Peanut Butter Lovers Month!

October is Peanut Butter Lovers Month! 

Here are 8 different ways to use peanut butter:

1. Spread a bagel or graham cracker before a workout

2. Spread on fresh pancakes or waffles 

3. Paired with apples, pears, strawberries, bananas, or raisins

4. Make a peanut butter quesadilla 

5. Stirred into oatmeal

6. Added into stir-frys 

7. Swirled into ice cream or frozen yogurt as a treat 

8. Added into barbecue sauces, chili, or coleslaw 
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Recipe of the Month - November

Peanut Butter Green Smoothie

Yield: 1 smoothie

Ingredients: 
 1 cup fresh spinach
- 1 tbsp. creamy peanut butter, no salt added 
- 1/4 cup oats 
- 1/2 cup cranberries
- 1 clementine 
- 1/2 cup 1% milk
- 1 tsp. agave or honey
- 1 tsp. cinnamon

Directions: 
1. Place all ingredients into blender 
2. Blend until smooth
3. Serve! 


Nutrition Facts for one serving (1 smoothie): Calories: 330; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Trans Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 8mg; Sodium: 114mg; Carbohydrates: 46g; Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 23g; Protein: 13g; Vitamin A: 85%; Vitamin C: 92%; Calcium: 27%; Iron: 22%

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Tofu Caesar Salad

Tofu Caesar Dressing

½ cup Parmesan cheese, cubed

2 cloves garlic

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

1 cup soft tofu

2 tablespoons water

 

Caesar Salad

8 cups romaine lettuce, chopped

½ cup croutons

½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Ground black pepper, to taste

12 ounces cooked chicken breast slices or firm tofu cubes, optional


Directions

  1. Blend cheese cubes in a food processor or blender until shredded.
  2. Add garlic, mustard, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, tofu, and water to blender and process until smooth. Adjust seasonings to taste. Add additional water to reach salad dressing consistency, if necessary.
  3. Pour dressing over Caesar salad, toss well, and season with additional black pepper.


Serves 4

Nutritional information per serving; 2 cups salad plus 2 tablespoons dressing

Calories: 110; Fat: 5g; Saturated fat: 3g; Trans fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 10mg; Sodium: 345mg; Carbohydrates: 8g; Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 8g; Vitamin A: 165%; Vitamin C: 42%; Calcium: 22%; Iron: 9%