Nut Butters & Spreads
Nut butters & spreads are an easy and tasty way to get a source of healthy fats, protein and carbohydrates into your daily diet. Packed with nutrients and flavour, a little goes a long way, and can be deliciously incorporated into your healthy eating regime. Nut butters are excellent for low-carb, high fat diets, and for overall healthy eating. Healthy spreads are natural alternatives to the artificial and sugary kind, that you can use in so many ways. Let’s explore some of the different varieties of nut butters & spreads below!
Peanut butter has to be at the top of the list for the people’s favorite choice. Almond butter is also a popular choice, and contains similar benefits to peanut butter, with more vitamin E.
You may be asking, can I use nut butter for weight loss? Although dense in calories, nut butters contain protein, fibre and healthy fats, which help to keep you full. To control hunger, use 1-2 tablespoons of nut butter a day. Make sure you have a proper measuring spoon to ensure you’re getting the right amount! Peanut butter, almond butter or any kind of delicious nut butters are useful for bodybuilding or dieting, with its filling and tasty profile.
Nut butters & spreads are an excellent and healthy way to add more excitement when trying to eat healthier– which helps with maintaining long-term weight loss and ensure you’re progressing towards your overall body goals. For an added protein hit, try the Pro-Nut peanut spread, or even one of our low fat, macro-friendly powdered nut butters.
Tahini is a nut allergy friendly delicious spread made from sesame seeds, that comes in hulled and unhulled versions. With a nutty yet versatile taste, it makes an amazing addition to any healthy recipe. You can easily make your own hummus or baba ganoush with tahini spread! The hulled version may be a little more easy on the palate, though the unhulled variety is considered to contain more of the nutrients, as it is less processed. Good for your heart and easy to digest, try it in a variety of recipes today!
If you’re looking for a healthy alternative to processed jams and sweet spreads, try prune or date spread. Made naturally with the sweetness from mother earth, these contain no added sugar or artificial ingredients. If you’re looking for a higher carbohydrate and lower fat option, these are perfect for you! Spread onto sandwiches, use in cakes and healthy cooking, or even a spoonful on its own when needing a sweet treat!