Peanut butter is eaten every day of the year. However, there are two days when peanut butter is celebrated, and peanut butter gets recognized on both days.
Whether you prefer your peanut butter smooth, chunky, or natural, it is can be put in a sandwich for lunch. Peanut butter is a perfect addition for any snack. It goes with practically everything: crackers, pretzels, celery, carrots, apples, bananas, chocolate, and much more.
Peanut butter is included as an ingredient in many recipes, especially cookies and candies.
Most people know about peanut butter and jelly sandwich, but some people combine peanut butter with pickles, mayonnaise, olives, onion, horseradish, or bacon in a sandwich.
Elvis is said to have liked sandwiches made with peanut butter, banana and bacon while Hemingway is said to have liked thick onion slices in a peanut butter sandwich.
The average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before he or she graduates from high school.
Peanut butter has been popular since the early 1900s, but no one knows who invented it. Today, it is an $800 million industry dominated by household names such as Jif, Skippy, and Peter Pan.
Peanut butter is a healthy food. It is an excellent source of protein and healthy fats, and can help reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. Peanut butter has been known to help lower glucose in diabetics.
For the healthiest choice of peanut butter, look for brands that have no oil or sugar added.
Celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day with a delicious peanut butter snack in honor of the occasion!