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Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich

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Note: This recipe is for people following a vegetarian diet, but may include dairy or other animal-based ingredients that may not fit in with vegan or some other vegetarian diets.

This is a great lunch sandwich that tastes even better with a glass of milk or soy milk.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 slices whole-wheat bread
  • ¼ banana, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp. cereal (natural wheat and barley cereal flakes)

Directions:

  1. Spread peanut butter one side of each slice of bread.
  2. Spread banana pieces on the peanut butter on one slice of bread.
  3. On the other slice of bread, sprinkle cereal so that it sticks to the peanut butter and covers the bread.
  4. Place the slices together and serve.

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 sandwich

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
357 calories
14 g protein
19 g fat
4 g sat. fat
40 g carbohydrate
7 g fiber
0 mg cholesterol
437 mg sodium
50 mg calcium
3.7 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
You can try slices of apple too.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N

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