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Peanut Butter Love Pays off for Winter Olympians

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The Winter Olympics kicked off in Sochi last week and we have been following all of the peanut butter loving athletes as they hit the slopes or ice.

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#FlashbackFriday: Nutrition Trends

Diet and Nutrition

Nutrition is an exciting and dynamic field of study. It’s a relatively new science and as we learn, recommendations and guidelines change accordingly. Unfortunately, sometimes it seems like nothing’s healthy to eat! We thought it would be fun to take a look back and compare nutrition trends then and now.

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3 Kid-Friendly Valentine’s Day Crafts


Valentine’s Day is a week away and every kid at school will be exchanging treats. We have compiled a few kid-friendly Valentine’s Day activities that are fun and perfect for doing on a Saturday afternoon with your family. Each activity requires adult supervision or help.

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A Window into Farm Life: Planning for Peanut Planting

Planning for Planting Peanut Farm

The winter calm in peanut country is deceiving. It’s too soon to see farmers on their tractors moving through the fields, planting the spring crop. Acres of the cover crop of winter wheat rustle softly in the wind. The arms of irrigation systems stand stoic and still.

But the peanut farmers and farm workers are bustling.

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Peanuts and Pinterest: 5 Big Game Day Winners

Broccoli Goat Cheese Grill with Peanuts

We joined the yummy taste of peanuts and peanut butter with the “Top Repins” on our Pinterest Boards to bring you Big Game Day goodness. Our five most popular posts give you easy preparation, delicious flavors and, always, the good nutrients of peanuts and peanut butter.

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What Luck! Auspicious and Nutritious Peanuts for Chinese New Year

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The December 31st New Year’s countdown to 2014 has come and gone, but January 31st will usher in another New Year. That’s right, the lunar calendar of Chinese antiquity will ring in the year of the horse, and with it comes traditional foods served for the New Year because they symbolize good fortune and luck.

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Flavor, Flavor Everywhere! Fab Finds from the Fancy Food Show

Winter Fancy Food Show

The Winter Fancy Food Show is about the only place where you’ll find chips made from egg whites, hot sauce-flavored jelly beans and caramels made with goat’s milk all under one—albeit gigantic—roof. From Jan. 19-21, the show touts “more than 80,000 hand-crafted, artisan foods and beverages from more than 1,300 domestic and international exhibitors.”

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Slow Cooker Series: Creamy PB&J Dip Perfect for the Big Game


A Creamy PB&J Dip Perfect for the Big Game

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On National Peanut Butter Day, Salute an American Icon

National Peanut Butter Day

Peanut butter is purely American, taking its rightful place on 95 percent of our pantry shelves. The only other food item I could find that is as familiar on American shelves are canned foods. Ninety-eight percent of Americans have canned foods in their kitchens, and that includes canned vegetables, soups, broths and fruits. We love peanut butter. Americans eat enough peanut butter in a year to make more than 10 billion peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. That’s about $800 million worth.

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Happy Granola Bar Day!

Peanut Granola Bar

Looking for a pick-up-and-go bar? Do not look any further! Here at the National Peanut Board, we love the nutrition and convenience of peanut granola bars and are excited to share a couple of recipes with you to help celebrate this fun holiday.

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