Almond butter

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Once upon a time, I was a peanut butter lover but then a time came when I discovered something far more heavenly, almond butter! I have almond butter almost everyday! Since Jamie and I invested in our lovely  food processor I have been making my own and it tastes even better when you make it yourself. It is incredibly easy (only contains two ingredients) and I thought I would show you how to make it today 🙂 Another reason to why I prefer making it myself is that I know exactly what goes in it and I can decide on the amount of salt as well. I think it is really important to be aware of what you put in your body. Obviously, this is not always easy but I try my best.

So first of all, cover a tray with almonds. I have no idea of quantities but about 400 grams maybe? I put our fan oven on 180 degrees and roast them until they get a nice brown colour (don’t forget to stir them a couple of times). This takes about 10 minutes, be very careful not to burn them. I accidentally had them in for a bit too long the last time and the end product did not turn out as nice…

Once this is done, leave them out to cool down a little bit and then throw them in the food processor with a bit of salt. I love Himalayan pink salt, it is so much better for you and the colour just makes it even more fantastic! Once that’s done turn on the food processor and leave it on for at least ten minutes. The nut butter should almost be liquid like when it is finished and there you are, your own almond butter. Very easy and tastes amazing 🙂

P.S. the nut butter can be a bit warm once it is done, so leave it to cool without a lid first.

Published by madeleineskristensen

Madeleine Moves is a blog celebrating a love of exercise, food, travelling and life. I love being active, exercising and being out and about. With my blog I hope to spread this joy and inspire you to be your best. Who am I? I’m Madeleine (surprise). I’m a Swede who lives in the vibrant city of Glasgow in Scotland. I moved here for my university studies and in summer 2016 I graduated with a degree in Business and Management at University of Glasgow. My keyword has always been balance. I love eating healthy food but I also love to indulge once in a while. You need to enjoy life at the end of the day and limiting yourself is not the way to go. With this I would like to say welcome to Madeleine Moves. Love, Madeleine

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