Quick and Easy Eats

Homemade Almond Butter


  1. 3 cups almonds (raw and unsalted)


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Toast the almonds in the oven for 5 minutes.
  3. Let cool for a minute.
  4. Transfer into the food processor and process on high-speed until smooth.
  5. Scrape down the slides occasionally to ensure that all the nuts are well blended.
  6. Poor into a jar and keep refrigerated.
  7. Enjoy.

Bread, Loafs

Banana Nut and Seed Bread



  1. 2 large bananas
  2. ⅔ cup butter, softened
  3. ½ cup buttermilk
  4. ½ cup milk
  5. 3 large eggs
  6. 2 teaspoon vanilla
  7. 2 ½ cup flour
  8. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  9. ½ teaspoon baking powder
  10. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  11. ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  12. ½ cup mixed nuts, roasted and chopped
  13. ½ cup mixed seeds, roasted and chopped




  1. In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients except the nuts and seeds and set aside.
  2. In another bowl, mix butter, eggs and vanilla.
  3. Add both buttermilk and milk and mix.
  4. Add the dry ingredients and mix.
  5. Fold in the nuts and seeds.
  6. Pour into two lined loaf pans and bake in a 180°C preheated oven for 35-40 minutes.
  7. Remove from the oven and cool slightly, before removing from the pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  8. Enjoy.