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 Post subject: PB2 is awesome
PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 2:16 am 
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I got this on a whim and I love it! I don't care for it on bread but it's fantastic in smoothies or mixed up and used as a fruit dip. Right now I'm eating it mixed half and half with coconut milk and water, with a dash of salt, and some chocolate chips.

I've read that peanut flour is a cheaper substitute--anyone tried it?


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 Post subject: Re: PB2 is awesome
PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:07 am 
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Yes! I've bought peanut flour from Trader Joe's and have used it in granola bars. I really like it! Nice flavor.

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 Post subject: Re: PB2 is awesome
PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:27 pm 
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Do you just mix it in like you would peanut butter?


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 Post subject: Re: PB2 is awesome
PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:53 pm 
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No, I used it as a flour...and still added PB. We're kinda PB obsessed over here :-)

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 Post subject: Re: PB2 is awesome
PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 7:51 pm 
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I'm also excited to use it in cupcake frosting or filling!


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 Post subject: Re: PB2 is awesome
PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 7:59 pm 
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I have the Betty Lou's brand. I dipped a banana in it the other day. Delicious!


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 Post subject: Re: PB2 is awesome
PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 8:09 pm 
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The website suggests mixing it with juice as a spread. That seemed weird to me, so I mixed it with smashed berries and put it on toast. It was yummy that way!


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 Post subject: Re: PB2 is awesome
PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 8:20 pm 
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Never heard of this! I get peanut crazy now and again so I'll look out for it at TJ's


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 Post subject: Re: PB2 is awesome
PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:50 am 
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I am sorta nuts for peanut butter. I know other nut butters are all the rage (almond, sunflower etc) but I am still a peanut butter gal. The calories just kill me though, so I try to chill on it. But I could serioulsy eat half a jar at one sitting, by itself.

But with only 45 calories and 6 grams of protein, that is pretty good! I can add it to smoothies. Yum. Good protien boost.

Where do you get it? online? someone said TJ's (or is that just peanut flour?)


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:14 pm 
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I thought TJ's discontinued the peanut flour?

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 Post subject: Re: PB2 is awesome
PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:39 pm 
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I got my PB2 on Amazon. I was ordering a buncha other stuff and had a gift card to use, so it seemed like a good time (and everything arrived in one box!). I haven't seen the peanut flour at TJs in some time. I haven't actually seen peanut flour in any other stores around here, but now I know to keep my eyes peeled for it.


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I have PB2, its wonderful for making satay sauces, :)


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 Post subject: Re: PB2 is awesome
PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:07 pm 
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I also have the Betty Lou's powdered peanut butter. I found it in the regular peanut butter asile at my Wegmans. It's fantastic in smoothies, but I want to cook with it too!


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:57 pm 
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The flavor isn't quite "peanut butter" but it's definitely tasty. I love everything peanut butter-related so I had to pick this up as well. I use it in my nanner ice cream normally (I will not apologize for calling it ice cream).

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 Post subject: Re: PB2 is awesome
PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:25 pm 
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lobsteriffic wrote:
I thought TJ's discontinued the peanut flour?

They did. At least a year ago. But, being the hoarder I am, I bought like 20 bags of it when I heard it was being discontinued and froze it. I still have a bunch left, and it seems to still be fine. I put it in my smoothies every morning. 1/4 cup has 16 grams of protein, so it's a great replacement for protein powder and tastes SO much better and doesn't have the chalky texture. I'm going to be so sad when I use the last of my stash.


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