Not being one for fandangled, complicated recipes, when preparing a snack for either before or after a workout, I tend to go for something quick, simple, and versatile, and more often than not, involving peanut butter.
Not only does PB (and other nut butters) lend itself to speedy snacking, it is also delicious and nutritious. Creamy, crunchy, natural, almond, cashew, coconut-almond –each variety can be smeared and spread, dolloped and dipped into sweet and savoury combinations. Some of my favourite pairings include:
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And, of course, for the most time-strapped, grocery-poor, and purist of PB-lovers, it is also great simply as a spoon-to-mouth snack.