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Make your own peanut butter

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In honour of Peanut Butter and Jam day I thought I would do a post on how to make your own peanut butter. It’s super easy as long as you have a food processor. Just take 1 1/2 cups of skinned roasted peanuts (either buy them already roasted or roasted them yourself in the oven) toss them in the food processor, put on the cover, and turn it on. It’ll take about four minutes to get to the proper consistency and will yield about one cup of peanut butter. You can do this with pretty much any kind of nut; think almond, hazel, cashew, or any combination… If you want to get fancy, try add-ins like a tablespoon or two of honey, or maple syrup, a little bit of cocoa powder or chocolate chips. I really want to try adding some cinnamon and stirring in some raisins at the end to replicate my favorite Peanut Butter Co. variety. This will store nicely in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to a month.


Author: Diana

I'm a registered dietitian from Nova Scotia, living and working in Ontario, Canada. My goal is to help people relearn how to have a healthy relationship with food.

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