Gone are the days where peanut butter is only slathered onto a slice of bread topped with a good spread of jam. Nut butters are the new craze but there's nothing quite like the taste of good ol' peanut butter. Who agrees? It's now incorporated in so many delicious recipes - from sweet to savoury, but peanuts are not really nuts. Technically speaking they are legumes because they actually grow underground. Did you know that?
With a good combination of fibre and protein - PB will keep your belly fuller for hours (weight loss tip!). It's also filled with monounsaturated fat which has many benefits being a "good fat" which lowers your risk of heart disease, lowers cholesterol and blood pressure.
Being packed with protein, it is very good for muscle repair and building!
Try one of these moreish recipes and get in some sweet protein:
1. Peanut butter brownies
2. Peanut butter caramel slices
3. Peanut butter bliss balls
4. Peanut butter millionaires’ shortbread
6. Peanut butter and caramel-toffee chocolate bars
- Jade Lawrence