Protein Desserts

14 Delicious Healthy Peanut Butter Recipes

These heavenly and healthy peanut butter recipes will satisfy your PB cravings forever (without ruining your diet).

Keep scrolling to check out our favourite healthy peanut butter recipes.

healthy peanut butter recipes

Find yourself reaching for the peanut butter jar more than 3 times a day?

Got multiple jars on the go at all times – one at home, one at work and one at your significant other’s?

Think about re-evaluating your friendship with those who don’t have the same stance as you on the crunchy/smooth debate?

If you answered yes to all three questions, you might just be obsessed with peanut butter.

But don’t worry, because although it has a fair few calories, your favourite nutty spread is actually pretty good for you. It’s brimming with protein, fibre and heart-healthy monounsaturated fats (just make sure you buy peanut butter that contains no added sugar or palm oil).

Related: Health Benefits Of Peanut Butter

1. No-Bake Snickers Cheesecake

This no-bake Snickers cheesecake is the healthy hybrid you’ve been waiting for.

Recipe here.

2. Peanut Butter Brownie Bombs

protein ball recipeYou haven’t lived until you’ve tried peanut butter brownie bombs, with a huge 9g protein per ball.

Recipe here.

3. Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

peanut butter ice creamPeanut butter ice cream is rich, creamy, addictive… and contains no refined sugar. Peanut butter win!

Recipe here.

4. 5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Jelly Cups

To make these little cups of PB&J heaven, all you’ll need are 5 ingredients and a spare 20 minutes, and you’ll be on the road to pure peanut butter bliss.

Recipe here.

5. Asian Peanut Butter Sesame Chicken

Peanut butter chickenWho said peanut butter was just for desserts? Switch up your meal prep for this Asian-inspired peanut butter chicken.

Recipe here.

6. 4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge

peanut butter fudgeThe only thing better than peanut butter is peanut butter fudge.

Recipe here.

7. Low-Carb Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

peanut butter cookies

These flourless peanut butter cookies are everything you need to stop going crazy on those low-carb days.

Recipe here.

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8. Steak & Speedy Peanut Sauce

steak with peanut sauceThis speedy little peanut butter sauce makes the perfect weeknight flavour-punch for your favourite steak.

Recipe here.

9. Triple Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Cake

protein cakeBet you can eat a slice faster than you can say ‘triple chocolate peanut butter protein cake’.

Recipe here.

10. Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Mug Cake

protein mug cakeMade in minutes, this sticky, sweet protein mug cake will curb your cravings without jeopardising your macro-goals.

Recipe here.

11. Peanut Butter & Cinnamon Stuffed Apples

peanut butter applesLike an inside-out, nutritious apple pie with a melt-in-the-middle peanut butter core.

Recipe here.

12. Chewy Chickpea & PB Cookies

chickpea cookiesChickpeas make the best carb swap-out for cookies (and you definitely can’t taste the chickpeas).

Recipe here.

13. Peanut Butter Oat Smoothie Bowl

baobab powder recipesBowlful of peanut butter goodness that actually passes as healthy, anyone? Yep, we thought so.

Recipe here.

14. Low-Cal Peanut Butter Protein Cheesecake

protein cheesecakeThis tasty cheesecake means you really can have your cake and eat it (without sacrificing your diet).

Recipe here.

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Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Editor & Qualified Nutritionist

Jennifer Blow has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master’s of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research.

Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living.

Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here.

In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.

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