Peanuts & Your Health – Alabama Peanut Producers Association

March is National Peanut Month

26 February 2021 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Alabama Peanut Blog News

March is National Peanut Month. It’s a time to celebrate the little legume with big impact on our health and our economy. Alabama peanut growers are proud of the peanuts they grow, and they take pride in growing a nutritious and sustainable food source for our state, nation and the world.   The Alabama peanut […]

Peanut Allergy Treatment Provides Parents Hope

25 February 2021 by: Abby Himburg In: Alabama Peanut Blog News Peanuts & Your Health

Henry County parents, Caleb and Freda Bristow were heartbroken, yet determined after finding out their youngest son Sam, suffered from a peanut allergy. For some parents this information may seem frustrating and inconvenient but for the Bristow family it was very problematic.   Caleb Bristow grew up on a peanut farm, manages a peanut buying […]

Put Some Peanuts on It: An epic twist to the traditional sweet potato casserole

13 October 2020 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Alabama Peanut Blog Peanuts & Your Health

Are you looking for a show-stopping addition to your seasonal culinary offerings? You don’t know a perfect pairing until you’ve tried this peanut-topped sweet potato casserole. Rich in flavor, texture, and loaded with healthy protein, fiber, Vitamin D, iron, and potassium, this is one dish you can feel good about adding to your holiday table. […]

Improve Your Daily Routine with a #PeanutPause

11 September 2020 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

Keeping a daily routine to stay healthy is crucial to long-term success. But when it comes to finding time for our health in our daily schedules, that’s usually a lot easier said than done. That’s why we love the Peanut Pause. By taking a moment of your day for just one daily ounce (about a […]

Eat Up!: Prevent peanut allergies from a young age

by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Alabama Peanut Blog Peanuts & Your Health

Peanut butter pie, peanut cups, boiled peanuts, things deep fried in peanut oil,… we know, we know, peanuts are an incredibly versatile food packed with protein, healthy fats, fiber, iron, and more. They are found in a variety of dishes and in some of the most delicious foods. Yet, for many people, these delicious offerings are deadly. […]

The Power of Peanuts for Growing Kiddos

14 August 2020 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Alabama Peanut Blog

Back-to-school season is here! Whether your child is returning to the classroom in-person or virtually, a healthy lunch is critical to keeping kiddos focused and fueled up for all of the day’s lessons. Of course, the challenge can be finding nutritious options that kids actually enjoy.   Enter the peanut.   Packed with protein for […]

Simple, Healthy Recipes for Home Cooking

6 April 2020 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Peanuts & Your Health

Pantry Items as Base for Tasty, Nutritious Meals   Today, more than ever, it’s important for adults, children and seniors to focus on healthy eating and healthy habits. To provide simple, tasty and nutritious mealtime ideas, The Peanut Institute has curated a collection of recipes that include a number of pantry staples.   Nutrition scientist […]

First Drug Treatment for Peanut Allergy Approved by FDA

18 February 2020 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

On Jan. 31, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Palforzia, produced by Aimmune Therapeutics, to lessen allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, that may occur with accidental exposure to peanuts.   Palforzia is an oral immunotherapy (OIT) shown to help some children and teens increase tolerance, reducing the likelihood of a serious reaction from accidental […]

November 30/30 Peanut Challenge

29 October 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

November 30/30 Peanut Challenge Starting NOVEMBER 1st, join the 30/30 Peanut Challenge, and kick-off a healthy habit that helps you feel your best for years to come!   By eating just one serving of peanuts or peanut butter per day for 30 days, you’ll get more nutrients we normally miss out on, along with protection […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Shake Recipe

16 September 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Peanuts & Your Health

We sampled this peanut butter and chocolate shake at the Auburn University’s College Agriculture Ag Roundup on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. It was a hit! It’s delicious and healthy!   Peanut Butter Chocolate Shake   1 cup low fat chocolate milk 1 frozen banana ** 2 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter   Blend until smooth. Serve […]