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Peanut Butter!

I never realized how many calories are actually in jif peanut butter! 190 in 2 tablespoons! That really sucks b/c I love it. Are there any lighter options?

Sat. Aug 4, 6:20pm

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well gee 6:24, thanks for your helpful comment.

Saturday, August 04, 2007, 6:34 PM

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6:37 ok well then go write about how much you hate peanut butter.

Saturday, August 04, 2007, 6:50 PM

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Hey for all you peanut butter lovers here is a link to a site. Its great peanut butter, I honestly don't taste a difference.

Its powdered pb that has had the oil pressed out, low calories, 2tbs is 55 cals. Check it out. I have started using it in my smoothies and for dip also.


Link

Saturday, August 04, 2007, 7:06 PM

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Back ON topic, and a reply that is HELPFUL.

You can try fat free peanut butter. THe 'organic' type also works for me. Although it's not much less in cals.

I just try to incorporate it into my goals. 2 TBS is usually more than enough (1 tbs per slice of bread). Also, if I'm using it for dipping (apples are GREAT with pb), the 2 tbs works well.

Saturday, August 04, 2007, 7:08 PM

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Yes, the new PB2 powdered peanut butter is excellent, and only 55 calories and I'm a peanut butter addict.

Saturday, August 04, 2007, 7:09 PM

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Please don't take offense to this, but what's wrong with eating regular peanut butter? Shouldn't this be a lifestyle change? Not a restriction. Also, PB keeps you feeling full. What I like to do is eat whole grain bread w/ PB for breakfast and it keeps me full.

Saturday, August 04, 2007, 8:46 PM

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7:43 Exactly why and who is obnoxious? That seems like an uncalled for statement.

To the op the PB2 is great.

Saturday, August 04, 2007, 9:50 PM

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staying on topic

I agree w/ 8:46. I love PB, I know that it's high in calories, but the protein and even peanut oil are good for me, and as long as I plan it as a non-everyday thing (I even think of it as a treat), I can still enjoy it! If I spread it thin, 1 T is plenty on a slice of good bread, and sometimes I have an add-on like bananas or raisins. I do have to really limit myself, because if I really let go I'll just eat it out of the jar with a spoon (gee, I wonder how I got to my current state???)!

Sunday, August 05, 2007, 12:25 AM

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The powder peanut butter is great for cooking or just a variety of things, don't be so narrow minded. I eat whole wheat bread and real peanut butter for breakfast also.

Sunday, August 05, 2007, 9:23 AM

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Thank you everyone, i'll definatly have to try both!

Sunday, August 05, 2007, 2:28 PM

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