Making Nut Butter with a Food Processor

Whether you have a peanut allergy or whether you just want to live a healthier lifestyle, natural nut butters can be a nice alternative.  But buying them in the health food store can be a bit pricey.  Not to worry.  All it takes is a food processor and a little time to make your own nut butters right in your own kitchen.

The simple ingredients to make the nut butter are a couple of cups of the desired nuts and a little bit of olive oil.  You can add other ingredients to flavor the nut butters, such as a tablespoon of honey or coconut oil, or maybe salt.  It’s a matter of taste preference.

For most nut butters, you’ll want to roast the nuts first. Follow these simple steps to make your own nut butter.  Keep in mind these steps will vary slightly depending on the type of nuts you’re using.

Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees.  Cover a cookie sheet with the (shelled) nuts of…

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