Almond: Almonds are very popular tree nuts, though its technically a drupe fruit produced by the almond tree (Prunus dulcis, syn. Prunus amygdalus). Almond Powder is made from ground sweet almonds. Almond flour is usually made with blanched almonds. Almonds are high in healthy monounsaturated fats, fiber, protein and various important nutrients. Most of the fats they contain are unsaturated and reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood, thus reducing the risk of heart disease. This popular nut is eaten raw or roasted and incorporated into a variety of foods.