Mexican Chocolate Almond Butter

Mexican Chocolate Almond Butter

E.A. Stewart, aka The Spicy RD, is Integrative Dietitian Nutritionist, Health & Wellness Coach, Gluten-Free Blogger, Digestive Health Expert, Autoimmune Warrior, & Vibrant Aging Enthusiast. Visit her website for more healthy and delicious recipe ideas, a variety of cookbooks, and expert guidance on nutrition and healthy living.

Servings: 10

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup raw whole almonds
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, almond oil, macadamia nut oil, or high oleic expeller pressed sunflower oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt or to taste

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Process until a smooth consistency is achieved, scraping down sides periodically as needed.
  2. Store in refrigerator until ready to eat.

Ingredient Swaps: 

Swap almonds w/ any other nuts, try honey or date syrup in place of maple syrup, replace cinnamon with cardamom or ginger, or try them altogether!

Nutritional Information for 1 Serving (1 tablespoon):

Calories: 102, Fat: 9g, Carbohydrates: 5g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 2g, Protein: 3g

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