Peanut Butter

About 94 percent of American homes have at least one jar of peanut butter in their pantry. If you’re a fan, allow us to spread the love with a section dedicated to nothing but yummy, protein-packed peanut butter. 

Eat Peanuts. But Don’t Forget the Peanut Butter, Too.

They say good news travels fast. And that was certainly the case with recent health research about peanuts and other nuts.

These Peanut Butter Lovers Share Their Twists on the Classic PB&J

A Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich is a classic, but there are many more ways to enjoy this American Favorite. National Peanut Butter Lovers Month is the best time to do it! Check out these ideas below from some fellow peanut butter lovers.

These 5 Peanut Butter Recipes are Taking Over the Internet

People are spending a lot of time in the kitchen these days. No surprise then that we are all searching, sharing and saving recipes on social media now more than ever. That’s why peanut butter is getting a lot of love on the internet with a variety of recipes being shared featuring America’s favorite nutty spread.

What are Ultra-Processed Foods?

If you pay attention to health and nutrition headlines, you’ve heard a lot about ultra-processed foods lately. An internet search of the term returns more than 18 million hits. But what exactly are ultra-processed foods?
 
At present, FDA doesn’t have a formal definition for ultra-processed food. In fact, there is no universally agreed upon definition at all. The term ultra-processed foods has been popularized based on a food classification system called NOVA which was developed by Carlos Monteiro, professor of nutrition and public health at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. (Morea, 2021) His definition has changed several times since it was introduced in the early 2010s. Each food is categorized based on the “extent and purposes of the industrial processes they undergo” into these four groups:

Here’s How to Build a Healthy & Tasty Power Bowl

At some point in your life, you’ve probably heard the term, “balanced meal.” If you’re unsure of what that really means, why it matters and how to create it, keep reading.

It's Peanut Butter Time, Baby!

Introducing new foods into your baby’s diet is exciting and consistent research is showing that adding peanut products as early as 4-6 months can help reduce their risk of developing a peanut allergy later on in life. Have fun introducing your little one to peanut butter by adding it to easy recipes that the whole family will love.

History of Peanuts & Peanut Butter

Who invented peanut butter? Where did peanuts first grow? Trace the roots of peanuts and peanut butter here.

How Peanut Butter Met Jelly: Valentine’s Day Edition

The history of how peanut butter met jelly is a little fuzzy, but one thing is for certain – they were meant to be together.

Tired of PB&J? Here are 5 Unconventional Ways to Use Peanut Butter

While a PB&J may be the classic go-to, there are endless ways to enjoy peanut butter beyond the sandwich.

5 Reasons PB&J is the Best Sandwich Ever

Most of us grew up eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Mom or Dad would make it for us to take to school, or it was the first “meal” we could make on our own. When the rest of the world is in chaos, we can always rely on the comfort of a PB&J. 

    

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