78 posts / 0 new
Last post
Posted on: Sun, 03/18/2007 - 10:33am
Mrsdocrse's picture
Offline
Joined: 01/16/2007 - 09:00

If they have had sunflower oil I would give them sun butter... I haven't tried it I sis try soy butter myself it was ok.. But haven't with DS because it looks too much like PB and I don't want to confuse him.
Therese

Posted on: Sun, 03/18/2007 - 12:36pm
lalow's picture
Offline
Joined: 03/24/2004 - 09:00

we eat it and really like it. ds with food allergies probably likes it the least but he eats it occasionally.
------------------
Lalow
James 5 yrs, NKA
Ben 4 yrs, PA and MA

Posted on: Sun, 03/18/2007 - 10:23pm
saknjmom's picture
Offline
Joined: 04/02/2003 - 09:00

if you're worried about a reaction, maybe put a dab on the skin and see if there is any sign of a reaction before eating it.

Posted on: Mon, 02/05/2007 - 1:00pm
krc's picture
krc
Offline
Joined: 01/16/2007 - 09:00

I really want to try this.
I thought for some reason we were supposed to avoid seeds (xcont maybe??) and then I see so many Pa people eat this.
I've seen it at Trader Joes before (I think about 3.99 a jar) but I don't know if it's the same thing. I think I read that ajaither (i'm sorry I can't remember if this is your exact user name) said it was.
Anyway, ENJOY [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Posted on: Mon, 02/05/2007 - 1:29pm
joeybeth's picture
Offline
Joined: 09/01/2006 - 09:00

i'm in the same boat. we LOVE it but it's very expensive for me to get it here. i buy it two or three times a year and it's a real splurge. it's not that i mind spending money...just that i have a hard time paying as much or more for shipping and handling as for the actual product. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] if i could find sunbutter in my area, we'd be eating it all the time.
we've even considered becoming a distributor so that people in our area could have better, more affordable access to sunbutter. not sure what the demand is for it here but it's a favorite of mine. i LOVE the creamy and the crunchy. it's every bit as wonderful as i remember peanut butter being....
great for baking too.
i've learned to like soy butter a bit better than i used to since it's readily available at my local walmart supercenter (thank you, thank you, thank you Wal Mart!! i so appreciate them carrying it.). i do love sunbutter better but at least the soybutter is here and i don't have to pay for shipping and handling...

Posted on: Mon, 02/05/2007 - 1:47pm
lmw's picture
lmw
Offline
Joined: 11/12/2005 - 09:00

Sunbutter is not available here in Ottawa, so I have to buy it in the States.
We tried it first last winter, buying it at my parents place in Florida. DD really likes it, we came home with 2 jars and my parents brought 4 more home at the end of the winter.
Since then, I look for it everytime we go into the States. In the summer, in New Hampshire. 4 jars. In Southern Florida at Christmas, 3 jars, my parents travel too, and always look.
There are 3 jars currently on my shelf, 1 in the fridge. DD eats it by the spoonful.
I can't remember if it's Publix or Winn-Dixie I get it at. I think Publix.
So far, I have't had to order it, but I told DD I would if I have to.

Posted on: Mon, 02/05/2007 - 3:39pm
gw_mom3's picture
Offline
Joined: 02/14/2000 - 09:00

DD and I like soy nut butter better. DH likes the sunbutter.
------------------
==============
[b]~Gale~[/b]

Posted on: Mon, 02/05/2007 - 8:57pm
saknjmom's picture
Offline
Joined: 04/02/2003 - 09:00

I like sunbutter okay...DH likes it, but has issues with the texture. He doesn't like crunchy, likes smooth. All I can find here is the natural sunbutter, but I think there is another one that is less runny.
I think soynut butter is disgusting....I love soy nuts and eat them, but the soynut butter we have is icky. THe texture was great, but I thought the taste was way too strong.
Joeybeth, have you tried asking your grocery store to carry it? I have asked for certain items to be stocked and they usually try to accommodate...

Posted on: Mon, 02/05/2007 - 10:45pm
caryn's picture
Offline
Joined: 11/20/2002 - 09:00

We are very fortunate in northern indiana -- meijer - a major grocery store carries it for about 3.69 however in my tiny town there is a small family run store and they carry it for 2.19 or 2.69 I buy 4-5 jars at a time. My son is allergic to soy and peanuts so this is a perfect choice for us -- plus i like it better than soybutter anyway. Plus our elementary school now uses it instead of peanut butter -- thank goodness!!!

Posted on: Mon, 02/05/2007 - 11:18pm
anonymous's picture
Offline
Joined: 05/28/2009 - 16:42

Does sunbutter have soy in it? Or is it a chance of cross-contamination with soy? My DD LOVES it!

Pages

Peanut Free and Nut Free Community

Click on one of the categories below to see all topics and discussions.

Latest Discussions

Latest Post by krisztina Thu, 02/20/2020 - 4:49pm
Comments: 1
Latest Post by chicken Thu, 02/20/2020 - 4:45pm
Comments: 3
Latest Post by lexy Tue, 01/28/2020 - 12:21am
Comments: 6
Latest Post by JRM20 Sun, 01/26/2020 - 11:15am
Comments: 6
Latest Post by JRM20 Sun, 01/26/2020 - 11:11am
Comments: 5
Latest Post by Italia38 Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:03am
Comments: 10

Peanut Free Store

More Articles

Just being around food can provoke anxiety in those living with food allergies, but this fear may be reduced or alleviated by a type of food...

You might have wondered how your family’s adjustment to living with a potentially life-threatening food allergy compares to other families in the...

When a child is diagnosed with peanut allergy, the implications ripple past the parents to rattle the rest of us - older siblings, grandparents,...

It can be easy to overlook the presence of nut allergens in non-food items because the allergens are often listed by their Latin or scientific...

There is no definitive treatment for a peanut allergy. Because every case different, reactions will...

If you or your child has a peanut allergy, that unmistakable smell of peanuts wafting through the air...

As much as 90 percent of all allergic responses to food are caused by only eight foods. The most common food allergens are milk, eggs, peanuts,...

Peanut oil is an inexpensive, healthful and inoffensive way to cook—unless you have a peanut allergy!

Light peanut oil is popular as a...

Although allergies affect many people worldwide, there are currently no universal allergy symbols. It is estimated that about 25 percent of...

This question has an interesting answer that may surprise you.

It is true that a chestnut is a nut. On the other hand, there are other...

Sometimes a runny nose or other allergy symptoms appear during pregnancy. Have you ever known someone who developed...

Peanuts cause more severe food allergic reactions than other foods, followed by shellfish, fish, tree nuts and eggs. Although there is only a...

Dogs have some things in common with humans when it comes to their health. They can have a wide range of allergies, just as humans can develop....

Which candy bars are safe for those with peanut allergies? Those without allergies are accustomed to...

For many people with peanut allergies, baked goods present one of the most significant risks. Even if...

If children begin to eat many different foods at a young age, there is much more of a chance that by the time they are in school, they will eat...

Those with peanut allergies often find that they are unable to enjoy dessert since there's always the...

For those with peanut allergies, baked goods present a serious risk. Many baked goods do not appear to contain peanuts, yet were baked in a...

If you've ever tried to find...

If you find frequent allergy-related food recalls upsetting you are not alone, but a new federal rule may help reduce the cross-contamination...