Ginger Apricot Almond Butter with Flax Oil

Just gazing at the selection of nut butters on the store shelves these days can drive you nutty with indecision. But if you’re looking for omega-3, almond butter is the one to toss into your cart, thanks to its naturally high levels of the fatty acid.
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Love nut butters? Try this hazelnut nut butter recipe.

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  • 1 2/3 cupsServings

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups raw unsalted almonds
  • 3 tbsp flaxseed oil
  • 2 tbsp raw honey
  • 1½ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped unsweetened dried apricots

Preparation

  1. In a food processor, process almonds for 10 minutes, scraping down sides of work bowl with a rubber spatula every 2 minutes to redistribute almonds (almonds will be a fine meal at this point).
  2. Continue to process almonds for 5 minutes longer, or until a ball of dough forms. Stop machine and break up ball with a spoon. Continue to process for 5 minutes longer, breaking up dough ball as necessary (about every minute). Once mixture reaches a smooth, spreadable consistency (20 to 25 minutes total time