WITH FOOD ALLERGIES ON THE RISE, PEANUT PRODUCTS HAVE
BEEN BANNED FROM MANY SCHOOL LUNCHROOMS OUT OF CONCERN
FOR ALLERGIC STUDENTS.
THIS CAN LEAVE MANY PARENTS SCRAMBLING FOR DIFFERENT
OUR LEAH LINDSCHIED HAS SOME OTHER IDEAS.
IF YOUR CHILD CAN'T PACK A PEANUT BUTTER SANDWICH
FOR LUNCH, THERE ARE SOME TASTY ALLERGY-FREE ALTERNATIVES.
CONSUMER REPORTS REVIEWS TOP-TASTING NUT BUTTERS THAT
ARE SAFE IN MOST SCHOOLS.
Peanut butter and jelly - a favorite of kids everywhere.
But almost one
number of kids who suffer from severe peanut allergies.
Worried about your
picky eater? Consumer Reports says - fear not!
There are many of other nut butters on the market
today and most of them
Consumer Reports evaluated a dozen cashew and almond-based
nutrition and taste.
Like peanut butter, they are a source of protein and
keep your kid full longer.
Almond butters have around 6 to 7 grams of protein
per serving and cashew
spreads have between 4 and 5 grams.
To prevent separation and give nut butters a creamy
manufacturers add a little hydrogenated vegetable
oil, palm or palm fruit oil,
but those are mostly saturated fats.
We found the spreads with the fewest ingredients,
basically just nuts, were
Consumer Reports expert tasters gave high scores to
Whole Foods 365
Everyday Value Almond Butter Creamy for its distinct
Kirkland Signature Creamy Almond Butter from Costco
As for cashew butters, Consumer Reports recommends
Whole Foods 365
Everyday Value Cashew Butter Creamy.
If you want organic Once Again Organic Creamy Cashew
Butter has a
roasted cashew flavor.
RECOMMENDS SUNBUTTER NATURAL SUNFLOWER SPREAD OR TRADER
JOE'S SUNFLOWER SEED BUTTER.
WHEN SHOPPING FOR CHILDREN WITH A NUT ALLERGY, READ
MANUFACTURERS ARE REQUIRED TO LIST WHETHER THE PRODUCT
CONTAINS PEANUTS OR OTHER NUTS.