Is Peanut Butter Keto Friendly?

In short… yes. But you can’t have too much or you’ll blow through your carb allotment for the day. And definitely don’t have it with jelly, jam, preserves, or bread!

“Technically, peanuts are a legume, which are typically eliminated on a keto diet,” Naomi Whittel, Gainesville, Florida-based author of High Fiber Keto, tells Health. But peanuts are higher in fat than other beans, which gives them the green light for keto. “Peanuts are more nutritionally similar to nuts, such as almonds, in that they are high in fat and low in carbs,” Whittel says.


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