How To Have PB&J For Every Meal Today Without Getting Bored

Here at Refinery29, we take national food holidays very  seriously. From waffles to Nutella to ravioli, we clearly heed any and every opportunity to indulge in some of our favorite foods. But, today's spotlight holds a special place in our hearts.

There's something about peanut butter & jelly sandwiches that just tastes like childhood — and, even though we like to call ourselves "adults" now, a PB&J never fails to satisfy even our most sophisticated tastebuds. But, wait — this is 2015, and peanut butter & jelly are no longer limited to that expected pairing between two slices of bread. Heck, there are endless ways to eat the magical combo for every meal if you wanted to — and today, you should.

Click on for 6 finger-licking ways to celebrate National PB&J Day!


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PB&J French Toast
A genius twist on classic French Toast, and the perfect way to have PB&J for breakfast (or, if you like breakfast for dinner, that's acceptable, too).
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Spicy Thai PB&J
Hey, all you spicy-food lovers! Always felt like PB&J just wasn't quite hot enough? Here's one with a kick.
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Bring Your Classic PB&J To The Next Level
If you're sticking with the simple route, here are three ways to give the classic sandwich an extra something — and yes, one of them involves potato chips.
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West African Peanut Soup
Do you lean more PB than J? Try this creamy and sophisticated soup. Slurping is permitted.
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Peanut Butter Ice Cream With Concord Grape Coulis
For dessert, PB&J in ice-cream form! What's not to like?
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PB&J Thumbprint Cookies
Another childhood favorite, thumbprint cookies, get a timely twist with jelly-filled centers.
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