Holidays

If you ask us, every day is an opportunity to celebrate peanuts. For the holidays that matter most and the little ones in between, we’ve got you covered with peanut recipes, gifts and creative ways to share your love of America’s favorite nut.

How Peanut Butter Met Jelly: Valentine’s Day Edition

The history of how peanut butter met jelly is a little fuzzy, but one thing is for certain – they were meant to be together.

Budget-Friendly, DIY Holiday Décor with Peanuts

Whether you’re pinching pennies for presents or focusing less on all the STUFF that comes with the holidays, we have budget-friendly DIY ideas for putting a sustainable spin on your holiday decorations.

Raise the Bar on Entertaining with DIY PB&Js

Whether you’re hosting a party or entertaining for friends, the food you serve should be a memorable part of the event. Passed hors d’oeuvre are a little passé. Why not get your guests involved in a more interactive and inspiring way to nosh? Try a do-it-yourself peanut butter sandwich bar to enliven your soiree. 

Tips for Stress-free Holiday Prep from Nutrition Pros

It was all things HOLIDAY PREP during the most recent National Peanut Board Twitter Chat as NPB’s registered dietitian Sherry Coleman Collins and yours truly took to tweeting about the holiday season.

Thanksgiving Sides and Sweets

Let's face it. Turkey gets the spotlight, but the Thanksgiving meal is really about the sides and sweets. Get creative with these trimmings and treats.

Who Invented the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich?

The story begins with the three essentials parts of the PB&J—peanut butter, jelly and bread. Changes in each component, plus word events, convenience, great taste and the economy all spurred the popularity of the peanut butter and jelly sandwich to take its place as an iconic American food.

It Starts with One Pound: 5 Proven Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

October 31 and January 1 are like the start and finish lines of a celebration marathon. And it’s easy to lose sight of healthful habits during the holidays.  

5 Cliche-Free Valentine’s Day Gifts

Thinking chocolates, flowers or jewelry this Valentine’s Day? Why not treat yourself or your significant other to something that really honors love? Like peanut butter.

Hit Your Health Reset Button for the New Year

Instead of looking to begin a crash or fad diet, the better play is to create some sustainable behavior changes that will last long term. By adding fruits, veggies, nuts, including peanuts, seeds, low and nonfat dairy products and lean proteins, you will tend to crowd out the less nutritious options.

Our Best Elegant Peanut Recipes for Your Holiday Celebrations

You may not usually think of peanuts or peanut butter when you conjure up images of elegant things; but here at the National Peanut Board, we beg you to reconsider. We know peanuts are that nutritious grab-and-go snack and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches bring back warm memories of our childhoods. But you may be surprised at just how elegant and dressed-up peanuts can be.
    

You must be logged in to view this item.

This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.