People love the creamy, sometimes crunchy, lip-smacking taste of peanut butter; it is the taste of childhood and home. I am sure you have started a powerful day with your favourite spread before going to school. And you still love peanut butter, but maybe you need more ideas about how to use it in the kitchen. Peanut butter can be used for more recipes not just for peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. There are also recipes with less calories, but they are still very tasty. So, let us have a look at healthy peanut butter recipes.
Oatmeal with Peanut Butter and Banana
Oatmeal and peanut butter are bold classics and brought together they will give you a power punch to start your day. This recipe uses only seven ingredients and is very easy to prepare. With this recipe, you will boost your body with natural sugars and healthy fats, so you do not have to be afraid of too many calories.
Oatmeal can help to lower your LDL cholesterol, and if you sweeten it with almonds, bananas, and peanut butter, you will get a rich base of healthy fats. You will like it, and it is prepared in a few minutes. Of course, you can replace bananas with other fruits like strawberries, blueberries, apples, raspberries, or any other fruit or berries you like.
Gado Gado Salad
This tasty and healthy salad has its roots in Sundanese cuisine and is served as typical street food in Indonesia. You can use seasonal vegetables and ingredients for the Gado Gado salad: tomatoes, cucumber, spring onions, young potatoes, radishes, beansprouts, and coriander – whatever you prefer. The peanut butter is used here as a creamy dressing. To create the dressing use the crunchy peanut butter with fish sauce, soy sauce, lime juice, chillies, and garlic, and you will bring this salad to a higher level. You can serve this salad with prawns or chicken and you will get a satiating main course.