nut butter

Sunflower Seed Butter

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on May 1, 2013

Saving money on groceries is the name of my eating healthy game. I’ll make my own dairy-free ranch salad dressing, paleo cheese sauce, or sandwich wraps if it means saving a buck. I’ll replace expensive ingredients for less expensive ones in recipes like my lemon pudding, or my roasted vegetable cabbage rolls if I know…


Cinnamon Roll Flax Almond Butter

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on November 26, 2012

Oh boy do I have a treat for us today! I’ve gotten back into making my own nut butters (enjoying a tablespoon or so drizzled over a fresh cut apple as a post yoga snack) and this latest batch is better than any other nut butter I’ve ever made. It’s more satisfying than my Vanilla…


Vanilla Almond Flax Butter

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on August 5, 2011

Oh do I have a treat for you today! A lip smacking, spread over anything, hide from your spouse because it’s just that darn good kinda treat. It’s loaded with fiber, omega-3s, helps to reduce inflammation, balance your cardiovascular system AND will keep you looking younger longer with it’s high phytonutrient and antioxidant content. You…


Maple Mystery Butter

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on April 27, 2011

I couldn’t stop saying…. M-m-m-m-m-m-maply goodness as I was slathering this nut butter on a handful of crackers last night. Be still my heart. No fats were harmed in the making of this nut butter Did you know? Roasting nuts at temperatures higher than 170F causes damage to their delicate fats? When the fat in…


Going nuts over Artisana

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on December 13, 2010

Lucky for you and me (yipee!) one of my favourite nut butter companies Premier Organics, creators of Artisana, sent me a box of their raw organic nut butters and asked me to take them for an official test drive. Read about the health benefits of the ingredients in these butters here. Where it all began…The…


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