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Almond Butter 8oz – Alive & Organic

$12.49

**Sold in 8oz Jars**
10% Discount on 3 or more

Ingredients: Organic Almonds.

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Product Description

Created in Berkeley from almonds grown by a California farming family of five generations.

We began making almond butter over 25 years ago. Over the years, we have developed a proprietary process: we make the almond butter slowly, over several days. We slice the almonds and never grind them, which exposes the nut to the least heat possible to keep the flavors and properties of the raw nut intact. We make it frequently, in small batches, so it’s fresh and alive.

We have been buying almonds from California family farmers since 1979. Almonds are a premier source of Vitamin E. A study from Harvard found that people who ate nuts frequently were less likely to die from heart disease and cancer.

DISCLAIMER:- The products and claims made about specific products on this website have not been evaluated by the USDA and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.
The information provided here is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician. Before undertaking any change in lifestyle or diet, we urge you to seek the guidance and services of qualified, licensed health professionals.

34 reviews for Almond Butter 8oz – Alive & Organic

  1. Jack (verified owner)

    Your almond butter is very good I’m going to be personally more in the future soon as I finish this all my almond butter I purchase some somebody else I’m switching to yours thank you very much

  2. Jacquie

    I was delighted to find Organic Alive Almond Butter on the nut butter shelf of my local Whole Foods. Smiled as I read that it was made from organically raised almonds, period. No roasting, no additives of any kind. Pricey but certainly worth a try.

    As an improvisational comedy teacher/director, I had to chuckle at some of the prose on your label: “over 21 Nobel Prize winners have been taught here”, imagining a scene in which a few select Nobel Prize winners as Berkeley students would be working together hand-slicing those lovingly grown nuts.

    Even better than the fun reading material was my first taste of your product. WOW! Quality speaks for itself, and this almond butter is in a class of its own – bursting with almondy goodness and flavor. So much better than the raw almonds available in San Diego food stores, that it’s one of the few processed food products I actually prefer over the original food.
    Kudos to you, and wishes for a long and successful career making such delicious food.
    All the best,

  3. Phillis Patterson

    I just HAD to write and give you a PRAISE report. I’ve had extreme difficulty in getting cholesterol down because I’m hypothyroid which elevates cholesterol and I do not believe in statin drugs. Yesterday my doctor informed me that my cholesterol had dropped 100 points — YES — you read correctly — one hundred points!! Needless to say – the doctor was blown away!

    Your amazing organic raw almond nut butter accomplished this for me. PRAISE G-D!
    What a delicious way to achieve these results!

  4. Monica Mallet

    I’ve been searching for over a year for some almond butter that is free of peanuts and I am so happy to have found your product… I am allergic to peanuts and was on the verge of purchasing my own almond butter machine because of the traces of peanuts found in most all almond butters. I can’t say thank you enough, you have made my month and your product is well worth the cost!

  5. Angellah

    And I LOVE your alive almond butter. I have tried all of the “raw” varieties on the market, and although the cost of yours is much higher, it truly is worth it because it has a vibrant quality. I don’t know how to say it other than: I feel better when I eat your almond butter. It almost seems like it is feeding my soul.

  6. Mark Braunstein

    Having been blessed with your truly raw almond butter and tahini, I can never return to the other brands of so-called raw nut and seed butters, as yours tastes exactly like almonds and exactly like sesame seeds, whereas theirs tastes like neither. Thank you!

  7. Edmond Auzenne

    Just got my recent order and I did it big this time — 10 items. Had already fallen for your almond butter, and so had to try your new pecan butter, as well as sample your cashew butter — and, of course, a larger quantity of the almond butter. I have not eaten any of the mulberries yet or the pine nuts, but the blackberry vinegar on my salads is great Wishing all a great day — and thanks again.

  8. Julieana

    I wanted to thank you for your wonderful organic and sustainable products. I have gone through three jars of the alive almond butter within three weeks. I never thought I would spend $20 on almond butter but the fresh taste is beyond any almond butter I have tried in the past. I purchased the black sesame tahini the other day and it is magnificent as well. I look forward to receiving my latest purchase of coconut oil and yes, another jar of almond butter! Thank you for all the loving kindness infused in each of your products!!

  9. Sylvie Kuhne

    My husband was delighted with the almond butter for his birthday!

    We love your good work!

  10. Jennifer

    First, I would like to thank you on your great customer service; my package of goodies arrived fast and everything was in great condition. I just finished relishing a spoonful of your heavenly almond butter. I can confidently say that your product is far superior than others on the market.

    Upon opening the jar, I was immediately enveloped with a smell of fresh almonds. The best way to describe this product is, well, perfection– in terms of texture, it is both creamy and smooth, with just amount of crunch, but the taste is what really impressed me. It taste just like almonds, absolutely pure. I made a delicious smoothie with the almond butter–raw almond milk, 1 peach, vanilla, a dash of cinnamon, 2 soaked medjool dates, 1 tbs. Living Tree almond butter, 1 tbs coconut oil. It was absoultely divine mostly due to the great flavor and texture that the butter provided. I called it “I am Nourished”.

    Thank you again, very much for such an amazing, wholesome, and nutritously alive product. You’ve certainly earned a loyal customer.

  11. Peggy

    Hello Living Tree Community!

    We received our order today and did a family tasting session. Delicious! Thank you for the Heart n’Sol Carob Halva. The Halvah has many flavor treasures inside.

    The almond butter is really amazing. It tastes like almonds. And the pecan butter tastes like pecans. Incredible! Both are so creamy. I really appreciate the effort that you all put into these products. Our family will be healthier, because of it.

    Tonight we are going to make some raw Almond butter ice cream. Here’s the recipe:

    1 tray spring water ice
    1 big scoop almond butter
    1 pinch vanilla
    1 spoonful carob powder
    1 spoonful honey

    *We are going to try some of the Lucuma and mesquite in it tonight too.

  12. Nancy Herzog

    A quick source of energy, carefully prepared to service the almonds’ vitality.

  13. Nicole Graff

    I just wanted to say that I recently made my first purchase from you, and it won’t be my last! For one thing, the free raisins for being a nursing mother was really cool! And those raisins! They were the best I’ve ever had, bar none. Every other organic raisin I’ve had was “hard as a rock”, to quote my 3 year old. These were just beyond words. And I always thought I didn’t especially like raisins!

    Next, the almond butter! Oh my goodness. I had purchased organic almond butter once before from a health food store and didn’t care for it enough to justify the high price again. When I saw your site I thought I’d give it one more chance. I’m so glad I did. I’ll never buy almond butter from anywhere else again. I just made some “ants on a log” with the almond butter and raisins for a simple snack, and it tasted like it never had before, thanks to your products.

    I wish I was more local to you, but I’ll be buying from you in spite of the distance.

  14. Paula Johnson

    Well, now you’ve spoiled me! I will never, never, ever buy tahini or almond butter at the store ever again. Period.

    I can’t wait to try your other products. Thank you for making delicious, healthy, fresh products! I won’t be able to get my orders fast enough.

  15. Boryana

    This was my third order, and everything so far has been amazing. Such sweet, perfect almonds, delicious pecans, the coconut dream is DELICIOUS, the wild rice, the tahini… It’s all great, and I am so glad that you are out there. I live in New York, and as you can imagine, my lifestyle is full of pollution and stress. I love to imagine that out there somewhere is land that has not been ruined by the greed of man, but loved, nurtured, and respected, from which such wonderful food grows.

  16. Joanna Tjoernelund

    Right now my children, boys of 7 and 9 years old, are chatting in the living room, eating apple slices with your almond butter. I offered to halve the apples, so they could put the almond butter in the middle, but they refused. Their reason: Slices can hold much more almond butter! They are laughing and certainly not missing chips, candy or the like from the days before rawdom. Thank you for making such wonderful foods.

  17. Sherri Tutkus

    Expect miracles. Expect an amazing, euphoric feeling when eating Living Tree Alive Almond Butter. I have been experimenting with raw foods from online vendors and I have found that the Living Tree Community has by the far the best tasting alive almond butter. I use the almond butter for a variety of my recipes and I am completely satisfied. Living Tree Community gets an A+ for Customer Service.

  18. Teresa, Tim and Dauphne

    I just wanted to write a love letter to say how much we LOVE your Organic Raw Almond Butter!!!! I have eaten tons of different almond and nut butters and even made some “fresh” but this tastes like something completely different! This tastes like almonds and MAGIC!

    I am on my second jar and am so glad I found it at my local health food store in Morro Bay, Sunshine Foods. I am telling everyone about it, including my homeopathic practitioner. I give out taste tests and may give them as gifts for the holidays.

    Thank you for making such a wonderful food and I hope, hope, hope that the almond pasteurization order will be cancelled.

  19. Patrick Breuer

    I would just like to tell you that your cashew butter and almond butter are the best nut butters in the world. I don’t want to sound as if I am over exaggerating, but by far they are the best I have ever tasted. Please keep up the great work. I will definitely return as a customer in the future. It has such a delicate taste, absolutely wonderful. I will even try the almond milk recipe you have on the glass.

  20. Barbara Henrioulle

    I just received my order. I just want to say “Wow!” I’ve been getting cashew butter and almond butter for a long time from another company and I’ve never tasted anything as good as what arrived in the mail. Thank you so much. There’s a world of difference.

  21. Corinne Johnson

    From the Organic Black Sesame Pesto to the Organic Raw Almond Butter, I am entirely “great”-full for your products. Even before these amazing foods reach my mouth, I feel the vibration of their goodness. I would particularly like to comment on the Pesto as every time I have some, whether spread on a chard leaf or celery stick, my body, mind and soul immediately feel a sense of inner peace, harmony and genuine, genuine care of all that I nurture myself with… a true testament to the love and care that go into each and every jar of your gracious gifts.

    Thank you for what you do for our planet.

  22. Rachel Dowty

    Your wonderful products tempted me to purchase one. Then another. Now I cannot bear the thought of a day without at least a teaspoon of your alive olive oil and a tablespoon of your alive almond butter! I think the alive almond butter greatly assisted my recovery from four and half straight hours of snow shoveling. Now I’m ordering other products. Please keep providing the wonderful foods and educational services you already provide.

  23. Andrew Wasserman

    After placing my first order 10 days ago, and eating your food, I’m ecstatic that I found you. I’ve been vegan for 10 years, and your products are simply the best I’ve had so far. Thanks for putting so much love in your food. I can taste it!!!

  24. Tyra McMahon

    Wow!!! Just wanted to let you know how much I love your almond butter and almonds. I never knew almonds could taste so delicious. I’ve never tasted anything else like it. When I tried your almonds I got quite emotional like I was going to cry. I know that sounds weird but I felt so honored to experience such aliveness from your products. Can’t wait to try your olive oil and olives.

    Thank you so much for what you do.

  25. Karrie Higgins

    I have never seen an online store so dedicated to communicating with customers in a friendly, warm way! Your emails are sweeter than some I receive from acquaintances! Knowing the love and humanity that goes into each product somehow makes me feel even better about eating them. I can feel the vitality in them. And with the smiling face on the labels, I always feel cheerier and happier. I told my husband the other day that I cannot imagine going back to faceless jars of nut butters or honeys from other places. Living Tree is the best! Thank you also for the almonds included with my order – what a sweet and thoughtful touch!

  26. Gerda

    I just wanted to tell you that I love the spirit of your company as well as your products I had the great pleasure to taste so far. We are not used to almond butter in Luxembourg but I didn’t need any time to get used to it, because I loved it immediately. I’m sure that it’s not only the product, but the love that has flown in them through the people doing their daily work in respect and love for mother nature and all her children. I shed some tears when I read that you sent a gift package to one of your customers who wasn’t financially able to buy the products she wanted. It makes my heart sing when I hear about things like that. Thank you from all my heart and never give up this way of being.

  27. Lina Belardo

    This is Lina from Puerto Rico again! Both my daughter Daphne and I reaaaally love your almond butter. So much that when we finally finish the last teaspoon (I was trying to avoid the unavoidable) I asked my husband, (who is staying for awhile in California) to please look up your product. Unfortunately, he did not find it but sent me a “natural” almond butter from a supermarket… When I received it, oh my! … natural????, It had oil, sugar cane, etc. I tried to give it to Daphne in her usual smoothie and…….NO! She wouldn’t dare touch her glass. She emphatically told me there was something wrong and that she absolutely wants YOUR almond butter. I completely agree with her so, here is my order.

  28. Regina Laport

    I am a new customer. I have just tried your Almond Butter and must say it is the best I have ever tasted. I have been buying almond butter for many years, but I have to say yours is SOOO fresh and full of real almond flavor and it tastes alive! I am looking forward to trying other products I ordered.

  29. Michael Boruki

    I recently received a jar of your almond butter. It reminded me of the butter I could find many years ago. I have been turned off to almond butter the last few years because it didn’t taste right. I couldn’t put my finger on it, but I knew something was different. I bought every brand at the health food stores and it didn’t matter, they were all off.
    The store people didn’t know what I was talking about when I told them the butter didn’t taste right. I am so happy to have found your product.

  30. Courtney Sweeten

    Never had I dreamed that I would find such energetically alive food, and never would I have believed that so many wonderful offerings would be in one place. I would feed the world with your food if I could and thank you for trying:). For now I am ecstatic and beyond pleased to be able to give this glimpse of peace and truth to all we can. Thank you for providing me the opportunity I needed to give so wholly and with such passion.

  31. Vicki Overton

    I just LOVE your Almond butter. I had to post on Twitter and will tell everyone I know!
    Thank you for having such an awesome raw product for such a reasonable price.

  32. Kristin

    In a sea of chaos, you maintain sanity and harmony. Thank you for all that you are,
    all that you uphold. We are indebted to companies like yours. Just viewing your
    website makes me feel a thousand times better. Nuts are gifts from nature, healthy
    natural ecosystems our salvation. Paradise is here and now, thanks to you!

  33. Heather Heyn

    I contacted Living Tree Community… because I have seen so many wonderful products that they have and heard that they are truly wonderful…Yesterday when I got home I got a package. When I opened the package I saw that I had gotten 1 jar of raw almond butter, one jar of raw cashew butter and a jar of tahini. I freaked!!! I opened up the jar of raw cashew butter and I wont lie….I dipped my finger right in…WOW. I couldn’t believe this. Now I will say this, I have tried cashew butter from another company and I didn’t like it…It didn’t taste at all like cashews. When I tasted this one, it was like getting a hand full of cashews and chewing them right up. You know what I like most about this butter??? There was only one ingredient. JUST ONE: CASHEWS. No oil, nothing. I smiled and kept eating it.

  34. Usula Grobler

    Living Tree Alive Organic Almond Butter is my stable diet. I use it in my protein smoothies, or with fruit, as a dessert. There are no preservatives; it tastes fresh, clean and alive! Braving the elements daily, I feel the energy from the Almond Butter keeps me going, and even helps keep me warm!

    I came to live in Seattle, USA from Pretoria, RSA in 2003 after completing my BA degree in Information Design at the University of Pretoria. Rowing found me for the first time in Seattle as something to fill a few hours in the day and get required credits for my aupair program. A few years later I started working with Carlos Dinares. He taught me how to really row, and then trained me to pursue excellence. A journey I’m still far from finish, but this pursuit started taking effects not only in sports performance, but in nutritional performance as well. I started following the Paleo Diet and not long after, I started seeking out different food choices that supported sustainable growing practices and cared enough to do something about it. The Living Tree Community’s whole approach to the environment made my soul better. Buying their nuts, dried fruits and butters made me know I’m doing something right.

    I train for about 4 to 6 hours a day. Rowing is classed as a power endurance sport, so you need the strength of a sprinter, but the endurance of a marathon runner. You need to touch a little of everything, and keeping my nerves fresh to react to the intense technical aspects also means I need to be on top of what I eat. I’m training hard everyday because I have a dream to get to the London Olympic Games in 2016 representing the USA. And I know with the right support, like I’m getting from Living Tree, I’m able to go for gold!

    Thank you Jesse and all the family of the Living Tree for caring about us!

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The Origins of Our Almonds

90% of the world’s almonds are grown in California’s Central Valley. It is bounded to the east by the towering Sierras and to the west by the coastal mountain range. Its rich, alluvial soil is wondrously fertile. This great plain is a sea of white in February when the almonds blossom. The orchards are irrigated by water from melting snow high in the Sierras. It is brought to them by a marvelous system of canals. California almonds are sweeter and their flavor is richer and more complex. Imported almond cannot compare. California almonds are simply the best.

We have decided to offer almonds exclusively from California in making our almond butter. The almonds we are offering have been processed in compliance with the USDA rule. They are exposed to steam for 8 seconds at 210- 215°F, then moved through a dehydrating tunnel to remove the moisture resulting from the steam for 44 seconds, in a circulating air temperature of 391- 395°F. During this process the almonds are 221-220°F on their surface and 110- 115°F at their core.

California farmers are leading the struggle to bring back your original almonds. In addition to instituting a lawsuit against the USDA “pasteurization” mandate, California farmers are actively developing another route, namely “non-thermal pasteurization” i.e. the use of ultra-violet light or ozone at room temperature to achieve the same result. We support their pursuit of this non-thermal pasteurization process.

Nutrition

Almonds are a premier source of vitamin E. 23 almonds contains 35% of the Daily Value for vitamin E. Since the National Academy of Sciences increased the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for this important antioxidant, many Americans aren’t getting enough of the essential nutrient. Vitamin E is an important antioxidant that is essential to overall well-being. Almonds are one of the best food sources of alpha tocopherol vitamin E, which the National Academies of Sciences has identified as the only type of vitamin E that makes itself available to cells in the circulatory system. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, almonds rank strongly among food containing alpha-tocopherol vitamin E. 1 ounce of almonds contains 7.4 miligrams or 35 percent of the Daily Value of this nutrient.

A study from Harvard found that people who ate nuts frequently were less likely to die from heart disease and cancer.

Links to Learn More About Almonds:

Eating almonds found to accelerate the body’s mechanism for eliminating high cholesterol
Here’s a Nutty Fact: Eating More Tree Nuts Lowers the Risk of All Causes of Death by up to 20 Percent
Are Nuts a Weight-Loss Aid?
Eat Your Way to Weight Loss with Almonds
Resveratrol and Nuts Team to Protect the Brain and Boost Cognitive Function
Almonds Can Save Your Heart and Reduce Obesity
Antioxidant Effects from Eating Almonds
The Crunchy Snack that Fights Cancer
Almonds Shown to Lower the Risk of Developing Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
For Nut Benefits, More Is Better

Meet Nick and Dave, California family farmers who grow the alive organic almonds we sell

Meet Master Almond Farmer Steve Koretoff