Peanut Butter–Banana Spirals

In this recipe, peanut butter stars with banana and yogurt, and we added wheat germ for crunch and a nutritional boost. If you can't find honey-crunch wheat germ, plain wheat germ will work fine. Pack these for lunch or a snack.

Yield:

3 serving (serving size: 1 piece)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 129
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 7 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 2.7 g
Polyfat 1.8 g
Protein 5.3 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 2.6 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 124 mg
Calcium 55 mg

Ingredients

3 tablespoons vanilla low-fat yogurt
2 tablespoons natural peanut butter
1 1/2 teaspoons orange juice
1 small banana, sliced
1 (8-inch) whole-wheat flour tortilla
1 1/2 teaspoons honey-crunch wheat germ
Dash of ground cinnamon

Preparation

1. Combine yogurt and peanut butter, stirring until smooth. Drizzle orange juice over banana slices, tossing gently to coat.

2. Spread peanut butter mixture over tortilla, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Arrange banana slices, in a single layer, over peanut butter mixture. Sprinkle wheat germ and cinnamon over banana slices. Roll up tortilla; cut into 3 pieces.

let your toddler help by: Arranging the banana slices on top of the peanut butter mixture. Sprinkling the wheat germ over the banana slices.

Note:

David Joachim,

Cooking Light First Foods

August 2010