Wife’s Magic Chile Walnut Kernels have crunchy and nutty taste which can accentuate the taste of any delicacy and amps up the health quotient. And an excellent source of several vitamins and minerals. Walnuts are most often eaten on their own as a snack. However, they can also be added to salads, pasta, breakfast cereals, soups, and baked goods. Walnuts are rich in protein. This vitamin may strengthen the immune system and support nerve health. A vitamin B6 deficiency may cause anemia. Keeping walnuts in their shells in a cool, dark, and dry place can improve their shelf life. Walnuts can be a healthful addition to the diet, they can also be added to salads, pasta, breakfast cereals, soups, and baked goods.