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Lemon Cashew Bars

Summertime and ice-cold lemonade go together like hot dogs on 4th of July! As we enter warm season, our taste buds gravitate toward citrus and berries, barbecues, and frozen treats. At the same time, lemons become a more frequent addition to our dishes during these sultry months of the year. Perhaps our bodies just know how much we need the extra fluid, electrolytes and vitamin C, which are all present in citrus.  This may explain our cravings for such tangy-sweet flavors.

You can substitute lemons for limes and vice versa, as your imagination commands. They are both very acidic but have pleasantly different tastes and aromas. As a matter of fact, most people can discern the distinct scents of lemon or lime while blindfolded. Fragrance aside, lemons have a slightly higher content of vitamin C when compared to limes.

When using these jewels of nutrition as ingredients in recipes they behave alike but provide distinct flavor results. For example, when looking to boost a sweet tang, lemons may work best; however, if the objective is to dull down a bit the sugar in a recipe,  limes will be a better fit.

Our Lemon Cashew Bars recipe was originally created with lemons, but recently tested using limes instead, and the results were just as delicious! The Lemon Cashew Bars are slightly less sweet- tasting than the ones prepared with limes when nothing else was modified. These bars are so easy to make, allowing you to stock up your refrigerator all summer long. That way you won’t be caught without a healthy snack anytime during your busiest days, and they can also be conveniently and neatly away for a picnic or car trip. You may find similar bars on grocery store shelves, but don’t be if surprised your homemade versions taste so much better! The secret is in the citrus zest, and of course, the top-quality ingredients you use at home. Just 4 ingredients, a food processor and your refrigerator— that’s all you’ll need! Let us know which homemade version you prefer, the lime or lemon? We are ready to experiment with orange and grapefruit as well. What do you think?

Lemon Cashew Bars

Lemon Cashew Bars

¾ cup of dates

2 tablespoons of lemon juice

Zest of one lemon

½ cup of Once Again Cashew Butter

½ cup of raw cashews

Using a food processor, start by combining the dates and lemon juice. Pulse until you achieve a homogeneous mixture. Then add the cashew butter and cashews. Lastly, add in the lemon zest. Place mixture in a baking pan about 4 x 8 inches in diameter, lined with parchment paper. Set in refrigerator for 4 hours, or for just 1 hour in freezer. Cut into bars and store in airtight container in refrigerator for up to 10 days.

Peanut Butter Jelly Oatmeal Bars

Healthy baking substitutions have become a popular way to continue to enjoy some of our favorite treats without feeling guilty! Among a variety of popular ingredient substitutions, removing eggs and adding apple sauce is a commonly used trick for those watching total calorie and fat in their diet. Have you ever wondered why that works? Or perhaps if it always works?

Using eggs in a baking recipe usually serves two main purposes. One is to add moisture, the other is to develop a desired consistency. Both of these outcomes can be achieved with applesauce. There are a few rules, however. To ensure a successful baking experience. When a cake recipe has a leavening agent such as baking powder, the eggs will add the moisture needed as the cake rises while baking. Applesauce can function in the same way in these recipes, and you can substitute ¼ cup of it for each egg in the recipe. Also adjust the baking powder up by 25-30% more and bake for just a few minutes longer, checking the cake with a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake before removing it from the oven.

For cookie recipes, the more appropriate substitution is for 1/3 cup of applesauce per egg. In this case, you may also use a sweetened applesauce and decrease the amount of refined white sugar the recipe requires.  The ideal times to use this substitution is for when the recipe has another source of moisture and fat in the recipe. For example, a recipe that calls for oil and eggs is a perfect candidate for apple sauce substitution. If the only source of moisture is the eggs, consider starting out by just substituting half the amount of eggs for applesauce.

As you can see below, in the recipe for Baked Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars, there are no eggs, instead we used applesauce. However, notice the additional fat source in the recipe is peanut butter which allows for this substitution to yield a perfectly baked treat! It makes it possible for those following a vegan or more plant-based diet to bake without compromising when it comes to flavor. This recipe is a gluten-free (use gluten-free certified oats) and vegetarian with  a vegan option, if you use maple syrup instead of the honey.

These bars are not very sweet. They rely on the jelly or jam you choose to use as a topping. Alternatively, you could double up on the honey or vegan sweetener and increase the oat flour to ¾ cup, if you desire a sweeter desert version versus a less sugary breakfast bar.

Once Again Nut Butter’s variety of products helps you stay in control of what you eat by offering you no salt, and unsweetened varieties for each of our nut and seed butters. When baking, choose which one you prefer and adjust the other ingredients in your recipe accordingly! The difference between eating pre-packaged cookies and homemade cookies is quantum, amounting to the ability to choose quality ingredients and keep your recipes clean, that is, free of additives. Once Again Nut Butter products were designed with rare marketplace ideals in mind. Minimal, highest quality ingredients allow each nut or seed flavor to really shine through no matter how you use the butters!

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Peanut Butter Jelly Oatmeal Bars

2 cups of oats

½ cup of oat flour

½ teaspoon of baking powder

¼ cup of honey (or maple syrup, if vegan)

½ cup of unsweetened apple sauce (You may use sweetened apple sauce, if preferred.)

3 tablespoons of Once Again Peanut Butter

½ cup of milk of your choice

½ cup of strawberry preserves

In a large mixing bowl, combine oat flour, oats and baking powder. In a separate medium bowl, mix honey, applesauce, peanut butter and milk. Then combine wet ingredients into dry, mixing well. Pour into baking pan, about 7 by 11 inches in size, prepared with coconut oil non-stick spray. Lastly, spread the ½ cup of preserve or jam as a thin layer on top. Place in a preheated oven at 350 Fahrenheit for 30 minutes or until edges are lightly golden. Remove the baked result from the oven, and once cooled, cut it into bars or squares and store in an airtight container for up to 3 days. These bars are best stored in refrigerator.

Just Peanut Butter Bread

What happens when you add peanut butter as a key  ingredient in bread making? Well, you get a bread that is higher in protein and other nutrients, making it your best bet for PB & J sandwich.  best  There is absolutely nothing wrong with a classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich made with  traditional white bread. But we believe in no missed opportunities when it comes to getting  all your macro and micronutrients from food. When you add a whole cup of peanut butter to your  recipe, it results in a bread infused with extra fiber, amino acids, B-vitamins, folic acid, and good fats, among others nutrients.

Peanut butter and other nut butters are a popular source of  plant protein. Many people boost their daily protein intake by adding a few tablespoons of their favorite nut and seed butters. We often follow discussion boards and conversations where the quality of the protein found in plants comes into question. Some examples of the discussions we found include the following: Is it as good as animal protein in quality? Can we  substitute eggs, beef, chicken protein? And will you need more than just plant- based food to get all the amino acids our body requires?

Protein continues to be a hot topic today, but unfortunately there is still a lot of misinformation and confusion about it. Let’s look at some evidence based information regarding protein and better understand what we should look for to meet our needs in this blog.

Your body needs protein to build muscle tissue, reconstruct it and keep it healthy. Protein is also required for skin and bone health. These body structures  are made up of amino acids; these are the building blocks of muscle tissue growth and repair.  There are two types of amino acids: first essential amino acids –these come from food you eat. Your body can not produce them on its own. And then there are  nonessential amino acids –these are made naturally by your body from the protein we eat.

Complete proteins are made up of all essential amino acids while incomplete proteins lack at least one of the essential amino acids. Some examples of complete protein include meats, eggs, dairy, soy nuts, quinoa. They are a valuable source of protein for our muscles, but most complete protein comes with some “baggage.”  Let us explain, although meat for example has fantastic quality complete protein, it does also pack saturated fats. Soy nuts and quinoa, for example, are plant- based complete proteins, but you do have to eat a larger quantity to achieve the daily recommended intake.

Incomplete proteins include vegetables, many grains, and most beans and legumes, for example peanuts, almonds, black beans, peas and rice. Just because they are incomplete doesn’t make them inferior to complete proteins, however.. When you combine incomplete protein sources you may achieve a full set of essential amino acids just as you would find in complete proteins. These are known as complementary proteins. For example: rice and beans, spinach salad with almonds, hummus with pitas, whole grain noodles with peanut butter sauce.

There is plenty of controversy about whether  you should eat all plant based or animal based protein. So far the research doesn’t discredit either sources or opinions. There are valid points on both sides. Eating a balanced diet containing complementary plant proteins will fulfill all your needs just as an animal sourced protein diet would. In the end, your choice to eat an all plant based protein diet versus animal or vice versa, has more to do with the other nutrients found in both and your health goals.

But let’s get back  to where we started: Just Peanut Butter Bread! The only reason the word just is in the title is to emphasize peanut butter as the dominant flavor and aroma in this bread. You  choose to add some jelly, more peanut butter, or make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with it. You’ll never regret adding a little more plant protein to your diet in the form of nut butters!

Just Peanut Butter Bread by Once Again Nut Butter

Just Peanut Butter Bread

1 cup of milk of your choice

2 eggs or flax eggs

2/3 cups sugar or sugar substitute such as stevia equivalent

1 cup Once Again Organic American Classic Creamy Peanut Butter

1 tablespoon of baking powder

1 ¾ cup of white whole wheat flour

Mix milk, beaten eggs and peanut butter well. Add sugar and mix again. Finally,  add in flour and baking powder. Mix just until all ingredients are well blended. Pour into 9×5  baking pan, sprayed with non-stick oil and take it to preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 45-50 minutes. Serve with your favorite jelly and more peanut butter, of course! Store in an airtight container for up to five  days, or freeze for up to 60 days.

Just Peanut Butter Bread by Once Again Nut Butter blog

Grilled Stuffed Bananas

What about dessert? Can you make that on the grill? We have been on a roll with ideas about  how to cook dinner on the grill. It only seemed fitting that we would stretch the grilling to dessert as well. The answer is a million times: Yes! There are so many ideas that the challenge is where to start. We’ll begin with a simple and fast one, since that seems to please our audience the most. And by “audience,” I mean excited kids begging for a sweet treat after dinner. They can help prepare these as well and even individualize the dessert with their favorite toppings.

There is no reason to skip dessert when you focus on good ingredients and moderation, of course. Always reduce the simple sugars and increase nutrients by adding ingredients such as peanut butter. Any Once Again Nut Butter you pick will add a plethora of nutrients as well as protein, and as a bonus, they are a phenomenal match for grilling fruit.

Today we start with the staple of all kitchens across the country: bananas. It is amazing how versatile this little bit of packaged nature  can be. Peel a large banana, because when it comes to desserts, the bigger the fruits to be grilled, the better. Using a knife, slice it vertically, from end to end, only about half way down. Pry it open carefully with a spoon so that you don’t completely separate the two halves. This is much easier done in real life than describing it with words. Now, add about two tablespoons of creamy or crunchy Once Again Peanut Butter. Top it with chocolate chips and coconut, and wrap the whole thing in foil. Place it on the upper shelf of your grill. Depending on the temperature of your grill, bananas  should start to soften within 10 minutes. Check bananas  with a fork and remove them from grill when desired. It  can be a bit tricky to know when the bananas are  done. We found that some people preferred them  a bit more cooked, until when the bananas started to bubble up, while others preferred just slightly warmed banana with  the toppings starting to melt. It  will be up to you to test  the preferred textures and see what’s your favorite way to enjoy these bananas. The  good news is that the trial and error process can be quite delicious. There really is no wrong way to grill a stuffed banana!

My eight-year old daughter came up with a s’more stuffed banana recipe by adding graham cracker crumbs, chocolate chips and mini-marshmallows to her grilled banana. She makes her mom proud with her creativity when it comes to food!  The next fruit to tackle on the grill will be peaches, but we’d love to hear what you want us to grill up next. Just add your suggestions to our comments and come back to see what we’ve put together for you.

Grilled Stuffed Bananas on www.onceagainnutbutterblog.com

Grilled Stuffed Banana

1 large banana

2 tablespoons of Once Again Creamy Peanut Butter

2 tablespoons of chocolate chips

1 tablespoon of coconut flakes, or crushed graham crackers

Slice banana vertically and  fill it with peanut butter. Sprinkle it with chocolate chips, coconut flakes and wrap it carefully in foil leaving the opening side up. Place each one on the top shelf of the grill the grill on medium heat for 15-25 minutes until bananas are  tender. Enjoy them t while they are  hot, or top them  off with  scoops of vanilla ice cream.

Stuffed Dried Apricots

    Looking to increase your fiber intake but not really looking forward to bulky fiber powders, tablets or eating a ton of grains? Well, besides increasing your fruit and vegetables daily servings, you can also count on dried fruit to deliver a nice dose of fiber. The best part is that they are delicious, and you can make dried fruit  a dessert!

Prunes are first on the list: Many people rely on a prune a day for a healthy digestive system.  Dried apricots are also an excellent source of fiber, and they are especially rich in the soluble type . Soluble fiber dissolves and binds to fatty acids when consumed, and this  leads to an excretion of those fats. Therefore, soluble fibers have the ability to reduce high LDL and total cholesterol .

However, there is more to apricots than just fiber —they have more potassium than fresh apricots, and they are a good source of antioxidants. Among the potent antioxidant phytonutrients, dried apricots are particularly high in carotenoids. This combination of nutrients makes apricots efficient fighters against  inflammation; they are also  great for eyesight and  fight heart disease.

Plain dried apricots are not very popular as a snack, but when diced and mixed with nuts for a trail mix they add a much needed sweet and tangy punch to the equation. Another great way to enjoy them is with a little Once Again Sunflower Seed Butter. What a match made in heaven that is!  They not only taste great —  dried apricots provide a veritable panorama of health benefits. They complement each other in nutrients and together bring vitamin E, unsaturated fat and magnesium to your daily routine.

These snacks are easy to prepare —just slice dried apricots lengthwise and add a dollop of sunflower seed butter; sprinkle some coconut, and they are ready to go. They make a beautiful arrangement on a plate for a dessert table, or they work as an appetizer, too.

Stuffed Apricots with Sunflower Seed Butter - www.OnceAgainNutButterBlog.comDried Apricots filled with Sunflower Seed Butter

6-10 Dried apricots

1 teaspoon of Once Again Sunflower Seed Butter

Unsweetened shredded coconut

Slice each apricot lengthwise opening it up. Add a teaspoon of sunflower seed butter and sprinkle with coconut. And they are ready to serve!

Apricot and Tahini Power Bites

As the cooler weather approaches, running outside is an option again for those living in the hot southern states. Around mid-May all the way through mid-October, running outdoors is just out of the question with temperatures hovering in the upper 90s daily, not to mention the humidity, which poses another problem. But now, with cooler mornings and early evenings, you can spot me out for a jog at least two times weekly . It is a rewarding feeling to get some exercise done early in the morning, while also training for a long distance race I will be participating in, within a few months. But exercising early in the morning proves to be a challenge when it comes to having enough energy to complete my workouts.

There aren’t enough hours in the day to do everything we need to do, and often squeezing in a gym session is difficult and has to be accommodated at awkward times of the day. Taking a jog, going for a bike ride, or running at 6 am is an option, but what do you eat before you go? And if your answer is nothing, well, that may just be your limiting factor when trying to improve your performance. After a few weeks stuck at the same distance on my run, I took a second look at my routine. Due to the time crunch, I would drink a large glass of water, eat half a banana and take off running. The reason that doesn’t work is that after 8-10 hours fasting, your body requires some readily available energy to allow you to exercise.

Eating a large breakfast right before exercising is not ideal for most people, myself included. Between the timing, stomach upset, indigestion and practicality this is not always a first choice. But the good news is there is an easy compromise that will allow you to solve both issues at once! Eat a quick power bite that won’t weigh you down, but will provide a boost of energy to perform at your best. Energy bites have become quite popular lately, and we have a recipe for one here (link of past blog with energy bites) that is a good option since it is high in fiber as well. This second option we present below is a bit higher in natural sugars coming from the dates and apricots, while also possessing protein from cashews and the tahini.   The recipe  combines nutrients from nuts and seeds and is not overly sweet making it perfect for a pre-workout  snack any time of day!

The ratio of sugar to protein in these bites makes them also appropriate to consume after exercise to replenish and reduce the chance of inflammation in your muscles. They are easy to prepare, and you can make a big batch to place in the refrigerator and enjoy them for up to 7 days. Or make a double batch and freeze half, so you can have a stock ready for up to one month.

Whatever goals you have in mind when it comes to physical conditioning, don’t forget what an important part what you eat plays in the end game. Nourish your body with nutrients, good quality carbohydrates, protein and good fats, so that you reach your maximum potential, always striving  for more!

Power Bites made with Tahini - OnceAgainNutButterBlog.comApricot and Tahini Power Bites

1 cup pitted dates

1 cup dried apricots, unsweetened

½ cup Once Again Tahini

½ cup coconut flakes, unsweetened

½ cup chopped cashews

Add dates and apricots to food processor and pulse until they are mixed well and form  a ball. Then add the tahini and coconut flakes. Then ,  in a bowl, mix in the chopped cashews by hand.  Roll them into small sized balls, and finally, roll them in extra coconut flakes and enjoy! Keep them refrigerated for up to 6 days. They can be frozen for up to 30 days. Makes 15-18 pieces.

Tahini Power Bites see full recipe on Once Again Nut Butter Blog

Power Bites made with Tahini - OnceAgainNutButterBlog.com

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

In honor of National Peanut Butter Lovers Month we are sharing another recipe that will make you fall in love with Peanut Butter all over again…. you’re welcome!

Dark chocolate peanut butter cupsDark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

1/2 cup coconut oil

1/4 cup cacao powder

2 teaspoons fine ground stevia (or 2 tablespoons sugar)

1/4 cup Once Again Peanut Butter

1/4 cup coconut oil

Mix 1/2 cup of coconut oil with cacao powder, then add in the stevia or sugar.  Pour into mini muffin pan, filling up to 1/3 third of each cup. Then take it to freezer for 5 minutes. Now mix peanut butter with 1/4 cup coconut oil. Fill another 1/3 of each cup and take it back to freezer for 5 minutes. Lastly top each cup with the rest of the chocolate mixture and freeze for another 15 minutes. It’s ready to enjoy! Keep it in freezer since it will melt fast at room temperature. You may also use dark chocolate chips, melt and use it as the bottom and top layer for an even easier option!

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Avocado Shake: What happens when you combine avocado with Once Again!

Avocado Shake: What happens when you combine avocado with Once Again!

Americans’ love affair with the avocado may have started off with  guacamole, but it has evolved into much more than just adoring it as a dip for chips! Nowadays, you can find avocados as an ingredient in appetizers, entrees and desserts. But should you be invested in a long- term relationship with avocados for your health?

Yes! Joking aside, avocados are a powerhouse of nutrition. In just one serving (100 grams or 3.5 oz), here are the top nutrients and percentages of your RDA’s:

  • Vitamin K: 26%Avocado and Almond popscile
  • Folate: 20%
  • Vitamin C: 17%
  • Potassium: 14%
  • Vitamin B5: 14%
  • Vitamin B6: 13%
  • Vitamin E: 10%

All that in just 160 calories! Avocados have scared some away because of their  high fat content, but that should not stop you from enjoying them. The fat in avocados is mostly monounsaturated fatty acids, mainly oleic acid, which is beneficial for reducing inflammation, among providing other benefits .  Avocados are naturally cholesterol-l free and also contain small amounts of magnesium, manganese, copper, iron, zinc, phosphorus, and vitamins A, B1, B2 and B3! And don’t forget fiber too; in just one serving, there are 7 grams of it!

This combination of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory components is what makes the avocado a super fruit able to combat cancers, lower cholesterol, boost heart health and help with weight loss. Avocados also aid in the absorption of fat- soluble vitamins such as vitamin A, K, D and E; therefore, enjoying avocados mixed with Once Again Nut Butters is a win-win!

Go ahead and slice them up, and add them to your sandwiches and wraps! Smash them and use them  as a spread instead of mayo. Since avocados are high in fat, they are also perfect for baking, adding to smoothies, making ice cream and so much more!

Looking for an avocado recipe to add to your menu? This one is so simple that you can make it in the morning faster than toast.

Avocado and Lamond Butter shakeAvocado Shake

Serves 1

  • ½ Hass avocado
  • ¾ cup chilled coconut milk (or other milk of your choice)
  • 2 tbsps. Once Again Almond Butter
  • 1 packet of stevia (optional)
    Blend together and enjoy! Use the other half of the avocado to make a second batch to freeze in popsicle molds for a late afternoon snack.

~Carolina

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins: Relax and Enjoy!

Recently at a general physical with a primary physician I was told that I need to find some “me” time, some relaxing activities to integrate daily in order to decrease my levels of stress. t Just hearing that made me even more stressed! What do you mean I need to find time to relax? Should I google: How to relax? Is there a class I need to take? Can I bring the kids with me?

Stress is not something to be taken lightly though. When you are stressed, your hormones, such as cortisol will produce the “fight or flight response” in your body causing increased heart rate, heavy breathing and constricted blood vessels .  When these responses happen repeatedly, they can lead to hypertension, migraines, mental health disorders, asthma, insomnia and the list goes on.

Relaxing and balancing the stress is a priority for a healthy life, but finding  time to  accomplish this  can be a challenge. As usual, research and some conversations with the right people set me  on  the right path. I put together a short list of things you can do to help you de-stress, and since they are simple and quick, you can do it once or several times daily, when you have time. After all, finding time to relax can just add to stress! Instead use the time you are waiting for your toast to pop at breakfast, or seize the  moments while in car line to pick up a child, or when you’re in line at the grocery store. The good news is that our body is also equipped with hormones to slow down your heart beat and promote balance, and these activities will you help you trigger that healing side you have within.

  1. Deep Breaths: Just take a series of 3-4 long deep breaths. Fill your lungs in with air coming through your nose, and let it out slowly through your mouth. This will reduce tension due to the extra boost of oxygen, stimulating a parasympathetic reaction, which helps you calm down.
  2. Muscle relaxation: Start with your toes, and then tighten your foot muscles for just a couple of seconds and then in turn, relax them. Move up to your calf muscle, then the thigh, repeating the action,  all the way up to your face. Tighten and relax each muscle for a few seconds each: this sounds a little awkward but this can help with anxiety and stress!
  3. Snack break: Stress is a brain and immune system response, yet  our gut is the largest organ in your immune system. Stress-eating doesn’t have to be bad! Pick a nutritious snack that will fill you up and eat it slowly; focus on the texture, how it tastes, how much you enjoy it or what you would change in it, and you’ve just turned your snack time into meditation! Here is a perfect on- the- go snack time to help you relax  during  your most stressful days: Peanut Butter Jelly Muffins — see recipe below!PB and Jelly Muffin
  4. Watch a funny video: Laughter increases your intake of oxygen, which stimulates your heart, lungs, muscles and increases the endorphins released by your brain. Laughing helps your body relax! So pick your favorite cat video on YouTube, or re-watch some bloopers from your own family videos and laugh out loud!
  5. Walk: Take a 10 minute walk,and it’s better if it can be outdoors —  even go barefoot. Our body craves connection with outside elements like wind, water, earth. A brisk walk will boost your endorphins and even help clear your mind. Consider looking around while you are walking,. Don’t focus on any one aspect;instead look at the sky, and  then direct your attention to the grass.  This will prevent you from directing your thoughts back to your to-do lists.
  6. Hand pressure point: Apply pressure to the space between your second and third knuckle to help create an instant sense of calm. “It activates a nerve that loosens the area around the heart, so any of that flutters feeling you feel when you’re nervous will end up going away.” S. Melnick (business psychologist).
  7. Music: Add some classical tunes to your track list! Classical music will slow heart rate, lower blood pressure and help decrease stress hormones. Actually, any music you enjoy will do the trick ! And if you are stuck somewhere without headphones, you can even hum your favorite tune to calm down your heartbeat.

PB and Jelly Muffin1Peanut Butter Jelly Muffins

serves up to 15 people

2 cups whole wheat flour
½ cup sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. baking powder
1 cup Once Again Creamy Peanut Butter
2 eggs
1 cup milk (or milk alternative)
¼ cup coconut oil
1 tsp.  vanilla
½-1 cup jelly or jam of your choice

Combine all dry ingredients first; then add peanut butter and using a large spoon, mix  until you achieve a crumbly texture. In a separate bowl, place eggs, milk and coconut oil. Make sure they are all at room temperature,  so the coconut oil will remain at liquid form; now add it to the dry ingredients; set your hand mixer on low and mix for 4-6 minutes. Add mixture to muffin cups, filling them only about half way. Spoon in about ½ tbsp. of your favorite jelly or jam into each slot ,  and then complete muffin cup with the mixture. Bake in 375 degree  oven for about 15-20 minutes.  The mixture will make about 12-15 muffins. Store them  in an  airtight  container for up to 4 days.

Peanut butter and jelly muffin