25 Clever Ways to Eat Peanut Butter

Get creative with the peanut butter in your pantry.

25 Clever Ways to Eat Peanut Butter

Peanut butter is noteworthy for its high protein content and heart-healthy fats. In fact, two tablespoons of peanut butter equals a half-serving of protein! The popular spread is not only delicious and creamy but there is evidence suggesting that the nut butter helps promote cardiovascular health and possibly fight against Alzheimer’s disease. There are many different ways to incorporate peanut butter into your diet aside from the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich and for those with peanut allergies, you can replace peanut butter with other nut butters, such as almond butter. Find out more ways to get creative with peanut butter plus tons of recipes by downloading the official Dr. Oz app!

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Peanut Butter Slaw

A traditional slaw recipe calls for mayonnaise but you can make over this standard side dish by swapping in peanut butter and Greek yogurt. You’ll get a probiotic boost from the yogurt along with heart-healthy fats. Get the full recipe.

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