The Nut Butter Dilemma

The Nut Butter Dilemma

Even if you’ve got a peanut-butter-picky kid, you may find other nut and seed butters will fit the lunchtime bill just fine.

Alana Sugar writes: “The kids are heading back to school, and it’s time for packing up those lunchboxes. Of course, you want to pack something that’s easy, portable, fresh, healthy and tasty… oh, and also something the kids will love. Is peanut butter springing to mind for you? I know it does for me. Of course, I grew up when peanut butter was the only nut butter option available. And that was before the explosion of peanut allergies in kids and the advent of schools creating “nut-free zones.” Those changes, plus great flavor, make it all the more fun to try a variety of nut and seed butters for tasty lunches”. … Read more at

The Kid’s Health Website has some great information on food allergies too.

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