Make a Natural Difference with Adams® Natural Peanut Butter


national parks One of our family missions is to see the National Parks and hiking around the country is one of the things we enjoy doing. There’s nothing like visiting Yosemite National Park or The Grand Canyon to really put into perspective how big this earth really is. It teaches our children and together we all have a better respect and admiration for the planet in which we call home.

One of our favorite family brands Adams® Natural Peanut Butter also supports our national parks. By offering simple tips for ordinary families like ours to make or communities and homes a better place.

Even if we are a busy family on the go we also try to stay healthy. Packing healthy snacks for a day full of fun is essential for our family. Using Adam’s we recreated these cucumber peanut butter bites.

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Simple and healthy snacking for a large family is easy to do if you plan ahead. I like the idea of filling snacks that we can all munch on.

Cucumber Peanut Butter Bites


  • 1 English Cucumber
  • 6 TBSP Adams® Natural Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 2 TBSP mayonnaise
  • 3 TSP chopped red peppers

You’ll want to start by mixing together the peanut butter and mayo. Cut your cucumber into pieces. Using a small melon ball create a whole in each piece off cucumber.

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You can make the cucumber any size you like. Make them smaller for bite size snacking or larger for a larger more filling snack.

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Fill each cumber with your peanut butter mixture and top with red peppers. I like to add in raisins and put them in the fridge to harden. They make a cool and filling snack on the go and because I know what’s in it I can feel good about making those healthy choices for our family.

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Adams Peanut Butter Cucumber (8)


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  1. rebecca norton says

    my mom is part of a community garden and my boys love to help there. We love to hike around the mountain and see all of it.

  2. rich morris says

    Now that i’m done with grad school, I am hoping to take my test & begin helping my community as an Occupational Therapist soon.

  3. Carolyn says

    I live in a condo with a dumpster so I cannot recycle most items but anything that I can recycle I do, like plastic bags, cardboard, magazine.

  4. Margaret Smith says

    We try our best to recycle whatever we can. We even try to find other uses for items we would otherwise discard.

  5. Stephanie V. says

    pick up trash, re-use bags, recycle — all important for our environment. Eat organic as well.

  6. Michelle says

    We purchased two recycle bins for our apartment. Our complex has one but its for 10 apartments and is usually filled up within 2 days. We have made a commitment to recycle all we can so we went out and purchased our own private bins

  7. Amanda Sakovitz says

    I use as little water as possible. I take quick showers and leave the water off when brushing my teeth.

  8. Hannah M. says

    I’m in school to be a Physician Assistant, I’m hoping to encourage my patients to try other options for treatment before jumping to medications (like lifestyle changes!)

  9. Heather Hayes Panjon says

    I Assist My Local Community By Helping Plant A Community Veggie Garden To Donate To Local Food Banks/ Shelters, To Help Fight Hunger.

  10. Geoff K says

    We’re joining a CSA community garden this year and making it a point to learn more about our local ecosystem and new ways to practice sustainable living.

  11. Danielle F. says

    We recycle newspapers/paper and cans – we have a separate bin for each and visit the town recycle center a few times a month and dispose properly.

  12. shelly peterson says

    I am very good at recycling everything that I can. I’m hoping to move sometime this year and have my own yard to start my own little garden.

  13. Tari Lawson says

    I shop at local produce stands whenever I can. I also use reusable bags and recycle everything I can.

  14. says

    If I no longer need or want something, I either give it to Goodwill or Freecycle it – another person’s “junk” can truly be another one’s treasure.

  15. debbie says

    I have a container garden in my front yard. I grow enough to have plenty for my family, plus give some to the seniors that live around me.

  16. Crystal F says

    We’ve been recycling but lately have really started paying more attention to it. We use to just recycle cans but now recycle plastic and cardboard too. Thank y ou!!

  17. Virginia Rowell says

    I collect rain water to water my plants. I recycle everything I can, I always have 3 or 4 bins on recycle day. This year, I will bring bags with me to the park to pick up trash.

  18. Emily Morelli says

    I visit my local farmer’s market to participate in the CSA every summer and try to get as many local goods as I can.

  19. beth shepherd says

    We are buying more locally and eating out less. We are also becoming more involved at our church.

  20. Suzanne K says

    I have a large garden and buy other local produce. I’m also working very hard to develop the habit of using my own re-usable grocery bags.

  21. Barbara Montag says

    I’m on the committee for our senior gardens – help others when they’re sick or on vacation.
    Thank you.

  22. Kim Kihega says

    Our community now has recycling bins instead of dumpsters, and it has been a great hit!

  23. Nicole Vosburgh says

    We make a difference in our community by donating our gently used items to local families in need.

  24. Sarah L says

    I volunteer at the Denver Botanic Gardens and connect people with plants.
    Thanks for the contest.

  25. Erica H says

    I was hoping to do a Halloween costume drive this year to hand out to kids who have parents who cannot afford costumes normally

  26. robyn paris says

    i can make a difference by using less water when brushing my teeth by turning off the faucet.

  27. Katie Roch says

    I can make a difference in my community by driving less often and carpooling and walking more.

  28. farrah williams says

    We plan to help our community by buying more from local farmer markets. We also recycle.

  29. Michelle L. says

    We shop through a local food co-operative, and help out at a community garden which donates fresh food to local food kitchens.

  30. Sarah S says

    I am going to make a natural difference this year by helping to maintain the local dog park.

  31. janetfaye says

    I can make a difference in 2014 by using eco – friendly products, and being less wasteful.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  32. Mary Cloud says

    We’ll continue to recycle our aluminum cans – we don’t get recycling services although I wish we did
    annabella @ centurytel dot net

  33. Allison Downes says

    I recycle and I pick up litter when I see it.

    Thank you for the awesome giveaway!

  34. Laura F. says

    I shop locally when I can, and grow a portion of my own food. I plan to grow even more food in 2014.

  35. lisa kay says

    We try and donate as much as we can every 2nd month…
    We challenge ourselves on out doing our selves..ha
    And 2014 will be the Best!

  36. Sarah Hirsch says

    i make a difference with donations but i could make more of a difference by volunteering my time

  37. kristin says

    we support our local farm markets, do neighborhood clothing/food drives for those who need.

  38. David Haug says

    I pick up trash when walking my dog, and take different routes to cover more of the neighborhood.

  39. Gwen B says

    I volunteer at a local homeless shelter. We have a surprisingly large homeless population in our city, sadly.

  40. Beth W says

    We donate handmade items each winter to a women and children’s shelter. We also have a donation drive around Christmas set up for winter clothes, coats, hats and mittens.

  41. Lisa V. says

    As a long distance backpacker, I follow the leave not trace rules. In addition to carrying my trash out, if I see trash along the trail, I will pick that up to.

  42. Missy L says

    I plan on volunteering at the nursing home this year. Sometimes all they need is someone to talk too! <3

  43. saminder gumer says

    i am recycling and trying to use less non recyclable products as well as trying to compost as much as i can.

  44. Deb C says

    I garden organically and I also plant trees on my property. Planting a tree is a good thing for people and the Earth.

  45. Wild Orchid says

    I am making a difference by making donations to our local womens shelter.

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    Entered the rafflecopter form as “Wild Orchid”

    wildorchid985 AT gmail DOT com

  46. Sarah Hall says

    I volunteer to raise money at a local rescue squad and help in any way they need. I also recycle aluminum for our church to buy playground equipment.

  47. Eileen Richter says

    Our family health is better knowing we don’t waste trips in the car. Less pollution and more money saved to help our own families or others. Sadly, even with gas prices SO high, people still scurry all over and think nothing of all the small errands and trips they take that often are needless or can be combined on a single day.

  48. Debra Hall says

    last year i started working with feeding the homeless..this year im going to donate more time at the church

  49. michelle jonassen says

    We recycle and also grow an organic garden in the spring and summer that we not only use for ourselves but for our neighbors. What we do not use, we put out at a road side stand for free so nothing goes to waste.

  50. says

    We live in a very rural area and share/trade crops, bakegoods, veggies and herbs from the garden with our “neighbors”, one year we made pies in exchange for tomatoes,corn and peppers with one farmer, another we had our own garden and shared with another neighbor for eggs. Now that we got our own chickens, we give eggs to a semi local food pantry as well as neighbors and friends frequently.

  51. Karrie Millheim says

    I am learning now about ECO friendly products. I want to only use green products to clean and wash with. I am learning more about organic foods also to help the planet and help my health

  52. pamela love says

    We try to walk or ride our bikes to cut back on fuel consumption. We also have a garden and can a lot of our own produce.

  53. carol mclemore says

    I help with a local program for our community that gives away used to coats to those in need,

  54. courtney b says

    we are eating organic food and i could help out by using paper bags instead of plastic at grocery store !:) love your blog

  55. rose paden says

    I try to always recycle and I donate all my used items to thrift stores instead of throwing it away.