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DLGILBERT Posts: 797
1/23/12 3:43 P

Jif - Creamy and Peter Pan - Crunchy

SHIRDEE1 SparkPoints: (12,817)
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1/23/12 2:57 P

yes, creamy-love it

J2740LOU SparkPoints: (216,630)
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1/23/12 2:57 P

Yes, 1 Tbsp Smucker's Reduced Fat Creamy Natural Style Peanut Butter and 1 tbsp Smucker's low sugar no artificial sweetener strawberry preserves on a slice of Ezekiel 4:9 Original bread. My PB & J lunch today with a medium sized Gala apple. emoticon

Edited by: J2740LOU at: 1/23/2012 (15:01)
LAURIE5658 SparkPoints: (201,191)
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1/23/12 2:56 P

Jif Natural crunchy

ROSALIEESTHER Posts: 7,025
1/23/12 2:53 P

No.

ANJOYLA SparkPoints: (25,713)
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1/23/12 12:09 P

Nope allergic

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 13,734
1/23/12 12:05 P

I love it and find it delicious and filling. I use 1 TBSP of natural peanut butter

CIRANDELLA SparkPoints: (59,534)
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1/23/12 9:35 A

Another PB2 user here :) I especially like the chocolate version.

PROGRESSFORWARD SparkPoints: (65,170)
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1/23/12 9:34 A

I eat PB2. It's a powdered peanut butter. I reconstitute with water or sugar free torani flavored syrups...YUM!

SORCHA89 Posts: 587
1/23/12 8:50 A

LOVE it! Mix it into protein shakes for a creamier finish! I use Organic Creamy Peanut Butter

4ME4US-- SparkPoints: (0)
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1/23/12 8:49 A

I really love PB and peanuts. I think of them as my "treat" and if I make it non-taboo, them I don't feel deprived. I usually stick with the creamy store brand b/c I'm not picky. I've tried the PB&Co flavors and they are good. I like Better 'n' PB, but its not what you would expect. The texture and flavor are different, but its half the calories (and protein). Its expensive, so I don't buy it. Naturally More used to be good, but I don't like the seeds they added to the recipe. Tastes weird. It has more protein, which is good, but the taste has gone downhill.

SARAGWYNE Posts: 4,520
1/23/12 8:48 A

Natural peanut butter is good but I usually prefer almond butters.

LISMORENUS Posts: 1,280
1/23/12 8:48 A

Peter Pan Honey Roasted - in very small quantities but it's so good!

NEWME70 Posts: 833
1/23/12 8:47 A

I use Nature's Promise Organic Crunchy...really good! I don't eat it often, though.

SUZL51 SparkPoints: (17,317)
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1/23/12 8:46 A

Yes, I do use peanut butter and I use Skippy Super Chunk Reduced Fat. It tastes great!! Oops-sorry about the repeat message! I thought the first one didn't post!

Edited by: SUZL51 at: 1/23/2012 (08:47)
SUZL51 SparkPoints: (17,317)
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1/23/12 8:46 A

Yes, I do use peanut butter and I use Skippy Super Chunk Reduced Fat. It tastes great!!

GOLFGMA SparkPoints: (142,485)
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1/23/12 8:28 A

I do. Several brands, Jiff, reduced fat Great Value

SPINNER1010 Posts: 508
1/23/12 8:21 A

Yes and Kraft smoothie

CUDDLYPOLARBEAR SparkPoints: (190,061)
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1/23/12 8:15 A

if im going to have peanut butter it has to be Kraft smooth

SPIFFDEB SparkPoints: (27,175)
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1/23/12 8:14 A

Jason's All Natural Almond Butter

KITTY20 Posts: 7,105
1/23/12 8:08 A

Yes, I love it and its great as an early morning snack on low fat bread before long walks. I use Jiff Creamy Reduced Fat.

FEDGIRL4 Posts: 1,959
1/23/12 7:40 A

Yes, I do. I used to use Peter Pan until I found out the second ingredient was sugar.

I now use the natural kind. Mostly right now it is Crazy Richard creamy.

128PERFECT Posts: 3,026
1/23/12 7:37 A

Yes, And I use the natural peanut butter.

DRRPH35749 SparkPoints: (40,308)
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1/23/12 6:44 A

yes love it use Smart Balance

123ELAINE456 SparkPoints: (167,544)
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1/23/12 4:32 A

Yes I use Peanut Butter. I buy Skippy or any brand that is on sale at the time. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week.

BTSYGRS Posts: 230
1/22/12 10:26 A

Teddie Natural with Flaxseed! I just found it at my local store.

SPOORK Posts: 1,193
1/22/12 10:15 A

I buy natural, organic, and unsalted peanut butter.

TWILAT Posts: 211
1/22/12 9:58 A

I put Peter Pan Crunchy Peanut Butter in my oatmeal every morning. You do have to watch your portions. If you can control your portions I see nothing wrong with having Peanut Butter.

I have used the powdered PB and the chocolate flavored PB before. It was okay in smoothies, but I prefer the real thing.

ROCKINGRANDMA3 Posts: 786
1/22/12 9:54 A

Natural, organic and unsalted. Peanuts are the only ingredient; you have to stir it but it's worth it.

CONQUERGRAVITY Posts: 1,514
1/22/12 9:49 A

Yes. Mostly skippy creamy because I can buy it in a big, cheap tub at costco, but I also like Bee's Knees peanut butter - it's more natural, and it has a little dash of honey in it. I use a tablespoon of peanut butter in my breakfast smoothie every morning, and I'll occasionally have a pb&j on wheat bread for lunch.

I don't believe that there are any foods that need to be off limits - you just have to be mindful of how you use them.

LIONINTHESKY Posts: 97
1/22/12 9:32 A

Gave up nut butters because I just couldn't control my portions AND I've learned that there are many different types of nuts/seeds that provide some awesome nutrient values!

Flaxseeds: Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Fiber, Magnesium
Soy nuts (which are actually soy beans!) : Vitamin K, Iron, Omega-3/6 Fatty Acids, Good Protein Source
Almonds: Vitamin E
Walnuts: Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Pumpkin Seeds: Magnesium, Iron
Sesame Seeds: CALCIUM, Iron, Fiber

So I just mix them into pastas, salads, stir fry...sprinkle some sesame or flaxseeds on eggs in the morning.

If I have a craving for pb I make my own..grinding up any of these nuts adding a lil bit of splenda and a little bit of oil to make it semi-pasty.


ERICREH Posts: 2,303
1/22/12 9:12 A

I use Skippy so called natural chunky peanut butter, but will find something else without palm oil in the future.

TAMPATINK67 Posts: 3,800
1/22/12 9:06 A

No, I use real nut butters - favorite: almond

LOSTLIME SparkPoints: (74,331)
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1/22/12 8:46 A

I use regular pb but I only use once in awhile. The most I use is 2tblsp.

SLENDERELLA61 SparkPoints: (164,460)
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1/22/12 8:40 A

I used to use the fat reduced, but then figured out it has a lot of sweetening (like corn syrup), so I switched back to regular. I have PB about once a week. I always measure it and have between one tsp and two tablespoons.

I have one friend who lost 100 pounds and the main change she made in her life was to give up peanut butter. So, I'm careful with it.

I'm sure the health food store version is better for you, but I find it doesn't last and I end up wasting most of it or overeating it. I have not tried the PB2, low fat version, but might next time I'm trying to lose a pound or two. On maintenance I think regular in moderation is best.

TENNISJIM Posts: 10,230
1/22/12 8:31 A

Yes, I do. I use the Jif to go peanut butter. It costs more BUT I don't have to dole the proper portion.

THINKNEES Posts: 431
1/22/12 8:30 A

Yes the store brand or what ever is on sale. I want to try the low sodium one.Creamy only!

LILYSMOM08 Posts: 1,142
1/22/12 8:30 A

I eat peanut butter at least a couple of times a week --- usually at breakfast time instead of regular butter --- and I carefully measure how much --- and now can get away with less than 1 tablespoon for an entire English muffin (that's half of what is considered a serving size, but still a whoppping 95 calories, but I feel the extra protein --- and the good fat make it worth it).

LOIS172 Posts: 525
1/22/12 8:27 A

yes, Peter Pan Creamy and Smucker's All Natural--depends on how I am using it.

KISSFAN1 Posts: 6,256
1/22/12 8:23 A

I eat peanut butter almost every morning. I use Trader Joe's crunchy (it's a natural peanut butter).

KKKAREN SparkPoints: (216,721)
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1/22/12 7:58 A

Love my Peter Pan Crunchy

Edited by: KKKAREN at: 1/22/2012 (07:58)
NWLIFESRC Posts: 9,316
1/22/12 7:57 A

Yes, love it, Jiff

REDSHOES2011 SparkPoints: (35,936)
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1/22/12 7:54 A

Never- not enough to enjoy it in or on anything in moderation.. I like essential fat on my bread and to stir fry my meals- there is simply too little daily allowance to have peanut butter as a treat.
Nutella and peanutbutter is over kill too- so many hidden calories in so little food doesn't fill people up..

Edited by: REDSHOES2011 at: 1/22/2012 (07:55)
ROSEWCI SparkPoints: (78,389)
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1/22/12 5:30 A

Yes...sparingly, but I do! On occasion, I mix 1/2 tbsp of smooth Jiffy PB w/ 1/2 tbsp of nutella & put atop a slice of 12 grain bread, toasted...delish!!!!

LADYJEXIE_2 SparkPoints: (3,153)
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1/22/12 5:25 A

Mara Natha no stir natural. PB&J sandwiches.

MEWHENRYSMAMA Posts: 6,687
1/22/12 5:11 A

I just ordered the new PB2 powdered peanut butter that has 85 per cent less fat! Has anyone tried it? It has great reviews, ESP for smoothies! There is one with cocoa powder in it, too! Ordered from Amazon.com!

INGRIDSLIM Posts: 289
1/22/12 4:56 A

only natural.

BRENDABUNNY Posts: 4,932
1/22/12 4:06 A

yes skippy creamy

AUTUMNGOLD1976 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/22/12 3:51 A

Skippy creamy. Sometimes I'll just eat a spoonful of it, otherwise I'll eat it on toast or as a sandwich with butter or grape jelly.

HARVESTMOON81 Posts: 73
1/22/12 2:15 A

a while back, I switched to Natural Peanut Butter
I cannot stand the regular PB anymore

I like to have 1 tbsp on a slice of whole grain toast

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