If you only ever eat nut butter between two slices of bread, you might want to reconsider. The creamy spread can be made from almost any nut, and it's versatile enough to use in almost any dish, which is why it deserves a spot in more of your meals.
For example, almond butter has an earthy flavor that works as well in savory dishes, like chicken skewers, as it does in sweeter dishes, like baked oatmeal and lattes. Ditto peanut and cashew butter. Whether you're in the mood for a smoothie or a soup, there's definitely a way to include nut butter in the equation.
Start cooking with your favorite nut butter varieties in ways you never knew you could with the help of these 17 recipes. They'll teach you how to incorporate the ingredient into everything from noodle bowls to baked sweet potatoes and more.