The Miami Herald

The Edgy Veggie

Go nuts for National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day

By Ellen Kanner

Friday is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day, but we’re already dipping into a jar. This satisfying source of fiber, protein and plant-based pleasure isn’t just for kids and isn’t just about peanuts.

…Intense, organic NuttZo Omega-3 Seven Nut and Seed Butter ($12.99, 16 ounces) contains peanuts, cashews, almonds, Brazil nuts, hazelnuts, flax and sunflower seeds. Created by a mom to nourish her vitamin-deficient sons, it’s chunky, crunchy, toasty, nutty, contains no sugar, no additives and mixes together with an easy stir.

There’s a dark chocolate NuttZo that’s more adult and earthy than candy-sweet, and a peanut-free version, an excellent if expensive ($19.99, 16 ounces) option for those with peanut allergies. One 2-tablespoon serving has 180 calories, 65 milligrams sodium, 3 grams fiber and 6 grams protein… (Click here to read more)