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College Students Use the Power of Peanuts to Boost Their Service Organizations

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This fall, college students from around the U.S. shared their love for peanuts and peanut butter through an innovative social media contest called Snack Attack. The contest challenged college service centers to host their own Snack Attack party and generate the most engagement and excitement about the power of peanuts through Twitter and Instagram using #peanutpower.

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Treading Lightly: The Water Footprint of Peanuts

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In the wake of media headlines concerning the water consumption of California’s agricultural commodities, members of the peanut industry immediately began evaluating the water footprint of USA grown peanuts using the widely accepted UNESCO data. Because of their specific growing regions, relatively compact size and fruiting underground, peanuts have a light water footprint. And peanut growers, along with the entire peanut industry, have an outstanding sustainability story to tell.

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Peanut Butter Lovers Put Their Passion in Prize-Winning Recipes

Roasted Peanut Tuile with PB Mousse and PB Candied Bacon

Peanut butter tugs at the heart-strings of many Americans. So when the opportunity came for students at the Art Institute to develop a dish for a National Peanut Butter Lovers month recipe contest, their passion for peanut butter led to some prize-worthy displays of culinary innovation. Here are their stories and their creations.

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Registered Dietitians Get a Taste of This Fall’s Peanut Harvest


When the seasons change to autumn, peanut farmers go into high gear. The Fall is harvest season and this year several registered dietitian nutritionists had an opportunity to visit a farm and witness the annual peanut harvest first hand.

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Preparing for the Holidays with Food Allergies

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Holiday gatherings are usually filled with family, friends – and food. Here are some tips from FAACT for traveling this holiday season, as well as dining in/out to help you avoid any potential dangers, so you can have a happy holiday season! Eleanor Garrow Holding, president & CEO of FAACT, shares her tips on traveling and eating in/out while successfully managing food allergies during this holiday season.

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Autumn Staff Favorite: Chai-Spiced Butternut Squash Soup with Peanut Garnish

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My favorite autumn recipe comes from my married daughter, Caroline, who introduced me this creamy Chai-Spiced Butternut Squash Soup with Peanut Garnish just a few weeks ago. It quickly became one of my most shareable dishes. The warm, inviting spices of Chai—cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, ginger and cardamom give the soup its subtle flavor. Apple cider and a peanut garnish add a touch of sweetness.

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Peanuts & Peanut Butter Set this Sports Dietitian’s Heart Aflutter + A Recipe

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As a sports dietitian and nutrition coach, Leslie Bonci is always looking for ways to help her athletes optimize performance through what they eat, how much they eat and when they eat. She likes to provide demos, cooking classes and shopping tours and watch them become engaged, excited and inspired to think about their fuel. Peanuts and peanut butter are an integral part of her entire nutrition coaching process.

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5 Must-Haves for National Peanut Butter Lovers Month


Did you know November is National Peanut Butter Lovers Month? It is definitely a unique month for us here. If you adore peanut butter as much as we do, you’ll be happy to know that there’s an entire month dedicated to our love! So if you are a fan of the yummy, protein-packed peanut butter like us, get ready to spread the love in five different ways.

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Autumn Staff Favorite: Peanut Butter Pumpkin Fudge

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What better way to get in the Fall Zone than by whipping up one of my favorite treats, Peanut Butter Pumpkin Fudge. Combining two of my favorite ingredients, peanut butter and pumpkin, into one fantastic sweet made this recipe an enjoyable one to create. I got this easy-to-make recipe from Crazy for Crust.

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Dr. Julia: Asian Lettuce Wraps with Shrimp and Peanuts

Julia Nordgren

I have enjoyed many, many great meals that I remember fondly. I always remember the great company and the great food that we have enjoyed. But sometimes, I have a great meal that inspires me to rush home to reinvent it.

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