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Is Peanut Flour the Same as Peanut Butter Powder?

Is Peanut Flour the Same as Peanut Butter Powder?

Peanut butter is one of the main health foods these days with several edible types like peanut flours and peanut butter. But a lot of us still think peanut butter powder and peanut flour are the same things. Well, they are not. Here in this article, we’ll dig a little deeper into understanding the differences between the two very popular healthy diet staples. Read on.

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Are Peanut Flour and Powdered Peanut Butter Same?

Peanut flour is a peanut product made by roasting, crushing, and processing high-quality peanuts. The oil is extracted which makes the flour around 75% less fat than peanut butter and giving around 50% protein per 100g. Peanut Flour is a gluten-free, low-fat alternative to wheat flour. You can instantly identify peanut flour by its earthy roasted flavour. The essential dietary elements that peanut flour contains include potassium, zinc, folate, magnesium, and fibres. Funky Nut Peanut flour is a 100% natural product with nothing added. That’s pretty cool.

On the other hand, peanut butter powder is manufactured in the same way as peanut flour but often has other ingredients added such as flavour, chocolate and sugar.

What Can I make with Peanut Flour?

So, what can you make with peanut butter and flour? There are a whole bunch of food items, primarily vegan, that we can peanut flour to. Here we pick some of our favourites. Peanut flour can also be used to replace peanut butter in recipes if you want to.

Morning recipes with oatmeal

Fruits and vegetable smoothies

Tossed with popcorn

Cakes (See a recipe here)

Flavoured sauces

Batters of Cakes and muffins

Creamy peanut dips

On oatmeal, yoghurt, cereals

Smoothies

Pancakes

Is Peanut Flour Good For You?

Peanut flour is a de-fatted product with 75% less fat than peanut butter and giving 50g protein per 100g which is pretty cool. It’s a great alternative to wheat flour for people with allergens and can be used in all manner of recipes.

Peanut flour is keto-friendly and low FODMAP also.

So yes, we think peanut flour is a great addition to your arsenal of healthy foods.

You can see Funky Nut Peanut Flour Here.

We hope this has helped to explain a little more about our peanut flour and the benefits of the same. If you have any recipes to share using our peanut flour let us know.

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