How To Serve:
- be traditional and spread it around - on toasts, sandwiches, bagels
- a little liberal and add to smoothies, oatmeal, or yogurt
- use as a dip for fruit slices or as a base for a vegan cheese
- thicken the flavor of fruit shakes and cocktails
- add sensation to your bowl of salad, soups, sauces, or any dish, the sky's the limit
Cashew butter is relatively high in protein compared to the other nut butter including essential amino acids, high in unsaturated or healthy fats, with a little dose of vitamin B complex, and a good source of minerals like calcium, iron, copper, magnesium, and phosphorous. It is also low in sodium.
Good essential fats are important to keep the heart healthy fighting harmful cholesterol levels, thereby, reducing the risk of several heart illnesses. They help as well in controlling sugar levels in the blood reducing the chances of diabetes type 2 development. One tablespoon of cashew butter already provides 7-11% unsaturated fats daily requirement.
The essential amino acids present in the cashew butter play an important role in the growth and repair of tissues as well as in metabolism. Just like magnesium, which accelerates metabolism and improves immunity.
Also, the consumption of magnesium is important to keep the muscles healthy, to ensure optimal metabolic and immune functions, and integral for the health of the bones. It also helps regulates blood pressure levels, stabilize blood sugar levels, and aids in the absorption of calcium and other important minerals in the body. A tablespoon of this cashew butter provides 10% of the daily value.
A little watch out: it is high in calories, a tablespoonful provides 92 calories. One might need to take careful attention, especially if on a weight-loss mission.
|Average Nutritional Values (serving size 28 g)||Per serving|
|Total Fat||15 g||19%|
|Saturated Fat||3 g||15%|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||3.8 g|| |
|Monounsaturated Fat||7.57 g|| |
|Total Carbohydrates||8.6 g||3%|
|Dietary Fiber||0.9 g||3%|
|Sugars||2.6 g|| |
*Percent values are based on a 2000-calorie diet.
Refrigerate after opening.
Store in a cool & dry place.