HOMEMADE HEALTHY NUT BUTTERS

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5Ingredients
20Minutes
100Calories

Description

If you’ve never made nut butters at home, you’re missing out! Once you make these real butters you’ll never want to go and get the store bought artificial ones. Here is a recipe for homemade, preservative free nut butters which do not have any added oil or sugar in it! Just the sultry awesomeness of peanuts, almonds and cashews…

Nut butters are generally considered pretty healthy but people often overlook the amount of added sugar and unnecessary oils they are adding to their bodies with the commercially sold products. Nuts are naturally rich in proteins and healthy fats and adding extra oil and sugars to them doesn’t really make sense to me and just takes away from the natural flavor nature has bestowed us with.

These nut butters easily replace cream in sauces, soups and gravy and add a depth and dimension to the flavor and texture of the food. They are absolutely delicious on their own but also make great companions with fruit or some honey on toast, they are luscious and absolutely worth indulgence.

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Ingredients

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  • 2 cups peanuts
  • 2 cups almonds
  • 2 cups cashews
  • 1/2 teaspoon pink salt (for each batch)
  • 2 tablespoons honey (for each batch, optional)
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    Directions

    1. Toast the babies in separate batches in a 175°C (347°F) preheated oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden. If you don’t have an oven you can also roast them in a pan without any oil, moving them around continuously till they are golden-brown.
    2. Then all you have to do is let them cool and transfer to a blender and blend them for 6-7 minutes on medium speed scraping off the edges every minute or so.
    3. Add 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt to every batch of 2 cup nuts. I like using this salt in most of my recipes but you can replace it with rock salt if you want.

    NutritionView More

    100Calories
    Sodium1% DV20mg
    Fat12% DV8g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs2% DV5g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories100Calories from Fat70
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat8g12%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium20mg1%
    Potassium120mg3%
    Protein4g8%
    Calories from Fat70
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate5g2%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars1g2%
    Vitamin A0%
    Vitamin C0%
    Calcium2%
    Iron6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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