The Peanut Hottie Blog

Updated: Mar 9

As the cold weather sets in and the leaves fall from the trees, it’s natural to crave something a little more hearty and warming to start the day. We’ve put together some of our favourite Peanut Hottie autumn breakfast ideas to get you mornings off to the best start.

Peanut Hottie pancakes

Ingredients

  • 250g Peanut Hottie powder, mixed to a paste with water

  • 50g unsalted butter

  • 6 tbsp maple serum

  • 300g self-raising flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tbsp golden caster sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 350ml milk

Method

  • Heat the Peanut Hottie powder, butter and maple syrup in a pan for 2 minutes, before setting aside to cool.

  • Mix the flour, baking powder, sugar and a pinch of salt in a large bowl. Crack in the eggs and whisk. Add the milk and ¾ of the peanut butter mixture and whisk to combine.

  • Add some butter to a frying pan, add 2 tbsp of batter to make small pancakes, making sure there's space between each. Cook until bubbles start to form on the surface, then flip and cook on the other side.

  • Serve the pancakes with the remaining peanut butter sauce, maple syrup and fruit, if using.

Peanut Hottie and banana porridge

The perfect breakfast to keep you warm and fuller for longer!

Ingredients

  • 160g Rolled Oats

  • 1.2l unsweetened almond milk

  • 2 tbsp sultanas or raisins

  • ¼ tsp cinnamon

  • 2 bananas, sliced

  • 4 tsp Peanut Hottie, mixed into a paste with water

Method

  • Place the oats, milk, sultanas and cinnamon into a saucepan with a pinch of salt. Cook over medium heat until smooth and thick. Make sure you stir frequently and add a splash of milk depending on the texture you like.

  • Serve the porridge, top with sliced banana and dollop Peanut Hottie on the top as you desire

Peanut Hottie breakfast bars

Ingredients

  • 450g oats

  • 200g Peanut Hottie powder, mixed to a paste with water

  • 3 tbsp coconut oil

  • 300g milk chocolate

Method

  • Grease a 9 x 9 inch, or similar, brownie tin with butter or coconut oil

  • Combine your peanut butter and coconut oil in a large bowl and melt together.

  • Once they are liquid, you can stir in your oats. Mix well, and tip into your square tin. Press down firmly with the back of a spoon.

  • Melt the chocolate and drizzle over the top of your oat mixture.

  • Pop in the fridge to set - they should be ready in about an hour.

Take a look at our recipe page for more fantastic Peanut Hottie recipes.

Updated: Mar 9

For vegans, every day is a celebration of plant-based diets. But when Nov. 1 rolls around, it’s worth taking a little extra effort to think of ways to celebrate World Vegan Day. This special day showcases a cruelty-free lifestyle and all the reasons why vegans choose to adopt it. Plus, it is also a wonderful chance for individuals to highlight everything they love about veganism. We’ve compiled a list of how to celebrate below.

1. Expand your knowledge November 1st is the perfect day to expand your knowledge regarding veganism. Maybe you could read a new book, watch a documentary or read up on the latest research - you can never know enough about a topic.

2. Try a new recipe Celebrate World Vegan Day by trying out a new recipe. This is especially ideal if you tend to stick to the same meals every week. There are so many delicious recipes out there! Check out our blog for some of our favorite Peanut Hottie recipes

3. Cook for non-vegans

While you're at it, share your delicious meal ideas with people who typically do not eat vegan meals. This can be anyone from your co-workers to your family. It's an awesome way to share a little piece of your world. It's a lovely way to spread awareness, too.

4. Make a vegan beauty product

Veganism doesn't stop at the food on your plate. The products that you put on your body make a difference, too. And since homemade beauty products are all about the natural ingredients, there's a good chance that you already have ingredients in your kitchen. Start with something simple, like mixing lavender oil with coconut oil to make luscious shaving cream.

5. Enjoy some sweets

Being vegan doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy delicious sweets. Free From Fellows are sugar free, gelatin free and gluten free, whilst still being mouth wateringly tasty!

Updated: Mar 9

Halloween is here and pumpkins are plentiful! To help you take advantage of this fantastic ingredient, we’ve put together a list of our favourite Peanut Hottie & pumpkin recipes to get you into the spooky spirit!


Peanut butter banana bread


Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey

  • 3/4 cup Peanut hottie

  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • 1 tsp vanilla

  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional) + for sprinkling on top

  • 3 eggs

Method

  • Preheat your oven to 180°c and line a loaf pan with greaseproof paper

  • Combine all ingredients except chocolate chips in a large bowl. Stir until thoroughly combined.

  • Fold in chocolate chips

  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the loaf comes out clean and the top of the loaf is completely set.

  • Remove from the oven and let cool for 30 minutes before enjoying.

Pumpkin peanut butter cookies

Pumpkin cookies are delicious, peanut butter cookies are incredible, what could be better than enjoying the best of both worlds?


Ingredients

  • 1 egg

  • 1/2 cup peanut hottie

  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree

  • 1/3 cup sugar

  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/3 cup flour

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180°c. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the egg, peanut butter, pumpkin, sugar and syrup. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth.

  • Add the pumpkin pie spice, salt, baking soda and flour and beat again until a sticky dough forms.

  • Using a small cookie scoop, drop the dough onto the baking sheet, spacing the cookies at least 2" apart. Repeat until all the dough has been used.

  • Gently flatten the cookies with your hands and sprinkle with sugar. Bake on the centre rack for 11 - 13 minutes.

  • Remove from the oven and allow the cookies to cool for 10 minutes on the pan before transferring them to a wire rack to finish cooling.

4 ingredient peanut butter cups

What can be better than a fudgy, peanut butter-y pumpkin filling, covered in delicious chocolate?


Ingredients

  • 2 cups dark chocolate chips

  • 1 cup Peanut Hottie

  • 1/4 cup sticky sweetener

  • 1/4-1/2 Cup pumpkin puree

Method

  • Line an 18 count mini muffin tin with muffin liners and set aside.

  • In a microwave-safe bowl or over a pan of simmering water, melt 1 1/2 cups of the chocolate chips of choice. Divide the melted chocolate amongst the mini muffin liners, two-thirds full. Use your spoon to ensure the sides are coated with chocolate. Refrigerate.

  • In a mixing bowl, add your smooth peanut butter and sticky sweetener of choice until combined. add 1/4 cup of pumpkin puree and mix until fully combined and smooth.

  • Pour pumpkin peanut butter mixture evenly amongst the hardened chocolate cups. Melt the remaining chocolate chips and cover each cup completely. Refrigerate until firm.

A delectably delicious, defatted low calorie peanut butter powder perfect for spreading on toast, snacks and using in baking, drinks and smoothies

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