Dietitians sometimes get a bad rap as the food police. You might think that this crowd only eats peanuts as dry roasted, unsalted nuts. Well, prepare to be amazed! Most RDNs believe healthy eating doesn’t require eliminating fat and salt or denying yourself dessert, and should be about satisfying all of your needs – mental, physical and emotional.
You’ve probably started seeing peanut powder in the stores. No doubt, it’s gaining popularity as one of the latest trends on how to enjoy your peanuts! The demand for drinkable peanut powder is expected to gain traction in the health drinks market. A quarter cup of peanut powder has 8 grams of protein and 2 grams of fiber with just 50 calories and 1 gram of sugar.
The history of how peanut butter met jelly is a little fuzzy, but one thing is for certain – they were meant to be together.
Maybe you had a snack today. Or, maybe you’re planning on it.
Either way, consider yourself trendy.
The era of snacking seems to be upon us, whether that means munching between meals or fully replacing meals with snacks. A whopping 94 percent of Americans are snacking daily, according to a report by Mintel, a global market intelligence agency, and about half are snacking more than once a day.
Rob Connoley is a James Beard semi-finalist for Best Chef – Southwest. With a passion for seeking the greatest ingredients that Earth has to offer, he has received acclaim in the New York Times, Saveur magazine, Sunset magazine, and Gastronomica. In this Q&A, Chef Connoley talks about his new cookbook, ACORNS & CATTAILS: A Modern Foraging Cookbook of Forest, Farm & Field, which focuses on the concept of foraging. Learn more about his new cookbook and how he incorporates peanut butter in his recipes.
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.
Let’s talk about it. We all know them. The peanut obsessives in our lives who plow through a bag of peanuts at the ballpark before the second inning. The ones who don’t even bother with bread or an apple and just get their peanut butter fix with a jar and a spoon. While it might seem obvious that they’ll appreciate a gift of peanuts or peanut butter, why not give them something that fits their niche but adds a wonderful twist?
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