This post first appeared on the eMeals blog in July 2014.
Add a little fun to your child’s lunchbox with this new spin on the classic peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich. Instead of ketchup and mustard, fill hot dog buns with peanut butter, strawberry jelly, and bananas. It’s a fast and creative way to refresh the classic PB&J.
- ½ cup natural peanut or almond butter
- 4 hot dog buns
- ¼ cup strawberry jam or jelly
- 4 small bananas
- Spread 2 tablespoons nut butter inside each hot dog bun.
- Place 1 banana inside each bun, and top with jam.
- Wrap in plastic wrap.
Need more inspired ideas for lunch? Check out the eMeals Healthy Lunch plan, which includes five simple and portable recipes each week, plus a bonus dessert to help solve your lunchbox dilemmas!