Almond Butter and Banana Sandwiches

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Who doesn’t love a yummy snack?… Well if you’re a snack lover like me, I’ve got the perfect snack for you!

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These delicious and healthy little treats make for a great snack, dessert or part of any meal, and the best part? Almond Butter and Banana Sandwiches are super easy to make.

Bananas are a good source of potassium, an electrolyte that’s key for proper muscle function and relaxation, and is also important for promoting balanced blood pressure. Potassium is also a key nutrient for hydration and fluid balance too.

Although bananas often get a bad wrap because they’re higher in sugar than some other fruits, they do contain key nutrients like potassium, and they also contain prebiotics. Prebiotics are key nutrients because they act as food for healthy gut bacteria called probiotics (other sources of prebiotics include asparagus, garlic, onions, cabbage, beans, and bran). Healthy gut bacteria is key for weight management, insulin regulation and more.

Almond Butter and Banana Sandwiches

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Almond Butter and Banana Sandwiches

Yields: 2 servings | Calories: 114 | Total Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 2mg | Carbohydrates: 16g | Fiber: 3g | Sugars: 8g | Protein: 2g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5

Ingredients

  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp natural almond butter (enough for a dab in each sandwich)
  • 1 Tbsp coconut flakes, unsweetened and no sulfites
  • 1 Tbsp cacao nibs, (optional)
  • Dash of cinnamon, (optional)
  • Add a dash of cinnamon to each bite before closing the sandwich with 1-2 granules himalayan sea salt to each (optional)

Instructions

  1. Peel and slice the banana. Add almond butter and coconut along with other ingredients on 4-5 of the 8-10 slices.
  2. Close the sandwiches, and place the sandwiches on a plate or cookie sheet and place into the freezer. Allow the sandwiches to set for 20-30 minutes (or more), then serve and enjoy!
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7 Comments on "Almond Butter and Banana Sandwiches"

  1. Sylvia  December 16, 2016

    This is an excellent source for women thanks

    Reply
  2. Ashley  July 3, 2017

    what would be considered a serving?

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    • Gale Compton  July 4, 2017

      Ashley, 4 banana slices and 1 T almond butter for both.

      Reply
  3. Debbie  February 8, 2018

    Are your WW recipes (or all Skinny recipes) updated with the Weight Watchers “Freestyle” Points? This banana recipes seems a little high given that bananas are now zero points. Thank you.

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    • Gale Compton  February 8, 2018

      Debbie, We’re working on it! We’ve got way over 1K recipes. Thank you for your patience. 🙂

      Reply
  4. Kitty Knoll-Aldrich  October 18, 2018

    With Ezekiel low sodium toast 3 Tbsp of Almond butter and one small banana. Is this okay for me, 78 yr old, 142 lb 5′ 6″ Type II diabetic?

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    • Gale Compton  October 20, 2018

      Kitty, Please check with your doctor for changes to your diet. This recipe includes natural sweetness.

      Reply

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