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May 1, 2017

Recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Roll-Ups

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Enjoy this peanut butter banana roll-up as a quick breakfast, snack or even dessert.

 

Peanut butter’s protein and healthy fats make this peanut butter banana tortilla a filling breakfast. Banana can satisfy a craving for sweets and boost your energy. It also adds complex carbohydrates and some creamy sweetness. The ingredients in this recipe are budget-friendly and represent three of the five food groups, making it a smart choice.

Optional toppings include sliced berries, chia seeds or ground flax seed. Sprinkle in a few mini chocolate chips to turn this into a dessert that’s a healthy alternative to rich, high-sugar offerings, but still offers a bit of sweetness.

 

Recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Roll-Ups
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Recipe type: Breakfast, Snack, Dessert
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Serves: 1 serving
 
This roll-up serves as a quick breakfast, snack or even if dessert.
Ingredients
  • 1 whole-wheat flour tortilla (8-inch)
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 medium banana
  • Optional toppings: Sliced strawberries, blueberries, chia seeds, ground flax seeds or mini chocolate chips.
Instructions
  1. Spread peanut butter evenly over the tortilla.
  2. Sprinkle cinnamon over the peanut butter.
  3. Place banana in the center of the tortilla.
  4. Roll up the tortilla.
  5. Eat whole or slice into rounds. Eat with low-fat Greek yogurt, or with a cup of milk to increase protein and calcium.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 roll-up Calories: 408 Fat: 19 grams Saturated fat: 4 grams Carbohydrates: 48 grams Sugar: 18 grams Sodium: 294 milligrams Fiber: 8 grams Protein: 13 grams Cholesterol: 0 milligrams

Breakfast, Healthy Snacks, Dessert

3 thoughts on “Recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Roll-Ups”

  1. Lee Armstrong says:

    Why do ” healthy” Recipies that include peanut butter never stipulate that it be unprocessed? Most peanut butter is hydrogenated and full of sugar and salt. Not exactly healthy.

    1. Walker T says:

      For those of us trying to stay healthy, our greatest mistake is in our selection…. Read the label. Smuckers Natural peanut butter is made from peanuts and salt.

    2. Maura Ammenheuser says:

      Thank you for the reminder to check nutrition labels. Yes, some peanut butters contain sweeteners and other ingredients beyond peanuts. There are some that contain only peanuts and salt, or even just peanuts, no salt. Always smart to check!

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