Make Your Own Peanutty Butter
All that rich peanut taste, with only one-third the calories

Don't get too stuck on this delicious spread. Blending creamy peanut butter with silky tofu cuts the calories and fat by nearly two-thirds. Spread it on a whole-grain cracker or use it as a dip for apple slices and raw veggies. It's the perfect high-protein snack. Plus, a dollop makes a wickedly good topping for your favorite fat-free chocolate pudding.

1 cup silky tofu, drained (about 9 ounces)
1/3 cup peanut butter
4 teaspoons honey
2 teaspoons lime juice

To Prepare:

Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend or process until smooth. Add a few teaspoons of water if necessary. Store in refrigerator

Yield: 1 1/2 cups; 12 (2-tablespoon) servings

Prep Tip: Remember to stir before serving.

Nutritional Values: Fat: 5 g. Carbohydrates: 4 g. Protein: 4 g. Calories: 67 kcal