With their fiber, protein, vitamin E, and folate content, peanuts can certainly pack a big punch. In honor of National Peanut Month, pack more peanuts into your daily diet. Listed below are a few recipes that you will definitely enjoy.
- Spicy nuts. Do you want to keep your peanut snack simple? Just add a few spices and you’re done. This recipe calls for chili powder, cumin, sugar, curry powder, garlic powder, cayenne powder, and, of course, peanuts. Find the recipe here.
- Breakfast loaf. If you lack energy in the morning, skip your cup of coffee and try eating a slice of breakfast loaf bread instead. This recipe is for peanut butter and banana loaf. Beyond the usual bread ingredients, this recipe also calls for ripe bananas, peanut butter, applesauce, and coconut flour.
- Salad dressing. Want to jazz up your traditional salad? Add Thai ingredients and a peanut-flavored salad dressing. The recipe for the peanut dressing calls for peanut butter, lime juice, honey, rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, Sesame oil, sriracha, ginger, and garlic. To add some festive flavor to your packed lunch, follow these
- Nutty soup. Winter is almost over but there’s still time to enjoy a delicious, homemade soup. This recipe combines two delicious flavors: peanut butter and butternut squash. To make this peanut butter/butternut squash soup you’ll need onion, chili, vegetable stock, garlic clove, coconut oil, and of course, peanut butter and butternut squash. It’s delicious and it tastes even better with buttery croutons on top.
- Peanut chicken. Peanuts go great with chicken, so why not make a Thai peanut chicken dish for dinner? Serve your chicken and peanut sauce with jasmine rice and you’re in for a treat. This recipe is made in a slow cooker and it requires a lot of delicious flavors, including coconut, soy sauce, honey, lime, sesame oil, garlic, cayenne pepper, cilantro, and, of course, peanuts and peanut butter.
- Tasty tofu. Looking for a vegan meal? Try spicy peanut-flavored tofu. This recipe calls for extra-firm tofu, garlic, ginger, and green onions. For the sauce, you’ll need soy sauce, rice vinegar, peanut butter, agave nectar, vegetable stock, and sriracha sauce. You can serve your tofu with noodles or rice.
- Peanut dessert. Lastly, you’re going to need a peanut-flavored dessert. How about homemade peanut brittle? This recipe is simple. All you need are roasted peanuts, sugar, corn syrup, baking soda, and butter. You’ll love it!