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posted: 8/16/2012 6:31 AM

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Makeover

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  • A healthy remake of a PB&J sandwich can include fresh berries or a natural fruit spread.

      A healthy remake of a PB&J sandwich can include fresh berries or a natural fruit spread.
    Associated Press

  • A healthy remake of a PB&J sandwich can include fresh berries or a natural fruit spread.

      A healthy remake of a PB&J sandwich can include fresh berries or a natural fruit spread.
    Associated Press

 

1 tablespoon instant oatmeal

3 tablespoons nonfat milk

Pinch salt

1 tablespoon natural unsalted peanut butter

cup chopped fresh berries, chopped

2 teaspoons all-fruit spread

2 slices multigrain or whole-wheat bread

In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the oatmeal, milk and salt. Microwave on high for 1 minute, or until boiling. Allow to cool for 5 minutes, then stir in the peanut butter.

In another small bowl, stir together the berries and fruit spread.

Spread the peanut butter-oat mixture on one slice of bread and the fruit mixture over it. Top with the second slice of bread.

Serves one.

Nutrition values per serving: 270 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated), 42 g carbohydrates, 10 g fiber, 11 g protein, 0 cholesterol, 420 mg sodium.

Alison Ladman for The Associated Press

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