Gluten Free Almond Butter

Tasty almond butter

I’ve been a HUGE fan of peanut butter for a long time now but I’ve only recently been introduced to it’s lovely nutty cousin, almond butter and so far I’m very impressed. I’ve been using a lot of almond milk recently so it’s no surprise that I enjoy almond butter too.

Almond butter is wonderful when mixed into my hot cereal in the morning. It adds a nutty, creamy taste to my cereal (Peanut butter and sunflower seed butter are great too!) and it’s a great way to add protein to my morning meal to keep me satisfied through until lunch time.

It’s also delicious on it’s own straight from the jar. Sometimes I need an extra kick before or after a run or in between meals and I’m a big fan of a spoonful of nut butter whenever I feel this way.

Mixed with hot cereal and fresh fruit


Tasty right from the jar

So far I’m all about incorporating almond butter into my breakfast but what about other meals? Or how about desserts? Yesterday I asked for your ideas on how to eat almond butter. These are some of your delicious suggestions:

  • With pear preserves on gluten free multigrain bread
  • As the main ingredient in yeast free bread
  • On gluten free toast with banana
  • With cocoa to make a hot chocolate
  • A topping for a gluten free brownie
  • As a main ingredient in gluten free chocolate chip cookies
  • With apples as a snack
  • Mixed up in a shake or smoothy
  • With natural yoghurt
  • As a dip for various veggies

I’m planning to try my hand at an almond butter rice pudding at some point in the near future. I think it would work perfectly as a butter and sugar substitute. I’m thinking raisins. Maybe coconut?

How do you eat almond butter? Share your suggestions in the comments below!

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