All posts tagged: almond butter

Strawberry and Almond Butter Overnight Oats

Here’s a short but sweet one for you. Overnight oats was one of the first blog posts I ever wrote, both my ingredients and presentation skills have advanced since then, if you follow me or any other food bloggers on instagram, you’ll know that beautiful breakfasts are a big deal. So I thought it’d be worth sharing how I make ’em now. The ingredient quantities are relatively vague, but the great thing about overnight oats is that precision is not at all necessary. Just wing it, it’ll turn out delicious. This bowl tastes like dessert (yeah, seriously) and will comfortably serve 2 people. Large handful of porridge oats 200ml almond milk 2 tbsps greek yoghurt 1 tbsp almond butter 4 or 5 chopped strawberries 1 tsp agave nectar Leave overnight, then top with fresh strawberries and pumpkin and chia seeds in the morning. Your track recommendation for this recipe is probably not your usual wake-up choice, but I couldn’t resist one of Kate Bush’s masterpieces after hearing about her fantastic performance recently. Do you make …

Healthy Hemp, Honey & Almond Granola

Granola is great, but good granola is hella expensive, so this recipe brings together odds and ends that you might have in the cupboard (if you’re a nuts and seeds person) and creates a good granola on the cheap (sort of). Little note on the ingredients, I’ve used hemp oil instead of sunflower (the standard granola oil) cause its good for you and stuff, and I can’t taste a difference, so I recommend you do that. I picked up some local honey at the Foodies Festival this weekend courtesy of Blackman Bee Farm, local honey is an insanely good hayfever antidote and its likely to be 6708% better quality than branded stuff, so if you can get your hands on some near you its worth buying! And finally, almond butter, my favourite new swap-out ingredient, palm-oil free and delicious in its own right, this has replaced peanut butter permanently.   Makes a couple of kilner jars 2 tbsps honey 2 tbsps hemp oil 1 tbsp maple syrup 1 tbsp smooth almond butter 3 tbsps toasted …