Spicy PB&J granola

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup ground flax seeds
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup D&D Manba’s Crunchy Spicy Peanut Butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 8 tsp jam

 

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 325ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. To a large bowl, add flax seeds and oats. Combine. Set aside.
  3. In a small sauce pan, combine peanut butter and maple syrup. Melt the peanut butter over medium-low heat, stirring frequently until completely combined with the maple syrup.
  4. Pour the peanut butter-maple syrup mixture onto the oats. Stir using a spatula or wooden spoon until the oats are well coated.
  5. Transfer mixture onto the prepared baking sheet. Flatten using the back of your spatula or spoon. Drop the 8 teaspoon of jam over the mixture and spread gently over the granola.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, stir and bake for 7 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Turn off the heat and leave in the oven for 5 minutes. Enjoy with yogurt, a smoothie or with some almond milk.

Protein Packed Spicy Peanut Butter Smoothie

Manba Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp dD Manba’s Creamy Spicy Peanut Butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp chia seeds
  • 2 tsp flax seeds
  • 1 1/2 frozen banana
  • 3 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 1/2 cup unsweetened almond or soy milk

 

Steps

  1. Place all ingredients into a high speed blender.
  2. Blend until homogeneous. Transfer to a glass and enjoy immediately.

Thai Quinoa Salad with Spicy Peanut Butter Dressing

Manba Quinoa Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 3/4 cup diced cucumber
  • 1 cup chopped spinach
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts, roughly chopped

Dressing

  • 2 tbsp D&D Manba’s Original Spicy Peanut Butter
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger, minces
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar

Steps

  1. To a large bowl, add quinoa, carrot, red onion, cucumber, spinach, coriander and dry roasted peanuts. Toss to combine. Set aside.
  2. To a small mason jar, add all dressing ingredients. Close the jar and shake until the dressing is homogeneous. Taste and adjust seasonings. Add peanut butter for creaminess and heat, lime or rice vinegar for acidity, soy sauce for saltiness and maple syrup for sweetness.
  3. Pour over the salad and toss to combine.

Spicy Peanut Butter and Chocolate Popcorn

Manba Popcorn

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels
  • 1/4 cup Manba’s Creamy Hot Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

 

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a large pot over medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and popcorn kernels. Cover with a lid. As the popcorn is popping, shake the pot to ensure all the popcorn pops. When the popping sound stops, remove from heat and set aside.
  3. In a small saucepan, melt the remaining 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and the peanut butter over medium-low heat, stirring regularly.
  4. Pour the mixture over the popped popcorn and stir to coat each kernel. Spread the popcorn over the prepared baking sheets. Bake for 3 minutes.
  5. In the meantime, melt the chocolate using a double broiler. Drizzle the chocolate over the popcorn and let cool completely until the chocolate is set.
  6. Transfer to an airtight container or offer as a gift to your loved ones during the holidays.

Chocolate Covered Spicy Peanut Butter Sandwiches

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Ingredients

  • 32 Ritz-style crackers
  • 16 tsp Manba’s Original Spicy Peanut Butter, softened
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • Golden sprinkles (optional)
  • Fleur de sel (optional)

Steps

  1. Arrange your crackers on a baking sheet or large flat plate lined with parchment paper.
  2. Spread 1 teaspoon of peanut butter on 16 of the 32 crackers and sandwich together with another cracker that is not topped with peanut butter. Transfer to the fridge for 30 minutes to harden the peanut butter.
  3. Melt the chocolate chips over a double boiler. Then, using a fork, carefully drop each sandwich into the melted chocolate and move until covered.
  4. Shake off any excess of chocolate and place back onto the parchment-lined baking sheet or plate.
  5. Repeat with the remaining sandwiches. Top with sprinkles and fleur de sel.
  6. Transfer to the fridge to set. Carefully peel from the parchment paper and serve.

 

Silky Spicy Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup original soy milk
  • 3 tbsp semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp Mamba’s Original Spicy Peanut Butter
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt

Steps

  1. In a small saucepan, add all hot chocolate ingredients and cook on medium-low heat for 7-10 minutes, or until the peanut butter and the chocolate chips have melted. Whisk occasionally, making sure the chocolate chips are not getting stuck to the bottom of the saucepan.
  2. When the mixture homogeneous, remove from heat and pour into a cup. Top with marshmallows and chocolate shavings.

Note: If you are using unsweetened soy milk, you can add maple syrup to the hot chocolate, to taste or add more chocolate chips.

 

Candy Cane Chocolate and Spicy Peanut Butter Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup Mamba’s Original Spicy Peanut Butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup oat flour
  • ¾ cup old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup crushed candy canes

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine peanut butter, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, egg and vanilla extract. Whisk until homogeneous.
  3. Add baking powder, salt, oat flour and oats. Using a spatula, mix well. Fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Using a tablespoon, scoop the batter and drop onto the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with crushed candy canes.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the bottom of the cookies is golden.

Spicy Peanut Butter Sweet Potato Stew

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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 2 tbsp finely minced ginger
  • 1 medium sweet potato, cut into 1 cm cubes
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 3/4 Mamba’s Crunchy Spicy Peanut Butter
  • 1 156 ml can of tomato paste
  • 900ml no sodium added vegetable broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4-5 collard green leaves, cut into strips

Toppings (optional)

  • Crushed peanuts
  • Fresh cilantro

Steps

  1. In a large saucepan, heat vegetable oil on medium heat. Add onion and sauté until transluscent.
  2. Add garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant.
  3. Add sweet potatoes and cumin and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add peanut butter, tomato paste, vegetable broth, water and salt. Increase heat to high and stir until the peanut butter has melted completely. Cover and bring to a boil.
  5. When the stew is boiling, decrease heat to simmer and drop collard greens. Simmer for 15 minutes or until the sweet potato is cooked through.
  6. Taste and adjust seasonings. Top with crushed peanuts and fresh coriander. Serve with brown rice or quinoa.

 

Holiday Gingerbread Spicy Peanut Butter Energy Bars

Mamba Manba Bars

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Mamba’s Original Spicy Peanut Butter
  • ¼ cup medjool dates
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • A pinch of ground cloves
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats

 

Steps

  1. To a food processor, add all ingredients except oats. Process until you the dates are turned into a paste.
  2. Add oats and pulse until incorporated. If you prefer denser bars, add more oats.
  3. Line a 8”x6” baking dish with parchment paper and transfer the mixture to it. Using your hands, press it down until flat.
  4. Transfer to the freezer until set. Cut into bars and keep in the fridge or freezer.

Spicy Peanut Butter Fudge

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Mamba’s Original Spicy Peanut Butter
  • 1/8 cup coconut oil
  • 1/8 cup honey
  • Roughly chopped dry roasted peanuts (optional)

Steps

  1. To a small saucepan, add peanut butter, coconut oil and honey. Melt on medium-low, stirring occasionally.
  2. In the meantime, line a square baking dish with plastic wrap.
  3. When the mixture is homogeneous, transfer the mixture to the prepared pan.
  4. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts and transfer to the freezer until solid.
  5. When completely set, remove from the pan and take off the plastic wrap. Cut into squares.
  6. Store in the freezer.

 

Note: You can double the recipe by simply doubling all the ingredients.