Bread has been my problem for years now. So I have cut it out as much as I can--and have started eating more "natural"
peanut butter to curb my appetite. It keeps you fuller longer and makes for a great snack.
So while most of us have been intimidated by eating peanut butter--here are some great facts related to peanut butter and weight loss--along with it being good for your heart.
So now when I am hungry--I just get some peanut butter--and I feel full--prior to diving into other snacks that don't keep me full.
Dip apple slices in peanut butter
Spread peanut butter onto a banana cut in half lengthwise
Have a serving of dry roasted, reduced-salt nuts as a snack
Spread peanut butter onto celery stalks
Make your own trail mix with dried fruit and roasted nuts
Have a peanut butter on whole grain bread for lunch
Try peanut butter on toast or an English muffin at breakfast
Spread peanut butter onto reduced-salt saltine crackers or whole wheat crackers
Try peanut butter spread on tortilla or tortilla chips
Spread peanut butter onto rice- or popcorn-cakes
Mix nuts in with air popped or low-fat microwave popcorn
And here is the article regarding the benefit of peanut butter and weight loss.