String Beans with Almonds

Boil beans in a large pot of water until tender. Drain beans and place them in a bowl of ice water. Wait 5 minutes and then drain them. Place aside. Put olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. stir in half of the thyme and garlic powder . Add string beans and toss until heated completely. Place mixture into a bowl and sprinkle on almonds with the rest of the thyme.