Georgia and nuts: you're thinking peanuts, right? Turns out that Georgia is home to so many amazing tree nuts as well, like this fantastic jar of slow-roasted Cashew Butter. One spoonful and you'll say, "I can't believe I'm still on Whole30!" Enjoy your cashews and eat them, too, with unbelievable flavor that comes from Georgia Grinders' roasting expertise. Some nut butters take their add-ins too far, from spices to added sweeteners. Sometimes all you really want is the perfectly balanced taste of excellent nuts. Enjoy this cashew butter anytime, from breakfast to post-workout smoothie. You can get back to your day, and to your Whole30! ~
For the true, true stories behind this incredible foodstuff, read on.
Cashews, oh, yes! Cashews can be overlooked in the nut world, with their relatively mild flavor and even pale complexion. But wow do they pack a punch when it comes to delicacy and smooth texture. There's a reason that vegan dairy replacements are made from cashews: the natural starches in cashews work to make the best and creamiest recipes around.
Nut butters that are Whole30 approved are a rare and special treat indeed. This Slow Roasted Cashew Butter from Georgia Grinders is one of those wonderful foods both nutritious and tasty. Each batch has just two ingredients to make sure your way of eating is still as clean as can be.
Georgia Grinders has figured something magical out with their roasting technique. In a world full of premium nut butters, somehow these jars are standing head and shoulders above the rest in flavor and texture. With just a hint of salt included to bring out the natural flavors, each jar is nearly perfect. Even the salt level is subtle. You might even be tempted question why there isn't more salt already in there. After all, salt makes things taste great, right? Trust me: this nut butter is fantastic as is. You'll be rewarded with both great flavor and a treat that will pass the "crave" test, keeping you right at that perfect intersection of delicious but not "gotta have it" danger zone.
Is it true that you might need to share this with a friend? Perhaps, but perhaps not. I found the balanced flavors are just right for perfectly portioned tastings whenever you are feeling a bit of hunger.
Why is Slow Roasted Cashew Butter so good for you?
It starts with just two ingredients. TWO! The simple ingredient list is the perfect match for the slow and simple roasting process that keeps flavors at a maximum and nutrients exactly where they should be: in this jar. Here’s what’s going on inside:
Cashew nuts are actually seeds that adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple, the fruit of the cashew tree, which is native to the coastal areas of northeastern Brazil and tropical regions. Cashews contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, similar to those found in olive oil. Studies of diabetic patients show that monounsaturated fat, when added to a low-fat diet, can help to reduce high triglyceride levels. Cashews also contain 20% of your the daily recommended for magnesium. Studies show that magnesium helps diminish the frequency of migraines, improve cognitive ability, and also lowers blood pressure, which can prevent heart attacks.
Another ingredient in cashews is proanthocyanidins, which contain flavanols that inhibit the ability of cancer cells to divide and multiply, reducing incidences of colon cancer. And not surprisingly because they are, after all, a plant, cashews contain zero cholesterol.
How to eat this delicately delicious Cashew Butter
- Right out of the jar, with or without implement of your choosing.
- Drizzled on fruit or berries
- On (primal) toast, breads, crepes, or ice cream
- In smoothies of any shape or size, any time of day or night.
- Jar or not, this amazing nut butter is going on my next backpack.
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About Georgia Grinders, in their own words
Here's Jamie Foster describing her company: "Georgia Grinders strives to create extraordinary nut butter from simple, all natural ingredients. After all, it is our belief that every culinary experience be savored and define the taste of health. Sourcing the highest quality, natural and Non-GMO ingredients, Georgia Grinders Premium Nut Butters are handcrafted in small batches to ensure quality, freshness and flavor in a facility that we own and operate in Atlanta, Georgia.
Based on my Grandfather’s recipe from the 1970’s as part of an initiative to combat his genetic predisposition to cardiovascular disease, Georgia Grinders launched it's initial product, NaturAlmond almond butter, in 2012 to honor my Grandfather, Jim Hinsdale's, innovative legacy. In fact, my Grandfather recently passed at the age of 97 and attributed his health and longevity to his clean eating and active lifestyle."
Note: Only the almond butter is produced in a dedicated facility.