Homemade Almond Butter

I’ve always been a peanut butter girl. My favorite was Jif. Then I wanted to start eating healthier so I started to get the fresh ground stuff.

Along with the healthier new me, comes healthier new recipes.  The other day I made some “energy bites,” and I had a whole lot of leftover almonds.  I decided to give almond butter a go.

I am so glad I did! It was so delicious and easy!!

To make it, all you need is roasted almonds and a food processor.

My almonds were raw so I had to roast them first.  I put 2 cups on an aluminum lined cookie sheet.  Put it in a 350 degree preheated oven for 10 minutes.

Once they cool down a bit, pop them into the food processor and press start. It needs to go for about 10 minutes or so.  The longer you blend, the creamier it will get.  Just be patient. 

 The result is amazing!

My daughter loves to eat it with jelly instead of peanut butter, and I keep trying to come up with excuses to eat spoonfuls of it.  The best one so far is that I need something to eat with my chocolate chips.

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  • Reply Micaela @MindfulMomma

    I make my own almond butter too! Love it on banana or apple slices!

    September 21, 2015 at 8:54 am
  • Reply Tricia

    It really is SO easy, I don’t know why I don’t make my own! Thanks for the motivation. I love almond butter and peanut butter… any type of butter actually haha

    September 21, 2015 at 10:21 am
  • Reply Lauren

    I can’t believe how easy this looks… I really want to try this!!

    September 21, 2015 at 11:20 am
    • Reply mamabyfire@gmail.com

      It is sooooo good!!

      September 21, 2015 at 11:45 am
  • Reply Kristen

    That’s it? It’s THAT Easy? Wow – I need to do this!

    September 21, 2015 at 4:49 pm
    • Reply mamabyfire@gmail.com

      So easy! It just takes a little bit of time. So delicious!!

      September 21, 2015 at 5:01 pm

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