Homemade Peanut Butter, for Weight Loss and Athletes
by Tarla Dalal
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Deliciously luscious peanut butter made at home with unsalted peanuts is a great source of monounsaturated healthy fats. Yes, that means it is actually good for you! Peanut butter is also a good source of protein. Coconut oil, added to the peanut butter to get a nice nutty taste, gives you healthy fatty acids of medium chain triglycerides.
It is always better to make your peanut butter at home as store-bought ones contain loads of sugar and hydrogenated vegetable fats, which are not good for you. It is also economical – you get super tasty and healthy homemade peanut butter at around half the cost of store-bought ones! Store your peanut butter in an airtight glass jar in the fridge, to make it last for around 15 days.
Scoop a spoonful and lick it up when you are hungry! You will surprised to know that a spoonful of peanut butter is actually a wise snack for weight-watchers as peanut butter has the right fats to keep you full for a longer time! Homemade Peanut Butter is a also a magical snack for endurance athletes as it easily digests into your blood stream and provides long sustained energy.
Other good dips and snacks to have are Homemade Almond Butter , Creamy Thick Curd Dip Using Jalapenos, Olives and Sun-dried Tomatoes and Hummus .
- Combine the peanuts and coconut oil in a mixer and blend to a smooth paste.
- Store in a glass bottle covered with a lid in the refrigerator.
- Use as required.
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