HEALTH BENEFITS: A SURPRISING HEALTH TWIST!
Certified organic, vegan, gluten and wheat-free peanut butter is an excellent source of protein, fiber, and iron. Peanuts also contain monounsaturated fat, folate, niacin, and vitamin E. Surprisingly, peanuts also contain antioxidants that rival the amount in blackberries and strawberries. They also contain more antioxidants than carrots, beets, and apples!
CULINARY TWIST: VERSATILE VINAIGRETTE!
When it comes to peanut butter, we know everyone is already an expert! But we love twists that take us out of our comfort zones and get us to play with classic ingredients like peanut butter. From cookies to milkshakes to bars, there are endless dessert varieties to use peanut butter in. Let's take a ride on the savory side and explore a vinaigrette you can use on grilled poultry, seared tuna, vegetables, green salads, or even pasta salads! In a food processor combine a couple of heaping tablespoons of peanut butter, fresh cilantro, a garlic clove, soy sauce, sesame oil, and the juice and zest of one lime. Once combined, slowly drizzle in olive oil until vinaigrette thickens and emulsifies. You'll love the balance of salty, creamy, zesty flavors of this Asian/Mexican-inspired vinaigrette!
ABOUT PEANUTS: DID YOU KNOW?
It takes approximately 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter!
HOW TO STORE YOUR PEANUT BUTTER: PRESERVE FRESHNESS!
If unopened, store in a cool, dry place for up to 12 months. Once opened, a natural process occurs where the nut oils separate from the peanuts. Simply stir well and refrigerate.