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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Tasty Tuna Burger

Ingredients

½ cup Homemade Mayonnaise, divided (see recipe)

1 egg white

2 4-ounce cans tuna (or salmon) in water, drained and flaked

¼ cup dry whole wheat breadcrumbs

½ cup green onions, chopped

Optional spices: ½ teaspoon curry powder, chili powder, or cumin powder

Cooking spray

4 whole wheat buns, split

4 leaves lettuce

1 tomato, cut into thin slices

½ onion, cut into thin slices


Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine ¼ cup mayonnaise, egg white, tuna, breadcrumbs, green onions, and other optional spices. Mix well. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each portion into ¼-inch-thick patties.
  2. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray to reduce sticking. Heat skillet to medium-high heat, add patties, cover, and cook 3 minutes on both sides until golden brown.
  3. Spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise on each bun. Assemble burgers using lettuce, tomato, and onion.


Makes 4 servings

Nutritional information per serving; 1 patty with bun

Calories: 413; Fat: 16g; Saturated fat: 3g; Trans fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 57mg; Sodium: 772mg; Carbohydrates: 35g; Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 35g; Vitamin A: 60%; Vitamin C: 26%; Calcium: 10%; Iron: 18%