Yay!! I am finally getting back on track. I made up my mind to eat only healthy stuffs so I eat only healthy stuffs! I even worked out today, not as long as I usually do but considering my tiredness I still call it a success. And now I am making all kinds of super foods I have long prepared myself to. Like almond butter, hummus, whole wheat bread, extra nutritious smoothies...etc. I've made peanut butter many times before and I absolutely loved it. Although it really tastes different than the store-bought Skippy and Peter Pan peanut butters. And I love those, too. I am a true peanut butter junkie. I could eat it all the time but in Hungary there isn't much of a selection I could choose from. And it's not that great for my skin, either...So if I don't want to be left without some kind of nut butter, I've gotta make it for myself. Today I saw almonds in the store and the first thing that came to my mind was yaaaay I am SO making some almond butter today! :)
It is so healthy - if we're not going overboard - and because of the protein it fills me up so much and satisfies my sweet tooth, as well. It can be used for the morning smoothie or spread it on pancakes, waffles or just plain toast. There are so many variations how to use it.
200 grams almonds
2 tablespoons peanut oil
1 teaspoon honey
Toast the almonds for about 10 minutes.
I used almonds with skin, you can use almonds without skin. Doesn't make much of a difference, only in the color of the butter. Mine is a little darker.
Put almonds in a food processor and start processing them. Add 2 tablespoons of peanut oil and process some more and add the honey.
The result should look like this.