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17 Delicious Ways To Feed Your Peanut Butter Obsession

These heavenly and healthy peanut butter recipes will satisfy your PB cravings forever (without ruining your diet).

(Hint: you can do more than spread it on a rice cake).

healthy peanut butter recipes

Find yourself reaching for the peanut butter jar more than 3 times a day?

Got multiple jars on the go at all times – one at home, one at work and one at your significant other’s?

Think about re-evaluating your friendship with those who don’t have the same stance as you on the crunchy/smooth debate?

If you answered yes to all three questions, you might just be obsessed with peanut butter.

But don’t worry, because although it has a fair few calories, your favorite nutty spread is actually pretty good for you. It’s brimming with protein, fiber and heart-healthy monounsaturated fats (just make sure you buy peanut butter that contains no added sugar or palm oil).

Related: Health Benefits of Peanut Butter

Keep scrolling to check out our favorite healthy peanut butter recipes.

1. No-Bake Snickers Cheesecake

no bake cheesecakeThis no-bake Snickers cheesecake is the healthy hybrid you’ve been waiting for.

Recipe here.

2. Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

peanut butter banana ice creamPeanut butter ice cream is rich, creamy, addictive… and contains no refined sugar. Peanut butter win!

Recipe here.

3. 5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Jelly Cups

To make these little cups of PB&J heaven, all you’ll need are 5 ingredients and a spare 20 minutes, and you’ll be on the road to pure peanut butter bliss.

4. Asian Peanut Butter Sesame Chicken

Peanut butter chickenWho said peanut butter was just for desserts? Switch up your meal prep for this Asian-inspired peanut butter chicken.

Recipe here.

5. 4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge

Peanut butter fudgeThis fudge recipe is super quick and easy, and uses coconut oil instead of butter to keep it creamy.

Recipe here.

6. Low-Carb Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Flourless peanut butter cookiesThese flourless peanut butter cookies are everything you need to stop going crazy on those low-carb days.

Recipe here.

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7. Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cake

peanut butter lava cakeBet you can eat it faster than you can say ‘chocolate peanut butter lava cake’.

Recipe here.

8. Candy Corn Pretzel Bites

peanut butter pretzelsThese babies are made using powdered peanut butter to reduce fat and calories.

Recipe here.

9. Pumpkin Pie Peanut Butter Cups

healthy peanut butter cupsThe only thing better than peanut butter cups is pumpkin pie peanut butter cups.

Recipe here.

10. Sheet Pan Peanut Butter Chicken Meal Prep

Peanut butter chicken meal prepNo more slaving over the washing up – meal prepping is so easy when you only need one baking sheet to prepare it.

Recipe here.

11. Peanut Butter Maple Protein Oatmeal

healthy oatmeal recipeBowl of chocolate and peanut butter goodness that actually passes as healthy, anyone?

Yep, we thought so.

Recipe here.

12. Low-Carb Peanut Butter Blossoms

peanut butter blossomsLeave a plate of these low-carb peanut butter blossom cookies for Santa to guarantee a spot on the nice list.

Recipe here.

13. No-Bake Peanut Butter Brownies

peanut butter browniesThese no-bake peanut butter brownies are low in fat and carbs without skimping on flavor.

Recipe here.

14. Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Mug Cake

protein mug cakeThis sticky, gooey, and oh-so-tasty protein mug cake will satisfy your sweet cravings without ruining your diet plans.

Recipe here.

15. Mini PB Protein Footballs

peanut butter footballsThese tasty protein peanut butter footballs make a the perfect good-for-you half time snack.

Recipe here.

16. Chewy Chickpea & PB Cookies

chocolate peanut butter cookiesChickpeas make the best carb swap-out for cookies (and you definitely can’t taste the chickpeas).

Recipe here.

17. Low-Cal Peanut Butter Protein Cheesecake

Protein cheesecake recipeThis tasty cheesecake means you really can have your cake and eat it (without sacrificing your diet).

Recipe here.


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Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Editor & Qualified Nutritionist

Jennifer Blow is our editor and UKVRN Registered Associate Nutritionist – the UK’s register of competent and qualified nutrition professionals. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research. Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living. Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-blow. In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.


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