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Chefs Profess Their Love of Peanuts During National Peanut Month

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As we come to the close of National Peanut Month, we are sharing a few peanut memories from America’s hottest chefs. We reached out to them to ask why they love peanuts and what their favorite memory of America’s favorite nut is. Pichet Ong, James Beard-Nominated Pastry Chef and Restaurateur “It’s funny with peanuts because […]

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Got #PeanutEnvy? Your Contribution Will Help Feed Those In Need

Peanut Envy Donation

While America’s peanut farmers are in New York at the Pop-Up event, discussing how peanuts grow and how they help feed the hungry, we are encouraging attendees to get a limited edition “Peanut Envy” t-shirt in support of making a donation to Peanut Butter for the Hungry, an initiative of the peanut industry in the United States to help malnourished children in places where resources are limited. They are for also for sale online for those who cannot attend!

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In a Nutshell: Peanut Flour vs Powdered Peanut Butter

Gluten Free Peanut Flours

March is National Flour Month and we thought this was the perfect time talk about the differences between peanut flour and powdered peanut butter. Powdered peanut butter is a popular item that keeps showing up on grocery store shelves. Many of you all may be adding it to your smoothies or oatmeal in the morning […]

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Dr. Julia: The Chocolate Galaxy

Julia Nordgren

Because I am a pediatrician who loves healthy cooking, I have a reputation as the local food police. People are always amazed to see me out with my family for ice cream. And when I am out to dinner with friends, there is always an uncomfortable silence when the waiter asks if anyone wants dessert.

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Peanuts In Art

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Just as a chef can use peanuts as a canvas to create different kinds of delicious dishes, many artists who express themselves in different mediums have incorporated the legume into their work. The following are examples of how peanuts have inspired some artists.

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Health Literacy: Is it Food Allergy or Intolerance?

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Do you understand your health? Health literacy measures how well someone can find, communicate, process and understand basic health information and services to make appropriate health decisions.

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Peanut Butter Addiction

Everything is Better with Peanut Butter

While I’m not in any recognized self-help program, I do realize that I am, and have been, a confirmed peanut butter addict. My dear mother probably didn’t realize that her simple act of making something for my brown paper bag lunch could lead me to a lifelong quest for more.

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Celebrating National Peanut Month & National Nutrition Month

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Celebrate #NationalNutritionMonth & #NationalPeanutMonth w/ our #peanutpower Twitter chat recap

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Something to Chirp About: Cricket Bars with Peanut Butter

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Insect in your food? It may be there intentionally. There’s a new wave of snack products hitting the market that hope to capitalize on entomophagy (the practice of eating insects) becoming more socially (and literally) palatable in the American diet.

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National Snack Food Month: Registered Dietitians Recommend Peanuts

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Even though National Snack Food Month is coming to an end, snacking is something that we do each and every day. Finding a balance between taste, nutrition and convenience can be a challenge, but there are certain foods that will satisfy all three. For example, peanuts are one of the most popular snack foods and number one snack nut, due to its nutritional benefits. Peanuts not only have fiber, protein and good fats, but they also help you sustain energy throughout the day.

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