Artisana, Cashini Butter, Peanut Butter Replacement, 16 oz (454 g) (Discontinued Item)
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I'm finally going to give up PB!
4 people found the following review helpful
Posted by stephd on Jan 25, 2011
I disagree with the other commenter that this tastes "nothing" like peanut butter. Sure, straight out of the jar, it wouldn't fool me. But it's certainly much closer to natural peanut butter in texture and flavor than anything else I've tried, especially compared to almond butter.
Also, when used in baking, and spread on apples/carrots/celery, I really can't taste much difference. It's creamy, smooth, and delicious... the flavors of the tahini and cashew meld together wonderfully.
I've been moderately allergic to peanut butter for most of my life but have never been able to totally give it up because I was so hooked on the delicious peanut-buttery flavor. I've tried all kinds of nut butters and they all disappointed me. This stuff, however, has made me decide to give up peanut butter for good! I know my body will thank me.
One other perk -- most nut butters (especially almond butters) get rock-solid after refrigeration, but not this stuff. A quick stir makes it spreadable again. Perfect!
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2 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer2905303 on Apr 04, 2011
This isn't a peanut butter, and thank God for that! It's a delicious low-sodium cashew-sesame nut paste with its own distinct taste. If you want your salty, ultra-processed, long-chain saturated fat laden peanut butter, go out and buy some Jiffy and be done. Cashini is a healthy food you can spread on toast or celery or anywhere you would use peanut butter.
Who cares if it tastes like peanut butter, this is delicious!
1 person found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer2003563 on Feb 03, 2011
I just got my first jar of Artisana's Cashini Butter today, and I'm completely sold...
Unlike the other reviewers here, I was not actually looking for a peanut butter replacement. However, I will say that this tastes better than any peanut butter I've ever had. I tried it with 2 different jams and by itself on toast. Just phenomenal. Super tasty, and the consistency at room temperature is really nice. In all fairness, the label should say "Peanut Butter Alternative" rather than "Replacement" so as not to be misleading, but that's just semantics. This is definitely a new staple for me. Forget peanut butter!
Posted by LantauMama on Jun 11, 2013
We use it as a dip for carrots and celery - really very smooth and easy to eat!
The real deal!!!
Posted by Reviewer2428745 on Feb 09, 2011
This tastes exactly like peanut butter, is organic and raw - just without the disadvantages of peanut butter! Lots of calcium too! Happy with this item!