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.

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.

Tastes of the World to Share this Holiday Season

Some major holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah and New Years are celebrated around the world, and food traditions vary from culture to culture. When family and friends gather together to celebrate, they usually eat dishes that are near and dear to their hearts. These foods are deeply rooted in history and tradition.

Preparing for the Holidays with Food Allergies

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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