Although it might not be obvious to the eye, peanut butter has many hidden benefits, which may just save your monday. So just what can peanut butter do?
1. Helps You Lose Weight
Who doesn’t want to eat peanut butter all day and get away with it? It is in fact a high protein food, with 7 grams of protein per 2 spoonfuls. And if you haven’t already noticed, the fiber within the spread keeps you fuller for longer.
Who needs green leaves? Just grab a spoonful of peanut butter! (or 2)
2. Good Fat For You = No Fat For You
Monounsaturated fats are found throughout this indulgence. A study published by the American Diabetes Association found that diets with monounsaturated fat could improve the loss of belly fat better than high carbohydrate diets. Now you don’t have to feel guilty for adding jelly to your peanut butter!
3. Energy Booster
Put those extra calories to good use. By replacing your morning coffee with a slice of peanut butter toast, you have the entire day to burn it off! Save yourself the $20 coffee runs each week and spend it on some peanut butter baking goodies.
Here are a few peanut butter recipes to fuel your imagination all week long: