A lot of stores don’t carry these brands, but if you live in Charlotte, you can find them both at Healthy Home Market. So so, since the peanut butter powder has already done that and doesn’t contain the harmful fats, and since I found this organic version, I thought I’d try it. We were so into it that I ran back into the kitchen mid-meal to make a second batch. They just add salt and sugar to make PB2. PB2 is off the charts when it comes to consumer products but don’t let one biased consumer dictate your decisions. Thanks! I think PB2 is a good option for those needing to follow a very low fat diet, such as post-bariatric surgery or pancreatitis. They also don’t realize the harm they are doing to their bodies when they try to justify. No, foodbabe, I will not share this article with my fellow PB2 lovers because that’s annoying. I have to ditto what James said. (Don’t Let It, Here’s Why! Has anyone else tried this? What about JUST GREAT STUFF POWDERED PEANUT BUTTER!?? I just tried and and I love it. They had a couple throughout the day but honestly, my partner and I destroyed these while watching Netflix after the kids went to bed. Other than that, I honestly couldn't even tell the difference, even though I was on the lookout for any changes in taste, flavor, or texture. Another benefit is the shelf life is way longer, and the price per use is insanely lower than traditional Peanut Butter. Looking for more healthy eating tips? Sometimes I use this, adding a higher ratio of PB2, to make a dip that I serve with sliced apples. Can’t we all just get along? If this or similar products can help them overcome obesity, then they should consider that benefit for the here and now. Jungle Peanuts won’t keep you from consuming aflatoxin or Aspergillus; Aspergillus is in the rainforest too. Either be on the fence and cross-over or don’t bother posting at all, because you’re only angry Vani called out a product you like… which isn’t food, food is supposed to be medicine and therefore no one would need supplements to get vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, etc., to be healthy and wouldn’t have diseases or conditions. I’m sticking with that. WAIT!! I just got a phone call and a text telling me that the Maranatha peanut butter I had purchased had been recalled due to salmonella contamination. I agree. Your support is crucial because it helps fund this blog and helps us continue to spread the word. I used to eat natural peanut, almond, and other nut butters but switched because I was so addicted to nuts and nut butter that I would binge 3,000+ Calories of the stuff at a time. The tactic worked on TV for deodorants ….didn’t it? So 89 is less than twice the amount of PB’s 49. I just want to point out that while your concerns are very valid, the links you supply to government websites take you to a “404 Not Found” page–which doesn’t look very good if you’re trying to back up your claims. I am another fan of PB2 and I too agree with Eddie. Score another one for PB2. PB2 claims to have 85 percent less fat calories than peanut butter. You’ll soon learn Natural is just a buzzword/catchphrase with no real meaning. Organic does not equal healthy. I just bought some to give it a try. I also understand your arguments about comparing nutritional value of almond butter with peanut butter. Bought both flavors from Amazon. Just saying! For one full week, I incorporated PB2 in at least one meal a day to see how it stacked up to traditional peanut butter. Sorry PB2, but you're just not the same when spread over bread. Adding a little dried peanut butter (PB2) is such a great way to make the plain yogurt taste better, it really is one of the easier and most flavorful additions. I think of PB2 as my peanut butter extract. Wouldn’t that make it worthwhile enough? Great Stuff organic powdered peanut butter is okay, right?! I have mint in my yard and because they are closed together they grow black mold and fungus. It mixes so well with almost every one of the ideas below, I use a ton of it and always keep it stocked. Adding a little dried peanut butter (PB2) is such a great way to make the plain yogurt taste better, it really is one of the easier and most flavorful additions. In both these products, the oil stays nicely mixed in when kept in the refrigerator, it’s extra creamy, raw and delicious – more than any other 100% pure almond butter I’ve ever tasted. It is a marginal amount that I am fine with eating. This worked really well! I even made an attempt to sneak it into my kids' routine as well. Peanut growing is much easier on the environment, too! I usually always add cinnamon or pumpkin spice to the vanilla extract. I hope I didn’t burst anyone’s bubble about PB2. PB2 is a powdered peanut butter, made by squeezing natural oils out of the peanut and then dehydrating what’s left, yielding a powder in which 90% of the fat is removed from the peanut. It’s also a great addition to a smoothie if you’re looking to boost flavor and protein a bit. So powerful is my family's penchant for PB that tradition dictates each child must pay a toll of two peanut butter cups to each grownup on Halloween, which I hated as a kid but now love as a mom who gets to reap the rewards. For someone who is eating a veggie-laden, lower fat diet, this can be used to add quite a bit of flavor. So your apple was sprayed with a pesticide. I’m sorry, but I don’t agree at all with your post. I also understand your aversion to processed foods, however, perhaps, for the sake of us dieters out there we should also look at nutritional value per calorie as an additional data point. Just thought you ought to be aware of this little caveat. I've used both. Each of us must pick our most important battles to fight and enjoy life as best we can. Look it up, you’ll be surprised. The peanut butter flavor was great and even helped tamp down some of the chalky flavor of the protein powder. oz.) The ratio of omega 6 to 3 is to high. Or did it taste exactly the same? Just remember when a product seems too good to be true, it probably is! Aspergillus is isolated from all soils; it’s ubiquitous. Whether it be grown in a field where pesticides were used or not really doesn’t produce any more level of risk that is of statistical concern. Not my PB2! To my disappointment when i got home from the grocery store the butter i purchased had no labeling that it was “NO GMO” or “ORGANIC” and that was the whole point of getting this butter. I think nothing of buying a $20+ bottle of wine when there are $8 bottles out there but for some reason we stop and cringe when it comes to the food we put into our bodies…I try to remember that when I am shopping. Vanilla is a natural antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory abilities as well. My favorite is Jif (ducking)… I’d like to try the almond butter, seeing the health benefits, but it costs twice as much…, Hi! should be enough. Don’t let this article scare you. You just do your best to select well and don’t waste your life about worrying about risks (including the specious organic versus non-organic arguments) that are truly minuscule – statistically speaking. Like everything else in life….moderation whether it is peanut butter or pB2 . People in these comments don’t realize how terrible they sound, trying to justify their “low-fat” diet to loose weight. That’s not to mention the fact that PBFit is really not that bad for you, especially since most people only have a serving or two a day. If you are a chocolate lover, this might be an addition you will enjoy. Right. Winner winner, chicken Thai dinner! I also think it is a good snack for kids to help the obesity problem. I prefer to be educated on something before jumping the gun. -Your friendly plant biologist and pathologist. You would need a couple of jars to make much difference, and it will give you a WHOLE pile of trub. I was wondering if you live in a place where fresh peanuts or almonds for making butters are not available if this powdered version is a good supplement? #SpoonTip: If a recipe already calls for peanut butter, replace with PB2 for a lower-fat version — I find that the powdered peanut butter can provide a stronger, more evenly distributed peanut butter taste to recipes as opposed to traditional peanut butter. Posts may contain affiliate, sponsorship and/or partnership links for products Food Babe has approved and researched herself. Is almond butter that good? I don’t know if it’s been mentioned as there are many, many comments, but commercial peanut butters contain Soy oil, which has been shown to be bad, especially for men because it raises estrogen levels. In an ideal world, people at their proper weight might do well to follow the sentiments in this article. Who cares. Opinions would be greatly appreciated. And I would use coconut oil,Which I love, to replace the fats that were removed. I also like how the almond butters you recommended are 20 a jar. I’m so glad that I read this article. But prices like this are prohibitive for the average to low income family. And I find it hard to believe there is this mold on Cotton, as those who are allergic to peanuts also wouldn’t be able to wear cotton and their whole family would have to buy other materials of clothing as even their own shirt or pants would cause a reaction.