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Spread it on Thick! Show Some Love on National Peanut Butter Day

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[Cue the confetti] The wait is over, it’s officially here! Jan. 24th is the day to let your peanut butter pride shine! We all know that Americans love peanut butter (as do our pets). But there’s more to that delicious spread than meets the tongue. That’s why on this National Peanut Butter Day, we are giving you the scoop and counting down the top 4 reasons why you should spread it on thick in honor of peanut butter:

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New Peanut Trends at the Winter Fancy Food Show

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The annual Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco is a food lover’s dream. There are over 80,000 gourmet products from kale chips and bacon spreads to Italian prosciutto and giant wheels of cheese and everything in between. Many brands are innovating with peanuts as well. Here are some new trend highlights:

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New Products Hit Grocery Stores Just in Time for the New Year

2015 New Products

It’s that time again! Time to highlight new products that hit grocery store shelves during the first quarter of the year.

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Warm Foods Weekend: Slow Cooker Dinners

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I love my slow cooker this time of year. You can’t beat having a homemade meal in the same amount of effort it takes to order delivery or stop by the drive thru. Just in time for our Warm Foods Weekend series, here are some comforting ideas for your slow cooker or crockpot.

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Journey of a Peanut Butter Jar: From Manufacturers to Your Home

Journey of a Peanut Butter Jar

As we continue on our Journey of a Peanut Butter Jar, the peanuts come to their next stop – the manufacturer – for whom quality and consistency are critically important, no matter how big or small.

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Making Healthy Choices in the School Lunch Line

School Lunch Line

You may have noticed, or heard your child talk about, some changes lately in school lunch and breakfast options. New nutrition rules are in place to help kids make smarter choices. Even with these new rules to make school breakfast and lunch healthier, parents can help their children make good choices.

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Dr. Julia: “What Should I Bring?”

Julia Nordgren

Many of us like to cook or bake when our friends are in need. “What can I bring?” we often ask, wanting to lighten the load with homemade meals or delicious treats. Last year, my dear friend Emily went through an incredibly difficult time when her husband was suffering from cancer. I wanted to make something for her that she would love, so I wanted to use her favorite flavor combination of peanuts and chocolate.

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Setting Goals for a New Year & New You

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It’s 2015, a new year and a time to put those resolutions and goals to good use! One of my goals, which is a pretty common yet important one, is healthier eating habits and exercising. Here are five easy goals to help you achieve a healthier lifestyle in 2015

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New Year’s Eve: Party With Peanuts

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Hosting or planning on going to a New Year’s Eve party to ring in 2015? Keep your guests satisfied and energized with appetizers/snacks to munch on throughout the night! We’ve got you covered with these party peanut recipes, perfect for serving during your New Year’s celebration(s).

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Providing Santa an Energizing Christmas with Peanuts

Peanuts at Christmas

‘Tis the Season! Christmas is just a few days away and families are preparing for Santa to bring lots of goodies. While laying out cookies has typically been the tradition, we are giving Santa a different kind of snack this year.

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