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Fruity PB&J Sandwich

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Kick your regular PB&J up a notch with this fruit-filled version! Thinly sliced strawberries and kiwi replace jelly and you can use whichever peanut or nut butter you prefer, or go nut-free with an alternative like soy or Sunbutter.

Nutrition Tip: Using fresh strawberries and kiwis in place of jelly means a healthy dose of vitamin C for immunity, plus extra fiber.

Complete this lunchbox with veggies and Litehouse® Blue cheese or Ranch for dipping, popcorn for snacking and a sweet mandarin orange for dessert!

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Fruity PB&J Sandwich

Fruity PB&J Sandwich

Kick your regular PB&J up a notch with this fruit-filled version! Thinly sliced strawberries and kiwi replace jelly and you can use whichever peanut or nut butter you prefer.

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • 2 tablespoons peanut, almond or soy butter
  • 1/2 Zespri™ SunGold™ Kiwifruit, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1 strawberry, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup baby carrots
  • 1/2 cup air-popped popcorn
  • 1 Bee Sweet Citrus® mandarin
  • 1 (1.5 oz.) Litehouse® Blue Cheese dip cup

Instructions

  1. Spread peanut butter on one side of each slice of bread. Top with strawberry and kiwi slices. Cut in half and place in lunchbox.
  2. Add carrots, popcorn, mandarin and dip to lunchbox.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 351Total Fat: 10gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 413mgCarbohydrates: 55gFiber: 8gSugar: 19gProtein: 12g

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Amanda Keefer

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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