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Healthy Kid-friendly PB & J

Serves 1

The iconic PB & J can bean exceptionally healthy lunch if you choose the right ingredients!

Ingredients

2 slices 100% whole wheat bread

2 tbsp any nut butter (peanut, almond, cashew), natural best

1-2 tbsp fruit-based spread, berry-based best

1 tbsp hemp kernels

Optional: Additional fruit slices (apples, pears, and/or banana)

 

Side: Fruit Kabob with Yogurt Dip

1 wooden kabob skewer

Grapes

Strawberries

Pineapple chunks

1 small container of vanilla Greek yogurt

Directions

Spread nut butter evenly over slices of bread. Repeat with the fruit-spread. Sprinkle hemp kernels on both pieces. (Optional: Add nutrition to your sandwich by including slices of fruit.) Close the sandwich and cut into triangles for easy-eating.

Fruit Kabob with Yogurt

Alternate placing fruit selection on skewer to create a colorful, fun fruit stick. After kabob is full, break off the sharp ends of the skewer for safety. Include yogurt as a fun dip for the fruit and a great source of calcium and complete protein.

 

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