Peanut Butter and Jelly Day! [w/ new Energy Bites Recipe!]

Peanut Butter and Jelly Day! [w/ new Energy Bites Recipe!]

Happy National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day!

Lately, I’ve only been giving you posts on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, but today is just too special to pass up!  If you didn’t know, I’m a huge peanut butter and jelly fan.  I would follow it on a world tour if it did one.

My husband is an even bigger fan of it.  If he had a tattoo, it would probably be of a PBJ sandwich.  This, of course, only reinforces my obsession as it leads me to attempt all kinds of recipes using both peanut butter and jelly.

Thus, in honor of National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day (which truly does deserve a day of its own) I’ve...

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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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