Preheat the oven to 225°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
Combine the egg whites and basil in a blender; process on low speed until mixture is pureed. Toss egg white mixture with the almonds. Drain in a colander. Stir together cheese, salt and garlic powder in a medium bowl. Add drained almonds and toss to coat. Place almonds in a single layer on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.
Nutrition information per serving for 8 servings:
Calories 220, Cholesterol 0 mg, Total Fat 19 g, Fiber 4 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Calcium 120 mg, Monounsaturated Fat 12 g, Magnesium 100 mg, Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g, Potassium 282 mg, Carbohydrate 7 g, Sodium 350 mg, Protein 9 g, Vitamin E 9.2 mg*
* Total Alpha-Tocopherol Equivalents