This post brought to you by National Peanut Board. All opinions are 100% mine.

I LOVE peanut butter for breakfast  – it’s the plant-based protein punch I need to get my day started. My favorite weekday breakfast starts with an organic frozen waffle toasted until crispy and then spread with organic peanut butter while still hot so it melts into the waffle. I then add a squiggle of warm organic maple syrup and fresh blueberries. Oh my, I can’t tell you how delicious this is. Just thinking about it has me ready to go pop a waffle into the toaster oven to enjoy it for dinner.

Peanut Butter and Banana Stuffed French Toast

When I have a little more time, I like to make organic French Toast and serve it with a layer of sliced bananas, peanut butter, and maple syrup. Sometimes I change it up and put a fried egg in place of the banana. There’s something about the salty and sweet tastes meeting that I can’t resist it.

I also like to have celery sticks, apple slices, or a banana with peanut butter for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. I’ve also been known to eat a spoonful of peanut butter right from the jar when the late at night hit.  When I travel I take peanut butter and crackers along in case their aren’t vegetarian options available – they can be enjoyed in place of any mean and the taste of ground peanuts with their light and natural sweetness works every time to keep me satisfied.

Peanut Butter Fun Facts

  • Did you know that 90% of American pantries have at least one jar of peanut butter in it.
  • Peanut butter is budget-friendly. On average, peanut butter costs 16 cents per ounce, that’s enough for a sandwich!
  • A 12-ounce jar of peanut butter is made from about 540 peanuts.
  • The largest peanut butter factory in the world puts out 250K jars every day!
  • The peanut industry adds more than $4 billion dollars to the US economy every year.
  • If you’re an average American, you consume more than 6 pounds of peanuts & peanut butter products every year!
  • By the time a child graduates from high school he/she will have eaten 1500 PB&J sandwiches!
  • Peanut butter is enjoyed in 90% of US households & we collectively eat more than 10 billion PB&J sandwiches.

Peanut Butter Fun Facts

National Breakfast Month

Did you know that September is National Breakfast Month? I didn’t, but it makes sense because it’s a great time to remind parents to fuel their kids for their day at school with proper nutrition. Peanut Butter is one ingredient that can help make that happen. It provides protein, fiber, and good fats that can help to keep your little one fueled until lunchtime and it can do to the same for you.

Peanut Butter Nutritional Values

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Want more Peanut Butter Fun Facts? Visit the National Peanut Board website. You can also find additional nutritious Peanut Butter for Breakfast recipes there as well. Connect with the National Peanut Board via Twitter or Facebook for even more ideas, recipes, tips, and ways to incorporate peanut butter into your family’s breakfast routine.

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