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.

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.

Paw for PB and Benefit Best Friends Animal Society

The National Peanut Board has created a new game on Instagram called Paw for PB and it combines two of our favorite things: dogs and peanut butter. Share with your friends and family because each play equals more money for Best Friends Animal Society.

Peanut Butter & Jelly—By the Numbers

Generations of Americans have grown up enjoying the simple yet satisfying PB&J, but do you know what makes it so special for so many? Here's some fun facts about one of America's most beloved foods.

Back-to-School Peanut Butter Recipes!

Summer is coming to an end and now it is time to get geared up for the school year.  Whether school is virtual or in person, everyone still needs to eat! We know kiddos love delicious meals and snacks. Not only do kids (and parents!) love the taste of peanut butter, a two-tablespoon serving has 8 grams of protein and 2 grams of filling fiber to help power through each day.

Can Breastfeeding Prevent Food Allergies?

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and a great time to talk about some of the benefits of and surprising facts about breastfeeding. Here's what the research shows about breastfeeding and food allergies.

Here’s the Best Peanut Butter Milkshake Ever (According to Us)

I set out to create the most delicious, creamy, peanut buttery milkshake ever. It took about 5 tries, but I believe I’ve done it! Here's how to make a peanut butter milkshake everyone will love.

         

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