… Foods You Wouldn’t Know Had Tree Nuts & Peanuts In Them

  • Nougat
  • Praline
  • Marzipan
  • Chocolate Bars
    • Beware of orange chocolate, it often contains almonds
  • Pick ’n’ Mix
    • Be aware of chocolate covered almond, Brazil nuts, peanuts etc
  • Pesto
    • Can contain pine nuts, cashews or almonds
  • Alcohol
    • Bombay Sapphire Gin is made with almonds
    • Ameretto (such as the brand Diserrano) is made from almonds
    • Ratafia 
  • Hand Creams (almond oil is a common addition)
  • Bars of Soap (Pears soap used to use nut oils)
  • Face Scrub often can use walnuts kernels as the scrub
  • Massage oil
  • Manicure cuticle softener often contains almonds, macadamia nut oil, or Brazil nut oil
  • Oils used to fry or cook foods (Indian, Chinese, France have been know to cook chips in peanut oil)
  • Salads can be topped with walnuts, almonds for example or have a nut oil on top
  • Curry pastes, dishes and sauces (jars and at restaurants)
  • Thai food
  • Chinese food
  • Jelly Beans (American brand have a peanut flavour with peanut extract!)
  • Extracts (peanut extract, almond extract, pistachio)
  • Gluten free breads, cakes, brownies, biscuits, snack bars
  • Granola 
  • Veggie and Vegan Foods: Stuffing, burgers, vegan cheese
  • Deli cheese and meats (I’ve found packets of sliced ham with a nut warning!)
  • Gourmet foods often garnish with nuts or use nuts oils
  • Baklava is Turkish pastry dessert which contains pistachio
  • Contraceptive pill can have nut warnings too!

These are the various places I’ve found nuts lurking, if you have other places leave a note in the comments below and let me know so I can add it to the list!

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