Healthy peanut butter snacks

Sharing some of my favorite peanut butter snacks

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Today I wanted to chat about a beloved snack favorite: peanut butter. SO many of us love peanut butter – it’s such a nostalgic food – and it can be an awesome snack staple.

When I’m looking for peanut butter, I check for a couple of things:

  • It needs to be certified organic, as peanuts are a heavily-sprayed crop
  • It needs to have simple ingredients, like peanuts and salt only. No extra oils.

Today, I wanted to share 10 mouthwatering peanut butter snacks that will satisfy your cravings with simple, whole ingredients.

Peanut Butter: A snacking staple

Peanut butter is a beloved favorite for people of all ages. Its rich, creamy texture and nutty flavor make it a delightful treat on its own. However, the magic of peanut butter lies in its versatility. From sweet to savory, peanut butter pairs well with a variety of flavors and textures, making it a perfect ingredient for creating delicious snacks any time of day.

Is Peanut Butter a Healthy Snack?

Absolutely! Peanut butter is packed with essential nutrients that can benefit your health. A serving of peanut butter provides a a little protein, along with essential vitamins and minerals like vitamin E, magnesium, and potassium. Additionally, peanut butter contains healthy fats that can help maintain normal blood sugar, cholesterol, and blood pressure levels, supporting overall heart health.

10 Healthy Snacks with Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter Banana Bites

Ingredients: Bananas, peanut butter, chocolate chips

Instructions: Slice bananas, spread peanut butter on each slice, top with chocolate chips, and freeze until firm.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: Rolled oats, peanut butter, maple syrup

Instructions: Mix oats, peanut butter, and maple syrup, form into cookies, and bake until golden brown.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bites

Ingredients: Peanut butter, rolled oats, honey, shredded coconut

Instructions: Combine all ingredients, roll into balls, and chill until firm.

Peanut Butter Apple Nachos

Ingredients: Apples, peanut butter, chocolate chips, shredded coconut

Instructions: Slice apples, drizzle with peanut butter, and sprinkle with toppings of your choice.

Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie

Ingredients: Banana, spinach, protein powder, peanut butter, almond milk

Instructions: Blend all ingredients until smooth and creamy.

Peanut Butter Rice Cakes

Ingredients: Rice cakes, peanut butter, sliced strawberries

Instructions: Spread peanut butter on rice cakes and top with sliced strawberries.

Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates

Ingredients: Medjool dates, peanut butter, almonds

Instructions: Remove pits from dates, fill with peanut butter, and top with almonds.

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Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt Dip

Ingredients: Greek yogurt, peanut butter, honey

Instructions: Mix yogurt, peanut butter, and honey until smooth and creamy. Use as a dip for fruit or veggies. You can also top with granola and berries.

Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Ingredients: Rolled oats, peanut butter, honey, nuts, dried fruits

Instructions: Combine all ingredients, press into a pan, and bake until golden brown.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

Ingredients: Frozen bananas, spinach, cocoa powder, peanut butter, almond milk

Instructions: Blend all ingredients until smooth, pour into a bowl, and top with your favorite toppings.

Whether you’re craving something sweet or savory, these healthy peanut butter snacks are sure to hit the spot. Enjoy the delicious flavors while nourishing your body with wholesome ingredients.

For more, check out these easy High Protein Snacks.

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