Coconut Almond Butter

Coconut Almond Butter

by Nicole on January 21, 2015

Hello foodie friends! I have missed sharing properly with you all so much. Making the transition to working in Crisis Counseling over a year ago now and trying to balance work and life has been a challenge. Although I have not abandoned the kitchen it has been difficult to blog properly.

I  am hoping to be back much more regularly from now on. I am starting you off with a very simple recipe I think you will enjoy. This Coconut Almond Butter is very versatile, tasty and so easy to make, no need to buy it. Feel free to add spices such as Chai seasoning.  Enjoy. :)

 

Coconut Almond Butter
 
Author:
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Raw Almonds (I roasted mine in the oven)
  • 1Tbs Coconut Oil
  • ¾ tsp salt (or to taste)
  • Cinnamon (to taste) *Optional
Instructions
  1. Roast the almonds carefully in the oven at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes
  2. Cool Almonds and add salt and cinnamon (if using)
  3. Add to food processor and blend till smooth
  4. Add Coconut Oil and process to incorporate.

 

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Food Drunk in the City

Food Drunk in the City

by Nicole on October 13, 2013

 

Hi all! This is shamefully late and I apologize.  Things here have been an absolute whirlwind.  Fortunately it has been a flurry of very good things.  As some of you know our little Blueberry girl started Kindergarten at the end of August.  Right before that happened I got the news I have been waiting a year for, I found a position as a Mental Health Clinician!  I feel so very blessed and grateful for this opportunity.  So this is why I have been a bit absent the past number of weeks, sorry *hugs*. Now on to backtrack a special weekend I wanted to share with you all.

On the weekend of our anniversary (Sept 15th)  my hubby and I celebrated our 6th Wedding Anniversary.  We set out for an overnight get away to NYC.  I had not been back to my “hometown” in quite some time sadly and was super excited to go.

We got a bit of a late start due to Blueberry Girl’s Soccer game but seeing her in action was just too adorable.  It was also my turn to bring the snack for the team so I brought them some of these little cuties.  They seemed to be a big hit. :)

We hopped on the train and set out for a great time after we dropped off the little lovies.  I love the train ride honestly mostly because it reminds me of all the rides back and forth visiting my hubby when we were dating.

With all the running around getting everything together I had not had more than a few bites of toast and some train bodega pretzels by the time we got to the hotel.  I was so starving it was hard to save myself for dinner but I was determined not to relent to something so so along the way so I could enjoy our special dinner.  It was not easy with so many tempting food trucks along the way.  My little NYC doesn’t play fair. 😉

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I can see the picture in my mind as if it were yesterday.  I can’t say for sure how old I was but I know I was not yet in school and I was small enough to be sitting up on the counter.  My dad was making dinner,  I believe it was homemade Mac and […]

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