Seasons

There’s truly a peanut dish and celebration for every season. Whether it’s time to grill or time to chill, you can find favorite seasonal recipes and peanut ingredients right here.

Boiled Peanuts: From Necessity to Southern Delicacy

When or why Southerners started boiling peanuts no one knows exactly. But good ideas have a way of spreading and, today, Southerners know how great boiled peanuts are. Not only are boiled peanuts called “the caviar of the South,” but they are also the official state snack of South Carolina. From Labor Day on into the holiday season, boiled peanuts are abundantly available at roadside stands, gas stations, ball games, festivals, and anywhere else people gather for fun.

The Pumpkin Spice Combination You've Been Missing

Pumpkin spice lattes, gum, cereal, and did we see pumpkin spice marshmallows? This classic fall flavor is everywhere! In fact, 34 percent of Americans rank pumpkin spice as the top flavor for the season, according to a survey by Hershey. If you love pumpkin spice as much as you love peanut butter, you’re in luck today! Here are some exciting new products and recipes that combine these delectable flavors.

7 Incredible Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Nothing says love like a homemade treat. Add peanut butter and your furry friend will love you forever. 

Back-to-School Meals Made Easy

To keep our energy levels up, each meal and snack should contain a good proportion of carbohydrates (the more whole grain or fruit/veggie based, the better), protein and good fats. Peanut butter is a natural fit as it provides more protein per ounce than any other nut as well as a great dose of mostly unsaturated fats – the good kind. Not to mention, it is shelf stable so packing it for lunch or a snack makes it more portable than most options.

5 Super Grilling Sauces for Summer

Has your grill been getting a workout this summer? Get your much-loved peanuts and peanut butter and fire up that grill. Host a backyard get-together or make a quick summer dinner with some amazing and delicious peanut dishes. 

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.

Dietitians Get a Taste of Peanut Harvest

When the seasons change to autumn, peanut farmers go into high gear. The Fall is harvest season and this year several registered dietitian nutritionists had an opportunity to visit a farm and witness the annual peanut harvest first hand.

Autumn Staff Favorite: Chai-Spiced Butternut Squash Soup with Peanuts

My favorite autumn recipe comes from my married daughter, Caroline, who introduced me this creamy Chai-Spiced Butternut Squash Soup with Peanut Garnish just a few weeks ago. It quickly became one of my most shareable dishes. The warm, inviting spices of Chai—cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, ginger and cardamom give the soup its subtle flavor. Apple cider and a peanut garnish add a touch of sweetness.

Autumn Staff Favorite Recipe-Peanut Pumpkin Bread

It’s pumpkin season! Wondering what to do with the leftover pumpkin puree in the freezer or the canned puréed pumpkin? Well, I would love to share with you one of my best fall recipes--Peanut Pumpkin Bread. Doesn’t that sound like a plan? We all know peanut butter goes pretty much with everything.

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.

    

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