Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Almond & Brazil Nut Butter

Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Almond & Brazil Nut Butter

I’m totally an almond butter over peanut butter kinda gal! This homemade one is thick & creamy, full of natural vanilla flavour, contains no added salt or sugar & tastes like warm, freshly roasted almonds & Brazil nuts! Spread it on toast, rice cakes, crackers, use it as a dip for strawberries, bananas or grapes or add it to smoothies / oats!

When it comes to making this deliciousness:

  • patience is 🔑; it definitely takes time but it works!
  • make sure your almonds are raw & unsalted; roasting the almonds slightly lowers their vitamin content, but the flavour is SO worth it!
  • it’s more affordable & even more delicious than store-bought & contains no additives, preservatives, salts or sugars!

BRAZIL NUTS are high in selenium, vital for a healthy immune system, boosting the body’s antioxidant protection, preventing damage to nerves & cells, healing skin, fighting inflammation, maintaining healthy cholesterol levels, lifting mood, stimulating digestion & regulating thyroid hormones.

ALMONDS are rich in healthy fats, fibre, protein, magnesium & vitamin E; they help lower blood pressure & cholesterol, promote fullness & regulate hunger hormones, supports brain function, digestion & increase nutrient absorption

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 1/2 cup raw Brazil nuts
  • 1 tsp. pure organic vanilla
  • Ceylon cinnamon
  • Optional: 2 tbsp. pure maple syrup

HOW?:

  • Preheat oven to 350F & place the nuts on a silicone lined baking sheet. Roast for 10 min.
  • Add the roasted nuts to a food processor & pulse until creamy, stopping to scrape the sides as necessary.

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  • Once the nut butter is smooth, blend the add-ins until evenly dispersed.
  • Store in a container & refrigerate for up to 2 weeks!

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