What You Should Know
PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter is a healthy alternative to traditional smooth peanut butter. The Bell Plantation squeezes peanuts until the Extra Virgin Peanut Oil can be collected. What is left over is a peanut that has 85% less fat that the unpressed version. Bell Plantation sells the Extra Virgin Peanut Oil and uses the remaining nuts to create PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter. When mixed with water at a ratio of two tablespoons powder to one tablespoon water, the powder turns into that familiar spread most people loBell Plantation also offers a chocolate version of PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter.
List of Ingredients
Roasted peanuts, sugar and salt.
PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter is an interesting product that allows dieters to enjoy a peanut butter taste without the high fat and calorie content. Two tablespoons of prepared peanut butter has only 45 calories. Traditional peanut butter contains about 188 calories for the same serving size. That comes out to about a 77% reduction in calories, so the Bell Plantation claims of having 85% less calories is not that far off. PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter does contain sugar, which means the product is not safe for a low carbohydrate diet. Diabetics will need to consult their eating guidelines before choosing PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter.
PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter can be used in shakes, smoothies and as a sprinkle on various dishes. Despite being pressed, two tablespoons of prepared peanut butter contain about 5 grams of lean protein. Each jar of PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter sells for $3.99 plus shipping and handling. The product is sold in packs of four jars. Bell Plantation Extra Virgin Peanut Oil is not low in fat.
While there are no warnings on the website, people with peanut allergies will not be able to eat PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter. The pressing process does not remove the allergens that could cause a reaction in people sensitive to peanut proteins.
- Low fat protein source.
- All peanuts are grown, roasted and pressed on location.
- PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter can be added to shakes and smoothies.
- Only 45 calories per serving versus 188 for regular peanut butter.
- Dieters must limit their intake.
- Low carbohydrate dieters cannot eat PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter.
Bell Plantation has taken the worst part of protein rich peanut butter out of the equation. PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter is a rich source of lean protein that is low in calories. With five grams of protein per serving, other ingredients only account for 25 of the 45 calories. Dieters can easily add this product to their healthy diet or snack and maintain low calorie intake. Keeping calories low and burning more calories than eaten is the best way to lose weight.