This is a great share from my clinical instructor- nut butters are a great way to balance the carbs and sweets..
Example- banana and a nut butter... Yummy and our bodies benefit from it greatly from energy etc..
There are just some things that are meant to go together....
Plus homemade equals less preservatives and additives because you know what's in it...
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Actual written directions and Video are also below...
How to Make Nut Butter written directions below
PREP TIME- 15 minutes
COOK TIME- 10 minutes
TOTAL TIME- 25 minutes
Servings (1-Tbsp servings)
Cuisine- Gluten-Free, Vegan
Freezer Friendly- No
Does it keep? 3 Weeks
How to Make Nut Butter video ...
½ + ⅓ cup Milk (dairy, soy, almond etc.)
⅔ cup Coconut Oil
2 Eggs (or egg substitute equivalent)
2 tsp Vanila Extract
3 Bananas (mashed)
1 tsp Salt
1 ⅓ cup Sweetener (splenda, sugar, stevia equivalent)
2 ⅔ cup Gluten Free Flour (I use king arthurs measure for measure flour)
1 ¼ tsp Xanthan Gum (if using MFM flour already has it)
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 ½ tsp Baking Soda
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Add ingredients in order. Pour into greased (or use muffin cups) muffin pan. Bake for 20 - 30 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean. Makes 12 muffins
(***hubby again couldn't wait until after the picture for a muffin.. lol)
2 cups Gluten Free Flour ( I use King Arthur measure for measure)
1 tsp Xanthan Gum (skip this if you use King Arthur measure for measure flour because it already has it)
1 cup Cocoa 100% cacoa
1 cup Sweetener (I used Splenda)
1 cup Brown Sugar (or 1 Tbl molasses and 1 cup sugar which makes brown sugar if you don't have any)
½ tsp Salt
½ tsp Baking Soda
¾ cup Butter (melted)
2 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 cup Chocolate Chips (Soy Free)
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. mix ingredients in order. Pour batter into a greased 9x9 pan with parchment paper in the bottom of the pan. Bake for 45 min or until a toothpick comes out clean.
**Hubby couldn't wait to try the brownies until after I took a photo of them.. lol
preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Mix ingredients in order
½ cup Oil
1 cup Zucchini
½ cup Brown Sugar (or brown sugar substitute)
¼ cup Sugar (splenda or other sweetener)
2 cup Gluten Free Flour ( I use king arthur measure for measure flour)
1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
½ tsp Allspice
1 tsp Salt
½ tsp Baking Powder
½ tsp Baking Soda
½ cup Coaco 100% cacoa
½ cup Gluten free Soy free Chocolate Chips
Leaving the chocolate chips until last. Gently fold chocolate chips into batter before putting in a greased loaf pan.
Bake for 45 - 55 minutes.
(Forgot to take a picture.. it was an earlier this week Kitchen experiment that went really good... )
Here is a great recipe for natural inflammation relief for the joints, lungs, bowels etc. Been reading studies and reports about the Corona Virus (Covid-19) and anti-inflammatory OTC (over the counter) medicines, so wanted to provide something that could be a benefit-- again USING FOOD AS MEDICINE!
Makes 1 serving (about 12 ounces)
∎ 1⁄2 cup blackberries or black raspberries (or 1 tablespoon black raspberry nutritional powder)
∎ 1⁄2 cup citrus or tropical fruit (e.g., tangerine, orange, mandarin, papaya, mango, guava, apricot, nectarine, etc.)
∎ 1 large collard green leaf
∎ 1⁄2-inch knob ginger root, fresh
∎ 1 leaves kale, large
∎ 1⁄2 cup pomegranate seeds (or 2 ounces pomegranate juice)
∎ 1-inch knob turmeric root, fresh (or 1⁄2 teaspoon ground turmeric)
∎ Water, for taste and texture
Directions 1. Place all ingredients into a high-powered blender. Pulse blender a few times, then blend until desired consistency is reached
Now a warning- seeds are not for those with Crohns disease or other similar GI ailments. Please be aware of what is being advised out there and ingest what is safe for you. There are a lot of "snake oil" salesmen out there right now-- research and be sure before you use anything out of the norm.