Peanut Butter-Raspberry Swirl Bars

Peanut Butter-Raspberry Swirl Bars

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Sometimes, the entire first 15 minutes of my morning is spent lying half-awake in bed.  I’m trying to pretend there’s no such thing as having to get out of bed and be an adult.  Also wishing for the cat to have a snooze button.

This morning though, I got right up, stretched, put on my Fitbit (can’t let my family win!), made some coffee (to become a whole person), heated a couple of these delicious things for my hubby’s breakfast, and then whipped up a batch of Peanut Butter-Raspberry Swirl Bars.

Um, did you catch that?  All of that was the first 15 minutes of my day.  Quite possibly the first 10.

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Peanut Butter Blondies

Peanut Butter Blondies

Yep.  Still baking.  

Nope.  No pumpkin today.

There was no getting around today's unmistakable peanut butter vibe.  And whenever I get that feeling, I know it's going to be a good day!

Now, there are lots of ways to have a peanut butter day.  Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are, of course, a fantastic, tried-and-true option... but maybe a little too many carbs all at once for this point in my bikini competition prep.  Low-carb PBJ Pinky Print cookies are certainly a good alternative... but maybe this time I only want the peanut butter flavor.  Actually, peanut butter straight out of the jar (or even on a super-quick protein pancake) is almost always my first choice - but today I wanted to make something to share!

 

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