Cashew Butter

Cashew Butter
Cashew Butter

Cashew butter is a delicious alternative that provides a creamy texture. It's a healthy, plant-based protein source that's loaded with phosphorous, copper, iron and magnesium at half the sugars than other nut butters and less fats. While it's lighter in fat levels, cashew butter is still a good source of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats that promote heart health.

Selection Process

Choose raw cashew butter that has no additional ingredients like salt and other preservatives.There are some health stores that allow you togrind your own cashew butter. For every two tablespoons, the purest cashew buttersshould be between 150-180 calories, 12 to 16g of fatand about 5 to 7g of protein.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 tbsp (16.0 g)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 97.4

% Daily Value*

Total fat 8.5g 13.0%

Saturated Fat 1.7g 8.5%

Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%

Sodium 48.0mg 0.0%

Total Carbs 4.4g 1.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.5g 1.9%

Alcohol 0.0g

Protein 1.9g

Vitamin A 0.0% Vitamin C 0.0%
Calcium 0.7% Iron 4.5%
Vitamin D 0.0% Thiamin 3.3%
Riboflavin 1.8% Niacin 1.3%
Vitamin B-6 2.0% Folate 2.7%
Vitamin B-12 0.0% Panto. acid 1.9%
Phosphorus 7.3% Magnesium 10.3%
Zinc 5.5% Selenium 2.6%
Copper 17.5% Manganese 6.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.