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Snacks & Treats

Almond-Butter and Banana Dessert Quesadillas

Mar 24, 2015

These yummy quesadillas are a fun change from the typical peanut butter and banana sandwich. Look for smooth almond butter with no added sugar or salt. Try different fillings, like raisins, dried cranberries or quick cooking oats.

Ingredients

  • 2 whole wheat tortilla
  • 2 Tbsp smooth almond butter (no added sugar or salt)
  • 1 medium banana, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp mini chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp butter, unsalted

Directions

1. Spread the almond butter over the tortilla in a thin layer.
2. On low heat, melt butter in a frying pan. Use just enough butter to coat pan.
3. Lay down tortilla almond butter side up into frying pan.
4. Sprinkle chocolate chips over almond butter then evenly distribute bananas on one half.
5. Let stand for one minute then fold tortilla in half. Cut into two pieces.

Makes approximately 4 servings

Estimated nutrition information per serving

(approximately 1 piece)
Calories           180  
Total Fat    8 g
    Saturated Fat   1.5 g 
    Trans Fat    0 g  
Sodium           160 mg
Total Carbohydrate 23 g  
    Dietary Fiber   2 g 
    Sugars    5 g  
Protein     4 g

Article Author Moblees and ParticipACTION
Moblees and ParticipACTION

The Moblees is a multi-platform "Movement Movement" designed to promote healthy active living among Canadian children. Along with partner organization ParticipACTION, The Moblees aims to provide early intervention strategies to reduce childhood obesity and to inspire a foundational change in the way children and their families move through their daily lives.

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