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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Black Bean Salsa Frittata

Ingredients

Salsa

1 (14 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed

¼ cup red onion, chopped and soaked in water-vinegar mixture

1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped

1 teaspoon cilantro, chopped

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon cumin, toasted and ground

1 lime, juiced

Salt and pepper, to taste

6 eggs

Cooking spray

Garnish

1 roma tomato, seeded and chopped

¼ cup cotija cheese, grated

1 avocado, diced

Cilantro, chopped

Directions

1.     Combine salsa ingredients in a medium bowl. Set aside.

2.     Whisk together the eggs in a large bowl. Add the salsa to the eggs and stir to combine.

3.     To prepare frittata, heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat and spray with cooking spray.

4.     Pour the egg and salsa mixture into the nonstick skillet.

5.     Cook until eggs are slightly firm.

6.     Sprinkle the top with tomatoes, Cotija cheese, avocado and cilantro.

7.     Cut into wedges and serve.

Serves 4

Health Benefits

One large egg is only 70 calories, only 5 grams of fat and contains 13 essential nutrients including vitamin D, lutein, folate, iron, and zinc.

Beans contain fiber, protein and iron. Consuming foods rich in fiber reduces the risk of coronary heart disease and may reduce constipation.

Nutrition information per serving: ¼ recipe

Calories: 335; Total fat: 16g; Saturated fat: 5g; Trans fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 326mg; Sodium: 454mg; Carbohydrates: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 12g; Sugars: 3g; Protein: 21g; Vitamin A: 20%; Vitamin C: 22%; Calcium: 13%; Iron: 24%