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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, 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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Amber Gray

About the Author

Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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