"Peanut butter: protein-rich, heart-healthy. 1 oz = 8g plant-based protein, monounsaturated fats. Lowers LDL, raises HDL cholesterol. Not a tree nut, but a legume."
"Almond butter: nutrient powerhouse, low calorie. 1 oz = 7g protein (1 egg equiv.), high fiber, vitamin E, magnesium, riboflavin. Plant-based calcium, heart-healthy monounsaturated fats."
Cashew butter has 6g protein, less than peanut/almond butters. It has 10g carbs and 1g fiber per 1-oz serving, higher in carbs and lower in fiber than other tree nuts.
Walnut butter is high in calories due to its healthy fats. Walnuts provide plant-based omega-3s, benefiting eye and heart health. They're also a good source of magnesium.
Hazelnut butter is less common in the U.S. but delicious. It has 4g protein, low carbs, and varying fiber (1-3g). It contains omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids.
Pistachio butter is a complete protein with all essential amino acids. It has around 6g protein per serving and is labeled a good protein source by the FDA. High-quality protein, easily absorbed by the body.
Pumpkin seed butter has a delicious flavor and the highest protein content among nut/seed butters, with 9g protein per serving. Enjoy pumpkin year-round beyond canned purée.
Watermelon seed butter, like 88 Acres brand, is made from nutritious white watermelon seeds. Roasting them enhances flavor and digestibility. New to the market, packed with nutrition.
Sunflower seed butter, like peanut/almond butter, has similar fat content and heart-healthy unsaturated fats. It offers 7g protein per serving, making it a high-protein alternative to nut butters. Great switch option.
Tahini has more saturated fat but is mostly mono- and polyunsaturated fats. Low in carbs (3g) and fiber. It has 6g protein per serving, similar to cashew and pistachio butter.