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World Heart Day

Monday, September 29, 2014 is World Heart Day which is supported by the World Heart Federation. This year the main focus is to create heart-healthy environments in our homes, our communities and our nation. You can take part in World Heart Day by simply doing things that are heart friendly such as going for a walk or eating nutritious foods like peanuts or peanut butter.

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Better with Peanut Butter: 7 Yogurt Recipes

Peanut Butter for Breakfast Month

It’s almost the end of Better Breakfast Month. We’ve shared some ideas for smoothies and oatmeal, but wanted to conclude with another go-to breakfast item: yogurt. Almost as versatile as peanut butter, yogurt can satisfy alone or serve as a tasty way to add protein to your favorite recipes.

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Vintage Peanut Recipe: Chocolate Scotcheroos

Vintage Peanut Recipes

As we usher in the fall season, we found a finger-licking Chocolate Scotcheroos recipe as part of our ongoing vintage recipe series. It is a very easy to make scrumptious dessert with crispy rice cereal, chocolate, peanut butter and butterscotch–what’s not to love?

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Better with Peanut Butter: 7 Smoothie Ideas

Peanut Butter for Breakfast Month

September is Better Breakfast Month, a wonderful way to celebrate how we can make the most important meal of the day better. Over the next few weeks we will highlight typical breakfast items and how you can make them quicker, easier, and tastier. Our recipe ideas will show how to make the most out of your morning meal, without sacrificing on flavor and nutrition.

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Quick Breakfasts for Busy Families from Dr. Julia: Peanut Power Granola & Pumpkin-Peanut Pancakes

Julia Nordgren

If your mornings are anything like mine, it is a huge challenge to get a healthy breakfast on the table. My bleary-eyed children can’t find matching socks, the library books are lost, work is calling – not the best time to prepare a hot, nutritious meal! But the busier we are, the more important it is to make breakfast nutritious and satisfying.

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A Parent’s Perspective on Peanut Allergy Testing: Part II

Family with Pediatrician

Chef and registered dietitian Garrett Berdan is the father of a child diagnosed with a peanut allergy. Since then, Garrett’s son was retested and has outgrown his allergy. Garrett and his family went through all of the phases of proper diagnosis and we thought his experience would be beneficial to share. Check out Part I of his story here.

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Peanut Flour: A Whole New World for Peanut Lovers + Giveaway

Gluten Free Peanut Flours

From butter to brittle, we love peanuts in all of their forms, and since today is both National Peanut Day and National Celiac Disease Awareness Day, we’re highlighting part of the peanut family that can be a pantry staple for the gluten-free cook and all peanut lovers—peanut flour—with a special guest post from Lori Rice of Fake Food Free.

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A Parent’s Perspective on Peanut Allergy Testing: Part I

Family with Pediatrician

Not only is our friend Garrett Berdan a chef and registered dietitian, he is also the father of a child diagnosed with a peanut allergy. Garrett and his family went through all of the phases of proper diagnosis, from noting his son’s history of reactions to retesting with a food challenge, and we thought his experience would be beneficial to share.

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Peanuts Satisfy During Vegetarian Awareness Week

Broccoli Goat Cheese Grill with Peanuts

Looking for a way to reduce your risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke and help you achieve a healthier weight? A plant-based diet is for you! Research has shown time and again that the DASH diet – which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension – is a research-based plant focused diet. It’s also one of the most effective ways to reduce high blood pressure, a precursor to stroke for many.

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Better with Peanut Butter: 7 Oatmeal Ideas

Peanut Butter for Breakfast Month

September is Better Breakfast Month, a wonderful way to celebrate how we can make the most important meal of the day better. Over the next few weeks we will highlight typical breakfast items and how you can make them quicker, easier, and tastier.

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