Answer: Peanut butter can be keto-friendly if you find the right brand.
Depending on the brand and style, peanut butter can contain anywhere from 4 to 13 g of net carbs in a 2 tablespoon serving. This is a very large range, so 4 g of carbs is doable on keto, whereas 13 g is more of a stretch. The biggest danger with peanut butter is overeating it, as it can be hard to monitor portions when snacking on it.
Here are a few of our favorite keto-friendly peanut butter brands:
For a keto-friendly peanut butter alternative, consider almond butter. At only ~3 g of net carbs in a 2 tablespoon serving, it's a way to satisfy your craving for a nut butter without taking on all the carbs.
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Serving size: 2 tbsp
|Net carbs||4.3 g|
|Total carbs||6.9 g|