Peanut butter is made from roasted peanuts. Peanuts then are grounded into a paste we know and love as peanut butter. Peanut butter is energy rich food that have all 3 macronutrients – carbohydrates, protein and fat with about half of the fat being hearth healthy mono – unsaturated fatty acids. There are 6g of fiber in 100g of peanut butter.
Peanut butter is a great nutrient dense food and a great staple of a clean diet.It’s great with virtually anything, can be enjoyed on a toast, with pancakes, with fruit or in smoothies.
One of the quickest and easiest snacks is banana with peanut butter or an apple with peanut butter. They taste amazing, won’t take you long to prepare and can be a great on the go/at work snack when you need some energy boost.
Make sure you buy pure peanut butter. Manufacturers tend to add oil and sugar to peanut butter which is adding unnecessary calories you don’t need.
Peanut butter is nutrient dense on it’s own, the additional oil and fat are not improving the nutritional content, rather the opposite. Pure peanut butter tastes amazing without any added sugar.