Homemade Raw Almond Butter!

by Nicole on March 9, 2012

Happy Friday!!

This weekend we’re having our first floor painting party! I’m SO excited for this because it means I can FINALLY decorate my walls AND get rid of the ugly green color I’ve been staring at since September. Then it’s just order the tile backsplash and the kitchen will be done. Woot!

I know, all things home….which between that and Pure Bliss, is all on my mind these days!

Well, food too. Always food. I’ve been playing around with making my own nut butter. I think I need to invest in a new food processor, the amount I’ve made nut butters.

Homemade nut butter is FAR superior to jared versions. Seriously. If I didn’t feel bad for my food processor, I’d make this more than once a month.


Have you made your own nut butter before? 

What are you doing to make today count? I’ll be watching some TV on the elliptical and doing a little shoulder weights session.

Happy Friday! Enjoy the day!

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Miz March 9, 2012 at 6:47 am

Yay!! Something I’ve done.
I did this in the VitaMix!


Tara Burner March 9, 2012 at 6:57 am

love making my own nut butters!
wish I had a vitamix like Miz!!!!
I kill my food processor doing this :)


Kierston March 9, 2012 at 7:23 am

Awesome! I’ve never made it…I’ll have to try it out! :)


Sarah @ The Smart Kitchen March 9, 2012 at 9:01 am

I’m pretty sure “making homemade nut butter” is on my Top 5 favorite activities list.

I’m also pretty sure that makes me slightly abnormal. :)


Heidi @BananaBuzzbomb March 9, 2012 at 9:31 am

Have yet to try, but need to. Pinned!


Heather @ Better With Veggies March 9, 2012 at 12:15 pm

I don’t make it at home (yet), but I get the fresh ground stuff at Whole Foods – the ones that you make and put into the plastic containers right there. Close enough, right?! :)


Alicia from Poise in Parma March 9, 2012 at 6:43 pm

My food pro is my mother’s from when she got married 32 years ago. It wouldn’t hold up to crushing all those almonds!! Yours looks great though!


pure2raw twins March 10, 2012 at 6:37 pm

ya for homemade nut butters!! I need to get back into making these for Gary :)


StoriesAndSweetPotatoes March 11, 2012 at 1:19 pm

I made nut butter once before but I don’t have a real food processor so it was this odd chunky, congealed mess but it was DELICIOUS!


Mary@FitandFed March 25, 2012 at 1:13 am

Just started making my own almond butter. I was a little intimidated even with the Vitamix but it’s working out fine, and only takes a minute or two.


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