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Homemade Cashew Almond Butter

Guest Post: Shari Johnston 

 

Peanut allergy is common, especially in children. Peanut allergy symptoms can range from a minor irritation (you may notice changes in your skin, acne, digestive issues, etc)  to a life-threatening reaction (anaphylaxis).

 

For kids and moms who want a yummy peanut-butter alternative, check out this amazing recipe for DELICIOUS cashew/almond butter from blogger  Shari Johnston

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Ingredients:

  • 3 cups total almonds and cashews, 24 hours soaked, and rinsed
  • 4-5 TBS melted coconut oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tsps ground cinnamon

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Directions:

  1. Throw everything in to the vitamix with the nuts and half the coconut oil.
  2. Blend on level 3, tamping down until the blades are having trouble (45 seconds).
  3. Stop the blender, very gently use a rubber spatula to move your nut butter around. Add the remaining oil, return to purée.
  4. Purée until desired consistency(Mine took about 2 minutes)
  5. Empty butter into a bowl and add the salt and cinnamon.
  6. Mix well then spoon into a mason jar.
  7. Enjoy!

 


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