Kids & Parents

Peanuts and peanut butter can provide a boost to a nutritious diet during pregnancy and beyond. Parents can find a wide range of information and resources here, including heath info, budget peanut recipes and activities that offer fun for the whole family.

Peanut Power Smoothie Bowl

Add fun, familiar flavors and a healthy boost of high-quality protein to your family’s breakfast with this Peanut Power Smoothie Bowl.

Enjoy PB&Js in a New Way with this Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie Bowl

The Meal Makeover Moms just released a third book: The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook. Coloring books are wildly popular these days, so as dietitians and food bloggers, they decided to create a coloring book filled with healthy recipes and corresponding whimsical food designs. Talk about a creative way to excite kids about cooking and eating right!

Kid’s Health

Kids eat more fruit and vegetables when served with peanut butter, says survey. Find more good PB news here.

New Guidelines Help Pediatricians and Parents Introduce Peanuts

Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) endorsed a recommendation on the introduction of foods containing peanuts to “high-risk” infants between ages 4 and 11 months. The interim guidelines come as a result of the findings of the LEAP study that were released earlier this year. In this Q&A, Dr. JJ Levenstein, MD, FAAP, pediatrician and president and co-founder of MD Moms and chair of the National Peanut Board’s Food Allergy Education Advisory Council shares perspective on the new guidelines and how parents and healthcare providers can work together to apply the findings.

Dr. Julia: Back to Basics

As a doctor, I read a lot of medical journals and attend a lot of conferences.  I love keeping current on nutrition research and hearing about trends. What diet is best? Low fat? No fat? Low sugar? Low carb? But this information can often be conflicting and confusing.  And is not helpful when it comes […]

New Peanut Activities Bring Learning and Fun to the Kids in Your Life

A new set of 12 easy-to-use peanut activity cards, Discover the Powerful Peanut, may be what you’re looking for. National Peanut Board and other peanut organizations teamed up with curriculum experts at American Farm Bureau Foundation to launch a new learning resource geared toward children in grades 3-5. We want everyone to enjoy the peanut activities so we’ve made them available as a FREE download here. You can download just one of the 12 activities at a time or the whole packet.

Dread Back-to-School Less with Peanuts

With eyes half open and the whole family scrambling to get out the door before dawn breaks, you don’t need a reminder that school’s back in session. But remembering to feed your family nutritious meals shouldn’t get lost in the shuffle.

Boost Back-to-School Breakfast with #PeanutPower

Add some #PeanutPower to your morning meal for a boost of protein to keep you feeling full.

Make Sweets More Satisfying with #PeanutPower

Can you have a meal without dessert? I certainly don’t think so. But is it possible to end dinner with something sweet that isn’t over indulgent? It is possible with fresh fruits and peanuts from nature’s bounty.

Make National Ice Cream Day Even Better with Peanut Butter

The hot, summer days are well underway and if you’re anything like us, you’re searching for a little relief. Luckily National Ice Cream Day offers the perfect excuse to cool off with a sweet, cold treat. We’ve rounded up some tasty ice cream recipes that we’re dying to try!
         

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