Yield: 2 sandwiches, 1 serving
Apple slices replace bread in this crunchy twist on the peanut butter sandwich.
- 1 apple, unpeeled
- 2 tablespoons raw almond or cashew butter
- 2 teaspoons raisins (optional)
- cutting board
- chef’s knife, 8-inch
- paring knife
- measuring spoons
Slice the apple thinly crosswise and remove the seeds and core with a paring knife. Spread 1 apple slice with 1 tablespoon of the almond butter and top with 1 teaspoon of the raisins if desired. Put another apple slice on top. Repeat with 2 additional apple slices. Serve immediately.
Per serving: calories: 194, protein: 5 g, fat: 12 g, carbohydrate: 18 g, fiber: 5 g, sodium: 23 mg
Apple-Banana Sandwiches: Omit the raisins. For each sandwich, arrange a few thin slices of banana on top of the almond butter.
Jam and Apple Sandwiches: Omit the raisins. For each sandwich, spread 1 tablespoon of Raspberry Jam on top of the almond butter.
Not Tuna and Apple Sandwiches: Omit the almond butter. Fill each sandwich with 3 tablespoons of Not Tuna Pâté and the optional raisins.