GymKitchen: PB&J Makover Recipe

Not all PB&J sandwiches were created nutritionally equal. It all depends on the quality of the ingredients that you use.

If you use white bread, corn syrup-filled peanut butter and refined sugar-filled jelly, the result would be a sandwich that will skyrocket your blood sugar, promotes fat storage and leaves you feeling hungry a short time later.

However, if you make this recipe, with sprouted grain bread, true peanut butter made from one ingredient: peanuts, and fruit preserves that are naturally sweetened with fruit juice rather than sugar, then the result would be a nutritionally dense food that would promote stable blood sugar levels and provide you with hours of sustained energy. This recipe is stored in MFP for you!

Servings: 1

PB&J Makover

PB&J Makeover

Here’s what you need:

  • 2 Slices Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Grain bread (low sodium)
  • 1 Tablespoon Mara Natha natural peanut butter (no added sugar or corn syrup)
  • 1 Tablespoon Polaner All Fruit spreadable fruit or sugar free
  1. Spread one piece of bread with peanut butter and the other with fruit spread.
  2. In a grill pan over medium heat, grill each side until grill marks appear and the sandwich is warmed.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 295 calories, 40g carbohydrate, 9g fat, 12g protein, 8g fiber, 205mg sodium, 8g sugar.

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