Ask A Nutrition Professional: What Are Some Substitutes For Peanut Butter?

Ask A Nutrition Professional: What Are Some Substitutes For Peanut Butter?

Expert opinion from Jennifer Katz

Bachelor's Degree - Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services · 31 years of experience · USA

You can use almond butter instead of peanut butter. Almond butter is higher in healthy plant fats compared to peanut butter. Tahini is a nut-free substitute for peanut butter. It is made with sesame seeds. Sunflower butter and soy nut butter are also healthy nut-free swaps for peanut butter.

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Expert opinion from Mantwa Radebe

Master of Science (MSc) In Nutrition · 12 years of experience · South Africa

Some good substitutes for peanut butter includes tree nut butters like almond, walnut, hazelnut, and pecan butters. These substitutes all have similar nutritional profiles including healthy fats, fiber, and antioxidants which are good for your health.

Expert opinion from Cassia D Muller

Bechelor in Nutrition · 2 years of experience · Brazil

Paste from other oilseeds, such as cashew nut, Brazil nut, macadamia, almond, pistachio. Chickpea paste is also a good replacement, which is similar nutritionally.

Expert opinion from Luciana M. Cherubin

Bachelor in Nutrition · 5 years of experience · Argentina

Almond, cashew, sunflower seed and walnut butters are great substitutes for peanut butter. They all have similar nutritional profiles and texture.

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