Healthy lunch recipes peanut butter and apples

 Nowadays, kids are very particular with what they eat, especially with their school lunches and snacks. They usually go for junk food, candies and chocolates. Sometimes they are very particular about what they eat for lunch one day and then eat everything in sight the next day. The only solution for this is to give your kids healthy food, and one of the most popular healthy lunch recipes include peanut butter and apples. You can also let your kids choose what they want to eat from an assortment of healthy meal plans and that have them assist in the meal’s preparation. Peanut butter and apples are paired in a lot of ways to combine full, delicious healthy lunches for your kids to enjoy.

Peanut butter and apples’ healthy lunch recipes



1. The first healthy lunch recipe you can do with peanut butter and apples is the Peanut Butter Apple Dip. You need to cut fresh apples into wedges and plunge them into peanut butter dip that is surely nutritious, tasty and filling. For the peanut butter dip, you need to mix peanut butter with applesauce, fat-free cream cheese and honey. You need to blend the ingredients together until they are smooth and creamy. Then place the bowl of dip in the center of a large plate and surround it with the apple wedges for a light healthy lunch for your kids. You can also put this in school lunchboxes. Place the dip in a small plastic container and the apples in a plastic bag before putting inside the lunch box.

Things you will need while preparing Peanut Butter Apple Dip:

  • Fresh apples
  • Peanut butter
  • Applesauce
  • Fat-free cream cheese
  • Honey
  • Large bowl


2. The second healthy lunch recipe you can do with peanut butter and apples is the Peanut Butter and Apple Slice Sandwich. When preparing peanut butter and apple slice sandwich, you need to spread a thick layer of peanut butter onto a slice of whole grain bread. You also need to spread the other slice with low-fat cream cheese. Now, slice an apple approximately 1/8 inch think and layer the slices onto the bread spread with peanut butter. The next thing you need to do is to cover it with the bread layered with the low-fat cream cheese. And finally, cut the sandwich in half and serve it with chilled low-fat milk for a tasty and healthy school lunch for your kids.

Things you will need to prepare Peanut Butter and Apple Slice Sandwich:

  • Fresh apples
  • Peanut butter
  • Grain bread
  • Low-fat cream cheese
  • Low-fat milk (optional)


3. The third healthy lunch recipe you can do with peanut butter and apples is the Peanut Butter and Apple Roll-up. The first thing you need to do is to place a flat bread on the cutting board and then spread 3/4 of the surface with peanut butter. The next thing to do is to dice an apple into small pieces and distribute them evenly over the peanut butter. Sprinkle the top of it with cinnamon. You need to start on the side of the flat bread where the peanut butter is spread to the edge, then roll it tightly toward the area without peanut butter. As the flat bread is rolled, it will push the peanut butter and apples over the uncovered portion. The peanut butter seals the flat bread like a jelly roll. And lastly, you need to slice the roll into one inch think slices. Then serve it to your kids or put in plastic bags for your kids’ school lunch.

Things you will need while preparing Peanut Butter and Apple Roll-up:

  • Fresh apples
  • Peanut butter
  • Flat bread
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Cinnamon



4. The fourth healthy lunch recipe you can do with peanut butter and apples is the Peanut Butter Apple Smoothie. Peanut butter and apply smoothie is considered as a full healthy lunch by itself and a great treat for your kids during the hot summer days. You can make the peanut butter and apple smoothie by mixing the peanut butter, chunky applesauce, apple juice, fat-free cream cheese, honey and cinnamon together in the blender. You need to make sure that the applesauce, cream cheese and are completey chilled before making them smoothie. And lastly, you need to blend the ingredients once again and use the apple juice and apple sauce to develop the desired consistency. Serve this with freshly cut apples for your kids to enjoy.

Things you will need while preparing  Peanut Butter Apple Smoothie:

  • Fresh Apples
  • Blender
  • Peanut butter
  • Applesauce
  • Apple juice
  • Fat-free cream cheese
  • Honey
  • Cinnamon
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