Monday, December 27, 2010
My Kids LOVE PBJ And ABJ
With 2 little ladies in the house that love PBJ, we needed to learn to make peanut and almond butter. The fabulous Vitamix has come in so handy. First we tried the Almond butter recipe in the Vitamix recipe book but it came out too runny. Today, we perfected Almond Butter. The photo above is the yummy almond butter on Organic Sprouted Bread. FYI: Drizzled honey on top of the almond butter bread is out of this world!
3 cups Roasted Almonds
2 or 3 Tablespoons Almond Oil
We like our almond butter chunky so if you try this you may need to add more almond oil.
I made Peanut Butter the other day too. The recipe just called for peanuts. The consistency was much drier and different than store bought peanut butter. Next time I'm going to add a dash of almond butter. Dr. Oz recommends buying organic peanuts/ peanut butter as non organic peanuts have high levels of pesticides.
We are going to experient between using raw and roasted nuts soon. I'll keep you posted.
http://www.croftersorganic.com/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=241 The ingredients are concentrated organic grape juice, organic wild blueberries, apple pectin, ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), Citric Acid. Until I have the chance to learn to make fruit spreads myself I feel comfortable offering this to my little people. They always lap it up and there is NO SUGAR! Win/win for mommy and kiddos.
Going to serve this little meal up for lunch. Have a great day!!!