MACADAMIA NUT BUTTER

Macadamia-Nut-Butter

This recipe comes to us from Kerrie Cox of Healthy Living Inspirations – A delicious homemade raw macadamia nut butter recipe that can be used in place of butter or as a condiment of the side off salads, vegetables, or meat dishes. It also goes well on toast, crackers and sandwiches.

Ingredients:

Method:

  1. Place the nuts, oil and salt into your blender and blend on slow for 5 minutes until the mixture in smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour the mixture into a air tight glass jar and store in the refrigerator.

NOTE: The mixture will thicken and set like butter and will last refrigerated for several months.

Inspiration: Add a little chilli powder to the mix to make a fiery Chilli Macadamia Butter.

Read more at: Affordable Wholefoods Blog

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MAPLE, TAHINI AND ALMOND COOKIES (GF/VEGAN)

Tahini-Maple-Cookie

These delicious little morsels have been a hit in store the past few weeks made by our Lismore store manager Caroline. They are super easy to bake with just four ingredients including the brazil nut decoration on top, and definitely worth a try.

Serving Size: Makes around 20 cookies

Ingredients:

Method:

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 160’C – fan-forced.
  2. On low heat melt the tahini & maple syrup in a saucepan and stir until you have a smooth paste.
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool (about 5 minutes).
  4. Place the almond meal in a mixing bowl and add the cooled tahini and maple syrup, stirring until well combined.
  5. Spoon out tablespoon size amounts and roll into small balls then flatten slightly.
  6. Cut your brazil nuts into halves and press into the centre of the portion.
  7. Place these onto a baking tray covered with baking paper.
  8. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes, then turn the oven off leaving for another 5 minutes before taking out of the oven and allowing to cool. Enjoy.

Inspiration:

Add cinnamon, vanilla, or your favourite baking spice for added flavour.

Read more at: Affordable Wholefoods Blog