Who doesn’t love a good old peanut butter and jelly sandwich?! If I’m being honest, growing up, I actually hated them. I would always ask for peanut butter only and didn’t want to touch the jelly. But one summer, in 10th grade, I was offered one on a school trip. With nothing else in site to eat, I had to eat it! To my surprise, I loved it! Flash forward a few years and I still love them, but sometimes I need to mix it up a bit.
Recently, I’ve become a sunflower seed butter lover, so my sandwiches have changed from PB&J to SB&J. Then, this past weekend I had a sandwich with fig jam and I thought, “what better way to spice up my SB&J sandie?!” So I went out and got some delish fig preserves from a market by my apartment (which were on sale…woo!) an created this sandie.
Of course, I had to add some nannies to the mix because I wanted something a little extra to keep me full.
P.S. If you have the luxury of working from home (woohoo!) I suggest throwing this in a panini maker or heating it up in a pan to make it that much more delicious! Yum!
Sunflower Seed Butter, Banana & Fig Sandwich
- 2 slices whole wheat bread
- 1 tablespoon sunflower seed butter
- 1 tablespoon fig preserves
- 1 medium (about 7 inches) banana, sliced
- Top one slice of bread with sunflower seed butter and one slice with fig preserves.
- Add sliced banana and put two slices together.
Calories: 455; Fat: 19.4 g; Saturated fat: 2.1 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 441 mg; Carb: 83 g; Fiber: 15.1 g; Sugars: 36.4 g; Protein: 18.3 g
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