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George Washington Carver knew a thing or two when he discovered the many uses for . . . the peanut. Consumers today only have to know one thing. Peanuts are good and they're good for you. Try peanuts today in a stir-fry or one your favorite vegetables. Peanut butter makes a great dip for fruits or try spreading it on bread, bagels or muffins. Peanuts and peanut butter are packed with protein. In fact studies have determined that peanuts and peanut butter contain a wide variety of nutrients that will keep you healthy and fit!

Georgia Peanut Commission Adding Own Flavor to Farmer's Produce Box
The Georgia Peanut Commission is teaming up with Lewis Taylor Farms by including Georgia Grown peanuts in their weekly veggie boxes. The veggie boxes are distributed direct from the farm and include some of the vegetable produce available in the maket right now such as cabbage, squash, broccoli and more. This week buyers of the veggie boxes will also receive peanuts and some recipes using the veggies along with peanut oil, peanuts and peanut butter.
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Veggie & Peanut Sauce Quesadilla
Wok's For Dinner Peanut Stir Fry
Honey Roasted Peanut Blueberry Crisp

Georgia Peanut Commission publishes, "A Home Run for Peanuts" book
Just in time for National Ag Day, the Georgia Peanut Commission is proud to announce the release of a newly published children’s book, “A Home Run for Peanuts.” Written by South Dakota author Amanda Radke and illustrated by Minnesota artist Michelle Weber, “A Home Run For Peanuts” takes young readers on fun adventures from a peanut farm to the baseball park.
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Georgia National Fair Peanut Recipe Contest Winners
The 30th Annual Georgia National Fair was held Oct. 3-13, 2019 in Perry, Georgia. Joy Crosby and Hannah Jones presented a cooking demonstration on the cooking stage in the Miller Murphy Howard Building. They presented a Peanut Thai Quinoa Power Bowl and a Twist on the American Classic - The Elvis. The Georgia Peanut Commission also sponsors the annual Georgia Peanut Receipe Contest. Check out the 2019 recipe contest winning recipes.

Sweet Category, 1st place - Cookies & Peanut Cream Balls
Sweet Category, 2nd place - Peanut Crunch Cake
Sweet Category, 3rd place - Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins
Savory Category, 1st place - Peanut Chicken Salad
Savory Category, 2nd place - Peanut Cheese Ball
Savory Category, 3rd place - Pea & Peanut Salad

Peanut Tailgate Recipes
Georgia Peanuts are a powerful snack to help get you through the game or cheering on your favorite team! Georgia Peanuts help satisfy your cravings with the proteins, vitamins and minerals that your body needs. Check out these powerful recipes to help create an awesome tailgate with friends.

Chipotle Lime Peanuts
Edamame Hummus
Spicy Peanut BBQ Wings
No Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bites
Peanut Butter Curry Dip for Veggies
Southwestern Peanut-Cilantro Dipping Sauce
Beef Kabobs with Peanut Sauce

Peanuts and Diabetes
6 Peanut Powered Recipes for Managing Your Blood Sugar
Peanuts are nature's mighty little nut (well, technically a legume) that packs a powerful plant based protein punch and can help control blood sugar. Peanuts are considered a low glycemic index food because they are slowly digested and cause sugar to gradually be released into the bloodstream. We can thank peanut's heart healthy fats, fiber and protein for those positive effects on blood sugar control. Check out out these six recipes created by Love & Zest for an easy way to add peanuts and peanut butter to your diet.
Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats
Vegetarian Nourish Bowl
Baked Salmon with Peanut Butter Glaze
Healthy Peanut Butter Buckeyes
Chicken Pad Thai
Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter
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New guidelines recommend early introduction of peanut protein to infants
Peanut allergy prevention has been in the news frequently over the past two years with the completion of the groundbreaking LEAP study. Now the National Institutes of Health has published an addendum to the guidelines for the prevention of peanut allergy in the U.S. The guidelines recommend the early introduction of peanut protein in infants between 4-6 months of age depeding on risk (low, medium or high) to prevent peanut allergy. They also provide ways to simply introduce peanuts to babies (through thinned peanut butter, peanut puffs or powdered peanut butter) and recommendations for how frequently infants who are at-risk for peanut allergy should eat peanut foods (at least 3 times per week). If a baby isn’t at risk for peanut allergy, parents can offer peanut foods as often as they would like.
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Download the infographic: "How can families introduce peanut protein to infants?" - New website answers peanut allergy questions
As the school year gets underway, many districts face challenges in how to best manage peanut and other food allergies in a school setting. While more than 98 percent of children in America can safely enjoy peanuts and peanut-containing foods, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, managing food allergies — particularly in schools — can often be an emotional and contentious issue. That’s why the Georgia Peanut Commission, which represents all peanut farmers in Georgia, is pleased to announce the launch of, a new website for schools, parents, food service executives and manufacturers. Read more . . .
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