Keep your New Years Resolutions with PB2
Whether you are resolving to lose a few pounds, run your first marathon, or just build a few healthier habits, adding PB2 to your diet can help you meet your fitness goals. With 90% less fat and almost 70% fewer calories than traditional peanut butter, PB2 is a nutritious and flavorful addition to any recipe. We’ve rounded up a few healthy eating tips and recipe ideas that will make you excited to stick to your New Year’s resolutions.
Don’t miss breakfast
Eating breakfast can help you control your blood sugar, reach a healthy weight and keep you energized and focused throughout. day. However, it can be easy to skip your first meal of the day when you are rushing out the door in the morning.
Prepare yourself for busy mornings by making a batch of our Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Cookies for an easy and healthy meal you can grab and eat on the go.
Fuel up before and after your workouts
The right fuel will help you work out harder so you can get the results you want. Make sure to eat something with healthy carbohydrates for an energy boost before you hit the gym and a snack with a hearty dose of protein to help restore your muscles when you finish your workout.
Sip on a fruit-filled snack like a PB2 Organic Green Smoothie to energize before you exercise and pop a few Peanut Butter Banana Protein Muffins into your gym bag to enjoy on your way home to help you get the nutrition you need and optimize your fitness gains.
Lighten up your favorite meals
Starting on a fitness journey doesn’t mean that you have to give up the foods you love. By making simple substitutes, you can enjoy your favorite meals while also meeting your healthy resolutions.
For example, you can swap out low-carb spaghetti squash for rice noodles and PB2 for full-fat peanut butter for a veggie-packed and full-flavored version of your favorite Pad Thai. For nutritious take-out fake out inspiration, check out this PB2 Pad Thai recipe courtesy of Shaw Simple Swaps.
Don’t forget dessert
If you ignore your nagging sweet tooth for too long, you may end up overdoing it when you finally give into your cravings. Treat yourself to wholesome indulgences that will satisfy your desire for dessert without messing up your fitness goals.
Prepare batches of snacks that are sweet and healthy like Skinny Chocolate Peanut Butter Freezer Pops and PB2 Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups and pop them in the freezer to pull out when you’re in the mood for something decadent.