Some dietary superstars outshine other foods for both their nutritional content and the wondrous things they do for your health. These traditional plant-based cures have been dubbed “superfoods” or “nutraceuticals” due to their medicinal properties, but I call them Omni NutriPower foods.
Not only do macadamia nuts have a delightfully crunchy, creamy flavor, but their oil ranks as a true nutripower food. It enlivens salad greens with a rich, nutty flavor and is preferable to many other cooking oils because of its very high smoke point, allowing it to be heated to 425 degrees before breaking down.
Among the many health-boosting benefits of macadamias and their fragrant, silky oil are these: