Who says you do not have time for breakfast? This protein-rich childhood favorite of Peanut Butter and Banana Toast is ready in less than five minutes. A study from Pennsylvania State University showed the monounsaturated fats in peanut butter could help ward off heart disease.
1 slice whole-grain bread, toasted
1 tablespoon peanut butter
1 small banana, sliced
2 teaspoons toasted sliced almonds
Spread toasted whole wheat bread slices with peanut butter.
Arrange banana on top; sprinkle with almonds.
Healthy addition: 8-ounces low-fat milk
Note: Nutrition information does not include the healthy addition.
Recipe makes 1 serving.
Serving size: 1 serving
Calories: 296; Total Fat: 12g; Carbohydrates: 44g; Protein: 10g; Fiber: 7g
Did You Know?
Almonds are extremely nutrient-rich; a handful (one-ounce or about 23 almonds) is an excellent source of vitamin E. While all nuts are valued for the vitamin E content, none has close to the amount - nearly 40 percent of the Daily Value - that almonds do.
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