National Peanut Butter Day?

So I just found out from Julie of Peanut Butter Fingers that today is National Peanut Butter day! Heck yeah! What’s funny is that I didn’t even have a clue when I had my breakfast this morning!

My very first OOIAJ (OvernightΒ Oats In A Jar)!

I actually think I prefer the overnight version to the cooked version! So yummy and INCREDIBLY filling! Kept me satisfied for 5 hours! Wanna know what’s in the bowl jar? Of course you do!

Peanut Buttery OOIAJ: (serves 1)

  • About 2 tablespoons of peanut butter leftover in the jar
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Combine all ingredients in your waning PB jar and allow to set in the fridge overnight.

When I pulled the jar out of the fridge this morning, it was SUPER thick thanks to the chia seeds! I added a little extra almond milk and topped the oats with 1 medium-sized apple cooked on the stove with a little cinnamon and some 18 Rabbits Granola courtesy of Christin!


I dined on some leftover Southwestern Chicken & Black Bean Soup for lunch this afternoon with 3 mini corn muffins (recipe from Bob’s Red Mill website). I think it tasted even better heated up than it did the first day! I love it when that happens!

I love making muffins in my mini-muffin tin! Aren’t they cute? πŸ™‚

When I got home from work, I threw together a little workout snack! Heavy on the “threw together,” light on the workout…as in NOT one! Oh well, there’s always tomorrow!

I’ve been known to use a raw portobello mushroom cap as a vessel for delivery of just about anything. Today I wanted TJ’s tomato basil hummus, shredded zucchini and sliced tomatoes. May look weird, but, trust me, it WAS (keyword) delicious!

Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m off to celebrate National PB Day make dinner!

Hmm, wonder what I’m making?

Did any of you know that it was National PB Day? Did you celebrate?

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27 Responses to National Peanut Butter Day?

  1. I didn’t know until a few minutes ago! I celebrate everyday, but I’ve already had PB twice today. Does that count? πŸ™‚

  2. Olivia says:

    I had no idea it was national peanut butter day until reading Julie’s blog either!! Thank goodness I had a whopping 1/4 cup (unintentionally!) today anyway! I just found your blog via cleaneatingchelsey and I’m absolutely HOOKED! I mean almond crunch french toast…holy yum you’ve captured all my senses! I have a feeling a lot of your recipes are in my near future… πŸ˜‰ I’m new to the bloggie world, so feel free to check out my blog and give feedback or whatever if you want. I’m officially subscribed to yours-like I said, hooked!

  3. Happy PB day!!!! My husband would like you to know that “he wins” b/c he ate pb at midnight last night and had it first. bhahahaha!

    Can’t wait to see what you’re cooking! don’t forget to take some photos for What I Ate Wednesday this Wed! =)

  4. National Peanut Butter Rocks!!! I found out about it today too!!! It is so AMAZING!!! I love that they have a whole day just for Peanut Butter.

    I really need to try OOIAJ ASAP!!! πŸ™‚

  5. I totally learned it was Peanut Butter Day just a few hours ago.

    So I celebrated by adding some pb to our salted butter rice crispy treats. πŸ™‚

    I loved hot oats in a jar! Can’t wait to try overnight oats!

  6. Does that mean I’m justified in taking a spoon to my peanut butter jar? πŸ˜‰

    those oats look amaaaaaaziiiingggg


  7. Jenny says:

    Celebrating National PB day without even knowing it πŸ˜‰ lol love it! Ahh i can’t wait to make my OIAJ or OOIAJ! I’m almost there πŸ™‚

  8. Nice looking OOIAJ girlfriend!! And I celebrate National Peanut Butter day, well… everyday!! πŸ™‚

  9. I ALWAYS CELEBRATE— that means i always have pb everyday ahha.. love the new headers!! you change it every post, right?? its cool! and very exciting!

  10. Hooray for national peanut butter day! Glad you got to enjoy celebrating! πŸ˜‰ Surprisingly, I didn’t have any PB yesterday which is actually a bit unusual, haha!

  11. Love the use of the ‘bella as a vessel for delicious eating. And how cool from your last post that you got to meet Heather. Two awesome Heathers in one visit!!

  12. The overnight oats in a jar sound delicious with peanut butter, i like the addition of chia seeds too!

  13. Kelsey says:

    exciting! happy peanut butter day my dear!!! <3
    wow that is the best mushroom cap meal i have ever seen!!! looks so hearty and nourishing <3

  14. Kayla says:

    I really want to try portabello mushrooms as a burger! Mmm!

  15. Anastasia says:

    Love overnight oats! Easiest, most delicious breakfast ever? I say yes! :]

    That portobello concoction looks pretty darn amazing. I might have to try that out!

  16. I didn’t know it was National PB day, darn! I agree about the overnight oats. I think I like them better than cooked. I’m not eating dairy right now though and tried a vegan version and they just weren’t the same. The greek yogurt really makes it I think. Your dinner looks like it will be yummy! πŸ™‚

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  18. SweetLikeTea says:

    I unintentionally celebrated with chocolate PB and ice cream…
    for dinner.

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