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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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Journey of a Peanut Butter Jar: Who’s Behind Those Plants in the Field?

Journey of a Peanut Butter Jar

Across the American South, peanuts are growing and well on their way to developing the peanut buttery flavor and nutrition we all love. While 7,500 farming families are tending to their crop, others also help to ensure they’re growing high-quality peanuts that sustain their farm, their community and people like us across the country and the globe.

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Where Did Peanut Brittle Come From? It Depends On Whom You Ask

Dixie Peanut Brittle

Candy lovers have spoken: Although it may sound counterintuitive, sweet and salty is a great combination. And while it seems like this is a fairly recent discovery, given the attention that snacks like sea salt chocolates and caramels have been getting lately, people really started recognizing how tasty salty and sweet are together back in the 19th century—when peanut brittle made its debut in cookbooks around the country.

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Labor Day: 6 Desserts for Peanut Butter Lovers

Easy Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake Pie

Planning to entertain guests or simply kick it with your family for Labor Day? Well then you just landed at the Peanut Spot where we guarantee to make your celebration even sweeter. Labor Day weekend is the golden send-off to summer and here are some favorite desserts to enjoy!

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