National Peanut Butter Lovers Day
About National Peanut Butter Lovers Day
When is National Peanut Butter Lovers Day? This holiday is always observed on March 1
Today is a sticky day. National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day salutes America’s favorite sandwich spread. What kid didn’t grow up loving a PB&J sandwich? It’s a staple in our house. However, on this day, peanut butter doesn’t share the limelight with jelly. No siree! This day celebrates all things peanut butter and all things containing peanut butter. That includes a PB& J sandwich along, with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, peanut butter ice cream, peanut butter on celery sticks, and countless other items that contain it.
Smooth Peanut Butter is by far the most popular. Crunchy peanut butter is also on the market and is enjoyed by many. As previously mentioned, peanut butter is not limited to a Peanut Butter and Jelly (PB&J) sandwich. It’s popular on crackers, celery, and other “peanut butter” holders. It is also used in recipes for cookies and snacks. And, don’t forget peanut butter candies, too!
Did you Know? Peanut Butter is 90% or more peanuts. While it has no artificial preservatives, an opened jar is stored on a shelf at room temperature.
How to Celebrate National Peanut Lovers Day
- Celebrate today with a little (or a lot) of peanut butter.
- Make your own peanut butter. It’s a fun project that the kids will enjoy doing with you. See a recipe.
- Take the peanut butter challenge. See if you can have it for breakfast, lunch dinner, and nighttime snacks. We just know you can do it!
- Be creative. Try it on something you’ve never put it on before.
Thought for Today
“Man cannot live on bread alone. He must have peanut butter.” – – President James A. Garfield
Undoubtedly, President Garfield loved peanut butter.
History and Origin of National Peanut Butter Lovers Day
Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day.
When is Peanut Butter Lovers Day origin? We traced the origin of this day to prior to 2000.
We found no documentation in congressional records to confirm that this is truly a national day. Nor did we find a presidential proclamation.
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