almond butter

Nuts, seeds and berries sounds like a woodland critter’s dream menu, but let’s not discount the simplicity here: this super easy, super satisfying snack by Mikaela Ruben, plant-based personal chef to half of Hollywood, is everything we need for an instant energy boost.

Here’s why we’re loving this recipe: it includes just about everything we love to whip up snacks and beauty DIY’s with! Gather materials, then make this sauce in an instant and enjoy it while you whip up all of this too…

With the chia seeds… Make this chia jam here
With the honey… Try these 3 beauty routine DIYs here
With the almond butter… Try this absolutely insane smoothie here
With the tahini… Try all of our genius ideas with our fave super-condiment here

Almond Butter-Tahini Berry Bowl
Makes 4 servings


1 Tbsp chia seeds
3 Tbsp honey
1/4 cup tahini
1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp smooth, unsalted almond butter
1/4 tsp sea salt
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp cinnamon
6 cups berries (chopped, if needed)


Mix chia seeds with three tablespoons of water in a small bowl, stir, and let sit for at least 10 minutes.

Combine the honey, tahini, almond butter, salt, lemon juice and cinnamon in a mixing bowl and stir well. Taste the mixture and add more salt, honey, cinnamon or lemon, if desired. Fold in the chia seed mixture and mix well.

Assemble 1 1/2 cups of fruit into a dish and serve covered with 1/4 cup of the almond-butter tahini mixture.

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