This is a great substitute for the transfatty oils you are getting in the commercial butters and spreads. Great Omega 3.
2 Organic Lemons
2 Tbsp. Olive Oil or (omega 3,6,9 oils, Udo's hemp...)
1/4 cup Water
1/2 cup Pine Nuts
1/4 tsp. Sea Salt
1/2 cup Coconut Oil
2 Organic Lemons ,squeezed
2 Tbsp. Oil
1/4 cup Water
1/2 cup Pine Nuts
1/4 tsp. Sea Salt.
Put all the above in a blender and mix until very smooth.
Then add: 1/2 cup Coconut Oil and blend to just mix.
Pour into container and set in fridge for a couple of hrs. to allow to set.
Serve on Breads and Crackers.
Notes: From the book "Alive`n Raw"...As Nature Intended by Elyse Nuff dynamicbodyhealth.com
Special Diet: High Omega Fats
Submitted By: OK In Health E-Magazine
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