Nutella -versus- Jif Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Nutella versus Jif
Nutella -vs- Chocolate Hazelnut Jif

 

As a rule, I no longer let myself buy Nutella. One spoonful turns into three, and before a week has passed, I’m rinsing out the plastic jar for the recycling bin. But as we all know rules can be broken, especially when it is for an important cause like research for a food blog. You can imagine my excitement when JIF came out with a product similar to Nutella. Somehow it seems like less of an indulgence to eat an “American” product straight out of the jar. The fancy “European” product must be richer, fattier, and overall worse for the consumer. On the contrary, Nutella is a better choice nutritionally. The first indication is on the front label. JIF’s product is described as “Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread” while Nutella is a “Hazelnut Spread with Skim Milk and Cocoa”. I couldn’t believe my eyes- skim milk! Nutella also has 3 grams less fat, 30 fewer calories, half the sodium, and extra protein. So how do they compare flavor-wise?

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Best breakfast sandwich ever!

This is THE BEST breakfast sandwich for me for many reasons. Its sweet, gooey, and it has peanut butter. That goes a long way right there!

I suggest you try it at least a dozen times within the next few days  and throw in some marshmallow fluff or raspberry preserves for good measure in order to make sure. Here are your instructions…

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