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Thursday, April 1, 2010

Hungry Girl Thursday - Banana-rama!

Peanut butter and banana's are you kidding me! 
Two of my most favorite combo's together in this wicked awesome breakfast!

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We're BURSTING with excitement! Why? 'Cuz Hungry Girl 1-2-3: The Easiest, Most Delicious, Guilt-Free Recipes on the Planet hits store shelves TODAY (yes -- it's there right now!). To celebrate, we're leaking an exclusive recipe that's BURSTING with awesomeness. And peanut butter. YUM! BTW, if you like this recipe, you'll LOVE the French toast chapter in HG 1-2-3. Click here to see photos!

Ingredients:1/3 cup fat-free liquid egg substitute (like Egg Beaters Original)
1 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract, divided
1/2 tsp. plus 1 dash cinnamon, divided
1 no-calorie sweetener packet (like Splenda), divided
1 tbsp. fat-free cream cheese, room temperature
2 tsp. reduced-fat peanut butter, room temperature
2 slices light white bread
1/2 small banana, sliced
2 tsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread (like Brummel & Brown)
1/4 cup sugar-free pancake syrup

Combine egg substitute, 1 tsp. vanilla extract, 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, and half of the sweetener in a bowl, and mix well. Transfer to a small plate and set aside.

In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, peanut butter, 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract, 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, and the remaining half-packet of sweetener. Mix until smooth by stirring with the handle of a fork or spoon. (That's the easiest way to mix this!)

Gently spread cream cheese/peanut butter mixture evenly onto one slice of bread. (If needed, use your fingers to help spread.) Top with banana and a dash of cinnamon, and then finish it off with the other slice of bread. Press down lightly to seal.

Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add butter and allow to coat the bottom of the skillet. Meanwhile, evenly coat both sides of your sandwich with egg substitute mixture. Coat the sides of the sandwich as well. (You won't need to use all of the egg mixture.)

Place sandwich in the skillet and cook for 2 - 4 minutes on each side, until golden brown. Serve with syrup for dipping. Enjoy!

Serving Size: 1 stuffed "sandwich" with syrup (entire recipe)
Calories: 327
Fat: 8.5g
Sodium: 700mg
Carbs: 48.5g
Fiber: 7.25g
Sugars: 11g
Protein: 18g



Tanya said...


***Sharon*** said...

I am SO making this!!! And on my new panini grill!!!!

I just bought another one of her cookbooks....may have to get the 1-2-3 one as well!

Goodnight moon said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog...lovely fellow USMC wife:)

Those look so yummy! My mouth is drooling right now!

I'm now a follower.

~Goodnight moon!


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