Basic kitchen tools for urban homesteading. Manual helpers such as mortar and pestle, utensils and spice grinders will get you far. You don't need lots of expensive but useless plastic kitchen gadgets.
In order to make nuts more easily digested, and to be more sure of the quality of your nut, Sally Fallon Morell, among others, recommends that nuts are soaked and lightly roasted or dehydrated before eating. Although it takes time, it is a very simple process that in reality only takes a few minutes over a couple days. It is best to start with a raw, organic nut for the best results. Nuts are expensive so they are best to buy in bulk, when at all possible.