but·ter (noun) – a solid yellow substance made by churning cream and used as a spread or in cooking; a food made from cooked fruit or roasted nuts that have been ground up.
We’re all familiar with butter made with cream but over the last few years there’s a burgeoning market using nuts and seeds. While peanut butter is popular (I lived on peanut butter and jam sandwiches growing up), making your own nut and seed butter is a healthier alternative. What’s most appealing for me is the limited amount of work required unlike the time I made my own almond milk. Almond and sunflower seed butter is delicious and slightly sweet tasting. Mr. S tried it and enjoyed it when spread on a celery stick. That’s saying something given his dislike for peanut butter and celery. Allergic to nuts? Try using seeds such and sunflower or pumpkin. Continue Reading →