FARGO, N. D., Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunButter, the leading peanut free alternative to peanut butter, introduces a School Safe Foodservice Recipe Book - available as a free download at www.sunbutterfoodservice.com/book. The recipe book contains 17 recipes and serving suggestions, all peanut and tree nut free and delicious, making it an excellent resource for school foodservice programs seeking safe recipes to prepare for students.
"Approximately 60% of schools restrict peanuts or forbid them entirelyi. Finding foods kids love which reduce risk of serious allergic reactions for school can be challenging," said Justin LaGosh, Sales and Marketing Manager of SunButter, "This recipe book was designed to provide simple solutions for school foodservice programs. It includes recipes for breakfast, lunch, snacks, and desserts. It also offers healthy and delicious serving suggestions and menu ideas. These recipes can be safely prepared at schools for kids with peanut and tree nut allergiesii."
SunButter is served in schools in all 50 states and is the trusted alternative to peanut butter. Kids love it and millions of students eat SunButter in schools that restrict or prohibit peanut products. In addition to great flavor, SunButter is packed with nutrition. Each serving contains 7 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber. Because of its high protein content, many schools menu SunButter as a meat replacement. SunButter has less sugar and saturated fat than typical peanut butter.
SunButter is available as a USDA commodity in a 5 pound tub. It is also available in convenient single serving cups—including a new 2.2 ounce which provides 2 meat/meat alternative.
SunButter, produced by SunButter, LLC in Fargo, ND since 2003, is the largest producer of sunflower butter in the world. SunButter is grown and produced in the U.S.A. in a facility guaranteed to be free from peanuts, tree nuts and gluten. SunButter® is a registered trademark of Red River Commodities, Inc. and used under license. To learn more, visit www.SunButter.com or call 877-873-4501.
i "SunButter National Online Survey October 2014", The Zimmerman Group
ii While SunButter is peanut and tree nut free, the other individual ingredients used in the recipes need to be verified peanut and tree nut free.