Good things come in small packages, goes the saying. It certainly holds true for peanuts. They are considered a Superfood packed with essential micronutrients, mono-unsaturated fats, antioxidants, dietary fibre, protein and energy. They are a rich source of Vitamin E and minerals like copper, manganese, potassium, calcium etc.
Peanut butter is prepared by grinding dry roasted peanuts. The traditional peanut butter and jam on bread is a delicious and nutritious snack. Peanut butter can be added to smoothies to give them a nutty flavour, to cookies and brownies, cereals, cupcakes, ice creams and chocolates etc.
As it is rich in protein and fibre, you feel full longer and hence cut down on snacks. When added to a diet plan, it is said to help lose weight!
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