Foodie Friday: National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day!

Let’s be honest, I celebrate peanut butter everyday. Personally, I think everyone should. Peanut butter is delicious and nutritious and should be a balance part of every diet; and by balanced, I mean feel free to replace meals with jars of peanut butter. [I wish I could!]

I want you to celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day the right way, so I’ve compiled a list of sweet and savory peanut butter recipes. Enjoy!

Sweet

Barr & Table Hail Merry Peanut Butter Coconut Banana Bites

Hail Merry Peanut Butter Coconut Banana Bites

Barr & Table Healthy Banana Peanut Butter Cups

Healthy Banana Peanut Butter Cups*

Barr & Table Peanut Butter Cup Protein Shake

Peanut Butter Cup Protein Shake*

Peanut Butter Co White Chocolate Wonderful Powerballs Perfect Fit Protein Coconut Flax Chia Hemp Barr & Table

Peanut Butter Wonderful Powerballs

Barr & Table Sweet Potato Peanut Butter Co Mighty Maple Dippers

Sweet Potato Dippers

Savory

Barr & Table Buddhas Feast Spinach Coconut Oil Roasted Broccoli Sweet Potato Beets Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce Turkey Meatball

Buddha’s Feast with Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce*

Barr & Table Peanut Chili Baked Tofu

Peanut Chili Baked Tofu*

Barr & Table Tilapia Stir-Fry with Chili Peanut PB2 Sauce

Tilapia Stir-Fry with Chili Peanut Sauce*

And of course, don’t forget to top any of your favorite oatmeals or sweet scrambles with peanut butter. It’s just wrong not to! 😉

*These recipes were made using peanut flour, but you can substitute regular peanut butter.

Food for Thought

What is your number one go-to peanut butter? Do you prefer other nut or seed butters over peanut butter?

Sweet Potato Dippers

Have you entered my Peanut Butter & Co. giveaway yet?

I am definitely in the frame of mind that if two things are awesome separately, then putting them together would be out of this world! Take sweet potatoes and peanut butter, for instance. [Really, take peanut butter with anything!] They are both delicious foods, so why not put them together?

I recently found a way to make chips in the microwave instead of frying them or in the oven and was instantly intrigued.

Sweet Potato Dippers

Adapted from theKitchn

Barr & Table Sweet Potato Peanut Butter Co Mighty Maple Dippers

Ingredients
– 1 medium sweet potato
– 2-3 tbsp Mighty Maple peanut butter

Directions
Slice your sweet potato to about 1/8″ rounds. A mandolin would be easiest for this! Soak the potatoes in a bowl of water for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse the potatoes, then lay them out on paper towels to dry for another 5 minutes.

Cover a microwave-safe plate with a couple paper towels and lay a flat layer of potatoes out. Make sure the potatoes are not touching. Microwave on high for 3 minutes. Flip the potatoes and microwave another 3 minutes at 50% power.

At this point, you may have a few potatoes crispy, but if they’re not yet crisp, continue to flip and microwave at 50% for 1 minute at a time until each piece is done.

Scoop some peanut butter into a small bowl and microwave to thin out. Dip each piece of sweet potato in the peanut butter, place on a cooling rack, and let the peanut butter setup. And now try not to eat all of them at once! 🙂

The best part about this recipe? Not only does it work for sweet potatoes, but it works for other root vegetables too! I also sliced up some regular potatoes, coated them with a little EVOO, and spiced them up with different seasonings. BAM! Healthy chips 🙂

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Food for Thought

Have you ever made anything in the microwave that is typically made in the oven or otherwise?