Peanut Butter

About 94 percent of American homes have at least one jar of peanut butter in their pantry. If you’re a fan, allow us to spread the love with a section dedicated to nothing but yummy, protein-packed peanut butter. 

How School Nutrition Experts Serve Peanuts and Peanut Butter

Kids love the great taste of peanut butter, and school nutrition professionals love the protein and other key nutrients of this American staple. Some schools, however, struggle with managing peanut products due to concerns about food allergies. Others are unsure of how to use peanut butter as an ingredient in meals beyond the typical PB&J. We sat down with two experts in K-12 school nutrition to get their insights on the importance of peanut butter in nutrition programs, advice on managing food allergies, and culinary tips to elevate school meals with peanut butter.

Can You Get Enough Protein From Plant Foods?

To make sure we get enough protein everyday, it is important to consider quality and quantity. When we think of protein, the first foods that come to mind are typically chicken, beef and maybe eggs. But what if you opt to get your protein from plants instead of animal sources? A diet rich in vegetables, whole grains, beans, soy foods, and nuts and seeds can provide enough protein.  

Here’s The Truth About Omega-6s

From our social media feeds to morning news shows, there’s nutrition advice thrown at us everyday.  

The truth is, nutrition science is constantly evolving, which is why it is important to seek information backed by rigorous science.

Recently, diets like Whole30 caution about foods rich in omega-6 fatty acids, like peanuts, peanut butter, seeds and liquid vegetable oils (i.e. corn, sunflower and safflower oils). And greater emphasis is typically placed on benefits of eating omega-3 fatty acids.

Here’s How to Build a Healthy & Tasty Power Bowl

At some point in your life, you’ve probably heard the term, “balanced meal.” If you’re unsure of what that really means, why it matters and how to create it, keep reading.

Stock the Shelves with Peanut Butter at Your Local Food Bank this Summer

While we’ve been able to provide sandwiches to many in need, there is still more that can be done. That’s where you can help make a difference!

Dairy & Cereals Lead Category Innovation for Peanuts, along with Snacks

New peanut products in the dairy category have spiked since the start of 2018. In both the dairy milk and alternative milk spaces, product introductions with peanut ingredients are up 200%, according to data from Mintel. New breakfast cereals with peanuts have increased 50%.

How to Create No-Stress Grocery Lists, Plus 3 Short-Cut Meals

After you've read "How to Meal Plan if You Hate Meal Planning" and you’re ready to hit the grocery store, there is one essential item to bring with you (aside from your money!) – The List.

Here are some of my suggestions to help you become a grocery list pro:

How to Get the Perfect Peanut Butter Drizzle

Ever see a picture on social media and think, how did they get that perfect drizzle?! The short answer, I think, is that they practiced…a lot. I set out to perfect the drizzle in my own kitchen and here’s what I discovered. Creating the perfect peanut butter drizzle really is all about trial and error, patience, and tapping into your artistic side!

Why World-Class Athletes Rely on Peanut Butter

Athletes the world over rely on peanut butter to provide long-lasting energy for their competitive lifestyle.

         

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