A-Z of foods: P is for peanut butter


If you think peanut butter is high in fat, you'd be right. But the good news is that this is the healthier type of fat - unsaturated fat. Peanut butter gives you plant protein as well as nutrients such as phosphorus, potassium, zinc, folate, and vitamin E. What's more, there's no butter in peanut butter! It's typically made from around 90% ground peanuts that are blended to make them into a creamy paste. Choose natural peanut butter and check the label if you want to avoid added sugar.

Read on to get 3 tasty quick-fix peanut butter recipes.

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