Peanut Butter Lunches

Peanut Butter Sandwich Make-overs
Servings: 1 Start to Finish 10 mins

Make It

Peanut Dip with Veggies:

1. In a blender combine 1/2 cup peanut butter, 6 tablespoons apple cider and 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Serve with veggie dippers or apples slices. Makes enough for 4 servings.

2. Nutrition analysis per serving: 216 calories, 8 g protein, 13 g carbohydrate, 16 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 7 g total sugar, 104% Vitamin A, 4% Vitamin C, 190 mg sodium, 4% calcium, 4% iron

Waffle Sandwich:

3. Spread 2 tablespoons peanut butter on a toasted whole grain waffle. Smash 1/4 cup fresh raspberries with a fork and spread over peanut butter. Top with another toasted waffle. Cut into quarters.

4. Nutrition analysis per serving: 346 calories, 13 g protein, 38 g carbohydrate, 19 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 7 g fiber, 8 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 13% Vitamin C, 577 mg sodium, 6% calcium, 22% iron

Apple Butter & PB Sandwich:

5. Spread 2 tablespoons peanut butter and 1 tablespoon apple butter on one slice of whole wheat cinnamon-raisin bread. Add a few dashes ground cinnamon. Top with a second slice of bread. Cut in half.

6. Nutrition analysis per half sandwich: 251 calories, 8 g protein, 39 g carbohydrate, 9 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 4 g fiber, 17 g total sugar, 0 % Vitamin A, 0 % Vitamin C, 268 mg sodium, 12 mg calcium, 0 mg iron

PB&N:

7. Spread a slice of whole grain bread with 2 tablespoons peanut butter. Spread with 1 tablespoon Nutella® and top with 1/4 of a banana, sliced. Top with second slice of bread. Cut in half.

8. Nutrition analysis per half sandwich: 226 calories, 8 g protein, 23 g carbohydrate, 12 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 4 g fiber, 10 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 2 % Vitamin C, 187 mg sodium, 44 mg calcium, 1 mg iron

Peanut Butter & Apple Pinwheels:

9. Cut one 7 1/2x10-inch whole wheat lavash or flat bread in half crosswise. Reserve one half for another use. Spread 2 tablespoons unsweetened peanut butter on the remaining lavash half. Scatter 1/4 cup finely chopped apple or pear over peanut butter, and drizzle with 1 teaspoon honey. Roll up along the shorter edge and cut into 4 pinwheels.

10. Nutrition analysis per serving: 277 calories, 11 g protein, 28 g carbohydrate, 17 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 6 g fiber, 11 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 2% Vitamin C, 157 mg sodium, 2% calcium, 8% iron