How well do you know your nut butters?
Packed with protein, carbohydrate and fatty acid goodness, nut butters are the perfect go-to snack when you’re in need of a quick energy boost.
Check out our helpful infographic below for nutritional information and recipe inspiration!
WHAT’S YOUR SPREAD?
Almond butter contains the highest percentage of fat but the lowest carbohydrate content when compared to Cashew and Peanut butter. Per 15g serving it contains 8.4g of fat, 1g of carbohydrate and 3.8g of protein.
Try This at Home – Almond Butter Sauce
This sauce is perfect to add to your favourite noodle dishes and stir-frys. Just mix together the following ingredients and add to your dish.
• 3 tbsp Almond Butter
• 3 tbsp Water
• 3 tbsp Rice Vinegar
• 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
Cashew butter is rich and creamy in taste and goes well in smoothies or spread onto toast or apple slices. It boasts 7.5g of fat, 2.7g of carbohydrate and 3g of protein per 15g serving.
Try This at Home – Cashew Butter & Apple Snack
Use your cashew butter as a dip or spread for some fresh apple slices to give you a tasty, nutritious and energy-boosting snack.
Peanut butter is the classic nut butter that can be used as a snack, in a smoothie or incorporated into recipes. It boasts the highest amount of protein per serving with 4.5g per 15g serving. It also contains 6.9g of fat and 1.8g of carbohydrate.
Try This at Home – Peanut Butter Energy Balls
Blend together all of the following ingredients and then roll the dough into balls. Leave to set in the fridge and then they are ready to enjoy as a healthy snack alternative. They are a great energy-boost before or after a workout but are enjoyable anytime in the day!
• Peanut Butter
• Dates (finely chopped)
For all three of these butters and more, take a look at our exciting new range of Nut Butters, including Coconut & Vanilla and Triple Nut, for tantalising new flavour combinations!