At 99th Monkey we make a range of different nut butter flavours. Our most loved are our Natural Almond Butter and our Salted and Unsalted Natural Peanut Butters. However we also make spreads with nuts such as pistachios, cashews and brazils.
Nut butter is a delicious and nutritious food that can be enjoyed at any time of day, but it is especially beneficial when added to breakfast. Here are a few reasons why.
Nut butter is a good source of protein
Protein is essential for maintaining muscle mass and providing energy throughout the day.
Nut butter is a good source of fibre
Fibre is important for digestive health and can help you feel full and satisfied after eating.
Nut butter is a good source of healthy fats
Healthy fats are essential for brain function, heart health, and other bodily functions.
Nut butter is a versatile ingredient
Nut butter can be enjoyed on its own, spread on toast, added to smoothies, or used in baking. This makes it a great way to add variety to your breakfast routine.
Here are a few ideas for how to enjoy nut butter at breakfast.
- Spread it on your toast
- Add it to your oats, Weetbix or yoghurt
- Make a smoothie with nut butter, fruit and milk
- Use it as a dip for fruits
- Add it to pancakes or waffles
No matter how you choose to enjoy it, nut butter is a delicious and nutritious way to start your day.
Here are some additional benefits of adding nut butter to your breakfast:
- May help you lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. The protein and fibre in nut butter can help you feel full and satisfied, which can help you eat less throughout the day.
- May improve your cholesterol levels. The healthy fats in nut butter can help to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and raise HDL (good) cholesterol.
- May reduce your risk of heart disease. The nutrients in nut butter, such as fibre, protein, and healthy fats, can help to protect your heart health.
- May improve your cognitive function. The healthy fats in nut butter can help to improve your memory and concentration.
Here are some tips for choosing the right nut butter for your breakfast:
- Look for nut butters that are made with only one or two ingredients: nuts, or nuts and salt. Avoid nut butter that contain added sugar and oils. At 99th Monkey our nut butters are made with only natural ingredients and no added nasties!
- Choose nut butters that are made with nuts that you enjoy. There are many different types of nut butters that are available. At 99th Monkey, we make a variety of different nut butters using different types of nuts, so you are sure to find one that you like. Our most loved are our Natural Almond Butter and our Salted & Unsalted Natural Peanut Butters.
If you’re looking for a healthy and delicious way to start your day, adding nut butter to your breakfast is a great option. It is a versatile ingredient that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways, and it offers a number of health benefits.
So next time you are looking for a healthy breakfast option, reach for the nut butter.