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Grilling Month: Staff Favorites – Meats

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July is National Grilling Month and when the weather is this good it’s time to light up your grill. Grilling is one of the favorite summer activities and is the perfect time to step outside your comfort zone and try something new. Don’t you just love the sizzle of meat on the grill and smells of barbeque wafting through the neighborhood?

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How Peanuts Power Athletes

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It’s no secret that athletes must have good nutrition as part of their training program. When such small differences in speed, agility, endurance, and physicality make a huge difference between winning and losing, most athletes and coaches will admit that along with training, nutrition can really separate the best from those who are merely good. Whether professional athletes or amateur, peanuts can play an important part in powering athletes to compete.

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Serve Up Superfoods this Summer with Peanuts!

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Dark leafy greens, and brightly colored berries and fruit fill the shelves at farmers markets in the summer. But as you load your basket with that amazing produce, you might wonder what to do with all of these Superfoods. Here’s a suggestion: pair them with peanuts!

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6 Easy Poolside Snacks for Summer

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To celebrate summer, we wanted to share a few easy-to-make, nutritious snacks for your busy summer days. These tasty treats are perfect for those hot summer days.

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Q&A on Landmark Peanut Allergy Prevention Study

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In February, the results of a landmark study showing up to an 86% reduction in peanut allergies was released, making headlines worldwide. I caught up with Dr. Lack to get some additional thoughts on the study and its implications, as well as future considerations.

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Join us for a #PeanutPower Superfoods Twitter Party

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Summer is the perfect time to focus on Superfoods. With an abundance of in-season fruits and vegetables, it’s a snap to enjoy Superfoods like berries, watermelon, avocados, carrots and cucumbers. But what about those dark green leafy Superfoods that are naturally bitter like kale, spinach or Brussels sprouts? Like all Superfoods, they’re packed with nutrition […]

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Pinterest Inspiration for National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

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Some of the foods we eat are so ubiquitous that we don’t take the time to fully appreciate how wonderful they are. Enter National Peanut Butter Cookie Day—a full day of appreciation for one of America’s most beloved cookies.

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Who Invented Peanut Butter?

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Contrary to popular belief, George Washington Carver did not invent peanut butter. He was one of the greatest inventors in American history, discovering over 300 hundred uses for peanuts including chili sauce, shampoo, shaving cream and glue. He was a pioneer in the agricultural world and many refer to him as father of the peanut industry. His innovations also increased the legume’s popularity and made peanuts a staple in the American diet.

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Stock the Shelves with Peanut Butter at Your Local Food Bank this Summer

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While we’ve been able to provide sandwiches to many in need, there is still more that can be done. That’s where you can help make a difference!

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Parents Magazine Editor Helps Parents Properly Introduce Foods to Babies

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Jenna Helwig, the author or Real Baby Food and the food editor of Parents Magazine, recently educated parents about introducing foods to babies through a national satellite TV and radio media tour. We also asked Jenna to share her thoughts here.

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