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Maranatha Nut Butters & Yoga Prize Package Give Away

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Heather Dunham recently wrote in praise of Maranatha Nut Butters… our family agrees that these fabulous spreads are worthy of praise, and we are pleased to offer a GIVE AWAY from MaraNatha (pronounced “mare-uh-Nah-thuh”).

I’m thrilled that not only are these nut butters produced in the United States and are in NO WAY related to any peanut butter recalls from PCA, but also that the MaraNatha Nut Butter Company facility is right here in Oregon (you may recall reading about Ashland and low vaccine rates on ECP).

Here is some information provided by MaraNatha about the Peanut Butter Recall and why we should continue to consume safe nut butters: (Stay with us after the jump for the GIVE AWAY)

“According to a recent poll conducted by Harvard School of Public Health many parents have completely eliminated peanut butter from their family’s diets due to the salmonella outbreak caused by peanuts from the Peanut Corporation of America even though jarred peanut butter was not affected by the recall. It is OK to restock your shelves with this delicious, healthy source of protein. MaraNatha natural and organic peanut butters were NOT affected by the recall and are completely safe.

Here are just a few reasons to love peanut butter:

  • Peanuts contain more protein than any other legume or nut and they are rich in fiber, Vitamin E, Manganese, Niacin and Folate.
  • Peanuts are high in monounsaturated “good” fats and low in LDL “bad” fats.
  • Peanut butter is rich in reservatrol, an antioxidant in red wine that has been linked to cardiovascular health.
  • Compared to conventional peanut butters, MaraNatha’s natural and organic peanut butters have 85% less sodium per serving, no preservatives and Maranatha’s line also includes no salt, no sugar and organic options.

MaraNatha sources peanuts from only approved growers and the company’s stringent food safety and quality control standards include the testing of all peanuts that come into the facility in Ashland, Oregon.  100% of MaraNatha nut butter production takes place at the Ashland facility, a facility that is dedicated entirely to the production of MaraNatha products.”

My fridge always contains a jar of MaraNatha almond butter and we continue to enjoy peanut butter on a daily basis.  Nut butters are a favorite on sandwiches, topping apple and banana slices or in no bake cookies and almond butter bars (head over to Elana’s Pantry for our favorite Almond Butter Blondie recipe… it’s Gluten Free/Dairy Free/Refined Sugar Free).

Now for the GIVE AWAY- MaraNatha is offering a prize package to one of our lucky readers.  The prize package includes three $5.00 coupons for MaraNatha Nut Butters, a yoga mat and a yoga DVD (prize package valued at $75.00).  Contest is open to residents of the United States.  To enter visit MaraNatha’s website and leave a comment here telling us what you like best about the products or the company (While you are there, enter their yoga weekend give-away).  One winner will be selected by random number generation (which sometimes means my four year old gets to pick a number out of a hat) on Thursday, April 2nd.  The winner will be posted on ECP and notified via email.  Comments are open until 7am PST on Thursday, April 2nd.

Eat Well. Be Well.


  1. What I like best about this company is that fact that they don’t anything artificial or unnecessary to their products. No HFCS! Just nuts! Yum!

  2. I’m already a customer of their products my favorite is their Organic No Salt Crunchy Peanut Butter it really has the creamy texture of the smooth but with peanut chunks in it which really makes it stand out from the other brands!

  3. I love the almond butter. I buy it at Costco, in giant glass jars. I store the jars upside down for a few days…then no stirring is required. I eat the almond butter on apples, bananas, make power-bars with it, mix it with melted chocolate as a fondue, and spread it on buckwheat pancakes with raspberry jelly. Delicious! Please enter me!

  4. I like Marantha almond butter because it is gluten-free so my wife and I can eat it together. It’s excellent in smoothies – especially with banana and chocolate!

  5. I like how Maranatha offer both organic and natural almond butters because the organic almond butter is quite a bit more expensive.

  6. I have their almond butter which is delicious on its own or paired with other ingredients to make a sweet or savory treat!

  7. We are big fans of peanut butter and switched to Maranatha in December. We love how it tastes, that the jar is not plastic, and that it is organic. When the peanut recall hit, we were ecstatic that our chosen brand was safe and clear! We’re never going back!

  8. Their crunchy roasted almond butter (preferably organic when I’m feeling flush) on some toasted bread…time for a snack!

  9. I’ve been wanting to try this! I like that they have different kinds of butters, not just peanut! YUM!!!!


  10. Hmmm, I like the idea of dairy free chocolate chips. That would be nice to try. Plus I’d like to see how this brand of the different butters would taste like!

    Thanks you for the giveaway opportunity!

    yogawithgaileee at gmail dot com

  11. I love that they started their natural food company before its was the thing to do.

  12. I love their almond butter, because it’s delicious, healthy, and SO much more affordable than some of the other varieties that Whole Foods carries.

  13. The Almond Butter is to die for

  14. The honey peanut spread sounds delicious- I plan to stock up since I haven’t bought any peanut butter in a very long time. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  15. MICHELLE says:

    I love their almond butters that are sugar free. They are delicious AND nutritious!

  16. MRS.MOMMYY says:

    love the pb tastes and is fresh- a friend sent me some awhile back and even my husband loves it- I hate chemical filled food

  17. I’ve enjoyed the creamy Maranatha almond and peanut butters, but I didn’t know about their cashew or macadamia butters! Gonna have to try those!

  18. Crystal Cook says:

    my favorite is are the almond butters, mmmm. i’m interested in trying the mac nut butter.

  19. MIKE GROESBECK says:

    I’m going to try the Cashew Butter. Wow.

  20. susan varney says:

    I Like That A Physician’s Health Study of 22,000 men, Iowa Women’s Health Study of 40,000 women, and the Harvard Nurses Health Study of 86,000 women. One conclusion that all of these studies shared was that nut consumption lowered the incidence of heart disease

  21. I think the best thing about their products is that they are safe, pure, and natural. I love the name of the company.

  22. I tweeted this giveaway ….. http://twitter.com/cdziuba/status/1326445902

  23. wanting to make the switch to almond butter – it sounds sooo yummy! maranatha looks like a great brand. i like how they intentionally offer more on their site besides nut butters.

  24. Linda Fish says:

    I like that the products are all Natural – No Artificial Flavors, Colors or Preservatives

  25. Michael Capp says:

    I use the Almond Butter all the time and it’s very good.

  26. jessica a says:

    i like that there is no trans fats

  27. I love their all-natural almond butter and I love how the only ingredient is dry roasted almonds. I thought that was impossible, but if anyone can do it, it is MaraNatha. Please enter me – I would be so thrilled to win!

  28. Please enter me – I love how they only use the purest ingredients to make the highest quality nut butters! Almond butter is my favorite.

  29. adrienne gordon says:

    i’m a huge fan of the almond butter and that they are organic

  30. I like that they don’t use anything artificial or unnecessary in their products.

  31. Nut butters are a great way to get protein into my kids. I know I get tired of eating peanut butter — it’s great to have other kinds of nut butters, too!

  32. Carolyn G says:

    The best thing is that their food is food with no artifical stuff in it. I love that and wonder why more companies don’t make that committment.

  33. Jennifer says:

    Love that they make macadamia butter – don’t see that one often, and it’s delicious.

  34. Elizabeth Ray says:

    I’ve never tried Cashew-Macadamia Butter, but it sounds great! (I love cashew butter.)

  35. Gina Stratos says:

    Love the Almond Butter

  36. linda lansford says:

    I like the guarentee
    If you are not absolutely satisfied with your purchase, for any reason, let us know. We will promptly replace the item or give you a refund

  37. michelle rosborough says:

    Scientific evidence suggests, but does not prove, that eating 1.5 ounces per day of some nuts, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease

  38. I love Maranatha Nut Butters, but have not yet tried the Macademia Butter. It must be delicious!!!

    Thanks for a GREAT giveaway!!

  39. I love the Maranatha Nut Butters, but have not yet tried the Macademia Nut Butter. I know it must be delicious!!

    Thanks for such a great giveaway!!

  40. I love the Maranatha Nut Butters, but have not yet tried the Macademia nut butter. It must be delicious!!

    Thanks for the great giveaway!!

  41. I had Maranatha organic almond butter on my breakfast toast this morning! I like that there’s no salt in it to detract from the intense toasty almond flavor.

  42. JIMMY RUGLAND says:

    I like the all natural ingredients. I’ve used (eaten) their almond butter for years. I like the company but I hope they don’t get too big. It always seems to ruin the product.

  43. Tom Showers says:

    I’m in!

  44. Carrie Allen says:

    I have been wanting to try this. I love the fact it is organic and no artificial stuff. I am trying to eat healthier and exercise as well. Id love to try yoga. This would be a perfect starter for me. Thanks for the chance to win.

  45. Colleen S says:

    The cashew butter is so decadent. It will take your old pb&j to a whole nother level

  46. Sylvia Belle says:

    I love peanut butter and like the other butters for a change.

  47. I love that the products are organic and all natural! Would love to try the honey peanut!

  48. Erica C. says:

    this is wonderful! thanks :)

  49. Autumn H. says:

    I like their huge variety — cashew butter?? Count me in!!

    autumn398 (at) yahoo.com

  50. We already use their products and love the organic peanut butter as well as the almond butter. Delicious!

  51. Christina G. says:

    What I like about the company is that their products respect health and the environment. Thanks for the giveaway!

  52. popplers says:

    I love the almond butter, stirred into oatmeal or steel-cut oats. Especially good with bananas.

  53. I like the fact that Maranatha is one of the nation’s leading makers of organic and natural nut butters

  54. Monique Rizzo says:

    I haven tried it, but the fact that it is Gluten free, means I could eat it! Thanks for the chance.

  55. I love Marantha Nut Butters, but haven’t tried the macademia nut butter yet. I’d love that!!

    Thanks for a great contest!!

  56. I love their almond butter and would love to try the cashew/mac.

  57. Karen Gonyea says:

    The crunchy roasted almond butter sounds delicious :)

  58. Karen Gonyea says:

    Count me in :)

  59. my favorite thing is the variety of butters they offer

  60. organics! yes! there’s no better way to eat!

  61. Barbara J says:

    I like that their excellent products are easily available as I can purchase them at Whole Foods and not have to place a mail order.

  62. well at 3 am its really hard to see keys to type in the dark, but its sounds so good, I’ve got 2 sign up 4 it, put me down,

  63. Marilyn Wons says:

    I like that she sells Cashew and peanut butters!

  64. I love Almond butter. It is also the only things my sick dog seems to want to eat … hmmmm … not sure why …. but it is helping her

  65. I feel I can trust this brand. And that makes me feel good.

  66. Their nut butters are awesome! Plus it’s a great, quick and easy snack for children, guilt-free also. I love the fact that they have recipes on their website.

  67. I’d love to try some of these products! Love the Maranatha website and that their products are all natural with no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. Great recipes on the site also!

  68. I love MaraNatha peanut butter. I can’t eat anything else now. Thanks so much for sharing!

  69. christopher h says:

    love that there are no artificial ingredients

  70. I love that ALL Maranatha Nut Butters Are All Natural – No Artificial Flavors, Colors or Preservatives! YAY! I can Feel Good about eating them!! They are a no guilt food and they are good for my family!

  71. Marianna says:

    I like that their products are natural and organic!

  72. Marianna says:

    I love that their products are all natural and organic!

  73. I like that the business has been around since 1982. It would be interesting to try the almond or cashew butters

  74. James Jenkins says:


  75. Maranatha’s high quality (organic) is its biggest draw for me.

  76. I love Maranatha Nut Butters! The quality is top notch and their products are consistently perfect. My favorite thing about the company is that they use organic nuts and also that their butters come in different varieties and not just peanut butter!

  77. Ken Robinson says:

    Roasted Natural Macadamia Butter sounds like a tasty treat. Please accept my entry. Thank you.

  78. I liked the Nutter Butter FAQs page. It answered EVERYTHING you could think of about Maranatha nut butters.

  79. I love the diversity of All Natural Products that they offer!!!

  80. I would love to try their peanut Honey spread. Their recipe for Almond Sesame Salad Dressing and Marinade sounds yummy!

  81. I like that it’s organic and has no trans-fats.

  82. Melissa Barnes says:

    I like that they make everything in small batches and contains no unhealthy trans fats, hydrogenated oils or preservatives.

  83. I despise high fructose corn syrup and that %&^# is EVERYWHERE. I love that it’s not here.

  84. Carla Pullum says:

    organic count me in!

  85. Gabriel J. says:

    I love nuts, make me a winner!

  86. I like that they offer butter from a variety of nuts, not just peanuts. I look forward to trying the Almond Butter.

  87. Love love love almond butter…

    Thank you

  88. Jennifer M says:

    I like that they’ve had some of the same employees for 20+ years.

  89. Laura Emerson says:

    I love that these are gluten-free! They sound so good and so healthy. What a great combination!

  90. I love that their products are All Natural – No Artificial Flavors, Colors or Preservatives

  91. Samantha Miller says:

    I like that they are organic and made of natural nut and seed butters.

  92. Laura G says:

    love the all natural ingredients

  93. desiree kelley says:

    I like the almond butter

  94. thanks, i have never heard of this product! i love that its all natural!! nutty!!!

  95. Tiffanie W. says:

    Before becoming pregnant, I used to love almond butter (I’ve never tried this brand before though). Strangely enough, I noticed the smell of it made me want to get sick to my stomach. Now that my daughter is almost a toddler, I think I could give it another try. This would be a wonderful opportunity.

  96. Tamara Burks says:

    I like that they have cashew and macadamia butters because they’re my two favorite nuts.

  97. lisa taylor says:

    Great as a fruit dip lezanac@yahoo.com

  98. like the smooth no salt pb, but have also tried the almond too and it’s yummy

  99. We love peanut butter in my home. My daughter and I will eat it from the jar. I love the fact this is all natural. And I also like how it comes in many flavors my daughter loves almonds and i see almond peanut butter. yummy

  100. JESSICA says:

    I like that they use only peanuts from approved peanut growers. After the peanut scare recently it is good to know that this company is responsible for keeping its customers safe and healthy.

  101. Lisa G. says:

    I love that the Organic Peanut Spread with Calcium – No Stir has 30% of your daily recommendation for calcium! Thanks!
    lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

  102. Angie O says:

    I like that it is All Natural – No Artificial Flavors, Colors or Preservatives. That is hard to find now days.

  103. I like that they have alternatives to peanut

  104. I like that they have such a good variety of different butters and also that their products are natural!

  105. I like that “Maranatha continues to lead the field in creating delicious nut butters and providing customers with alternatives that respect both health and the environment.”

  106. Michelle H. says:

    I would like to try the Cashew & Macadamia Nut Butters.

  107. A spoonful of Maranatha’s almond butter in my oatmeal makes me happy.

  108. Veronica Garrett says:

    U like that their products are 100% natural no artifical flavors, colors or preservatives.

  109. Heather C says:

    I like that the butters are Gluten Free. Much appreciated.

    Isn’t it nice that they put the pronunciation on the front page. Again, much appreciated.

  110. This looks like a great line of peanut butter type products. Nuts are an excellent food. Yoga’s good too.

  111. Suanne Giddings says:

    One of their first innovations was the development of a special process that brings out more flavor while making the butter extra creamy. Thank you for the opportunity to participate in this giveaway!

  112. We love the almond butter! It is so natural and I love that it is not sweet and has no fillers like HFCS.

  113. Katherine Frazier says:

    I like that they make organic butters.

  114. Lily Kwan says:

    The Almond Butter sounds very tasty!

  115. Becky Grady says:

    I like that their products are guaranteed. I would love to try almond butter.

    Thanks! rlgrady[at]yahoo[dot]com

  116. Sheila H. says:

    I love that its organic! I really like Their nut butters! Thanks!

  117. I’m a big fan of the MaraNatha no stir almond butter!

  118. Bonnie Day says:

    I love the fact that they are All Natural – No Artificial Flavors, Colors or Preservatives

  119. Lia Casson says:

    I like that the company is one of the nation’s leading makers of organic and natural nut butters, growing about 20% to 30% annually over the last three years. Thats pretty impressive. skyxsky27(at)gmail.com

  120. Nanette says:

    I would like to try the crunchy roasted almone butter because it sounds good.

  121. Terri L says:

    As someone who is trying to add more animal proteins into her diet I like that these products are a good source of that.

  122. I like that they have such a variety of offerings – different sizes, crunchy and smooth, and organic as well as non-organic.

  123. barb puskas says:

    YUM! I have been wanting to try this


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