Almond butter in Nigeria is one of the most beloved foods in most homes in Nigeria and abroad.
What is Almond Butter?
The natural oils of almond released to get a creamy butter. However, almond butter is not the type of butter that is widely available on the market, so that the purity of almond butter can still be guaranteed in comparison with peanut butter and make it into a more healthy choice.
Almond (Prunus dulcis) is originally from middle east but now the popularity is worldwide though in some countries, almond is considered to be healthy but expensive snack.
Right now, United States is the largest production of almond and it is probably why almond is so popular among Americans. Almond is usually distributed along with its cells but there are also almond that is distributed as unshelled almond or in the form of processed food. One of the processed foods of almond is almond butter.
Almond butter is not variety of butter, instead it is actually an alternative choice of peanut butter.
You could consume as sandwich spread or additional ingredients for cake or smoothies. In other words, you could substitute peanut butter for almond butter and vice versa but you cannot substitute butter with almond butter. Especially in cake, the result will be different. However, still most people will wondering what makes almond butter and peanut butter is so different.
Is Almond Butter Good for You?
Incorporate almond butter to be part of your diet can improve overall health of your body. As it works in regulating blood sugar, lowering of cholesterol buildup, and reduces the risk of heart disease. Some of the health benefits of almond butter described further below.
Almond butter is one of the most beloved foods in Nigeria. and abroad.
It’s widely used in homemade cake, cookies, pudding, protein shakes, smoothies and energy bars.
Manufacturers claim that it’s an excellent source of vitamin E, magnesium, potassium and monounsaturated fats.
The health benefits of almonds are backed up by science, so it’s no surprise that nutritionists recommend this treat.