Vegan & Vegetarian

Looking for recipes highlighting fruits and vegetables, whole grains, seeds, peanuts and peanut butter? Find them all here, along with plant-based eating tips that follow the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

From Nutritious to Indulgent, Dietitians’ Peanut Recipes are Packed with Flavor

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.

Put Plants Forward at Your Next Meal

While the U.S. population still gets most of their protein from animal sources (meat, poultry and eggs), there is no doubt that plant-based eating is a growing trend in our country. And plant-based protein sources, including peanuts and peanut butter, lentils, beans, seeds and soy products are becoming more popular, and for good reason.

How to Make Your Veggies Taste Good

We’ve heard it since we were kids: Eat your veggies.

But they are classically the food on the dinner plate that is least exciting, and for some, eating vegetables has felt more like an obligation than a pleasure.

Now, veggies are where it’s at. In fact, chefs throughout the country are making them the priority instead of the afterthought. 

Citrus Salad with Mint and Peanuts

This beautiful salad is fresh and light--with the addition of a creative duo, roasted peanuts and mint.

Warm Peanut-Crusted Goat Cheese with Roasted Pears

Pair a warmed round of soft goat cheese encrusted with crunchy chopped peanuts, and you have a salad that’s perfect.

Broccoli, Goat Cheese Peanut Grill

Wonderful vegetables spice up with salted peanuts, goat cheese and favorite sauce.

Spicy Caribbean Vegetable Stew

This is a hearty vegetable stew filled with spicy Caribbean spices, vegetables, and peanuts.

Tropical Fruit with Ginger & Peanuts

Our colorful fruit salad is features tangerines, limes, papayas, mangoes, pears, pineapples, kiwi, bananas and peanut-ginger topping.

Peanut Pineapple Slaw

This recipe puts a peanutty twist on the quintessential American picnic slaw.


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