You can read more about powdered peanut butter, which has 70% less fat and 50% fewer calories than standard peanut butter, in my product review blog post, as well as for tips on how to use it, but in this blog post I wanted to put together my favourite recipes using it!
PPB Recipes Already on my Blog:
- Coconut Frozen Chocolate Bites
- Coconut Macaroons
- Nutty Protein Fudge
- Ants on a Log
- Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie
- Skinny PB dip
- Soft Peanut Butter (Skinny) Cookies
- No Bake Cookie Dough Bites
- Apple Bake with PPB
- 2 Ingredient Pancakes – simply add 1-2 tbsp of PPB!
- Skinny Oriental Stir-Fry
- Frozen Banana Bites – use 2 parts PPB mixed with 1 part milk/water instead of the nut butter
- 3 Ingredient Protein Cookies (see pic below!) – use 4 tbsp of PPB instead of protein powder & add chocolate chips (optional!)
New PPB Recipe Ideas:
Ingredients: 2 egg whites, 2 tbsp unsweetened almond milk, 1 tbsp stevia, 1/2 tsp vanilla, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1 tbsp PPB & 2 pieces of bread.
Method: 1) Use a fork to mix together the egg, milk, stevia, vanilla, cinnamon and PPB 2) Pour the mixture into a shallow bowl/plate with a rim and dip in your bread (one at a time) until both sides are coated 3) Spray a pan with cooking oil and fry on a medium heat for a few minutes on each side until cooked 4) Serve with an optional PPB sauce (simply mix PPB with milk or water until it reaches your desired consistency).
Serves 1. Nutrition stats based on PPB mixture plus 2 slices of Hovis Nimble bread: 164 Kcal, 19.4g carbs, 16g protein, 2.5g fat.
Frozen Banana Pops
Ingredients: Ripe bananas that have been peeled, halved and frozen & 4 tbsp PPB mixed with 2 tbsp milk or water.
Method: 1) Take a frozen banana half and wrap it in foil like an ice pop 2) Spoon on the PPB mix and spoon on 3) Eat, repeat and enjoy!
Serves 1. Nutrition stats dependent on size of your banana and amount of PPB used!
Fresh Strawberries & PPB
Ingredients: A handful of medium-large strawberries, 4 slightly heaped tbsp PPB mixed with 2 tbsp milk/water.
Method: 1) Slice the tops off the strawberries 2) Slice a hole in the middle of the strawberries with a knife i.e. scoop out the white bit in the middle 3) Mix together the PPB and milk/water until you get a thick peanut butter spread and scoop inside the strawberries 4) Chill until serving!
Serves 1. Nutrition stats dependent on size of strawberries/amount of PPB used.
PPB Mug Cake
Ingredients: 25g oats, 2 tbsp PPB, 1 tbsp stevia & 80ml milk
Method: 1) Mix all of the ingredients in a mug 2) Microwave for 1.5 to 2 minutes 3) Top with yoghurt, fruit, desiccated coconut and cinnamon and enjoy!
Serves 1. Nutrition stats using using skimmed milk: 162Kcal, 24g carbs, 10g protein, 3g fat.
PPB Apple Ring Bake
Ingredients: 2 apples, cored and sliced into 1-1.5cm chunks, 6 tbsp PPB mixed with 3 tbsp water or milk, 3-4 tbsp desiccated coconut.
Method: 1) Preheat your oven to 190 degrees C 2) Spread an apple ring with the PPB mix and sprinkle on coconut flakes 3) Top with another apple ring and repeat until all of the apple slices have been used 4) Place on a wire rack and bake for 5 mins, flip and bake for another 5 minutes until soft and golden 5) Serve with a dollop of yoghurt and enjoy!
Serves 2: 180 Kcal, 7g fat, 24g carbs, 8g protein each
PPB Baked Banana Boat
Ingredients: 1 banana, 4 tbsp PPB mixed with 2 tbsp milk or water, your toppings: raisins, seeds, nuts, granola, chocolate chips, marshmallows etc!
Method: 1) Preheat your oven to 220 degrees C 2) Slice the banana down the middle, after chopping of the ends and push back the skin to make an opening 3) Spread your PPB mix down the middle of your banana and add your chosen toppings before closing the banana together 4) Place the banana in a baking dish lined with foil or baking paper and wrap around the banana to make a parcel 5) Bake the banana for 12 minutes.. serve with yoghurt & enjoy (optional: drizzle with PPB sauce i.e. PPB mixed with milk/water) .. P.S you don’t eat the skin 😉
Serves 1: 230 Kcal, 44g carbs, 7g protein, 4g fat
PPB Banana & Coconut Cookies
Ingredients: 45g oats, 50g desiccated coconut, 4 tbsp PPB, 1/4 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1 ripe banana (mashed), 2.5 tbsp melted coconut oil, 1/4 tsp vanilla. Optional: raisins or chocolate chips.
Method: 1) Preheat your oven to 180 degrees C 2) Mix together the dry ingredients in one bowl and the wet in another 3) Combine the wet and dry ingredients together (adding any optional ingredients plus a tbsp of milk or water if your mixture seems dry) 4) Scoop pieces of the mixture and shape into 6 cookie shapes on a baking try lined with baking paper 5) Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden!
Per cookie: 160 Kcal, 11g carbs, 4g protein, 12g fat
You can buy PPB from Hale Naturals and they have kindly offered 10% off to all of my readers using the code NIC10!
If you fancy making these recipes or just want to try out PPB then lucky you.. I have three bundles to giveaway! Three winners will win 3 tubs of PPB each – one of each flavour; original, chocolate & stevia!
To enter this giveaway all you have to do is:
1) Leave a comment telling me your favourite recipe from this blog post..
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3) You can then follow instructions within the widget for additional entries too!
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This giveaway will stay open for 2 weeks and the winners will be announced within the widget, as well as on social media and in my monthly newsletter the day after it closes (July 16th 2014). Due to postal reasons this giveaway is open to UK residents only (I’m really sorry!).
*Hale Naturals provided me with PPB to make my recipes with and offered my readers to try them for free (hence the giveaway!). I do not promote products featured over others that are not. This blog post contains affiliate codes. Please read my disclaimer page for more information.