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Gluten-Free Food Ideas: Santa Cruz Peanut Butter Powder & My Surprisingly Positive Experience

When I had the chance to try out Peanut Butter Powder made by one of my favorite peanut butter companies Santa Cruz Organics, I was...reluctant. Peanut Butter POWDER? I'm imagining those big huge containers that you can buy in bulk at the health store, a nerve wracking container overloaded with these strange vitamins and odd things. So with great dread examined the packaging for ingredients.

And you know what the ingredients contained? Organic Peanut Powder.

No weird ingredients or overloaded additives. Just peanut powder. Immediately I started feeling pretty positive about the experience.

First taste test with the peanut powder is I added a tablespoon in my yogurt. I mixed it in with blueberries and cinnamon (with vanilla Chobani yogurt!) and I have to say that I was impressed! I could have added SO much more to my yogurt, it gave it a sweet extra something-something to the yogurt. It really enhanced the experience and just knowing I had that added taste made my yogurt extra amazing.

Since first having the chance to try out the peanut butter powder, I am such a new fan. It tastes so good to add into yogurt, it gives it an ice cream type of taste to me (it helps of course that I leave it in the freezer for a while)! And I love it so much. I am interested in trying this out with future recipes, because it's more likely to blend (texture wise) with a wider variety of recipes and give it a little extra something without an overwhelming PEANUT BUTTER taste. For things like smoothies, this is especially nice. And I'm really interested in trying the peanut butter powder out with some recipes like this Apple Peanut Butter Granola.

I HIGHLY recommend you go check this out, and I am definitely going to be check my local grocery store for this.Check out the Santa Cruz Organic website for more information on their peanut butter powder by visiting this link. Also make sure you check them out on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

And best of all I get to giveaway a package of peanut butter powder to one lucky winner along with some blogger swag! Enter via Rafflecopter below. Giveaway ends April 3rd. US Only.

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I received complimentary items in exchange for my honest review.


  1. Yes I have tried powdered peanut butter and love it.

  2. I have never tried it but would love to.

  3. I have not tried peanut butter powder but have wanted to for some time now.

  4. I've been meaning to try it but it's not available at my local grocery store and I keep forgetting to look for it when I shop elsewhere.

  5. I want to try it in smoothies and recipes.

  6. I've never had and would like to try it.

  7. I have never tried peanut butter powder and would like to try it.

  8. I have not tried peanut butter powder, however I want to try it in my smoothies.

  9. i have not tried it before

  10. I havent tried it before but I have been wanting too

  11. I have not tried it before but just read about it in one of my magazines I was reading a little bit ago and sounds like something I would try!

  12. I have not tried it and would love to

  13. I have not tried it yet, but I have wanted to.

  14. I haven't tried it; but I would like to give a try.

  15. I use peanut butter powder all the time! I like to put it in smoothies and shakes.

  16. I've never tried peanut butter powder, but was actually looking at it today at the store to add into my protein shakes. Would love to try it out!!
    -Amanda S.

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  18. I have never tried it before in the past but would like to.

  19. I have tried PB2 peanut butter powder and love it.

  20. I haven't tried PB powder, but I have friends who rave about it. I need to start back on my smoothies and this would be a great addition to them

  21. I have tried it once and it was good. Never tried this brand though and would love to!

  22. I have wanted to try it but wondered how it would taste first.

  23. I have never tried it before but I would like to.
    Laurie Emerson


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