The universal nut butter recipe

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Gone are the days where preserves and peanut butter are the only things one would spread on toast.  The market for nut butters has been experiencing a huge surge in the last decade or so.  They’re delicious and versatile sources of fat and protein for vegetarians and vegans.  What’s not to like?

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Energy-boosting baked peanut butter porridge


With revision and exams around the corner, monitoring my energy levels is more crucial than ever.  Being a final-year university student, four years of studying have finally shown light to the perfect balance for optimal performance/endurance during these grueling times.

Trying to live a student-friendly, health-conscious lifestyle can be difficult during the exam period, as my half-asleep peers are often found clutching cups of espresso and energy drinks as we queue for the library to open; I must admit, I am guilty of this too at times.  In a bid to save money for summer travels and live a chemical-free life, I turn to an old favourite, energy-boosting food for my fuel: peanuts.

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