Peanut butter can be found in kitchens everywhere. Adults as well as children enjoy eating peanut butter. What is it about peanut butter that makes it so enjoyable? Is peanut butter a good healthy food choice?
Peanut butter is very good for you. It is a good healthy choice and kids love it. Peanut butter has a lot of fiber and protein in it which our bodies need.
There is a lot of different peanut butter available to us. We can choose from: natural, creamy, chunky, unsalted and organic. Which of these is the best choice for your family? Always make sure to read the nutritional labels that are on the jars of peanut butter. You will learn a lot about which peanut butter will fit your family’s needs.
We all know how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Most of us have put peanut butter on pancakes or waffles. But what are some other ways to use peanut butter to get healthy results. Here are three quick peanut butter ideas for you to consider.
1. Peanut butter tortilla wrap up – take a tortilla and spread a thin layer of peanut butter over it. Cover the whole tortilla. Then cover the peanut butter with your choice of granola and add thin slices of banana to the top. Wrap up the tortilla and eat it at room temperature or you can microwave it for 10-15 seconds. This is a wonderful mid-day snack.
2. Peanut butter dip – take some marshmallow fluff and peanut butter and them them together well. You will then need to add a little milk. The dip is at the right consistency when it is smooth. You can use this dip with any fruit of your choice or even graham crackers. This dip can be used at any time of the day.
3. Peanut butter dessert – take a tall glass and add in some crunchy peanut butter and honey. Make sure the peanut butter and honey are mixed together well. You will layer this in the glass. Then add some yogurt of your choice, some banana slices and some granola of your choice and texture. This makes a filling dessert that could be eaten at breakfast or at dinner.
Peanut butter can be used in so many ways which can be healthy for you and your family. Try to come up with other ways to add peanut butter into a meal you already make or try creating a new menu item.
Enjoy the new ways you can use peanut butter.