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.

The Rise of Peanuts During the Pandemic

When Food Network star Ina Garten bantered on national TV with CNN’s Anderson Cooper about their rediscovered love of the PB&J last December, it was no surprise to me that the classic all-American peanut butter sandwich had risen back to the top of our collective food conscious – not only filling our bellies, but soothing our souls during trying times. And that’s what’s special about the work I do for America’s peanut farmers at the National Peanut Board (NPB).

5 Simple Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

The holiday season is filled with family, friends, warm nights in front of a fire and holiday decorations galore. But the holiday season is also a time for reflection, to give thanks and to give to others through acts of kindness. While running a charity 5K or volunteering at a local shelter are great ways to give back to the community, we’ve listed some different ways that you might not have thought of.

3 DIY Holiday Décor Ideas with Peanuts

If you’re in search of holiday decor that’s unique, sustainable, and budget-friendly, look no further than peanuts! Here are three DIY peanut decorations to try this holiday season: 

Peanut Candies Reign Supreme—Here’s Why

You probably know this already, but peanuts and chocolate pair really well together. Check that—extremely well together. It’s not a coincidence. There’s an explanation for why peanuts are a popular ingredient in candy.

 

Here’s How Peanuts Provide Beauty and Education at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens

At the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, every plant that’s on display has a story behind it. But there was one particular plant that was an interesting part of the horticultural landscape in this year’s edible garden exhibit. Here's why it's more than just a beautiful addition. It's also educational.

Protein from Plants? The surprising places you can find protein in your pantry

More Americans than ever are interested in eating plant-based foods high in protein. You may be surprised to learn that there’s a lot of protein hiding in your pantry. To include more plant-based protein foods in your meals, consider the following items we have shared with you.

Did You Know That There Are 4 Different Types of Peanuts?

There are four types of peanuts are grown in the U.S. Do you know what they are, where they're grown, or the difference between them? Here's everything you need to know about peanut varieties in the U.S.

Parents Have the Power to Help in the Prevention of Peanut Allergy

Food allergies occur in approximately 8% of kids, with peanut allergies reported in 2.2% of US children.  Because peanut allergy is outgrown less frequently than other allergies like milk and egg, it has become an increasing public health concern, as well as a source of anxiety and common topic of conversation amongst parents.  Surely you may already have felt the “peanut panic” amongst some of your fellow parents, in the media, and even within your own families.

Change Up Your Potato Game With This Chef's Recipe for Sweet Heat Peanut Potatoes

Change up your potato game with this side dish that can be served room temperature, hot or cold. Sweet Heat Peanut Potatoes are a vegetarian dish that add the satisfying nutrition and flavor of peanuts and peanut butter.

Feeding Babies Peanut Foods Just Got a Lot Easier

Many parents are aware of the benefits of introducing common allergens early, but keeping peanut foods in baby’s diet is an important piece of the prevention puzzle. Parents had few ready-to-serve choices in the past, but options continue to grow and expand with some exciting new entries in the peanut-for-baby category.

         

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