Peanuts. They are high in protein, fiber, and healthy fats. They are also quite filling and are considered a staple of a typical weight loss or strength-building diet. However, a good portion of people are unfortunately allergic to peanuts, so it would be difficult for them to celebrate National Peanut Month.
Good thing the internet exists, because we want everyone to have themselves a great National Peanut Month even if they are allergic. We found 7 unique recipes you must try for yourself, and yes some of them make use of amazingly common peanut alternatives.
Oatmeal has always been a household name for a healthy way to start the day, and this peanut butter-oatmeal fusion is guaranteed to not just get your body pumping, but your muscles growing too.
2. Peanut Butter Overnight Oats Recipe
Taste this easy, peanut butter overnight oats recipe that you can take with you wherever you go. Go ham on the seeds for added flavor and fiber.
3. NUT FREE ‘PEANUT’ BUTTER CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
National Peanut Month doesn’t have to be exclusively for those who don’t have problems eating peanuts. Just check out this nut-free “peanut butter” chocolate chip cookies recipe. The secret? Sunflower butter!
4. Easy 5 Minute Cookie Butter
Cookies can have that peanut taste to them if you pick the right ones, and this recipe will definitely show just that. The recipe calls for gingersnap cookies which could be someone’s reminder of grandma’s hug. And hey, it’s quite healthy too, so long as you don’t overeat this buttery hug on a spoon.
5. Sunflower-Soy Butter
If you’re craving for peanut butter, but you have problems with peanuts or you’re just looking for a healthier alternative, why not make this healthy “nut sub” peanut butter made of sunflower and soy?
6. Texas Bowl With Nut-Free Nacho Cheese (sunflower seed sub)
Who says National Peanut Day will all just be about desserts and snacks? Why not go for a bigger meal deserving of this month like this filling Nut-Free Texas Bowl? The best part? It’s almost like an authentic Texan cuisine. Almost.
For the Nut-Free Nacho Cheese:
For the Barbecue Tempeh:
For the Salad:
7. One-Bowl Quinoa and Date Sugar Brownies
Brownies are so notorious for being all-around good and just certified delicious regardless of the recipe. The problem is, some non-peanut eaters just can’t eat them as peanuts and brownies just go well together. For those who want brownies minus the food sensitivity problems, here’s a brownie recipe that’s not just nut-free, but also gluten-free and vegan!
National Peanut Month is the best month to go and test new snacks and recipes that revolve around the beloved and much snacked-on peanut. Feel free to try any one or all of the recipes above, especially if you’re looking for something that will make you say “I can’t believe it’s not peanut!”
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