Spring recipes for shoppers: Protein power

Help shoppers take their spring cooking to the next level by suggesting these protein-rich recipes to whip up this season. Spring is in the air and peanuts are on the plate; with the weather warming up, we’re ready to get out there and start moving!

Whatever your spring plans are, don’t forget to fuel your days with protein-packed peanuts and peanut butter. Whether it’s a spoonful of peanut butter in the morning or a handful of peanuts in the afternoon, this versatile snack also contains heart-healthy fats and are naturally 100% cholesterol-free.

Check out these recipes to offer shoppers some springtime cooking inspiration:

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps – Packing a slight kick of spice, these fresh, vibrant turkey lettuce wraps are sure to make their way onto shoppers’ weekly menu rotation. Can be made vegetarian with tofu, as well. To serve four, you’re looking at 1 tbsp of peanut oil, ¼ cup of peanut butter and 3 tbsp of chopped peanuts, and each serving offers 30 g of protein. 
PB Smoothie Peanut Butter Smoothie – Whether you need a quick breakfast or a tasty recovery drink, this peanut butter smoothie is sure to satisfy the tastebuds! It only takes 2 tbsp of peanut butter and 1 cup of milk to get 18.5 g of protein in one smoothie.
Put-an-egg-on-it Miso Peanut Noodles Put-an-egg-on-it Miso Peanut Noodles – Eggs aren’t just for breakfast! This filling must-make meal features eggs on a bed of delicious miso peanut noodles, topped with bok choy, green onions and peanuts. The recipe calls for ¼ cup of peanut butter and 1 tbsp of peanut oil, and each serving boasts 23 g of protein.
Peanut Butter Hummus Peanut Butter Hummus – For a protein kick, try a simple and delicious snack of hummus and colourful veggies. Prepare the hummus and cut the veggies the night before for a quick and healthy afternoon snack that won’t spoil dinner appetites. The recipe requires ¼ cup of peanut butter to make 2 cups of hummus, and every 2-tbsp serving delivers 1.5 g of protein.