In honor of National Microwave Day, we thought we would share our favorite ways to create meals in your microwave.

Did you know that 89 percent of Americans own microwave ovens? The microwave oven has remained a staple household appliance since its invention in the 1940’s. People love microwave because you can have a meal on the table within five minutes flat.

Using fresh ingredients from your refrigerator and pantry, here are a few of our favorite microwave meals with peanuts and peanut butter.Start your day off right by warming a bowl of tasty and nutritious Peanut Butter Oats with Bananas in the microwave with this recipe from All You magazine.

Frozen meals seem to be the go-to items for most people during lunch time. Instead of picking up one of those, grab prepared spaghetti and peanut butter to make this Peanut Noodle salad in your work microwave.

A quick and easy meal that everyone in your family will enjoy is hard to find. This mom approved peanut crusted Thai-Style Scallops recipe from Parents magazine only takes 5 minutes to prepare in the microwave.