you full throughout the day.
  • Vitamins and Minerals: Cashews are rich in magnesium, phosphorus, copper, and manganese. These minerals are essential for bone health, energy production, and maintaining a robust immune system.


Cashews are packed with antioxidants like vitamin E and selenium, which help combat oxidative stress and reduce inflammation in the body. This means that enjoying cashews can help protect your cells from damage and keep you feeling your best! 

Gut-Friendly Fiber

As you may already know, fiber is crucial for a healthy digestive system, and cashews are a great source of dietary fiber. Including fiber-rich foods like cashews in your diet can help promote regular bowel movements, reduce bloating, and support a healthy gut microbiome. Happy gut, happy life!

So Why do we Love Cashews?

Taste and Texture

At Elavi, we believe that eating healthy snacks means you should never compromise on taste. Cashews have a naturally creamy texture and a subtly sweet, buttery flavor that makes our cashew butter irresistibly delicious. Whether you're spreading it on toast, blending it into smoothies, drizzling it on oats or eating it straight from the jar (no judgment here!), our cashew butter delivers! 

Perfect for a Healthy Lifestyle

Cashews provide a rich source of plant-based protein and healthy fats, making them an ideal choice for those following vegan, gluten-free, or low-sugar diets. 

Cashews are more than just a tasty snack—they're a nutritional powerhouse that fuels your body with essential nutrients, antioxidants, and fiber. We chose cashews for our cashew dessert spreads because they align with our mission to provide delicious, healthy snacks that make you feel great inside and out.

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