Peanut Butter Substitute

Posted on: Sun, 12/23/2007 - 1:39pm
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I live in NZ and wondering if anyone knows of a bought substitute for Peanut Butter. (I dream about eating peanuts and peanut butter still - only 8mths since first become PA!)

A friend made me some Hazelnut Butter which was delicious (and expensive), so I was wondering if anyone else makes any PB substitute?
Any recipes?

Posted on: Tue, 12/25/2007 - 1:46am
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I have just discovered SunButter, and it is the closest thing to peanut butter that I've found yet. I have found it at every natural/whole food grocer, as well as Publix and Kroger (Southern grocery stores). For more info: [url="http://www.sunbutter.com/"]http://www.sunbutter.com/[/url]
[i]Note: The regular SunButter contains tocopheryls, which are probably derived from Soy. The Organic SunButter doesn't contain this additive.[/i]
My niece who is allergic to both soy and peanuts also enjoys a product called Peabutter which is also pretty good, but I still like Sunbutter better. For more info go to [url="http://www.jsfoods.us/product.htm"]http://www.jsfoods.us/product.htm[/url]
PS... I posted a delicious recipe using SunButter in another thread on this forum: [url="http://www.peanutallergy.com/boards/ubbthreads.php/ubb/showflat/Number/252178/Main/30243/#Post252178"]http://www.peanutallergy.com/boards/ubbthreads.php/ubb/showflat/Number/252178/Main/30243/#Post252178[/url]

Posted on: Thu, 01/10/2008 - 1:15pm
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We eat soynut butter. It's made from toasted soy beans. And it really does smell and taste like PB, as well the texture is nearly identical. I found it in the health food section of a local grocery store.

Posted on: Fri, 01/11/2008 - 9:08am
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Do you know if they sell Sunbutter at Trader Joes?

Posted on: Mon, 01/14/2008 - 7:05am
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Yes, they sell their own version of Sunbutter at Trader Joe's under private label. We always bought that before Sunbutter came available in our Hannaford supermarkets. I never had a problem with the one at Trader Joe's. It's delicious.

Posted on: Mon, 01/21/2008 - 5:56am
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I'm awfully fond of [url="http://www.simplefood.com/"]Simple Food's soynut butter[/url] - it comes in different degrees of sweetness, which is a nice feature.
ETA: Unfortunately, it also has sunflower oil. Which I'm apparently very allergic to. Drat.

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