March 1st is Peanut Butter Lover’s Day.
As a peanut butter lover, I thought I’d celebrate the day for the first time by doing something new: making my own from scratch.
It turns out that making your own peanut butter is surprisingly cheap and easy. And it tastes great. I’m a convert.
Fun fact: in 1884, a Montrealer named Marcellus Gilmore Edson was person the first to patent peanut butter. Enjoying your PB&J is clearly a very Canadian thing to do.
Peanut butter is packed with vitamin E, magnesium, potassium and vitamin B6, and has a healthy combo of fibre and protein that can help keep you full for longer. The store-bought stuff, however, typically ruins its health-food status with sugars and trans-fats.
Make your own, and you can get the most, health-wise, out of those peanuts.
Here’s how I did it:
Note: Brown’s recipe includes great advice if you’re usingRead More »from Making homemade peanut butter for Peanut Butter Lover's Day