Peanut, Peanut Butter

January 25, 2012

in blogger meetup, dessert, snacks, vegetarian

Had an impromptu blind date with fellow actress and food blogger Amy yesterday!


Since it was National Peanut Butter Day, I called about 10 businesses to see if they carried any appropriate creamy, nutty treats for our meetup. To my surprise, only 3 did; forgot that one was completely allergen-free – and I think I offended them (sorry).

PB Pinkberry was what I was jonesing for, but it had already been discontinued at the closest location. Went with the next best option:


Don’t think I’ve ever been to Twirl and NOT overloaded my cup with a smorgasbord of at least different 5-6 flavors/fruits/toppings. In honor of this national holiday, I showed a lot of restraint – just FroYo…


…and Peanut Butter Chips…


…pleased to say it satisfied my craving!


We parted just as the sun went to sleep.



Wasn’t too hungry at dinnertime, so I ate melon and miso


…then around 10pm, I broke into the only Peanut Butter left in the house (from our Halloween stash)


All that sugar had me craving salt – two handfuls of Pretzel Crisps before bed!


A little trivia – one of my first professional gigs was singing the “Peanut, Peanut Butter – and Jelly” song for The Merrill Staton Children’s Voices. I have never heard the finished product – if anyone remembers growing up listening to this recording, please let me know – I’ve been curious about the end result my entire life!!!

Are you allergic to peanuts? If not, did you celebrate yesterday?


1 Sarah Jordan January 25, 2012 at 8:59 am

I remember that song!

2 Lynn at The Actors Diet January 25, 2012 at 9:24 am

was it the version sung by the merrill staton children’s voices?!?

3 Jacky January 25, 2012 at 9:13 am

I am so thankful that I am not allergic to peanuts, I love love love PB. And yes I certainly did celebrate; pb&j breakfast, ants on a log snack and pb smoothie for dinner. Love those skyline pics.

4 Cindy January 25, 2012 at 10:52 am

I had a pb&J lunch and a Peanut butter cookie Larabar for a late afternoon snack. Love me some peanut butter!

5 Emily January 25, 2012 at 11:18 pm

I don’t know what I would do if I was allergic to peanuts! I love PB!
I didn’t do much to celebrate yesterday- just had waffles with peanut butter for breakfast. But, I did with So Delicious’ National Peanut Butter Day Giveaway! I’ll be getting a prize package from Justin’s Nut Butter- so excited! <3

6 Lynn at The Actors Diet January 25, 2012 at 11:59 pm

Congrats! Justin’s is my favorite!!!

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