The Best and Fastest Way to Make Peanut Butter for Cancer Patients
An easy way to learn how to prepare peanut butter for cancer patients.
Category of Food: Side dish / extras
Servings: Five people
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
- 1 cup of raw dried peanuts
- 1tbsp of coconut oil
- 1tbsp of nectar honey or maple syrup
- 1/4tbsp of ground cinnamon
- A pinch of sea salt to break the sweetness
- Place the raw peanuts in a single layer inside a shallow baking pan. Bake on moderate heat for 5 minutes only. Roasting for a couple of minutes without salt or spices increases the nutritional value of the peanuts and helps dispel the caffeine it contains.
- Take the peanuts out the oven and let them cool for a couple of minutes, and then put it in a food processor.
- Add the rest of the ingredients to the peanuts and blend in a food processor for 4-7 minutes. You need to stir the mixture every 2 min until you get a thick peanut butter.
- Store the peanut butter in a glass jar that was pre-sterilized with hot water in order to remain edible for a whole week. The coconut oil is good for preserving food for longer.
- Peanut butter can be used with a variety of salty and sweet dishes. It can also be used as a paste or a spread on a whole wheat bread with nectar honey.
You can make peanut butter with different flavors such as vanilla, chocolate, or others.
The Great Benefits of peanuts for Cancer Patients
- Peanuts have a very rich taste. Its extracted oil is also used in ointments and skin medications to help heal wounds quickly.
- It is rich in protein and it gives a feeling of fullness for it contains fiber and healthy fats. Peanuts also help increase appetite and gain weigh in cancer patients.
- Peanuts contain mono-unsaturated fats and folic acid that help fight inflammation and contribute to cardiovascular health.
- It protects the healthy cells from converting to cancerous cells for it is a good source of vitamin E, which contains powerful antioxidants, including Proanthocyanidins and gamma Tocopherol.
- It helps treat and protect against prostate cancer since it contains selenium.
- Aside from fighting cancer, vitamin E in peanuts help prevent the fine lines and wrinkles in the skin and strengthen the hair.
- It contributes to bone health in bone cancer patients for is contains magnesium, which increases the density of bones. It is very beneficial for women who have breast cancer with metastasis to the bones.
- The peanuts are rich in zinc, which is very essential for most cancer patients.
- Peanuts contain a good amount of fiber; therefore, they contribute to the digestive health and help treat digestive disorders and cancers of the digestive system such as colon cancer.
- Peanuts and peanut oil are rich in vitamins A and B and in healthy fats that reach up to 65.3%.
- Consuming peanuts provides the body with energy and with essential vitamins and minerals such as B vitamins; omega3, iron, magnesium, zinc, and also phyto-protein that increases muscle mass and fight cancer cells.
Tip: In order to prevent spoilage and preserve the peanut butter, make sure to close the jar well and to use a dry knife or spoon when you take from the peanut butter.
Note: This recipe is not suitable for women with a hormone related type of cancer such as uterine cancer, breast cancer, or ovarian cancer for it contains cinnamon. In this case, you may replace the cinnamon with other spices.