Recently peanut butter has become very popular due to its health benefits, being paced with protein and the realisation that it can taste incredible in different recipes. This new craving for peanut butter has spread quickly and been experimented with in sweet dishes, savoury dishes and even in drinks! So if you’re looking or a new way to incorporate peanut butter into your diet or what some more excuses to eat the delicious spread, then keep reading for our 20 ways to eat peanut butter.
This couldn’t be more simple, just blend a helping of smooth peanut butter to your icecream based milkshakes and enjoy the nutty, sweet drink.
By adding peanut butter into your brownie mix, it will make them even richer, gooey and moist. These are a treat that everyone is sure to enjoy.
Add this nutty spread to any basic cake batter to make it have a nutty taste. Why not decorate this treat cake with reeses peanut butter cups or chopping peanuts to add an extra crunch to the soft cake.
Everyone loves cookies and everyone is bound to enjoy tucking into a warm gooey batch of cookies with the added ingredient of peanut butter.
Peanut butter sandwiches are the ultimate classic, paired with jelly (or jam). Why not switch it up and have a peanut butter and bacon sarnie for a hot twist on the classic.
Pancakes paired with peanut butter are a match made in heaven. These can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner and if you cant get enough even for snacks.
Peanut butter pasta would make a great summer cold pasta salad as well as a hot pasta dish with fresh vegetables and chicken or tofu. This pasta dish is very versatile and brings what can be an everyday meal back to life.
Why not try peanut butter fudge, simply add the peanut butter in after the milk and sugar stage of the recipe.
Want a fast snack with your favourite spread? Why not try peanut butter spread on chopped banana; this is super simple but filling, healthy and delicious.
Alternatively, if you are not a fan of banana, you can recreate the snack with apples and if you want an extra treat to it, add chocolate chips or cocoa nibs.
Overnight oats are the best way to get a nutritious breakfast in if you often do not have a lot of time to prepare and make a meal first thing in the morning. They are exactly what they state, an oaty dish that is left over night and can be combined with the delicious peanut butter.
These treat mouthfuls are all the craze at the moment and often very healthy (if you can try to resist eating the whole batch!). These simple treats come in tons of varieties but for a healthy option, they are simply made with oats, protein powder, flour, honey and the all-important peanut butter.
By adding a generous helping of this tasty nut butter to your waffle batter, you’ll be discovering the ultimate breakfast delight. If you prefer to buy ready-made waffles, then simply warm them up and spread some gooey peanut butter on top.
This indulgent dessert just got better, peanut butter cheesecake. This can be as simple as adding chopped reeses peanut butter cups throughout the mix for a peanutty hit in each mouthful, or adding a smooth layer in between the biscuit base and the soft cheese.
Try adding a dollop of crunchy peanut butter to a simple tomato soup or making it from scratch and pairing with veggies such as sweet potato or carrot. This is the ultimate comfort food and is healthy at the same time.
Peanut butter fried chicken.. enough said! These flavours go hand in hand and taste amazing. Lots of large food chains have even started frying their foods in peanut oil, because of the great nutty essence added to the flavour.
Peanut butter can make the best stir fry sauce, the crunch of the peanuts compliment the savoury veggies and soft noodles. This hot dish can often be rather bland but with peanut butter, this gives it an extra dimension and an added health benefit.
When you next have a movie night, if you make your own popcorn, stir through some smooth peanut butter and coat eat piece for an extra special treat.
Why not combine peanut butter in your next batch of home made cereal bars to compliment the sweetness of fruit or oats and add a crunch. Once more, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so these bars are great for if you’re busy and on the go.
Homemade Peanut Butter
For all these mouth-watering recipes and ideas why not make them even more special by using homemade peanut butter in them. This will make the whole recipe more healthy as there will not be any chemicals or extra added salts, fats and sugars.