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9 Healthy Peanut Butter Recipes You're About to Fall in Love With

  • Giggles, Gobbles, and Gulps

    Peanut Butter Recipes: Peanut Butter Butternut Squash

    We know it sounds like an odd pairing, but trust us on this one. Peanut butter and butternut squash are a match made in healthy meal heaven. Bonus: Butternut squash is packed with a little something called beta-cryptoxanthin—an antioxidant that has been linked with a lower risk of developing arthritis.

    Get the recipe: Giggles, Gobbles, and Gulps

  • Minimalist Baker

    Peanut Butter Recipes: Crispy Peanut Tofu & Cauliflower Rice Stir-Fry

    This veggie-loaded stir-fry supplies the perfect amount of sweetness thanks to a dash of brown sugar. We suggest using sriracha for flavor instead, if you're trying to cut back on the sweet stuff.

    Get the recipe: Minimalist Baker

  • Natasha's Kitchen

    Peanut Butter Recipes: Chicken Quinoa Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

    With 24 grams of protein per cup, quinoa deserves its place as the fit chick's go-to grain. Add protein-packed chicken, low-cal lettuce, and the healthy fats from peanut butter to the mix, and you've got one awesomely healthy wrap. Go ahead, have another (and another).

    Get the recipe: Natasha's Kitchen

  • Connoisseurus Veg

    Peanut Butter Recipes: Peanut Avocado Sushi

    These rolls don't have any real fish—just peanut butter and avocados. And if you haven't made avocados a daily staple, start now. A Journal of the American Heart Association study found they can lower your LDL—or bad—cholesterol.

    Get the recipe: Connoisseurus Veg

  • Peanut Butter Boy

    Peanut Butter Recipes: Peanut Butter Chili

    Next time you're craving a comfort meal, stir up this crazy-flavorful chili. It's loaded with beans, which were shown to lower bad cholesterol (we're really into this recurring theme) in a Canadian Medical Association Journal study. Another spoonful, please?

    Get the recipe: Peanut Butter Boy

  • Once Upon a Chef

    Peanut Butter Recipes: Thai Crunch Salad with Peanut Dressing

    Forget Italian and Ranch dressings. This homemade peanut dressing will make you wonder why you didn't try it years ago. The best part? You know exactly what's in it. No artificial preservatives here.

    Get the recipe: Once Upon a Chef

  • Savoring the Thyme

    Peanut Butter Recipes: Peanut Butter Sweet Potato Soup

    Sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamin A and pair deliciously with peanut butter.

    Get the recipe: Savoring the Thyme

  • Kalyn's Kitchen

    Peanut Butter Recipes: Chicken Skewers with Spicy Peanut Sauce

    Ketchup and mustard have had their moment in the summer sun. Make room for this sweet and savory peanut marinade and your guests will thank you.

    Get the recipe: Kalyn's Kitchen

  • Budget Bytes

    Peanut Butter Recipes: Peanut Butter Hummus

    We all love a little celery-sticks-and-peanut-butter action, but may we suggest mixing up the dip with this PB hummus when you're feeling adventurous? Chickpeas may keep you feeling full and decrease snacking on processed foods, says a study in Appetite.

    Get the recipe: Budget Bytes