almond butter


The key to success with home made nut butters? Roast the nuts yourself (for about 15 minutes at 220* – turning them over halfway through and keeping a close eye on them)… and PATIENCE.

ingredients (makes 1 cup nut butter)


  • 2 cups home roasted almonds
  • pinch of salt


  • pop the almonds in the blender
  • blend on medium/high for about 10 minutes, or until creamy – scrape down the sides often (every 30 seconds or so)
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ingredients for crust

  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1T butter (melted)
  • 1T honey
  • 1/4 cup sunflower butter (or almond butter)
  • if using sunflower butter – 1/4t cream of tartar (this prevents the sunflower butter turning green when you cook it)
  • 1/2t salt
  • 1/2t baking powder

directions for crust

  • Preheat oven to 170*
  • In a blender combine everything and blend until it’s all come together
  • Press into a lined pie dish
  • Poke a few holes in the crust with a fork
  • Bake for 10 minutes

ingredients for filling

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 – 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2.5T coconut flour
  • 1/2t salt

directions for filling

  • Mix all the ingredients together and stir / mix in a processor until all well combined
  • Pour onto baked crust
  • Place dish back into oven and bake for 15 minutes

Beginner Banting online course with the Real Meal team

Has anyone signed up for the Real Meal Revolution’s Beginner Banting course?  It starts on 16 March online and looks like a great way to find out more about banting, learn about cooking banting recipes as well as learning new recipes (not in the book)! If you sign up – please send me feedback on how the course is!

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