The popularity of nut butter has sky-rocketed over these few years, and rightfully so! Nut butter is known to be enriched with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals and to help lower blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure. Although peanut butter is arguably the most popular nut butter, alternatives such as almond and cashew butter are gradually stepping onto the podium to compete.
Aside from being a fantastic protein-packed breakfast spread, nut butter is incredibly versatile and can be used in various dishes, including being a dairy substitute for applicable recipes.
Read on to learn 3 deliciously creative ways you can incorporate nut butter in the kitchen!
Nut butter swirl brownies
Oh, chocolatey, fudgy, decadent goodness – could brownies get any better? Well, we’re here to answer that question with a resounding ‘yes’.
Introducing nut butter swirl brownies! They are unbelievably easy to make and even easier to devour. All you need is a ¼ cup of nut butter and your go-to brownie recipe. The key to achieving beautiful swirls is to opt for unsweetened, natural creamy nut butter due to its higher fluidity compared to shelf-stable nut butter, resulting in a swirl friendly ingredient.
Simply spoon dollops of nut butter onto your brownie batter, grab a toothpick or chopstick, and swirl to your heart’s content! We promise that you’ll fall even deeper in love with brownies after this.
Nut butter cookies
Besides brownies, you can also use nut butter to elevate your cookies! Simply combine 1 large egg, 1 cup of room temperature nut butter, ½ cup of light brown sugar, a teaspoon of baking soda, a splash of vanilla extract, some chocolate chips, and enjoy! Check out this recipe for more detailed instructions. Alternatively, you could also freeze small balls of nut butter before wrapping them with your favourite cookie dough around it to make a decadent nut-butter stuffed cookie!
Creamy Nut Butter Noodles
Although nut butter is great for desserts, they go amazing with savoury dishes as well! For your next meal, how about some creamy nut butter noodles?
Start by sautéing minced ginger, garlic, and shallots in a well-oiled saucepan. Once golden brown, add green onions and continue to cook for another minute. Next, add diced mushrooms, soy sauce, and maple syrup, occasionally stirring until the mushrooms are cooked before taking it off the stove. Stir in your nut butter of choice and dilute the sauce with some water before tossing your cooked noodles in the delicious sauce. For exact measurements, check out the recipe here!
Put your bread and jam away and experience your nut butter in a whole different way with these recipes! We recommend using natural, unsweetened nut butter for the best results.
While store-bought nut butter can be used in a pinch, they often contain emulsifiers, sugars, and preservatives, which may mess with the final product. Fortunately, this is not the case with EatNuf’s nut butter – their nut butter is made from 100% roasted nuts, blended into luxurious liquid gold.
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