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Peanut butter, my beloved

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Peanut butter my dear friend, my comfort, is it time to say goodbye? I've been steadily reducing from 2 tbs to 1 tbs and now I'm at 1 tsp in my oatmeal. But if I could just get used to not having it in my oatmeal I could save some calories and fat. It's not even the natural peanut butter It's reduced fat skippy. You know why I like the reduced fat? Because it has more sugar...I'm so gross. I used to collect empty jars of it and used then as decorations. I think I had 30 empty jars being used as vases at one point.

Maybe I'll make that a new fast break. Eating almond butter instead. Or maybe natural pb. But they taste so bla without the sugar. Should I just allow myself that 1 tsp a day?

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    there is nothing wrong with a limited amount of peanut butter. It can be a part of a healthy diet. as long as you are not going over on your calorie or fat allowance. all things in moderation emoticon
    1755 days ago
    Limit it, don't remove it completely. I LOVE PEANUT BUTTER!
    1755 days ago
  • MSGO72
    I say go for it! If you deny yourself it may trigger a binge.
    1755 days ago
    I love peanut butter too. Just seeing the title of your blog has me wanting to go grab the jar from the cabinet.

    but I've eaten a healthy breakfast and I'm not the least bit hungry, so I will do my best to abstain

    for now emoticon
    1755 days ago
  • SOFT_VAL67
    peanut butter is a big downfall for me as well
    i buy the bigger jars and go thru one in a week....
    i had no problem trading oatmeal for raisin bran, then trading raisin bran for prunes and yogurt...
    but giving up peanut butter is a bigger issue
    and i know the calories, fat and sugar i would save
    i know i would probably be better off getting protein from fish or eggs or cottage cheese
    but that is on my new years list, to cut back on peanut butter emoticon
    1755 days ago
    I say yes, limit it, until you can live without it. If that day doesn't come, it's okay!
    1755 days ago
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