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Almond Butter - a good brand?

danna Mar 1, 2012 06:41 AM

I just bought some Maranatha (sp?) almond butter that was on sale at Whole Foods. My first foray into Almond butter. I don't really like it. Checking the ingredients I see added oil. Did I just get a crappy brand?

As reference, my prefered peanut butter is Santa Cruz Dark roast from WF.

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  1. Stephanie Wong RE: danna Mar 1, 2012 02:57 PM

    Discovered Blue Diamond organic almond butter with honey just before the company stopped retailing it , citing leaky jar problems :(

    No word on their progress in fixing the problem. It's worth watching for it.

    1. visciole RE: danna Mar 1, 2012 03:12 PM

      Try to find one that is just almonds, and salt if you like it salted. Some health food stores grind their own, which is the best.

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        wonderwoman RE: danna Mar 1, 2012 04:07 PM

        a real trigger food for me, so i don't keep it in the house. but, back in the day, i really like trader joe's unsalted, raw (not roasted) smooth almond butter.

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