Peanuts A Nutritious Part of Your Day
and peanut butter are no-brainer products to keep on
hand; if you’re like 90 percent of Americans, you have a
jar on your pantry shelf. Just because peanuts
are a pantry staple, you shouldn’t take them for
granted. To keep peanuts top of mind, plan ahead to make
them part of your daily routine.
Breakfast: Layer chopped peanuts in a yogurt
parfait for more protein and less added sugar.
Midmorning: Reach for a handful of peanuts for a
Lunch: Add protein and crunch to salads by
topping with peanuts.
Midafternoon: Trump the slump, and pump up your
snack with protein and nutrients by tossing lightly
salted peanuts in with microwave popcorn.
Dinner: Add a tasty, nutritious zip to dinner
with a peanut sauce for stir-fry or by adding peanuts to
whole-grain side dishes.
Pre- or post-dinner: Make veggies a treat by
dunking in a peanut butter dip for a filling nosh.