peanut butter

Thai Curried Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is one of those basic dishes that is subject to endless tinkering. I’ve experimented with countless iterations of chicken salad, adding this and swapping that, and I’ve shared several alternative chicken salad recipes on this blog (classic chicken salad with chevre and chicken salad with avocado and lime).  I wanted to try an Asian […]

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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Skillet Cookie

  When I started making this skillet cookie on Friday morning, I thought I could make it passable as baked oatmeal – a nice, healthy-but-slightly-indulgent breakfast treat. After tinkering with the proportions and flavors, though, I quickly realized that this is no baked oatmeal recipe. Instead, this is a delicious, decadent oatmeal cookie baked in […]

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Quinoa in the Morning: Two Ways!

My new favorite breakfast has been experimenting with quinoa. I’ve made sweet and savory variations over the last few weeks that I’m excited to share. These dishes are easy to make, and they cook for 15 minutes, giving you time to wake up, get breakfast started, and enjoy a cup of tea (or rush around […]

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{Crock Pot} Skinny Thai Peanut Chicken

If you aren’t using PB2 in everything yet, you’re late to the party. Consider this your official invitation. PB2 is all natural powdered peanut butter with 80% of the calories removed. They’re just…gone. I love cooking with PB2 in sweet and savory dishes, in oatmeal, cookies, smoothies, you name it.  This recipe is a lightened-up […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars with Cinnamon

I don’t usually go in for the no-bake desserts. But I do usually go in for peanut butter. By the truckload spoonful. This is a variation of a classic peanut butter and chocolate no-bake bar recipe that is wildly popular and extremely simple. In my iteration, I’ve stirred in cinnamon (because I think it’s really […]

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