As they say, some things are just meant to be! And such is the combination of peanut butter and jelly- delicious, luscious, and fulfilling. As we celebrate National Peanut Butter Day, there is nothing better than looking into the nostalgic linkup it shares with jelly. Also, reports by category market research firm Datassential confirm that Millenials, Gen X, and Boomers are now all in for nostalgic influences. Thus, quite a market space has opened for products that resonate with their younger days.
Also, as Beryl Stafford, founder of Bobo’s, says, “People love being reminded of their youth, and for many, the peanut butter and jelly sandwich is a cherished childhood staple.” She further explained how the company has come up with a reimagined version of the traditional peanut butter and jelly sandwich without the mess. These are super tasty and easy to carry around- something that blends well into the modern busy lifestyle.
Driven by market demand and attracted to enhanced sales, brands are launching their versions of peanut butter and jelly. From coffee creamers to beer variants, the list continues to be endless.
Here is why you must try out Peanut Butter and Jelly flavor sandwiches
Those born between 1980 and 2000 probably grew up having peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for lunch at school- a proper definition of simplicity yet fulfillment! Well, there is more to it, and we have everything specifically listed for those who haven't tried it out.
Chef and author Justin Warner devised " The Law of Peanut Butter and Jelly: " Something fruity, rich, and fatty, and something to spread it on. You can easily make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich or two after a hectic day at work. And just like that, enjoy them in your PJs.
You should know that 32 grams (2 tablespoons) of peanut butter has 16 grams of fat, 7 grams of protein, and fiber 2 grams. Also, it is all unsaturated fats, which, according to research, can reduce cholesterol and improve heart health. In addition, when you add jelly, the pectin content, has adequate prebiotic effects improving gut health. Make sure you apply the spread on multigrain bread, with high nutritional value.
Convenient And Affordable
Gen X and Baby Boomers often recall how a peanut butter and jelly sandwich was their first meal as children. No heat, no knife, it is a recipe that every mother trusts their child in the kitchen. As a grown-up, you can continue with the meal and take up those sandwiches on trips and to regular office days. Coming to the price portion, all the materials used sell cheap - easy and affordable.
If you are into a healthy peanut butter and jelly version, try making the latter at home. One can also add fresh fruits to the sandwich, elevating the vibe to the next level.