Probably anyone that knows me, knows of my affinity for Peanut Butter.
Peanut butter & chocolate, peanut butter & banana, peanut butter in a smoothie, peanut butter cookies, peanut butter straight out of the jar…
April 2nd was National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day.
Of all the dynamic duos that Peanut Butter is contributed to, PB & J may be my least favourite, never mind trite af.
Nevertheless, I decided to partake unflinchingly in it’s celebration this day.
I did a little research to find out wtf jelly actually is. This website explained that jelly is made from the juice of fruit while jam is made of crushed fruit. However, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, jam and preserves are to be considered the same thing.
If the U.S Food and Drug Admin thinks they are the same, then so will I, undoubtedly, forever. Also I imagine jelly having gelatine in it and meat is murder, people.
Without further ado,
My Groundbreaking and altogether Revolutionary PB & J Recipe:
- 2 slices of bread ( I used whole grain) toasted
- 2 tablespoons of jam ( I used strawberry)
- 3 tablespoons of peanut butter (I used all natural & smooth)
- optional : hemp seeds & honey (I used both)
Toast the bread. Slather the jam on one slice, peanut butter on the other. Sprinkle hemp hearts and drizzle honey on either slice. Place together. Voila
It was a thing of beauty and a reminder of an era bygone.