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30 Days of Renewal – Day 10 – How to Make Pecan Butter

20130429-172943.jpgIf you have never tried a nut or seed butter other then peanut butter then you are in for a treat. Peanuts are not actually nuts, they’re a bean! Which is why those allergic to peanuts may not be allergic to tree nuts. If your kid is a PB&J lover and has a no-peanut policy at school try making your own nut and seed butters at home. Pecan butter is super easy to make and only requires 2 ingredients. I used the grinder blade that came with my magic bullet and it worked perfectly, but any quality food processor should work.

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Pecan Nut Butter
• 2 cups of high-quality pecans
• sea salt

 

1. Roast the pecans by pouring them into a heavy skillet. Set the heat to medium and stir frequently for about 5 minutes.
2. Scoop the pecans into your food processor and blend for several minutes, stopping periodically to scrape down the sides.
3. When the pecan butter is smooth and creamy scoop into a small jar with a lid and store in the refrigerator.

Have some on toast with a few slices of banana and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

 

About Melissa

I live in the desert outside of Los Angeles in southern California with my 13-year-old daughter and my 5 yr old son. I love to help people, which is why I am a teacher! I find so much joy in helping others create a life they love. Feel free to message me on Instagram or leave a comment! I would love hear from my readers!

1 comment on “30 Days of Renewal – Day 10 – How to Make Pecan Butter

  1. Can’t believe that no one has commented on this! Thank you for teaching me :)!

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