Thursday, September 29, 2011

Almond Butter Sandwich

 Introducing '5 Minute Meals' for kids! Here is my first entry.

Whenever hubby accompanies me to the grocery store, we reach the checking counter with an extra cart of new experimental ingredients. Some of them really wows us and climbs up its way to the cabinet and some shamelessly walk away towards the trash can. Recently he picked up 'Roasted Almond butter' along with coconut-dark choc energy bars,  basil snack crackers etc! 
The same night expecting a peanut butter meltdown moment i scooped a spoonful of almond butter. Gosh!!! It was nothing like peanuts..It tasted like blackened over roasted almonds for real. I shared half the spoon with hubby just to make sure we were on the same page. So, the jar stood alone dubiously on the kitchen counter the whole night. The regret of wasting $5 fizzled out as soon as I read it could be used as a face pack to brighten up the skin. The next day google took me to this sandwich recipe. Uncertain of the output, I just went ahead to try it.
I must say I was so enticed by the taste that I instantly drove off to the store to get another loaf of bread.

Creamy Almond Butter        1 TBSP
(Archer Farms, TARGET)
White/Brown Bread             2 slices
(I used white)
Banana                               half a banana sliced
Honey                                 generous drizzles
Walnuts/almonds,raisins    3/4 cup
Butter (optional)                1tsp

Butter both bread slices. 
Spread the almond butter on one slice
Place sliced bananas on top.
Drizzle honey(as per your taste), I drizzled 2 drops on top of all banana slices. 
Arrange the nuts and raisins.
Cover up with the other plain slice.
Toast them till bread turns brown.

Needless to say, the little banana hater Omy baby din't know what he was eating, but finished half of it! bingo!