What do you think of when you hear the word summer? I love the beautiful weather that comes with summer, relaxing by the pool, and of course the food! Let's dive into some great poolside snack ideas. When I think of snacks, I want them to be convenient and tasty. I have compiled a list of my favorite 25 snacks to pack for summer fun.
Let’s talk about it. We all know them. The peanut obsessives in our lives who plow through a bag of peanuts at the ballpark before the second inning. The ones who don’t even bother with bread or an apple and just get their peanut butter fix with a jar and a spoon. While it might seem obvious that they’ll appreciate a gift of peanuts or peanut butter, why not give them something that fits their niche but adds a wonderful twist?
If you’re going to go to all the fuss of throwing a party, then make it a memorable one. No offense to mom, but those old-school recipes laden with mayonnaise aren’t going to go over well with a refined foodie crowd. Check out these recipe ideas for a more sophisticated (and tasty!) soirée.
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.
Warm weather beckons us to enjoy the great outdoors, but don’t let those long summer days get cut short by a sudden drop in your energy level. Here’s some nutrition tips for fueling your fun in the sun and overcoming obstacles like hanger and fatigue.
It’s the time of year when trends lists are as ubiquitous as detox ads. But how and why should you even attempt to try these trends? Peanuts and peanut butter go a long way in making less familiar or less loved foods more approachable. Here are accessible ways to try the latest food trends that focus on packing in flavor, health and convenience.
Pumpkin pies and jack o lanterns have their place in this season’s festivities, but pumpkin can do so much more. They can be used from sweet breakfast dishes to savory dinner pastas. Plus, pumpkins are a good source of vitamin C and an excellent source of vitamin A, making them the perfect Superfood to pair with protein-packed peanuts.
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.
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