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Z says ...
that kid ate peanut butter for ONLY ONE year? i've been living on peanut butter for 10 (or more) years now. sounds strange, but i'm not a 'foodie' - i don't like anything. i live on peanut butter, bread (whole grain or wheat) fruit, dairy... and coffee. i also don't eat sugary products or products containing sugar. (yes, i have a borderline eating disorder - what's it going to do, kill me? when?!? i'm still here) THANK YOU! for the peanut butter coupon
03/05/2010 10:02:49 AM CST
Amber G says ...
I enjoy peanut on buckwheat pancakes with berries sprinkled on top. the peanut butter helps the berries stick! I also love dipping apple slices in peanut butter, but who doesn't? Thank you for the very generous giveaway. I love reading your blog!
03/05/2010 10:02:49 AM CST
Sue says ...
love it on a toasted english muffin - gets a bit melted and gooey - yum!
03/05/2010 10:03:00 AM CST
Lance says ...
Ooh, I LOVE natural PB!! And - it's the BEST mixed with vanilla yogurt! Just like eating candy!
03/05/2010 10:04:39 AM CST
Mary Arnold says ...
I put crunchy peanut butter in my vegetarian chili....It adds great texture and crunch...and also on my bagel......so Yummy!!! ;)
03/05/2010 10:05:42 AM CST
Stephanie S says ...
I could keep my girls in PB&J for a long time! :) And we eat peanut butter toast as a bedtime snack sometimes. Also makes great gluten-free peanut butter cookies.
03/05/2010 10:05:50 AM CST
Brooke says ...
Alright, so let me start by giving you a little background information... I have been a vegetarian since the eighth grade (I am now a Junior in high school), and as I'm sure you can understand, I desperately NEED protein from every possible source. At first it was hard... Any vegetarian from a family not practicing an alternative lifestyle will tell you that... I'd have pasta or canned Progresso minestrone for every meal and gained enough weight to let me know I was doing it all wrong. Living with my single mom, we couldn't really (and still can't) afford enough tofu (or any other alternative proteins geared specifically toward vegetarians), so my mother dug deep into the back of her head to try and remember anything I could eat that would keep me healthy, and my stomach free of meat. And then it hit her: Peanut butter. Every day since then I have had some variation of PB&J for lunch, replacing jelly with bananas, butter, cream cheese, apple butter, lemon curd - you name it, I've tried it. Now, when you eat THAT MUCH peanut butter, you're bound to get a little bored with just having it on sandwiches... So I turned my attention towards the culinary world. For once, my ancestral Jewish recipe box help no answers, and I had to look to the internet. I could never have imagined some of the things people do with the stuff! cookies, and pies - of course... But I never would have thought of casseroles, pet foods, and facial cleansers! George Washington Carver, King of creative peanut use himself, even went as far as to suggest farmers use peanuts to produce adhesives, meat tenderizers, massage oils, and hair dressings! While I personally think I would keep my peanut use to oral consumption, I've found that knowing it can do all of those things has inspired me to stop searching for what other people have tried and start coming up with my own uses. While I've come up with nothing so inventive yet, I've managed to use it in ways that have gained my a few odd looks... One might consider using melted peanut butter in place of other condiments with sweet potato fries, for example. All this business about peanut butter has sparked my family's interest, and now, while I remain the ONLY vegetarian, I've found that they're giving a lot more thought to alternative and healthy dietary choices. And that's all I really want - to bring good health to my family. And if a case of peanut butter is too overwhelming for my family... I guess I'll just have an even higher protein diet!
03/05/2010 10:07:24 AM CST
Karissa @ CardioFoodie says ...
I would eat apples with peanut butter and PBJ Oats everyday more than likely than not.
03/05/2010 10:07:25 AM CST
RC - RC Rambling says ...
Since my son is allergic to dairy proteins, we love the fats that peanut butter can provide, and he adores it daily. A case of peanut butter would go quickly around here - from sandwiches to cookies, alone on a spoon to eating it on a banana.
03/05/2010 10:08:22 AM CST
sarah says ...
I've always loved peanut butter, it sustained me in college as the perfect around the clock snack or meal. I grew up on peanut butter sandwiches, and still use it in cooking. This past year I realized how wonderful peanut butter was when I began working with hungry children, for many their families cannot afford regular meals. Thankful there are programs like free breakfasts and lunches at school and after school programs which serve dinner. These programs even provide weekend backpacks of food! In the backpacks are jars of peanut butter, to a child who worries about where their next meal will come from and who worries about their family members not having food, to be able to take a jar of peanut butter and other food items home to share is pure magic! This summer the backpack program I am involved with hopes to provide 50,000 units of peanut butter + other food items to children across the New Mexico! So for me, I would share a case of Peanut butter with others!
03/05/2010 10:08:29 AM CST
Megan says ...
What a timely post lol. I just posted a picture on facebook a couple nights ago of my boyfriend showing me the 'proper' way to put peanut butter on celery. I like cutting the celery in chunks and then dipping right in to the jar. He, on the other hand, believes in spreading the peanut butter out on an entire piece! While I do enjoy peanut butter on celery (and apples, that's my favorite late night snack) you just can't go wrong with a peanut butter and jelly sandwich - brings back memories of being 6!
03/05/2010 10:08:40 AM CST
Donna Hay says ...
If we won we would say Yum, Yum, Yum. There are four in our household ranging from 6 to 17 to 46 and we all love peanut butter. We eat it on sandwichs, celery, crackers, and spoons. We put it in cookies, mix it with pickles, marshmallow, bananas, you name we like. My son used to hoard jars under the sofa and his bed along with a spoon for emergencies when he was younger. He has outgrown that, thank goodness. If we won this he could rest easy knowing we would never run out of peanut butter-LOL. I would also share with my neighbors and the local food shelters. That is something I already do to show my kiddos the great feeling of helping others.
03/05/2010 10:08:57 AM CST
Amy Rettler says ...
I would make lots of peanut butter cookies for my husband!
03/05/2010 10:09:57 AM CST
Jeanette Quick says ...
I would donate it to a food pantry...no gourmet stuff, just feeding hungry kids GOOD food in High Point, NC.
03/05/2010 10:10:14 AM CST
Marilyn says ...
I love peanut butter with everything. I love peanut butter and dill pickle sandwiches. Or skip the bread altogether and spread the peanut butter right on a big slice of dill pickle. So satisfying! And no I'm not pregnant.
03/05/2010 10:10:17 AM CST
Elissa says ...
I love to use peanut butter in peanut butter cookies!! I love to use peanut butter in my cooking when I get the chance,just as much as I like using it in my baking. :) I eat peanut butter,honey and banana sandwiches too!!! So good!! (Chocolate added to the sandwich gives it a different taste too!) There are so many yummy ways to eat peanut butter!! When I was pregnant,at first I couldn't stand the smell of peanut butter..and later that was a lot of what I ended up eating to get my protein..(since I had high blood pressure issues). We went through a lot of peanut butter. :) My husband and son enjoy peanut butter too! If we got a whole case, I think we'd share some with some people who could really use it..and I'd make a bunch of peanut butter cookies. (No worries about using up all the peanut butter on cookies!) I like creamy style and my husband likes the crunchy style! I can eat peanut butter and not worry about the salt content !! So nice... It's hard to eat a no-salt,low salt diet! ;)
03/05/2010 10:10:42 AM CST
Jordan says ...
Peanut Butter is great. PB&J's in the mornings, it makes a great salad dressing, peanut butter cookies have been my fav forever.. not to mention the joy of eating it out of the jar... you can't go wrong..
03/05/2010 10:10:58 AM CST
Scargosun says ...
ooooo PB! Let me count the ways. -Heated up to a sauce consistency and poured over chocolate ice cream -Swirled in my homemade brownie batter -Dolloped on banana slices -In almost ALL my Thai recipes -PBnJ and marshmallow -PB and chocolate chip cookies There are too many to name! Most importantly though...for my doggies inside their Knogs...keeps them busy for a long time. :)
03/05/2010 10:11:58 AM CST
Brandi says ...
Well, my husband and my 1st grader both eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches every day for lunch. So, we go through quite a bit of it. Also, one of my favorite treats to make is my peanut butter custard bars... mmmm. If I had a case of peanut butter, I would make a whole lot of different things with it. Definitely including some ideas I read in the comments below and those PB&J pancakes you suggested!!!
03/05/2010 10:12:23 AM CST
Sara Weiss says ...
I LOVE peanut butter!! I eat it as a quickie in between classes just off a spoon. I only have a ten minute break, and they don't like it when the teacher is late :)
03/05/2010 10:13:01 AM CST
Leslie says ...
Thai peanut sauce is my addiction. I always have a container ready to go in the fridge. I love it on wraps, noodles, or a red cabbage salad. My husband uses it every morning on my homemade whole wheat multigrain toast.
03/05/2010 10:14:33 AM CST
Theresa says ...
We are a family of four, ovo-lacto vegetarians, so peanut butter is a great source of protein and happiness in our home. There are so many amazing uses for peanut butter, as a dip for apples, ants on a log, savory thai dishes, etc. But what we love Peanut Butter in the best is our sandwiches. We all have our own take on the classic PB&J (on whole wheat bread). My youngest daughter likes the traditional PB&J with strawberry preserves, my other daughter likes PB and Honey (organic clover), my favorite is PB and Banana, and my husband likes the oh-so-unhealthy fried PB & Banana, a la "The King", Elvis Presley. (uh-huh!) We <3 Peanut Butter!
03/05/2010 10:14:36 AM CST
Amanda says ...
My husband is a peanut butter fanatic! I like to add it to my morning oatmeal but he eats a spoonful a day with a handful of dark chocolate chips. We go through a jar of peanut butter a week!
03/05/2010 10:15:17 AM CST
Elizabeth says ...
I love peanut butter! Smooth, crunchy, honey flavored... it's all fantastic. I have peanut butter every morning with an apple or banana. I also love it in Asian cooking, peanut butter cookies, or just straight out of the jar. If I win the case of peanut butter, I'll definitely be trying your recipes above. I love exploring new ways of preparing familiar foods! : )
03/05/2010 10:15:26 AM CST
Chris Sumner says ...
I still am that little kid that you speak of that eats nothing but peanut butter. I always have a scoop of peanut butter on the side of my kashi Autumn Wheat cereal in the mornings topped off with blackberries, blueberries and bananas. After my workout, I will make a peanut butter protein shake followed by a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and for snacks, I dip all sorts of things into my peanut butter from vegetables to crackers or make an apple, peanut butter, lettuce sandwich. This is just the beginning of my experimentations with peanut butter and I once made pasta sauce with peanut butter. It was great. It's funny that I saw this on Twitter because I go through a family sized can of peanut butter by myself in about a week and a lot of people kind of know me from eating so much of it. The first conversation I ever had with my girlfriend of 2 years was about peanut butter! I wouldn't keep it all for myself, though. Peanut Butter is a great thing to send overseas to impoverished nations or to local food shelters because it has such a long shelf life, is inexpensive, and because it has so many calories. I would want to send some, if not all of it overseas to less fortunate people so they can experience the greatness that is peanut butter.
03/05/2010 10:16:24 AM CST

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