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8 Healthy Homemade Spread Alternatives

8 Healthy Homemade Spread Alternatives

Homemade spread come to rescue! Healthy, delicious and very easy to make - spend 10 minutes and enjoy all day as much as you want!

A homemade spread is a game-changer! And if you’re a sandwich person, you know the drill! A homemade spread does not only taste delicious and it’s yours but it is also way healthier since you know what the ingredients actually are! There is no doubt that you can buy an organic, sugar-free spread in a health store if you’re looking for something easy, but how awesome feeling is that when you make your homemade spread yourself in a few minutes and that will taste unreal, be good for your health and be completely yours!? And if you make a bigger batch, it will last for longer! Here is the list of 8 Healthy Homemade Spread Alternatives you won’t find in your local store!

1. Green Pea Avocado Homemade Spread

Making your homemade spread couldn’t be any easier! Get the ingredients you need and using a stick blender or food processor, blend them together! You can also mash it with a fork if you fancy! For this recipe get ahold of:

  • 2 cups green peas, either fresh or frozen
  • 1 avocado
  • 4 tbsp chives, finely chopped
  • 2 1/2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper

2. Roasted Beetroot Hummus With Paprika

It looks fabulous and tastes even better! Iron-rich homemade spread that won’t let you down!

  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas (save the liquid)
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 4 tbsp chickpea liquid (or water if you prefer)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 roasted beetroot
  • 1 tsp paprika (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)

3. Black Bean Homemade Spread

This homemade spread is definitely an ideal post-workout snack since it is a great source of protein and carbs! It takes 10 minutes to prepare, which is quite handy too especially when your schedule is busy and full!

  • 1 can black beans (rinsed and drained)
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp cilantro (or parsley)
  • salt and black pepper to taste

4. Quick Smoked Fish Pate

This pate isn’t your regular homemade spread! It is very simple but very unique too! For those who like the fishy flavor, this spread will do the job – it is extra tasty when served with bread wedges or crackers!

  • 1 cup smoked fish (deboned, skinned and flaked)
  • 1 package cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp balsamic wine vinegar (or red wine if you fancy)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 1 small clove garlic
  • a dash of black pepper
  • 2 tbsp chives for garnish

5. Lentil Homemade Spread

This homemade spread will steal your heart the way it has already stolen the hearts of hundreds of people! It is a few-ingredient recipe that will transform your sandwich routine and make it a little extra fun! Sandwiches are the best, aren’t they?

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  • 1 cup green lentils
  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 tsp margarine
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • water (if too thick)
  • 1/2 tsp vinegar

6. Basil And Walnut Homemade Spread

If you’re missing healthy fats in your diet, look no further because this homemade spread is your answer!

  • 6 leaves basil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 package cream cheese
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • more basil leaves for garnish

7.  Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

if you fancy something spicy, give this a go and it won’t disappoint you, I promise! Add more cayenne pepper for extra hotness!

  • 1 can of chickpeas (or garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers (you can do 3/4 cup if you want extra spicy)
  • cayenne pepper to taste

8. Whipped Cinnamon Honey Butter

A very simple recipe for an old-school butter! Make sure you get a better quality butter for this recipe to keep it healthy and tasty!

  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup honey
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Which healthy homemade spread recipe you like the most? Share with us in the comments below.

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