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Celebrate National Peanut Day!

Posted on June 20th, 2022
Peanuts Blog

Written By Sam Henselijn

National Peanut Day. The world celebrates National Peanut Day on September 13 to honor the strong and delectable peanut. People all over the United States love peanuts, which is unusual for groundnuts to be so popular that they have their own holiday. They consume peanuts as a quick snack or in the form of peanut butter by the majority of people. National Peanut Day is a way to honor the benefits of peanuts. In this post, we’ll go over how to celebrate National Peanut Day and peanuts’ history and health advantages.

National Peanut Day

Every year on September 13, the United States celebrates

National Peanut Day

National Peanut Day. Peanuts aren’t even a nut; they are low-cholesterol legumes that are high in antioxidants. It is a popular and versatile ingredient you may eat anytime. We find it in a variety of cuisines, entrees, and desserts.

 National Peanut Day is notable because it honors one of the most popular snack foods in the world. It is peanuts. For individuals who labor on peanut farms, this day is also significant. This is an event that you should not miss if you like peanuts. National Peanut Day is the ideal time to begin eating a handful of peanuts to feel energized and healthy.


Peanuts were first cultivated around 3,500 years ago in South America. Despite their name, peanuts are legumes, not nuts, because they grow underground like carrots and potatoes. Peanuts are made from the pod’s edible seeds. 

Peanuts have the highest protein content of any plant, a whopping eight grams per ounce. We know very little about the history of National Peanut Day. It’s unclear when, where, or how it started. Researchers also have no idea about its foundation. 

We can, however, make an educated guess on this event’s first creation.  Someone or a group of people believed that peanuts were a popular snack. They must have then decided it is as popular a snack to include in the annual list of food holidays.

 Health benefits of peanuts

  • Peanuts are high in energy (567 calories per 100 g). It also has nutrients, minerals, antioxidants, and vitamins that are necessary for good health.
  • They contain enough monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), particularly oleic acid. MUFAs aid in the reduction of LDL (bad cholesterol) and increase HDL (good cholesterol) levels in the blood.
  • It contains high-quality amino acids required for growth and development.
  • Polyphenols have antioxidant properties: anti-cancer, anti-heart disease, and anti-neurological degeneration. Resveratrol has been shown to have anti-disease, Alzheimer’s, and anti-viral/fungal infection properties.
  • Copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium are all abundant in nuts.

Snacks to have on Peanut Day

Here are some tasty meals to help you celebrate this year’s big food holiday. Make this year’s event one to remember with you and your loved ones. Make sure no one in your family is allergic. They are: 

 Roasted salted peanuts with no skin

 This crunchy little snack is an all-time family favorite, packed with protein, fiber, and all the other fats you can think of. They’re known for lowering cholesterol and making you feel fuller while eating fewer calories. Thanks to its high vitamin and mineral content, it also serves as a terrific plant-based treat.

 Double dipped chocolate peanuts

These double-dipped peanuts are farmed in the United States, and they are then dipped twice in high-quality velvety smooth milk chocolate for the greatest crunch and sweetness. Chocolate-covered peanuts are the perfect combination of salty and sweet. To have them on hand will delight you, whether you keep them for yourself or share them with friends.

 Peanuts with skin

Fresh roasted peanuts are a delicious addition to any party, and you’ll want to keep a supply on hand for many recipes. Peanuts are an excellent garnish for everything from cakes to salads.  They’re a low-carb, high-nutrient snack.

 Boston baked beans

They have a lovely sweetness to them, with a little peanut crunch and a hint of vanilla. These Boston Beans are manufactured by covering dry roasted peanuts in a flavorful shell, and they then polish the finished product to give it a nice gloss.

 Peanut party

 You can’t go wrong with L’Orenta’s iconic Peanut Party mix, which is always a crowd-pleaser. Both skinless and skin-on peanuts have been roasted and salted in this simple yet delectable mix for optimal flavor. They’re a healthy addition to the snack cabinet. They’re abundant in monounsaturated fats. It improves heart health, as well as antioxidants and vitamins.

Hot roasted peanut lovers observe this national peanut day.  Incorporating peanuts into your diet is the best way to celebrate National Peanut Day. Roasted peanuts, peanut butter, and even peanut-flavored confections are all delicious. So, why don’t we celebrate this national peanut day?

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