Sea Salt & Honey Almond Butter

It’s been a good, but busy week. I am so happy it is Friday! I hope to find time to relax this weekend. You never know with the little pea though, he never runs out of energy:) We’ve been walking three times a day and playing non-stop. Speaking of the little pea, today is his 7 month birthday! Happy birthday to our Caleb. The time sure is going quickly.

Ok, are you ready for an easy recipe? It’s Friday so we all need a little break, right? This Sea Salt and Honey Almond Butter is as easy as they come. I found the recipe on Tasty Kitchen via the fabulous Erin of Naturally Ella. I love making homemade nut butters so when I saw a sweet and salty version, of course I tried it immediately.

There are only three ingredients involved: almonds, honey, and sea salt. I bet you have everything in your pantry right now. You do need a powerful blender or food processor, but that is it. You can have the most delicious nut butter in minutes without doing any work. Plus, it is much cheaper to make at home.

The honey and sea salt compliment the almonds perfectly. This trio is perfection! I love eating the Sea Salt and Almond Butter on toast, apple slices, and crackers. It also makes a killer sandwich. I spread the almond butter on whole wheat bread and add banana slices and an extra drizzle of honey. Oh yum! Store the almond butter in the fridge in a cute little jar or plastic container. And I won’t tell if you take out the jar from the fridge and dig in with a spoon:) It’s good all on it’s own!

For the step-by-step photos and the Sea Salt and Honey Almond Butter recipe, visit the Tasty Kitchen Blog. Treat yourself to some easy homemade almond butter this weekend! It’s the good stuff!

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Maria Lichty

I’m Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. My husband would love this stuff. I always see him coming out of the office with a spoon stuck in his mouth….I know it’s from some sort of nut butter. Your little man is 7 months and mine is 6. I totally understand the busy feeling of each day. Maybe I should start having a spoonful of nut butter in the afternoons to keep me going.

  2. I haven’t homemade nut butter in a while- its so darn good. The honey must really make this. Perfect sweetener. Happy birthday to the little man

  3. 7 months! Such an adorable age!

    Ok, I’m loving this almond butter! It looks so so so good! The sea salt and honey combo sounds magical! Can’t wait to give this one a try!

  4. I’ve been realizing lately that storebought flavored nut butters just aren’t doing it for me so I should just make my own. I’m gonna have to start with this!

  5. Nut butters are seriously one of my very favorite foods–I am never without two or three different homemade jars at any one time! Love this recipe. And looking forward to meeting you both next week! 🙂

  6. I live in Morocco and this reminds me of something made here that is considered quite special. It is called “amlou” and is made of almonds, honey, and argan oil. Argan trees grow here and the oil is considered to be super healthy – and expensive. The argan nuts look a lot like almonds. I like to keep both the oil and the amlou on hand to serve with breads at tea time.

  7. Maria! How did I miss this? My favorite nuts are honey roasted peanuts… I love honey nut ANYTHING, especially honey nut chex cereal 🙂 Anyway, combining honey + almonds to make almond butter is such a wonderful idea. I made honey roasted peanut butter recently, but I have a feeling the same flavor idea + some sea salt in almond butter would be delicious.

  8. This recipe looks delicious! I am a vegetarian, and I found this under your vegan listing. Just a sidenote, this recipe shouldn’t be classified as vegan. Honey, of course, is a product from a living organism, and vegan foods are 100% plant based. 🙂 Thanks for posting!

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