Fact: Most of the world is obsessed with pumpkin, especially when the fall season rolls around.
Fact: Most of the world is obsessed with peanut butter and other nut butters available in today’s market.
Why not mix them together and create the ultimate nut butter filled with protein and phytonutrients?
My signature pumpkin nut butter is so simple and healthy you are going to wish you have been eating it your entire life.
Pumpkin Nut Butter
Preparation Time: 3 minutes
Serves: 1 ¼ cups
- 1 cup pumpkin puree
- 3 Tbsp almond butter or nut butter of choice
- 1 Tbsp almond milk
- 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- ¼ tsp kosher salt
- Place pumpkin puree, nut butter, and milk in a bowl. Mix well until it thickens. Add spices and stir until consistency is creamy and smooth.
Tip: This can be done with an individual sized blender or by hand to save time spent on dirty dishes.
I love this recipe because it is the perfect basic pumpkin nut butter to create countless varieties. I have made cranberry cinnamon and chocolate in the past. What varieties are your favorite?
Enjoy this as a dip, spread, or use as a topping. This is also a great addition to your smoothies or breakfast bowls. This pumpkin nut butter was enjoyed as a dip with a large spread of organic fruits and vegetables.
Remember, the holidays are coming quickly and that typically means the extra 5 pounds no one wants to gain is not far behind. Staying away from the delicious high calorie, high fat candies, snacks, and desserts is difficult when they are everywhere you see. Get great tips and tricks on how to create healthy versions of your favorite holiday foods with my help. If you are looking to maintain your weight or lose weight the healthy way contact me via email for more information on nutrition coaching.
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Per serving (2 Tbsp): Calories: 31; Total Fat: 2.2 g (Saturated Fat: 0.2 g); Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 3.4 mg; Potassium: 24.6 mg; Total Carbs: 2.7 g; Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g; Protein: 1.2 g; Calcium: 2.1%; Vitamin A: 50.1%.