We all want to eat a bit healthier. And we all seem to love peanut butter! We’ve probably devoured it by the tub from the age of one, so it’s hardly surprising. Of course, the first thing any healthy eating fanatic discovers is that peanut butter is actually awesome for you, albeit calorie laden, just as long as we eat the all peanut, low sugar, low salt variety. Some people are happy at that point, but some of us psychos then start to look for different nut butters: almond butter, sesame paste, cashew butter… And I’m sure that you, like I, have noticed that these special nut and seed butters are expensive. Well fear not! You can actually make all your nut butters very cheaply at home and so quickly, even the traditional way, you will never go back!
- 1 cup nuts or seeds of choice
- 2tbsp equivalent oil
- a pinch of salt
- meat grinder and blender, or a food processor
- Soak your nuts or seeds in boiling water, leave overnight.
- Drain them.
- Roughly chop or mince the soaked nuts.
- Add the oil and salt.
- Blend until a paste forms.
Is it really that simple? Yep!
TTFN and Happy Hunting!