Raise your hand if you grew up on Jif or Skippy. Aah, it brings back memories, doesn't it? But now that you're a health-conscious adult, you wouldn't let your bread go near that jar of hydrogenated oil, sugar, and salt. Yep, it's only all-natural peanut butter for you, made simply with the goodness of peanuts. But don't limit yourself to this one smear — nut butters can be made with any type of nut or seed. Whether you pick up a jar or whip up your own, here's a nutritional comparison in case you were wondering how bad your cashew butter addiction really is.
|2 Tablespoons||Calories||Total Fat (grams)||Saturated Fat (grams)||Carbs (grams)||Fiber (grams)||Protein (grams)||Calcium (milligrams)|
|Cashew, Almond, and Sunflower Seed Butter||188||15.8||2.2||9||2.2||6||40|
|Cashew Macadamia Butter||200||18||3||8||1||4||20|
|Macadamia Nut Butter||230||24||4||4||3||2||20|
|Soy Nut Butter||190||15||2||6||5||9||60|
|Sunflower Seed Butter||180||12||1.5||8||4||9||0|