Homemade Almond Butter – Elyse Wagner

Homemade Almond Butter

  By Elyse  

February 8, 2017

Add this creamy delight to your smoothies, nut butter sandwiches or use to make homemade almond butter cups (yums!) This almond butter is sure to keep you full and energzied.

Mantra: I am energized!

*Heart health, Hormone health, *Cell protection

  • Yields: 1 Cup


1 cup raw almonds

2 cups water

1 tablespoon of honey or maple syrup (optional)

1-2 dates (optional)

Pinch of sea salt (optional)


1Select 1 cup of raw almonds.

2Soak in water overnight (12-24 hours).

3Drain water and dry.

4Roast in oven on low for 20 minutes.

5Add to food processor or blender.

6Blend until smooth or desired consistency.

Jazz up your butter with these fun additonal ingredients: a pinch of sea salt, 1 tablespoon of honey or maple syrup, or 1-2 dates.

A note on peanut butter...peanuts and peanut butter contain alfa-toxin which is a mold that can wreak havoc on the body.  Because of this, even raw peanuts are not hte most ideal nut choice, but the good news is there are plenty of other nuts and seeds that will do the trick for satisyfing your craving for creamy or crunchy, and they are much healthier alternatives! 

Pro Tip: Store in fridge up to 6 months.

Oh... and for more delicious smoothie (nut butter and milk) recipes pick up a copy of Smoothie Secrets Revealed today, yay!

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