DIY almond - or cashew, or sunflower - butters are surprisingly easy to make and when you make them at home, you get to choose how thick, sweet or textured they are - and save money.
If you are looking for a heart healthy staple to add to your pantry, cashew butter is a great choice. Loaded with healthy fats and protein, cashew butter offers several health benefits. Ingredients, nutritional profile, and taste are all important elements to evaluate when selecting a cashew butter. We’ve reviewed four great cashew butters on the market and provided their best features and benefits below.
Cashew butter and an array of cooked vegetables are blended into a creamy sauce that’s drizzled over these nachos made from sliced sweet potatoes. You may have some leftover sauce, but it’s great reheated and poured over roasted vegetables or drizzled over chili. Simply cover and refrigerate and then reheat on the stove top.
Mild-tasting cashew butter is the star of this easy-to-make loaf, loaded with spinach and sun-dried tomatoes. Our favorite use for this bread? Topped with a soft cheese such as fresh mozzarella, a sprinkle of chopped basil and a drizzle of olive oil.